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El Toro Mexican Restaurant Number 4

) #127 of 624 Restaurants in Tacoma $$ - $$$ Mexican
3820 Bridgeport Way West, Tacoma, WA 98466-4416
+1 253-565-2265
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good42%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“fajitas” (4 reviews)
“rice” (4 reviews)
“guacamole” (3 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 23:00All hours
$$ - $$$
3820 Bridgeport Way West, Tacoma, WA 98466-4416
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Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

I have been eating at El Toro for over 40 yrs, since there was only one located out near Ponders. Great food, service and value. Their happy hr happens to be the best also.

Thank Chuck H
Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

Good Mexican cuisines. Large portions. Service is good. Prices reasonable. Great margueritas.Friendly staff Fajitas are excellent.

Thank Vasaul
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Fun atmosphere with personable staff, food was quick and delicious, and the Margaritas were Aplus. We ordered entrees and next time I would order the Chile Rellenos because they looked spectacular. Our waiter was polite but charming and we enjoyed our dinner.

Thank Hakuilea
Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

Shady and nasty service, watch out with a American Indian waitress with a pony tail - rude and unprofessional

Thank Nađa B
Reviewed 1 August 2016

Americanized Mexican food. I like this genre of restaurant, but find El Toro very middle of the road. What seemed to be a promising lunch salad - skirt steak on salad greens with pepitas & avocados - was quite bad. How could something so simple...More

Thank jay s
Reviewed 16 July 2016

El Toro in University Place is my favorite Mexican restaurant, and I've eaten at most in the area. They have fast and friendly service; you get to know the wait staff after a few visits. Their food, while not fancy, is down-home Mexican good, especially...More

Thank Gregory L
Reviewed 26 April 2016

My son and I eat here at least once a month. Food is GREAT! very reasonable. Staff are friendly. Service is fast.

Thank Larry T
Reviewed 27 March 2016 via mobile

My husband and I had dinner Friday night there. There is a American Indian looking waitress always rude arrogant and opinionated . She took our cc and the next day I saw a charge of $174.90 from some internet on line party supplier. Our bank...More

1  Thank Nađa B
Reviewed 23 January 2016

In a small shopping center, El Toro a great Mexican restaurant. The dining room is fairly small with booths. There is a bar in the back, too. The menu isn't super huge, but has all the basic dishes you'd want. The carne asada is the...More

Thank daphnexduck
Reviewed 22 January 2016

I've been here with my family a few times and it is always excellent! The food is fresh and delicious the staff is amazing and take pride in what they serve and how they provide great customer service. Keep it up!

Thank Kitkatt85
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3820 Bridgeport Way West, Tacoma, WA 98466-4416
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Tacoma
  • Phone Number: +1 253-565-2265
  • E-mail
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