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El Torero Restaurant

#701 of 1,575 Restaurants in Tucson
231 E 26th St, Tucson, AZ 85713-2925
+1 520-622-9534
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good37%
  • Average6%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible6%
7 Apr 2017
“Excellent Mexican Food in Old Traditional”
6 Mar 2017
“bien comida”
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Mexican, Southwestern
231 E 26th St, Tucson, AZ 85713-2925
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Over 10 years coming here and only one of the few places we think about for the rest of the year and look forward to coming back to! Food is home cooked awesomness!

Thank GemMtnMT
Reviewed 7 April 2017

Get the beef tacos. Best in Tucson for real. Enchiladas are wonderful also. Good prices. Atmosphere isn't that great but the food and beer there can cause you to drive a long way just to eat there.

Thank Les K
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Have been going here since I was in my teens and I was usually the only gringo in the place. Needless to say, it was discovered by other grongos years ago. 4th ave has many many very good Mexican food places. Tried them all and...More

Thank BobZim
Reviewed 23 December 2016

the salsa is hot, love it. the food is great, the mariachi music was nice to see. this is on 4th st. lots of mexican restaurants along this road. there always full, all great food and beers. some have small parking areas, find a spot...More

Thank ted m
Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

My friend took my wife and I here! Reminds me of all the places I liked when I was young. Enchiladas were very good and beef taco was tasty! We did a guacamole cheese pizza appetizer that was quite good. We tried the green tamale...More

Thank JimW551
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

The food here is OK, but nothing special. The outside looks shabby, and it doesn't get better inside... old and dark. Restroom is needing some renovations, as the sink is about to fall off the wall. She got our order wrong and didn't even offer...More

Thank Janet S
Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

My go to restaurant for Sonora style food. Quaint but simple place. The other restaurant down the street is always busy. When I don't want to wait I go here. I would highly recommend to everyone.

Thank preciousskinn
Reviewed 1 October 2015

We have been coming to ELTorero for as long as I can remember, in fact I recall the the entrance being the door on the north wall when it was a bar. I reminded Brad the owner of it and he looked at me saying...More

2  Thank onexxxputt
Reviewed 27 June 2015

Great authentic Mexican food - the 2+2 for lunch can't be beat. Salsa is so wonderful I could drink it - the enchilada sauce is totally out of this world. Been going there for 15 years and still may favorite for the "real deal" Mexican...More

Thank Susan A
Reviewed 9 April 2015

Looking for a Mexican restaurant in Tucson , our first choice had one and a half hour wait. We decided to drive around and find another place checked on trip advisor and got some recommendations and we found El Torero looking at the place it...More

Thank Earl2013
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 231 E 26th St, Tucson, AZ 85713-2925
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Tucson
  • Phone Number: +1 520-622-9534
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