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El Toro Cantina and Mexican Grill

$$ - $$$Mexican,
10602 Shelbyville Rd, Louisville, KY 40223-3102
+1 502-489-3839
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good24%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
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“lunch” (7 reviews)
“steak” (4 reviews)
“fajitas” (2 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern
$$ - $$$
10602 Shelbyville Rd, Louisville, KY 40223-3102
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1 - 10 of 56 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We generally meet somewhere for lunch every month and today El Toro was our destination. $6.99 for a lunch special is a good deal especially if the food is good. Many of us cleaned our plates. They have several different lunch combos or there is...More

Thank jgbtravels
Reviewed 14 February 2017

We were in the area and decided it was ready to eat dinner. Mexican food came to mind and we settle on this restaurant for our dinner. This was our first visit to this restaurant. Everyone was very friendly, patient, and wanted us to enjoy...More

1  Thank Traveling Mann
Reviewed 7 February 2017

They have a solid menu of an enormous array of dishes. The staff is quick to serve and provide you a great meal. Love the food and will be back! Plus they have a lunch buffet every day.

Thank edweyler
Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

Love the atmosphere here and food is great. Good place to relax and have a drink and dinner with friends

Thank Harley H
Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

We are from out of town and stopped here based on reviews. The staff was friendly and the restaurant was a fun atmosphere but the food was just ok. We didn't dislike the food, but I wouldn't return. It was just ok.

1  Thank Courtney P
Reviewed 3 October 2016

My wife and I stop by El Toro about once a month with friends and family. The atmosphere is fun and even though the place is busy, the food always arrives hot. The owner walks around and checks on everyone! I highly recommend the chile...More

Thank Marc C
Reviewed 19 September 2016

We happened upon El Toro en route to another place that had been recommended by the staff at our hotel. When we passed El Toro my husband said "their parking lot is so full...it must be good!" Well, he was right, and we were glad...More

Thank FrequentTraveler1
Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

My party of four enjoyed happy hour with an extra margaritas for every one order. The cervas were double the size during happy hour. The restaurant is clean and the decor is just like what you would experience in Mexico. The fajitas are outstanding as...More

Thank Edwin H
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

Had a great dinner and 2 for 1 drinks. Food was really good and service very prompt and courteous. Good atmosphere and clean.

Thank Bill M
Reviewed 5 July 2016

This place is always on target! Great atmosphere, great service, great management and even better food!! Margarita's are pretty good too if you like them, but beware, they are definitely not your grandma's!! Love this place and frequent it often!

Thank Robert B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10602 Shelbyville Rd, Louisville, KY 40223-3102
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Louisville
  • Phone Number: +1 502-489-3839
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