We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
WINNER WONDERLAND
Win Big When You Book on TripAdvisor

El Toro

Certificate of Excellence
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
Paseo Faro del,, 35100, Maspalomas, Gran Canaria, Spain
+34 928 14 07 93
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

98 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 44: English reviews
Mnachester
Level Contributor
106 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Enjoyed a very good meal here whilst on holiday to Gran Canaria. My husband and daughter shared the rice broth and really enjoyed it. The fish was also very good. Lots of typical spanish dishes. Good service and views across the beach

Helpful?
Thank PaulineManchesterUK
Cardiff, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016 via mobile

We were staying very local to this restaurant and stumbled upon it on our first night trip to the supermarket. However, the food was such excellent quality and amazingly cheap, we returned on another two evenings. Yes it's in a run down shopping centre and they make the best if their location. The steaks were superb, tasty and succulent, portions... More 

Helpful?
Thank kaz113
Level Contributor
14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 10, 2016 via mobile

Had a fantastic meal here on Tuesday, wine, steak, paella, honey rum. Pity it's in a delapidated environment but the retardant itself is lovely and the service is second to none, our food was beyond reproach. Loved it. Not to expensive either for six people all ordering the more expensive things like T Bone steak

Helpful?
Thank xdeity
Level Contributor
5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 7, 2016 via mobile

We had an excellent meal yesterday. The steak was second to none. The staff were very friendly and attentive, especially with my youngest son. My wife and eldest son loved the meat on the hot stone. The portions are a good size so unfortunately we had no room for desert. The complimentary honey rum was a nice touch. Hopefully we... More 

Helpful?
Thank Martin C
Level Contributor
9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 5, 2016 via mobile

We were served by a very rude waiter that made you feel unwelcome, to say the least. We ordered a small lunch, seeing that we were only peckish, and he acted disgusted and passive aggressive because we didn't spend as much money as he liked.

Helpful?
Thank Inge H
Kilpedder, Wicklow, Ireland
Level Contributor
11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 4, 2016 via mobile

Cocktails were amazing and great service. The boys recommend the t bone steak but you'd need to be really hungry. See picture! I had seafood pasta which was very tasty. Recommend a visit.

Helpful?
Thank AnnaRuthDuane
Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain
Level Contributor
7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 5, 2016 via mobile

I cannot understand how can exist places like this opened. Everything so dirty and nasty food. Any restaurant around will be a better option.

Helpful?
Thank Summumx
Falun, Sweden
Level Contributor
35 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 3, 2016

We have visited El Toro for many years and it has developed into a very good restaurant. They serve excellent meat and fish-dishes, the pizza is also good. Most of the restaurant has been re-furnished and the staff is very friendly. Earlier, El Toro was one of several restaurants with ok food in Maspalomas, now it is an excellent place... More 

Helpful?
Thank Monica A
Tetney, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
43 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 23, 2016

Six of us ate here twice. We ate fish, very fresh and well cooked,fabulous prawns and good salads. The steak was amazing, cooked to our liking and we had excellent service. Enjoyed the wine, not too expensive.

Helpful?
Thank Judy B
London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
56 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 20, 2016 via mobile

This is a basic restaurant that uses excellent meat and grill. The result is very tasty. 2 large pork chops and a few veg/chips means you don't need a starter or pud. Only criticism .. house wine could have been better but it's only €7.75 for half litre. Good food good value.

Helpful?
Thank Downsouth27

Travelers who viewed El Toro also viewed

Maspalomas, Gran Canaria
Maspalomas, Gran Canaria
 
Maspalomas, Gran Canaria
 
Maspalomas, Gran Canaria
Maspalomas, Gran Canaria
 

Been to El Toro? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mediterranean, European, Spanish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Paseo Faro del,, 35100, Maspalomas, Gran Canaria, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Canary Islands  >  Gran Canaria  >  Maspalomas
  • Phone Number: +34 928 14 07 93

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from El Toro staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?