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El Trompo Taco Bar & Cactus Grill

277 Augusta Ave, Toronto, Ontario, Canada (Downtown Toronto)
416-260-0097
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Ranked #519 of 6,729 Restaurants in Toronto
Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 6:30 pm
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Cuisines: Mexican, Bar
Neighborhood: Downtown Toronto
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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English first
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

I had been searching for a Mexican style breakfast in the city and I got very lucky when I found this place because the food is amazing. Cactus salad was a unique and tasty dining experience for me. And the chili sauce that came with the eggs was great.

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Barrie, Canada
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118 reviews 118 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

This restaurant is in the heart of the Kensington Market. There is a small patio for outdoor dining & a small indoor dining room which was full! The decor is quirky; much like we've seen in Mexico. The kitchen is small & open. The menu is extensive; lots of authentic dishes as well as those that are well known to... More

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Paris, France
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255 reviews 255 reviews
204 restaurant reviews
160 helpful votes 160 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

This is a familiy-owned business. The restaurant is located on 277 Augusta Avenue in the heart of Kensington Market. The patio out front was full, so, we opted for a table inside. It was hot out but cool inside. The decor is bright. For appetisers, we had the pico de gallo (salsa with fresh tomatoes, onion, coriander and lime) and... More

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Pickering, Canada
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

I have been to El Trompo so many times... and I end up getting the chicken tacos every time, simply because they are so delicious... I want to try new things and all, but I always get a craving for the fresh chicken, soft tortillas.. topped with cilantro and a lime on the side. Staff are always very welcoming and... More

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toronto
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44 reviews 44 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Some of the best mexican food I have ever had. In a great location situated in kensington, and very reasonably priced. If you like tacos this is the place to go!

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Calgary, Canada
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97 reviews 97 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

The Wife and I stopped in while visiting Toronto. We really enjoyed the food here. Authentic Mexican food. The service was really great. Nice people!

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Toronto, Canada
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22 reviews 22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

El Trompo is a great 'hole in the wall' Mexican restaurant. Have visited a couple of times now and great food each time. They have a little 'patio' - essentially a few tables on the sidewalk. The tacos are great - we usually get the choriso & the spicy chicken. Have tried the guacamole, the fried cheese, chips & salsa.... More

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Toronto, Canada
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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014 via mobile

Went here for lunch today - was some of the freshest Mexican I have had. Guacamole, tacos, cocktails, everything was fast, fresh and very affordable. Staff we're friendly, offering advice on their preferred dishes and we're very knowledgable on the ingredients. Certainly worth the visit if you are in the area. There are plenty of imitation Mexican places, but this... More

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Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

Having grown up in Mexico, it has been tough to be away from its delicious food for so long. El Trompo has solved that issue. Say what you will about smaller portions and close proximity between tables, but that is as honest of an experience as it gets! The setting and location are similar to what you would experience in... More

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Pereira
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27 reviews 27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

I had lunch and dinner at this place. When i ordered the tacos i thought i might have to take some to go as there are five per dish. That did not happen though because they are actually pretty small. The meat was well seasoned and i loved that it had small chunks of pineapple. The guacamole is also good,... More

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Additional Information about El Trompo Taco Bar & Cactus Grill

Address: 277 Augusta Ave, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Phone Number: 416-260-0097
Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > Downtown Toronto
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 6:30 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Cuisine: Mexican, Bar

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