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Torero's Mexican Restaurant

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1940 Douglas Parkway Dr, Erie, PA 16501
814-864-2803
Today
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Pretty good

I've had much better Mexican elsewhere, but not in Erie. I've been here 3 times so far and most of the food has been tasty. Very large portions, you definitely get a big meal for the money. Always had friendly servers. I definitely want to go back when ever I want to eat Mexican.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 22, 2015
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erie, pa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

My kids and ourselves pick Torero's almost always when on Peach Street. Their food is always fresh, hot and so delicious. Huge portions, plan on taking some home. Margaritas are awesome. My favorite entree is the steak fajita quesadilla, it is so good it's hard for me to order anything else, but when I do I'm never disappointed. The servers... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

I've had much better Mexican elsewhere, but not in Erie. I've been here 3 times so far and most of the food has been tasty. Very large portions, you definitely get a big meal for the money. Always had friendly servers. I definitely want to go back when ever I want to eat Mexican.

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Erie, Pennsylvania
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44 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

There are several great choices for Mexican food in Erie. Most are good. Some claim to be authentic. But if you want the best go to Torero's on upper Peach by Kohls. Every meal I have had is great. Large portions, most include rice and retried beans. Daily specials and cheap margaritas. Mexican beers on draft. Great servers too. You... More 

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Dayton, Ohio
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57 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

I was not greatly impressed but I will start with the positives. A clean lively restaurant with plenty of business. I was a bit confused to why they were using cheddar cheese on many of the dishes so I asked. The bar tender said they use to have an authentic white Mexican cheese but the locals prefer cheddar cheese. Odd....... More 

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Erie, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

Mexican and margaritas. Must I say more? Flavored very potent cheap margaritas. Yummy food. Real Mexican. Love it!

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Penn Yan, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

We stopped here on our way back to the Finger Lakes and so glad we did. The restaurant was bright, clean and inviting with very nice background music that wasn't too loud. The service was fast and friendly and the food was very good. The portions were just right. We will definitely return the next time we're in the neighborhood!

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Buffalo, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We were going to go to Qdoba and spotted this place behind it. It looked brightly lit and welcoming and we wanted a sit down service, so we chose to go here. Very friendly and accommodating staff. We ordered two of the combination plates. Mine had skirt steak that was like rubber. The chile rellenos were bitter and did not... More 

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Meadville, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

If you are looking for an American place to eat Mexican food it is your place. It is not 100% original but is closed! It has a good prices and good taste better than another places. It is my second choice in Erie and Meadville to eat food from my country.

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gusst3
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Went to the place Sunday evening based on the reviews. However, not impressed at all. The veggies in the fajitas were dry, the Tortillas soup was just bad with no flavor. I am giving 2 stars as the service was good.

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Erie, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

My husband and I go there for a date night every so often. Love the chips and salsa (which by the way, you can buy and take home with you). Would tell people to go there for Mexican food.

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Additional Information about Torero's Mexican Restaurant

Address: 1940 Douglas Parkway Dr, Erie, PA 16501
Phone Number: 814-864-2803
Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Erie
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Cuisine: Mexican

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1940 Douglas Parkway Dr, Erie, PA 16501
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Erie
  • Phone Number: 814-864-2803

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm

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