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Del Toro Mexican Restaurant

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478 1st St SW, Alabaster, AL 35007-9731
205-664-9949
Today
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cool little local place.

This place has been there for years and has always been good food for a great price. It's in a little strip mall that is run down but some of the best places are a hole in the wall. And they have the best cheese dip out of any of the Mexican places around.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 16, 2014
KellyJ87
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Pelham
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Pelham
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

This place has been there for years and has always been good food for a great price. It's in a little strip mall that is run down but some of the best places are a hole in the wall. And they have the best cheese dip out of any of the Mexican places around.

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Alabaster, Alabama
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Somehow or take out order was messed up. I called when I returned home to complain and the female manager on duty spent several minutes telling me how she did not mess up the order and it was not their fault. Not what I was wanting to hear. I asked them what they were willing to do to make me... More 

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Alabaster, Alabama
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34 reviews 34 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Del Toro is our favorite Mexican restaurant. Food is good, seems to be freshly cooked. Best chiles rellenos I have had other than in San Antonio. Wait staff is fast and very polite. We are locals and eat there regularly. As CaptainRonn said, "don't let the exterior keep you away".

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Birmingham, Alabama
Top Contributor
78 reviews 78 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2013

We were told about this restaurant by one of it's regular patrons. Luckily, he told us that the facade was not a real drawing card for the restaurant. It is in an older strip mall, next to a Chinese restaurant. However, once inside, it is typically decorated and immaculately clean. The waitstaff are friendly and quick to provide service. The... More 

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Pigeon Forge, Tennessee
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45 reviews 45 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

Very good Mexican Restaurant...... Very fresh.. Local hangout..... We order the chicken fajita... Very good...price is good... We love this place..

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Alabaster, Alabama
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2013

This restaurant is located in a shopping area in Alabaster just off of 119 to Montevallo. We always enjoy anything we order especially the salads. They marinade some of the veggies in the salad which make it a little unusual but very good.

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Alabaster, Alabama
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57 reviews 57 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2012

This place is very popular. I'm just not a fan. Service was slow and the food was just not good. can't imagine what makes people keep going back, I won't!

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alabama
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77 reviews 77 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2012

We have been going to Del Toro since it first opened. The food is consistently yummy and the service if friendly and efficient. chicken fajitas are the best hands down to any I have had anywhere. Their salsa is addictive. The chicken asada is very tasty. Beef Burrito supreme with the salad is delicious. Very generous portions.

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Maylene, Alabama, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2012

As Mexican restaurants go, this one fits along right with the others. But they stand out by great friendly service. My husband and I are regulars, almost going once a week. At least 3 times a month. The service is great. The food is always fresh. The drinks are topped off and the price is GREAT

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Birmingham, Alabama
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2010

Best Mexican restaurant I've ever been to! I would definitely recommend this restaurant to those who enjoy Mexican food! They have really great service! This is one of my favorite restaurants.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 478 1st St SW, Alabaster, AL 35007-9731
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Alabaster
  • Phone Number: 205-664-9949

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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