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El Toro Mexican Restaurant

3816 Paxton Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45209-2399
+1 513-321-4222
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Overview
  • Excellent30%
  • Very good40%
  • Average20%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible10%
16 Aug 2017
“Endless choices, really delicious food”
2 Dec 2017
“Date Night”
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
Mexican
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
3816 Paxton Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45209-2399
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Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

We have been weekly customers for the past year. The staff are friendly and the service is excellent. The food is fresh and the margaritas are excellent. Everyone gets a friendly nod and a polite “hello”. We never had to wait in line for long...More

Thank Sara N
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

We visited El Toro last month on a whim. There are now so many Mexican restaurants that I sometimes forget about this one located in Hyde Park Plaza. Boy was it good. Loved the salsa,some of the best around. The menu is quite large and...More

Thank Terry E
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Yummy Mexican food with vegetarian options. Large portions. Nice atmosphere with tables and booths. Full bar service. Wait how staff keeps chips and salsa bowls full and tables clean of dirty dishes. Large menu. This is our go to Mexican restaurant for good fresh home...More

Thank Pj S
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

I was surprised to NOT get complimentary chips and salsa at a full service restaurant. I ordered lunch special burrito bowl and it was fine but just comparing size and flavor to value fur this specific dish...I would choose Chipotle.

1  Thank Kathy K
Reviewed 1 January 2016

Very pleasant place to eat, great people and the food is also great.Iv'e been here about 20 times and tried many dishes, never found anything that wasn't good.

Thank Ed M
Reviewed 30 July 2015

Most of the time when we visit we get the chicken fajita quesadilla's as they are really good each time we order and they come with rice and beans. I believe the price is 9.99. They have huge mugs of Mexican draft beers and the...More

Thank catman261
Reviewed 29 October 2014 via mobile

Always enjoy their carne asada burritos and their Margaritas. Great sides of rice & beans & complimentary chips and salsa. Well priced. Good service. Great place to watch any type of sports event - and enjoy specials on Margaritas. Located by Ace Hardware & Drug...More

Thank SANCarolyn
Reviewed 1 October 2014

Sincerely the worst food I've ever had in any restaurant. Service was marginal at best. Do yourself a favor and go ANYWHERE else.

Thank MHF60993
Reviewed 16 March 2014

We eat here often and are always seated and served quickly. The food is also great. Complimentary chips and salsa are the best bonus. Margaritas and draft beer are awesome! They have all of the usual Mexican suspects on the menu but do yourself a...More

Thank Freedle21
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Restaurant Details

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Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3816 Paxton Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45209-2399
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Cincinnati
  • Phone Number: +1 513-321-4222
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