We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Tacos El Asador

#1,341 of 7,076 Restaurants in Toronto}
$Mexican, Latin,
689 Bloor Street West, Toronto, Ontario M6G 1L2, Canada
+1 416-538-9747
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“soft tacos” (7 reviews)
“asado” (12 reviews)
“pupusas” (13 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 21:00All hours
Mexican, Latin, Central American, Spanish, South American
689 Bloor Street West, Toronto, Ontario M6G 1L2, Canada
All Details
Write a Review
Reviews (80)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 77 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

I used to love their tacos.Not anymore, they tasted terrible, the price has gone up like crazy. I paid almost 50 dollars for 6 tacos, water and guacamole. They used to take debit, now they only take cash. They have an ATM with a service...More

Thank 4500la
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

In search of a quick bite to eat, with some ethic flair before a concert, we headed over to this restaurant for dinner. In is a little hole in the wall in Korean Town on Bloor St. What is lacks perhaps in ambiance, it makes...More

Thank Canadiantraveller027
Reviewed 18 May 2017

I am so pleased they expanded for their goals, however it was a disappointment. Very long wait and seeing others for take out wait a very long time. I want to give a great review, however honesty is best. The fish tacos were still excellent....More

Thank robertprestoncon2017
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Place has really gone downhill. Been going there for ten years and, in the past, it was the only decent place to get tacos in Toronto. Luckily, now we have a lot more choice because the service and quality have dropped massively while the prices...More

Thank Norm2000
Reviewed 6 April 2017

Unreal crispy chrizo tacos! smokey is very nice man who runs the place - 4 dollars a taco is a bit expensive tho because i would eat like 10 they are that good

Thank R190993
Reviewed 8 March 2017

Great little family-run restaurant with great tacos. The fish taco as well as the veggie taco are delicious. The service is fast, and the prices are great. A gem.

Thank Charlotte R
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

This was once a small picnicked table local with a South American feel offering a variety of salsa's, in lava containers, burritos and tacos. You were given the option to mix and match hot sauces with your salsa's and tacos.The new local across the street...More

Thank Susan M
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

I can't stop going back to this place. They've grown from the little hole in the wall on the opposite side of the street, but they're just as busy in the bigger location. Love the crispy veggie tacos and the cheesy papusas and the bean...More

Thank Find Yourself F
Reviewed 3 January 2017

Best tacos in town. The restaurant is family run and the owners are lovely. 100% recommend this place.

Thank Les_is_more35
Reviewed 12 December 2016

I have been going to El Asador for years now, in their old location across the street on the south side of Bloor Street. They now are on the north side, in a bigger restaurant. The picnic tables are the same, but they are better...More

Thank 599Angela
West End
The go-to area for new business start-ups, the spry
and creative persona of the West End thrives along its
streets. Its independent boutiques, galleries,
restaurants, and shops offer brands that can't be
found elsewhere. Buildings with ground floor consumer
spaces sport up-top artist's lofts, and the West End
attracts artists, designers, and fashion industry
professionals to its living quarters. It is in the
Nearby Restaurants
Buk Chang Dong Soon To Fu
61 reviews
.01 km away
Sunrise House Restaurant
32 reviews
.11 km away
Poop Cafe
35 reviews
.07 km away
Tofu Village
26 reviews
.02 km away
Nearby Attractions
Toronto Harbour
371 reviews
.72 km away
30 reviews
.14 km away
Bad Dog Comedy Theatre
14 reviews
.68 km away
Christie Pits Park
7 reviews
.16 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Tacos El Asador staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Latin, Central American, Spanish, South American
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Television, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
14:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 689 Bloor Street West, Toronto, Ontario M6G 1L2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > West End
  • Neighbourhood: West End
  • Phone Number: +1 416-538-9747
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing