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Tacos El Asador

690 Bloor St. West, Toronto, Ontario, Canada (Little Italy)
(416) 538-9747
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Ranked #166 of 6,669 Restaurants in Toronto
Cuisines: Latin
Neighborhood: Little Italy
Most recent review
- Sep 8, 2014
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Neighborhood: Little Italy
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Markham, Canada
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71 reviews 71 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Toronto is not a centre for Mexican food, but stumbling upon this place was one of the greatest moments in my culinary life. The food is authentic, fresh and well priced. You can get a wide variety of tacos/burritos including shrimp, goat, chorizo, fish... The interior is cramped, but inviting. There are picnic tables inside if you can manage to... More

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Toronto, Canada
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40 reviews 40 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

A small local restaurant that looks a bit dodgy from outside but inside is a special treat. Freshly made authentic Mexican food. Everything is affordable and tasty. Get the taco lunch special that comes with an axing crispy taco and tostada.

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Toronto, Canada
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22 reviews 22 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Small little dive with happy faces to serve you and great family menu to enjoy! Must try if you ain't pretentious etc.

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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

This is one of my favorite restaunts in the city. The menu isn't large buit what they have is perfect. I've been coming here regularly for well over 10 years and I haven't gotten tired of it yet. I love the tamales when the have them. Sometimes in the summer, they even have Horachata. It gets crowded because it's tiny.... More

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Toronto, Canada
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22 reviews 22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

We visit this restaurant at least once every two weeks in the summer. They have delicious soft tacos, burritos, nachos...mmmm. These guys provide really unpretentious service and great food. The restaurant is often crowded but that is because the food is so good. Last time we visited we tried the pulled pork taco, chicken taco, chicken burrito and beef burrito.... More

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Toronto, Canada
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35 reviews 35 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

If you're looking for an authentic experience this is it. There's something about eating on the picnic tables that makes this place more fun. Tacos pastor are great. Enjoy great service while watching Spanish language television.

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Mexico City, Mexico
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43 reviews 43 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2013

I used to live this area, One of my room mates told me this place selling great meal. I ordered beef burrito which is really big and tasty! It costs only 7 dollars or something. The restaurant is located in Korean town but people know this Mexican restaurant. You should try this wonderful food! 以前この近くに住んでいた時にルームメイトの勧めでいきました。ビーフブリトーを頼んだのですが、ボリュームたっぷりでピリ辛で最高に美味しかったです!コリアンタウンにありますが、知る人は知ってるみたいです。是非一度立ち寄ってみて下さい!

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39 reviews 39 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
337 helpful votes 337 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013

Finally got around to checking this place out. We tried the pulled pork tacos, chicken enchilada and nachos. The order came with a bowl of hot salsa (has a decent kick) and a bowl of dressings (onions, hot peppers, etc). The tacos were quite good and the nachos were very different but we loved it. (It might not be for... More

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Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2013

I don't know what the hype was about. It may have just been what we ordered but everything seemed to be very tasteless and not what we were expecting. My girlfriend and I order the Pupusas, Soft Tacos and Tamales. The most flavour we had were probably the tamales, but other than that, it would have been the juice from... More

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Istanbul, Turkey
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73 reviews 73 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2013

My standards are really high. I have eaten lots of pupusas in Central America and Washington DC. If I hadn't have done that,I might not have known what I was missing and enjoyed Tacos El Asador more. The bean pupusa was bland. The cheese was better. I enjoyed my fish taco, and I liked that it was made with two... More

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