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El Rincon Mexicano

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653 St.Clair Ave. West, Toronto, Ontario M6C 1A7, Canada
+1 416-656-1059
17:00 - 22:00
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Sun 12:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 17:00 - 22:00
Fri 17:00 - 23:00
Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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Lyon, France
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31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

Small place. Only a few tables. Restaurant is clean and staff is friendly. Food is good and authentic but not amazing. We tried the fish and cactus tacos. And we also had a guacamole as a starter. Good selection of Mexican beers.

Thank labush
2 reviews
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

Yum! Great service, lovely atmosphere, will definitely come again! Make sure you try the awesome empanadas!!

Thank Victor T
2 reviews
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

My bride and I tried his place based on the recommendation from true tv show "You Gotta Eat Here." It did not disappoint. We had the Chorizo Enchiladas which were very tasty. We also had the Tortilla soup and the Cactus salad. Very fresh and equally tasty. The ambience is very casual and cozy. Definitely a place that we will... More 

Thank Mike L
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110 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

My friends live in this area so when I come to visit we often walk here for dinner. It is warm and cozy. Sometimes the tables can be a bit too close together making it difficult to get in and out of the seats. You'll receive tortilla chips and dip to start. Definitely get the guacamole, it is delicious. The... More 

Thank Mekk34
1 review
Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

This sweet Mexican hotspot isn't far from where I live. It's got a great summer patio in the back! Their Guacamole with homemade Tortillas are a nice opener to a meal. Good with a drink. My favourite are the yummy burritos with beans chicken beef rice and/or salad. The fish tacos are a nice change to the menus but I'd... More 

Thank Sonia D
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86 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Visited Sedona late December and decided to grab a bite in Tlaquepaque, a little artist enclave in the south end of Sedona. We reserved a table and it was ready right on time. The menu is quite large so there is enough for everyone. The food is solid Mexican and overall quite good. It is a small place so make... More 

Thank Jay F
Toronto, Canada
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 30 September 2016

I had the veggie empanadas and my friends had the tacos. We devoured them all. The empanadas are fried but not too greasy, and very flavuorful. We had 2 orders of the guacamole, which I also recommend.

Thank TravelSarBear
Toronto, Canada
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

We go here all the time. More in the summer for the patio. Best guacamole and chorizo empanadas in town. Great daiquiris too! Sometimes service slow but food worth it.

1 Thank J0jolex
Toronto, Canada
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19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

We have tried to dine here twice. The first time the patio was full so we asked to wait in the restaurant section until a table became available. We were told that they would bring menus and cocktails while we waited. For 22 minutes we sat with no menus, no cocktails and no service whatsoever. Not even a glass of... More 

Thank Melanie S
Toronto, Canada
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61 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Surprised at the outdoor patio at the back. Lights, tables, good decor as well. Service was friendly and quick. Great margarita's too. I had the shrimps.... lots of them in spicy sauce with rice.... Delish. My friend had the fish tacos a large serving as well. Cost with guacamole, 2 margaritas and 2 main meals was $80. With tip.

1 Thank Colleen R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Latin
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 653 St.Clair Ave. West, Toronto, Ontario M6C 1A7, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > York-Crosstown
  • Neighbourhood: York-Crosstown
  • Phone Number: +1 416-656-1059
Located in the heart of Saint. Clair Ave. West, El Rincon Mexicano offers a modern & traditional dinning experience that you'll never forget. Serving the best Mexican flavour for over 12 years, El Rincon Mexicano will be delighted to serve you and your family any day of the week.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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York-Crosstown is a sleepy area of Toronto dotted gorgeously with hills and farmland, stately homes and parks. An affluent district in parts, the stately houses at Baby Point along Jane Street are especially breathtaking, and make for a lovely wander on a clear day. Parks are bountiful in York-Crosstown, which makes it a vibrant area for outdoor play and sports, providing a break from the hustle of Toronto's busy, jam-packed city center. For a little spice after a walk in the park, the Little Jamaica area of York sports cheap, authentic food from the Caribbean. This area is restful and more orientated towards outdoor activity and the exploration of nature.
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