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Toro Place Cafe

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665 Monterey Salinas Hwy, Salinas, CA 93908-8908
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Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Amazing food and great service

If you look at my review for Toro Park Cafe, you will see everything great I wrote about this place. It is called Toro Place Cafe, not Toro Park Cafe.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Modesto, California
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Modesto, California
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48 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you look at my review for Toro Park Cafe, you will see everything great I wrote about this place. It is called Toro Place Cafe, not Toro Park Cafe.

Thank chawley22
Carmel Valley, California
Level Contributor
34 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Have a burger or a chef salad bacon and eggs god coffee very cool a blast from the past no nonsense the real deal basic but good clean very cute

Thank Jana B
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2015

Heading home from Carmel on Saturday morning, needed to have breakfast, this was the first place we drove by. Boy am I glad we stopped! I had the skillet and a cinnamon roll, both were top notch!

Thank Cj B
Salinas, California
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168 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

The Toro Cafe serves breakfast and lunch only (with breakfast service until 11:30 a.m.). Among the dishes I've particularly enjoyed are their generous, beautifully prepared and innovative omelettes...the "Castroville" and "farmers" being my favorites. "Castroville" features artichoke hearts, and the inclusion of that delicacy gives it a bit of an edge in my pantheon of great omelettes. They also serve... More 

1 Thank palshaw
Marina, California
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164 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

We have driven by numerous times but never when we were looking for a place to eat. On Saturday morning I decided I would give it a try. They opened at 6:30, earlier than a lot of out of the way breakfast spots so that was a plus. I had a chance to look over the menu before the host... More 

Thank DeniSandi
Salinas, California
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59 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

Others have accurately written that it is an easy spot to miss. Great food, awesome owner with an understandably loyal, awesome staff and customer base. Menu is simple, food is great, value is over the top. What I found impressive is that after trying one of the burgers, which was good, and making a suggestion to the server (who I... More 

1 Thank David B
Anadarko, Oklahoma
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

My wife and I are truckers so we heave eaten all over the usa. We found this place to be hands down a great place to go have a good meal with great service and the owner came to see if all was good. We both agreed that this was to be a stop we will make every trip here.

Thank mark t
Paso Robles, California, United States
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65 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

Breakfast meeting early on a Wednesday. Solid eats with expedient service and plenty of decent Jo. Our server was quite good, continuously checking to ensure we had all we needed. Solid, home-cooked type breakfast foods sufficient to keep your motor running until a late lunch. Recommend it heartily!

Thank Thomas A
San Jose, California
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56 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

Great place for a small family or get together with a friend. It's a very homey place with great character. The food was pretty average. But tasted good. The only downside to this place is the parking is really tough, there are hardly any spots, and the wait is generally a 20-30 minutes on a weekend morning for breakfast. Prices... More 

Thank MrsRojas26
Los Alamos, New Mexico, United States
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129 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

The name of this little roadside diner might suggest a Mexican-centric menu, but there are only a few south-of-the-border-style offerings, none of any distinction. Instead, this is a burger joint, and a fairly good one as the genre goes. The sandwiches are largely variations on standard comfort-food themes, but well prepared and with plenty of options for getting the burger... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 665 Monterey Salinas Hwy, Salinas, CA 93908-8908
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Salinas
  • Phone Number: 831-484-1333

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

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