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El Toro Restaurant

429 Banff Ave., Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1l 1A6, Canada
403.762.2520
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Ranked #24 of 125 Restaurants in Banff
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $13 - $35
Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 11:00 am
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Mexican, Spanish
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: El Toro after a long day skiing or for your romantic dinner in our warm and cosy atmosphere! Tapas, Cahteaubriand for two or delicious steak will be sure to satisfy all taste buds!
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  • Danish first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Japanese first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Banff, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014 NEW

unbelievable Tapas menu ---wonderful service --- nice wine --- lovely diniing room ---we will return!!!

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Great Falls, Montana, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 NEW

We thought it was a bit dark .....could use more lights on....in the morning we could hardly see our foods in the plate, we like to see what we eat and ourselves! Thank-you!

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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014 NEW

We made a reservation and had a great table with an attentive waitress. The prawns were fantastic but everything else was average. I won't go back.

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South River, Ontario, Canada
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79 reviews 79 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014 via mobile

My wife and I had dinner there and had the Chateaubriand for two. It was an excellent value and our waitress recommend a good wine for $38.00 (which was a great value). I would of given a 5 but we ordered no starch with our meal but was served potatoes and they were not replaced with a vegetable. Otherwise, it... More

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Wayne, New Jersey
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40 reviews 40 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

We went there in a group and ordered from the Tapas menu. Everything that came out was good. No complaints. Service was also very good.

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Grande Prairie, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

Our waitress was sweet and helpful. Our food was delicious and quick! I ordered eggs Benedict, which was full of flavor but not overwhelmingly rich. I found out they make their own sauce, it shows! We would definitely return to eat here again.

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Cheyenne, Wyoming
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36 reviews 36 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

We went for a group meal. The service was excellent but the steak was a bit chewy, and the remainder of the meal merely adequate.

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Washington DC
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54 reviews 54 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014 via mobile

We loved the food here. Their tapas were very good. And their daily quesadilla was pretty outstanding. Make reservations a day a head of time because there are a lot of tour groups that come here. Unfortunately the staff is not very friendly - hostess and several waitresses. We and other diners were ignored when a tour bus came in.... More

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London
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

A problem with eating in North America is that the portions tend to be enormous and calorific. Tapas seemed like a good solution so we headed off to El Toro and were lucky enough to get a seat as it was quite early in the evening. And it was just as we had hoped - delicious food, friendly service, reasonable... More

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Hampshire
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62 reviews 62 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Good quality meals with an emphasis on generous portions. I ate a Mexican evening meal and didn't need to eat again until the following evening..! Nice decore and friendly staff.

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