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El Toro

120 Commerce Street, Clute, TX 77531
(979) 265-5361
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Ranked #1 of 30 restaurants in Clute
Cuisines: 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.
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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.
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Brazoria, Texas
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Food is consistent and always flavorful. Plenty of chips and salsa served when you sit down and more will arrive soon. Wait staff friendly and helpful.

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

Thank you for your recent review of our location in Clute. I'm glad to hear that your visit was enjoyable and that service was top notch. We work hard everyday with our staff and stress the importance of customer service and excellent food quality. We want to exceed our guest expectations every time they walk in the door. It is... More

Edmonton, Canada
Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Stopped with a large group for dinner. Drinks orders were taken quick and delivered quick. Food was very good as well as friendly servers. Good value for the money

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

Thank you for your recent review of our location in Clute. We appreciate you taking the time to rate us and send us this information. We strive very hard everyday to provide excellent food, outstanding service, and encourage constant innovation from our staff. It is also a goal of ours to exceed each of our guests expectations and it sounds... More

Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

The service was fast and the food was wonderful - we had chicken fajitas, tortilla soup and chicken enchiladas. More food than you can eat. The free ice cream cone was a favorite with the kids.

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

Thank you for your recent visit to El Toro in Clute. 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... More

Freeport, Texas
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

My family and I went for my grandmothers birthday we had about 35 people in our group service was good and so was the food!

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

Thank you for your recent visit to El Toro in Clute. 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... More

Mission Viejo, CA
Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2013

I went here for lunch with 2 co-workers while visiting the area. We all thought the chips and salsa were horrible. The food was okay at best (I had tacos, one co-worker had fajitas and another had a burrito) and we call came to the same conclusion - they were so so. The only good part was that you can... More

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

Thank you for taking the time to review us on your recent trip to our restaurant in Clute. I apologize that we fell short of your expectations. We work very hard at each and everyone one of our locations to give outstanding service and provide the highest quality of food through only using the best ingredients. I'm not sure why... More

Austin
Top Contributor
56 reviews 56 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

While El Toro had a lot of business on the Saturday night we were there, I found the food only average. Now, I don't consider this a bad review, but I didn't see any outstanding entrees in those that were ordered by my group. The service from our waiter was quite good.

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

Thank you for your recent review of our restaurant. I apologize that we fell short of your expectations. It is always our goal that our guests leave extremely happy from our locations with all their expectations met. I was wondering what meals your table enjoyed on this trip. We have over top meals like our shrimp and mango salad, our... More

Brownwood, Texas
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

The mexican food here was very good. i was surprised because you can usually tell how good the food's going to be based on their salsa-- and the salsa was more like Pace Picante than the good salsa i'm used to-- but the fajitas were great! i also recommend having the margarita in the boot shaped cup-- you get to... More

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

Thank you for your review. I am thrilled to hear you enjoyed your visit. I will be sure to pass this on to the location so that thye may know how they are doing. The boot rita is a great margarita. We have this every year in the month of February and March in order to celebrate the rodeo. I... More

Lake Jackson, Texas
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2013

We had friends visiting from out of town, so our party of six went to El Toro after church this past Sunday. El Toro is a large restaurant, so even if the lot if filling up or near full, you will most likely be seated quickly. Texas hospitality is abundant here. We were seated at a corner round table of... More

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

Wow what a great review! I need to hire you for a secret shopper. There was a lot of information here and it was very helpful and rewarding. I love to see emails and reviews like this one. It is so rewarding to hear that we are succeeding on all the things we work so hard at. I have sent... More

Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2013 via mobile

Hair in queso. Waiter never attended to us and kept saying he was busy. A bill for 4 adults and 1 kid was 90$. I left table and went to the restroom. Grandma was left at the table. When I returned, the bussing staff was standing next to her with trash cans and trays and forcing her to get up.

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

I would like to thank you for your patronage of our restaurant. It pains me to hear about an experience such as yours. Let me take this time to start off and apologize for us dropping the ball. I will be following up with the management and the staff at this location. This is unacceptable when we set such high... More

Richmond, Texas, United States
Top Contributor
68 reviews 68 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

Met with business folks for a lunch meeting. Good service, very good food, and a wide selection of menu items. I will return.

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

Thank you for taking the time and sending us this feedback. We truly appreciate your patronage and your honesty. It is so rewarding when we hear that we are achieving something that we work so very hard at. I will pass this on to the location so they will know as well. I appreciate feedback all the time. Feel free... More

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