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Viva El Toro Mexican Restaurant

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3443 Macon Rd, Ste A, Columbus, GA 31907-2584
706-507-9868
Today
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Buffet
Good for:
Families with children
Romance
Bar scene
Large groups
Doing business
Special occasions
Dining on a budget

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Visitor rating
  • 13
    Excellent
  • 7
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Terrible Service! Cold Food!

This was the second time for us to eat here. Service is just horrible! They don't care about working here. We came in after 3 pm and just missed being able to order off the lunch menu. Got an attitude when I asked if it would be possible if we could. We should of left at this point. We went... read more

1 of 5 starsReviewed October 11, 2014
busterbugs22
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Dawsonville, Georgia
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Romance
  • Bar scene
  • Large groups
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Dining on a budget
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Takeout
  • Buffet
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32 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Dawsonville, Georgia
Top Contributor
70 reviews 70 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

This was the second time for us to eat here. Service is just horrible! They don't care about working here. We came in after 3 pm and just missed being able to order off the lunch menu. Got an attitude when I asked if it would be possible if we could. We should of left at this point. We went... More 

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Atlanta
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58 reviews 58 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Ate here for lunch. The food was good, not great. OK for lunch. The service was exceptional and the food was reasonably priced.

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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

I work for a large corporation and we just opened a store almost across the street from this place. We meet once every two weeks and I will not visit your restaurant again. Started we us waiting a table for a hostess for almost 15 minutes before a someone showed up, now I would understand if this was a rush... More 

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2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

First of all, the service was terrible. The young girl was extremely rude and when we asked if there would be more food added to the buffet, she said it was almost over and no there wouldn't be (it was 2 pm, it ended at 3 pm and all the food was cold and stale.) The flan was completely burnt,... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

Great food, atmosphere and drinks! Great price too! If you like Mexican food-def the place to go! Has drink specials on Wed night and lunch buffet! Right off interstate! Great location- middle of everything!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

The food was excellent!!!! The servers were extremely nice, polite and always had a smile and very help full when my son did not know what to get because he never had authentic Mexican food... He fell in love with it!!!! And wants to move next door... As a bonus it was fairly inexpensive for a family of four with... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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119 reviews 119 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 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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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 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
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32 reviews 32 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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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32 reviews 32 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3443 Macon Rd, Ste A, Columbus, GA 31907-2584
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Columbus
  • Phone Number: 706-507-9868

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
  • Cuisine: Mexican

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Dining on a budget
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 - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?