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El Toro

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120 Commerce Street, Clute, TX 77531
(979) 265-5361
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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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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 AROUND!

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.

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 21, 2015
Sandra C
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Lake Jackson, Texas
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Temple Hills
Senior Contributor
49 reviews 49 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 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 

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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 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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.

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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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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 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.

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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 

Fresno, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Great enchiladas, salsa is good too. We got there a little before noon and service took a little longer, but the place was packed

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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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15 reviews 15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

When we moved to this area, the first meal I had was from El Toro. I had never eaten Mexican food before, but this was a great place to learn. At that time, El Toro was housed in a small, simple building. Later on they built the building where they are now. There's always a busy, happy "vibe" here as... More 

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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 and also for being a long time standing guest with us. We work very hard at providing the best meals possible, giving excellent service, and always looking for ways to improve. It pleases us so... More 

Hackberry, Louisiana
Contributor
12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

The food and dining is very authentic. Sometimes I have a little difficulty understanding the accents, since I do not speak Spanish. Food is always good. You won't be disappointed if authenticity is what you are looking for.

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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 

Atascocita, Texas
Contributor
15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

I always get the chicken quesadillas and a strawberry margarita. I love everything about El Toro. The food is hot and the drinks are cold. Keep up the good work! :)

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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 

1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Service is good inside, but when making to go orders make sure all your items are there. Not getting everything happens often.

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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 

Clute, Texas
Contributor
12 reviews 12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

Love the food there. Prices a little high. Don't like the crowds and noise. Take out good but they charge extra take-out fee.

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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 

Brazoria, Texas
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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 

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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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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?