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Toro Place Cafe

American, Cafe, Diner
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665 Monterey Salinas Hwy, Salinas, CA 93908-8908
+1 831-484-1333
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Salinas, California
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60 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Wonderful cafe to celebrate your time on earth everyday. Food as well as service is so warm and inviting I just can't seem to want to go anywhere else. <3

Thank mrmedeiros03
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 November 2016

We spotted Toro as we pulled in to the parking lot at Fort Ord and knew it would be the perfect spot for lunch after our hike. It absolutely met our expectations! Burgers and fries were exactly perfect. Good service and a pleasant room. It seems to have been there for ages, and I can see why.

Thank Frances S
Carmel, California
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73 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 November 2016

I've passed by Toro Place Cafe many times when going between the peninsula and the Salinas Valley, but hadn't stopped for a meal. A while back a friend of mine mentioned that he had eaten there and that it was very good. I happened on my was to Salinas at lunchtime today and decided to give it a try. I... More 

Thank JonSCalifornia
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

We were driving from a stay in Carmel to Mountain view and needed a lunch stop. Came across the Toro Place Cafe. Looked like a bit of a dive with character. Small counter seating when you enter with the main dining area around back. Outside seating was also available. Nice looking menu with a decent amount of choices. A surprise... More 

Thank RAB5213
Salinas, California
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 August 2016

Toro Park Café is a very informal roadside country cafe. It offers an extensive menu for a traditional breakfast or lunch. Service is great and very quick. Also has a small outdoor seating area. Very tasty comfort food, well prepared and generous proportions.

Thank Jennifer P
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29 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 27 July 2016

There are very few restaurants where I order a variety of things from the menu and this is one of them. I nave never ordered something I did not like. Food portions are generous and the staff is very attentive.

Thank Karen W
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104 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 April 2016 via mobile

Yes, we would come back. You will know the place has good food and fast service if it is crowded on a weekday. Indeed, the food to the service was great.

Thank Liz S
Oregon USA
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127 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2016

Always packed...mostly locals. Lunch OK...you can get Huevos Rancheros on weekends until 1130. Parking a challenge. I think the breakfast offerings are better than lunchtime.

Thank FABOregonUSA
Modesto, California
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56 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2016 via mobile

If you look at my review for Toro Park Cafe, you will see everything great I wrote about this place. It is called Toro Place Cafe, not Toro Park Cafe.

Thank chawley22
Modesto, California
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56 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2016 via mobile

This was my first time here and it will definitely not be my last. I had the Juicy Lucy burger with avocado and it was epic. The melted cheese inside the burger with the grilled mushrooms and onions made it to die for. The owner Josue was there and made the experience better. Not knowing he was the owner, he... More 

Thank chawley22

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 665 Monterey Salinas Hwy, Salinas, CA 93908-8908
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Salinas
  • Phone Number: +1 831-484-1333

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