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Toro Japanese Steak House & Sushi Bar

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19819 Northwest Freeway, Houston, TX 77065
281-897-9666
Today
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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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
Toro Japanese Steak House & Sushi Bar Review

My wife and friends like this restaurant, I am impartial. Seems like the ginger dressing on the bento box salad messes up my stomach and the MSG they put on the food. The sushi is good, the crunchy roll and others. Mixed feelings on this restaurant.

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 4, 2015
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Cypress, Texas
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Cypress, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

My wife and friends like this restaurant, I am impartial. Seems like the ginger dressing on the bento box salad messes up my stomach and the MSG they put on the food. The sushi is good, the crunchy roll and others. Mixed feelings on this restaurant.

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Austin, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

I'm vegetarian so I don't partake of sushi. The fried rice was amazing. I ordered two servings and the last I took as a to-go order and it was still amazing. The vegetable tempura was also good although I am unaccustomed to having it served without soy sauce. It was virtual mountain of sweet potato slices and zucchini all fried... More 

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Houston, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 via mobile

This was always my go-to for sushi on the NW side of town. The fish was fresh and the entrees are delicious. The service has always been terrible: One occasion, the waiter forgot my request for soy paper on my sushi roll and it came with seaweed. When I requested the fix, he asked if I could please eat it... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

We went for lunch with a sushi craving. The sashimii was not great, I had a couple of tough pieces that were hard to chew. I ordered a Lunch combo 3. The sushi was ok. The salad came and was absolutely swimming in dressing. I didn't even attempt to eat it. They offered another one but my lunch came out... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

I love going to Toro. My DH can have his sashimi, our friend can have her Dragon rolls and I can have a shrimp tempura bento box that I end of sharing with everyone else! So much wonderful food! We have never had a bad experience here. The service is good and the food is divine. One day we'll have... More 

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Houston, Texas, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

Went for nephews bday dinner. I was quit impressed.Service was excellent, food great, I love the tricks the cook did while preparing our meal. This place is very very clean. There is nothing bad to say about my first experience.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

It's alarming to me how the management continuously mistreats regular customers.... challenging them... nickel and dining them.... charging for tap water on a $75 bill--really???? Do you really want to treat a regular customer that way that's spent many thousands of dollars at your establishment. Simply ridiculous!!!

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2014 via mobile

Management is terrible. Seated where exhaust fan blasted down on us food cold before we could eat it. Manager rude and could care less

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Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

My family and I went here for my father's birthday dinner. The service was wonderful - hostess, wait staff and managers were very friendly and attentive. Sushi is definitely better than RA Sushi and I would say comparable to Kubo's or Azumas. If you don't want to travel too far in town of Houston for Japanese food, this place is... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2013

Went into Toro's expecting a typical Sushi/Japanese lunch, but the food and atmosphere were both better than expected. It was nice to have a separate room for those wanting Sushi and not to be forced to compete with the shows. I would definitely go back.

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Additional Information about Toro Japanese Steak House & Sushi Bar

Address: 19819 Northwest Freeway, Houston, TX 77065
Phone Number: 281-897-9666
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD 15 - 20
Cuisine: Japanese, Steakhouse, Sushi

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 19819 Northwest Freeway, Houston, TX 77065
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston
  • Phone Number: 281-897-9666

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15 - 20
  • Cuisine: Japanese, Steakhouse, Sushi
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 12:00 am

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