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El Toro

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120 Commerce Street, Clute, TX 77531
(979) 265-5361
Today
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner
Description: This is a local favorite since the early 1960's. Not only attracting the...
This is a local favorite since the early 1960's. Not only attracting the locals but many from surrounding cities as well. A favorite destination for vacationers for dine in, pick up, or drop off caterings. We start with the freshest of ingredients, provide excellent service, and it is our goal to exceed our guests expectations. We have a variety of menu choices from traditional Tex-Mex, American, Seafood, Steaks, and Hamburgers. Come in and find out why we are always the best choice in the surrounding areas. We look forward to serving you.
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  • 16
    Excellent
  • 22
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 3
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Best mexican food in the area

This is our go to for the best Mexican food in the area. Food is always fresh, service is always good.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
dlduncan1298
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Liberty Hill, Texas
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Liberty Hill, Texas
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24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

This is our go to for the best Mexican food in the area. Food is always fresh, service is always good.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
jdmayes, Guest Relations Manager at El Toro, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent review of our location in Clute. We work very hard everyday so that we can provide each and every guest with excellent food and outstanding service. It pleases us very much to hear that we are meeting and exceeding those goals. We will never be satisfied and will continue to always improve. Every time we... More 

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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

I have been here several times in the last couple of years, and I must say, this is the best Mexican food I ever had. And, when asked, my choice is always Mexican food! Just wish there was an El Toro close to my home! The service and food are excellent!

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
jdmayes, Guest Relations Manager at El Toro, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of our location. We appreciate you taking the time to let us know how we are doing. It pleases me to hear that we exceeded your expectations. We work hard at this each and every day. We spend time in our kitchens working with our Chefs on cleanliness, quality, and food preparations. We spend time... More 

Houston
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120 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 190 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

After checking on tripadvisor I knew this was Clute's #1 restaurant. I wasn't disappointed. First visit I had Tiquana Especial (2 cheese enchiladas, taco, guacamole, rice and beans) $10.45. Second trip I had Summer Special (chalupa, taco, guacamole, queso tostado) $8.79. Margaritas, $2.50, were great! Tea was high at $2.75 and the water tasted like fish water. I recommend El... More 

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jdmayes, Guest Relations Manager at El Toro, responded to this review

Wow! Thank you for your recent review and your patronage. I am so happy to hear that you enjoyed your visit to our location in Clute. We work hard every day on improving our food and teaching great service techniques. It sounds like it is paying off. This location is getting a new make over as I type this. We... More 

Middelburg, The Netherlands
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81 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

I was here the first night they were completely smoke free. Good move! The food was really nice and there were a lot of servers buzzing around in the place. Friendly service. Excellent marguerita. What more does one want?

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jdmayes, Guest Relations Manager at El Toro, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We appreciate your feedback. I am happy to hear that you enjoyed your experience. It especially pleases us because we work so hard at it each and everyday. The staff will love the feedback. Glad to hear that you appreciate the smoke free environment. We are starting to renovate this location and it will get... More 

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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Fast, friendly, attentive service with a smile. The portions were huge so I asked the waiter to bring me a box as soon as my salad was served and took half of it back to the hotel with me. I had the Southwest Salad - BBQ glazed chicken fajita on a bed of lettuce, tomatoes, grated cheeses, onions, whole wheat... More 

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jdmayes, Guest Relations Manager at El Toro, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of our location. We appreciate you taking the time to let us know how we are doing. It pleases me to hear that we exceeded your expectations. We work hard at this each and every day. We spend time in our kitchens working with our Chefs on cleanliness, quality, and food preparations. We spend time... More 

Angleton, Texas
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

I love El Toro. The staff are so friendly and even tho they are really busy the kitchen has the food out in a timely manner. Prices are good, food is delicious.

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
jdmayes, Guest Relations Manager at El Toro, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent visit to El Toro. I would also like to thank you for taking the time to provide us with feedback. We work very hard at providing the best meals possible, giving excellent service, and always looking for ways to improve. It pleases us so very much when we hear from great guests letting us know... More 

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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

we met here for a family reunion. It was good. We liked the fact the staff were able to give us a table in a more private location.

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
jdmayes, Guest Relations Manager at El Toro, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent visit to El Toro. I would also like to thank you for taking the time to provide us with feedback. We work very hard at providing the best meals possible, giving excellent service, and always looking for ways to improve. It pleases us so very much when we hear from great guests letting us know... More 

Temple Hills
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48 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

Oh my goodness this was the best mexican food I have had since visiting Mexico. The chipotle shrimp with rice appetizer was enough for an entree meal, absolutely delicious. I also ordered a steak and grill shrimp taco. The steak was to die for, perfectly seasoned and just delicious, I didn't have to add sour cream, tomatoes, or lettuce because... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
jdmayes, Guest Relations Manager at El Toro, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent visit to El Toro. I would also like to thank you for taking the time to provide us with feedback. We work very hard at providing the best meals possible, giving excellent service, and always looking for ways to improve. It pleases us so very much when we hear from great guests letting us know... More 

Lake Jackson, Texas
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Best Mexican food in or around this area- Clute, Lake Jackson,etc. They are always busy and the ice cream machine with fresh cones are a big hit with the kids. Noisy, not romantic, but nice servers, usually quick with your food being delivered. Clean.

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
jdmayes, Guest Relations Manager at El Toro, responded to this review

It is always a thrill to get a review like this one, particularly when it is as positive as your experience was. We strive every day to ensure our guests have a wonderful meal and a marvelous time at our restaurant and it is extremely encouraging for someone to tell us. Thank you so much for taking the time to... More 

Hudson, Florida
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

Absolutely the best food I have ever had at a Mexican restaurant. The only criticism I have is you have to go through the extremely smoky bar to get to the bathroom and that is very disgusting to me as a non smoker.

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
jdmayes, Guest Relations Manager at El Toro, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent visit to El Toro. I would also like to thank you for taking the time to provide us with feedback. We work very hard at providing the best meals possible, giving excellent service, and always looking for ways to improve. It pleases us so very much when we hear from great guests letting us know... More 

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Additional Information about El Toro

Address: 120 Commerce Street, Clute, TX 77531
Phone Number: (979) 265-5361
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Clute
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisine: Mexican

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 120 Commerce Street, Clute, TX 77531
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Clute
  • Phone Number: (979) 265-5361

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican

Description

This is a local favorite since the early 1960's. Not only attracting the locals but many from surrounding cities as well. A favorite destination for vacationers for dine in, pick up, or drop off caterings. We start with the freshest of ingredients, provide excellent service, and it is our goal to exceed our guests expectations. We have a variety of menu choices from traditional Tex-Mex, American, Seafood, Steaks, and Hamburgers. Come in and find out why we are always the best choice in the surrounding areas. We look forward to serving you.
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?