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Toro Bravo

120 NE Russell St, Portland, OR 97212-3791
+1 503-281-4464
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“paella” (52 reviews)
“tapas” (112 reviews)
“tasting menu” (31 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
120 NE Russell St, Portland, OR 97212-3791
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have been here three times and the selection and quality are amazing. Try the Squid Ink Pasta for something different and delicious. Sit by the bar and watch the food being prepared. This is one of the loudest restaurants around, making it difficult to carry...More

Thank Gary B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our Airbnb host recommended this awesome little spot to celebrate our sons 18th birthday. Fantastic! Start with the kisses. Single morsel amuse-bouches that are an utter delight. Other highlights were the peppers gratin, Moroccan lamb, steak slathered in olive oil. Awesome for dairy-free options as...More

Thank Amy B
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

This restaurant was incredible from the moment we walked in to the moment we walked out. Service all around was excellent. We did multiple small plates and just when we thought one dish couldn’t possibly be better than the next, it was! Each plate had...More

Thank Jill S
Reviewed 19 September 2017

Defiantly one of the best restaurants in Portland. Its Spanish Tapas style, smaller plates meant to be shared, so plan on ordering two items per person at least. This time we had the Paella, simply the best I've tasted! Also, the octopus, flatbread, and steak...More

Thank JL H
Reviewed 14 September 2017

we came here from a recommendation. when we arrived at 5pm thinking we would get in cause we were early, we were told it was a 2 hour wait. you cant book. however someone was looking after us as there was a bar next door....More

Thank clintox79
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Had the chef's menu and could not regret any of the choices. Went early to avoid the wait and it was so worthwhile. The value was excellent and the food was absolutely fantastic. Will go again if ever in Portland.

Thank DrDianaChen
Reviewed 1 September 2017

My wife, who is from South America, and I have eaten at Toro Bravo 3 times over the past 5 years. We are quite familiar with Spanish food as we have been to Spain several times, the latest in March/April 2017. So we know Spanish...More

Thank Michael P
Reviewed 8 August 2017

We turned up at 1800 looking for a table for 5. We were offered a wait of about an hour with a facility for a drink and tapas in the meantime. As we had two children with us we managed about 40 minutes before moving...More

Thank lancashireexile
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

Food was fantastic. Try all the kisses and the tapas. Loved the Almonds. The chorizo and manchiego was great. I stood outside and it was fun with a great glass of red wine In spite of being very busy, my server Jenn was always smiling...More

Thank Jaime U
Reviewed 14 July 2017

We came across this place on trip advisor and what a find. Fabulous tapas and a great paella. Excellent value for money and top service. Highly recommended.

Thank Tom S
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Questions & Answers
Randy D
2 March 2017|
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Response from Hans K | Reviewed this property |
They do only for tables of 8 or more. They open at 5:00 not too difficult to get a table around 7 or 8 after 1st searing
Nancy S
10 January 2016|
Response from JackieLee1972 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they have a full bar.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$25
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 120 NE Russell St, Portland, OR 97212-3791
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 503-281-4464
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