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El Toro

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14638 Cedar Ave., Apple Valley, MN 55124
952-432-4181
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Muy bien

The only time it isn't happy hour is 6-8pm. Fairly standard Mexican fare, but the flavors were good, some of the better shredded chicken I've had; friendly and clean. The Eagan site is a little larger and has outside seating.

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 2, 2014
GordyMond
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Apple Valley
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Apple Valley, Minnesota, United States
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

It's hard when you have eaten authentic hispanic food and then you go here and there is no taste, it is very bland.It's like a watered down version of hispanic food.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

The only time it isn't happy hour is 6-8pm. Fairly standard Mexican fare, but the flavors were good, some of the better shredded chicken I've had; friendly and clean. The Eagan site is a little larger and has outside seating.

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Gallatin, Tennessee
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2013

We took a chance on El Loro and we liked it. Good chips and salsa, nice interior design and a good menu. We came in for lunch on a Sunday and enjoyed it. Decent prices and a good amount of food. My only complaint was the service was slower than typical Mexican restaurants, which may be a good thing. The... More 

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Apple Valley, Minnesota
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2012

must be the parrot is better than the bull, similar menu but the food and service at all the MSP El Loros is better

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Apple Valley, Minnesota
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2012

We received really poor service at El Azteca in Apple Valley so we started going here instead. The service is far superior and the food has better quality. Unlike El Azteca, everything here does not taste the same. This is my kids favorite Mexican restaraunt.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2009

really great food and great deal on price.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2009

Good, not great ... chili relleno was a highlight ... ground beef enchilada and burrito were bland.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 14638 Cedar Ave., Apple Valley, MN 55124
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Apple Valley
  • Phone Number: 952-432-4181

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 8 - 15
  • Cuisine: Mexican
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?