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“Delicioso!” 4 of 5 stars
Review of El Toro Restaurant

El Toro Restaurant
429 Banff Ave., Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1l 1A6, Canada
403.762.2520
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Ranked #16 of 128 Restaurants in Banff
Price range: $13 - $35
Cuisines: Mexican, Spanish
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: El Toro after a long day skiing or for your romantic dinner in our warm and cosy atmosphere! Tapas, Cahteaubriand for two or delicious steak will be sure to satisfy all taste buds!
Lloydminster, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“Delicioso!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2012

I like Mexican food to start with. The servers were very friendly and attentive. The price was reasonable, the food delicious, and the breakfast rated the best in Banff! Wow!

Visited September 2012
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Calgary
Top Contributor
63 reviews 63 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 13 cities Reviews in 13 cities
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
“Amazing tapas!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2012

My family and I were staying at the Irwin Mountain Inn, and we had a nice discount at El Toro, so we had to go there for supper. It was definitely worth it! My sister and her boyfriend had the hamburgers, while my mom and I had the tapas. The tapas were marvelous! I particularly liked the fried plantains with guacamole. I would definitely go again.

  • Visited September 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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km59257
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25 reviews 25 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 14 cities Reviews in 14 cities
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
“Takeout review”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2012 via mobile

We ordered to our room. The service was super fast and our fajitas and quesadillas were amazing. We will definitely eat here on our next trip

    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Red Deer, Canada
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“Such a Dining Delight”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2012

We loved the service and we really enjoyed the food. Leisurely and relaxed, just like we were looking for.

Visited September 2012
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Hudson, Ohio
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55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
“Good food, mediocre service”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2012 via mobile

My wife and I had dinner here. The food was good, I had the roasted red pepper soup and the lamb shoulder, both were excellent. She had a pretty good Cesear salad (but bacon not anchovies) and a quesidilla with bison chirizo that was very good. But the service didn't match. It was ok in the middle, but we waited a while to get seated, after they said "5 minutes", and it took a long time to get a check. That meal, with two drinks and a small olive plate was $80 before the tip.

    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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