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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 #466 of 6,844 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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Aurora, Canada
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55 reviews 55 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

The patio at El Trumpo is one of the best places to "people watch" anywhere in Toronto. Even better, the margaritas are fabulous and the food is great. We usually order a few dishes and share. Last time we were there we picked up a jar of their salsa. Great spot in the market

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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41 reviews 41 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

If you are craving some amazing Mexican food this place is a must. I have been here several times and it never disappoints! The food is delish and arrives at the table quickly. It is a bit of a hole in the wall decor wise but as soon as you bite into that first taco nothing else matters. Did I... More 

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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
109 helpful votes 109 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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279 reviews 279 reviews
227 restaurant reviews
174 helpful votes 174 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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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 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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43 reviews 43 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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98 reviews 98 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
72 helpful votes 72 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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23 reviews 23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 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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30 reviews 30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 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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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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