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Toro Place Cafe

665 Monterey Salinas Hwy, Salinas, CA 93908-8908
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English first
Salinas, California
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

They know you by name! Clean great food best burgers and fries! Always great! They have made so many improvements and it is just a great local spot!

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Salinas, California
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

I wanted to like this place. It is located on busy highway 68 between Salinas and Monterey and has a lovely, friendly ambiance. The patio is home to a few nosy blue jays who survey the area and give you looks that say "are you going to finish those fries?" The wait staff is friendly and helpful with special needs.... More

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Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

I've lived in salinas for 30 years, and Toro place cafe is just a classic around here. It's so peaceful , country folk kind of setting, without being old fashioned. Very nice setting, you can even eat outside in the back, with the sound of water in the background. ( from a water feature). Everything we've ever ordered is GREAT... More

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Top Contributor
93 reviews 93 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

While on the way over to Laguna Seca for the Sea Otter Classic, I stopped in at the Toro for breakfast. This is a fun local hangout, obvious by each customer that enter, for the most part, was called by name and escorted to the usual seat. The found was typical breakfast food, well prepared and just the right size.... More

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Helena, MT
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416 reviews 416 reviews
245 restaurant reviews
186 helpful votes 186 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2013

We have stopped here a couple of times when attending the motorcycle races at Laguna Seca racetrack. No lines, good food, and service, decent prices.

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Corral De Tierra, Ca
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013

This restaurant has been at the top of my favorites list for MANY years. It has all the tools, good food, great service, superior ambiance, reasonable prices and great location. They must treat their employees well, as they have had the same crew for many years and they are high quality. This place is a must, when visiting Monterey County.... More

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Salinas, California, United States
19 reviews 19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013

Great place for breakfast and lunch on Highway 68. Small and cozy so plan to get there early, especially on the weekends, to avoid a wait. Full breakfast and lunch menu but the breakfast is the most popular. Great omelets and burgers and the service is friendly and prompt. Outside patio seating to enjoy the great weather away from the... More

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Top Contributor
537 reviews 537 reviews
424 restaurant reviews
365 helpful votes 365 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2013

We've stopped at the Toro Place Café on a previous trip to the area. We decided after a morning of hiking the trails across the highway we'd stop for breakfast. The morning rush had subsided, so we were seated quickly. Both times we've eaten here, the food has been very fresh and tasty. Would highly recommend for breakfast.

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Monterey, California
17 reviews 17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2013

This is our favorite local breakfast spot. The food is always hot and plentiful, enough to share. Very friendly atmosphere. The chorizo scramble is delicious!!!!

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Los Angeles, California
13 reviews 13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2012 via mobile

Iwe have drove right past this cafe many times without stopping . We are happy we finally stopped in for breakfast . Old time atmosphere great tasty food and the waiter was very friendly and helpful omelette was full French toast was perfect so happy we started our morning at toro place cafe next time we are gonna do lunch

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