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Viva El Toro Mexican Restaurant

3443 Macon Rd, Ste A, Columbus, GA 31907-2584
706-507-9868
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Ranked #224 of 473 restaurants in Columbus
Price range: $5 - $10
Cuisines: Mexican
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Doing business, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Buffet
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Doing business, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Buffet
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26 reviews from our community

65% Recommend
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English first
London, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
116 reviews 116 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

That title should tell you all! Went in around six to pick up a menu - staff attentive, few people in at that time. Went in about an hour later - few customers in, but much less attentive staff. "Can't sit there it's closed". Menu given and drinks order taken - nothing, nothing and more nothing! Two wait staff shared... More

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Columbus, Georgia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2013

This was my third time going there and will be the last one as well. The service was horrible even with the restaurant 90% empty. Their service needs lots and lots of improvement as well the food. Either too much salt or spices on their dishes. It took a long time to get the food out, some items were requested... More

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Columbus, Georgia
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2013

This was my 3rd visit, and while the food & margaritas are still good, the service needs improvement, and there is now a bug problem that needs to be addressed immediately. Roaches on the floor, and other bugs on the wall are unacceptable... if I see this again, I will no longer eat there. Our server needs to speak and... More

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Columbus, Georgia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

The food was delicious and very reasonably priced. The staff were fast and friendly- they worked hard to make our group's dinner a good experience. They also have a terrific special on margaritas, so I'll definitely eat there again!

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LaGrange, Ga
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36 reviews 36 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2012

Maybe it's me but seems as though all the Mexican restaurants taste the same - not even good Tex-Mex let alone authentic Mexican.

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Brooklyn, Ohio
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37 reviews 37 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2012 via mobile

Went here because of the high ratings on TA. Sat for 5 minutes before being greeted by a flustered server who had 3 tables max. He forgot that I ordered a margarita & another lady ended up getting me one 15 minutes later. He couldn't remember if he took our entree order even though our menus were still on the... More

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Punta Cana Excellence
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31 reviews 31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2012

we were a party of 7 for lunch. the buffet was pretty emptied when we first got up to use it. they were in no rush to refill anything.

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Douglasville, Georgia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2012

The food was OK but I felt a little sick after eating there because of all the grease. My husband loved it though, ha.

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Cussay, France
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2012

it was soooooo good . like ohmygosh! i had the buffet and got a cinco de mayo shirt and took pictures in ther card board cut out!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2012 via mobile

This place is wonderful most of the booths have tv's that u control so u can keep small kids entertained while eating. Very clean wonderful buffet. Oh n the frozen peach/mango margarita is realllly good.

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