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Toro Sushi

2546 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60614-1712 (Lincoln Park)
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Ranked #738 of 8,264 restaurants in Chicago
Price range: $20 - $25
Cuisines: Asian, Japanese
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Takeout
Neighborhood: Lincoln Park
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35 reviews from our community

88% Recommend
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Japanese first
  • Portuguese first
  • Any
English first
Chula Vista
18 reviews 18 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

Bring your own bottle of wine and enjoy lots of fish! Yummy and fast service. They were able to accommodate our party of 9 probably because we arrived as soon as they opened. It is a very popular spot and does not take reservations so arrive early or be prepared to wait.

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Chicago, Illinois
4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

You may walk in and wonder if you accidentally strolled into the local college place to be, but giving its proximity it was self explanatory. Coming on Friday night my group found we had to wait about thirty minutes to be seated, but after waiting we found out that it was absolutely an amazing experience. The staff are all courteous,... More

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Bath, United Kingdom
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115 reviews 115 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2014

This was our third year to visit Toro Sushi since we discovered it in the new year 2012. One thing, for sure, the food just gets better and the service too. Mitch's sushi and sashimi has converted my partner to a real aficionado - Mitch's sashimi literally melts in your mouth. We always let Mitch select what he thinks will... More

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Chicago, Illinois
17 reviews 17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2013

A friend of mine introduced me to Sushi Toro about 2 years ago, and it quite literally blew me away. The chef's name is Mitch, and I have never seen anyone take more pride in their craft than he does in the fish he selects and prepares for his clients. The place is tiny. (Think hole in the wall.) Often... More

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Chicago, Illinois
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2013 via mobile

Best sushi in Chicago! This is a hidden gem in Lincoln Park, small dive but super delicious and BYOB. All sushi is very fresh. Be prepared to wait especially on Friday and Sarurday evenings but its worth it!

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Naperville, IL
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31 reviews 31 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2013

I came to Toro because the reviews on here and yelp were really good. We went when the place opened since people complained about the wait and we were the only people in there for about 15 mins or so. The decor is horrible. I don't know if we had an off night but it was horrible. We got 3... More

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Columbus, Ohio, USA
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51 reviews 51 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2013

This small sushi restaurant is always packed for a reason: their sushi flavors are one of a kind. It being BYOB gives it even bigger lines because you can eat more for less! The special maki's are what's hot here. Don't try to get creative ordering the simple rolls. Try the OMG, O roll, Big Ten, Kamikaze, Three Amigos...those are... More

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Glen Ellyn, Illinois
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75 reviews 75 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2013

This little place has absolutely delicious sushi. We got lucky and only had to wait 10 minutes. They don't take reservations and from what I understand the wait can be quite long since the restaurant is small. The pieces of sashimi were absolutely mouthwatering delicious! We ordered more for dessert :). They had lots of choices of unique and tasty... More

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Top Contributor
50 reviews 50 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2012

I last visited this restaurant years ago and have talked about it ever since. I returned last week, scared that my memories would not match reality. But, WOW...we weren't disappointed! Don't expect fancy or expensive - just DELICIOUS. Mitch, the owner & chef, is the secret ingredient for sure. Expect lines as the place is packed (rightfully so). Mitch has... More

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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22 reviews 22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2012

We had a fantastic time at Toro! The sushi was amazing and the atmosphere casual and fun. To top it all off, Mitch, the owner is a hoot! Highly recommended! Just an FYI, they do not have a liquor license so make sure to bring your own wine or beer.

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