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.

El Toro Pizza & Restaurant

245A Moorabool St, Geelong, City of Greater Geelong, Victoria 3220, Australia
+61 3 5222 3407
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“pizza” (59 reviews)
“pasta dishes” (5 reviews)
“veal” (2 reviews)
Closed Now
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
245A Moorabool St, Geelong, City of Greater Geelong, Victoria 3220, Australia
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (120)
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year

41 - 50 of 120 reviews

Reviewed August 15, 2016 via mobile

Went down for dinner tonight and it felt very warm and welcoming it bought memories from my childhood, food was great and tasty

Date of visit: August 2016
1  Thank Johnnywalker86
Reviewed August 8, 2016

Had pizza delivered to a caravan park after a long drive. Pizza was fresh and had good toppings. Shame there are no pizza places like this back at home.

Date of visit: August 2016
Thank ryanholden707
Reviewed August 2, 2016

I have been to the restaurant for many years. It is a family run enterprise and I have watched the family grow. The original owner is a fellow by the name of Sam. He and his family continue to run the business today. The atmosphere...More

Date of visit: June 2016
Thank duane_1974
Reviewed July 29, 2016 via mobile

Loved the beautiful thin crispy base of the pizza's we ordered but was so disappointed when I saw the Hawaiian pizza was covered in cheap shredded ham. From all the great reviews I thought it might be more of an authentic pizza or maybe just...More

Date of visit: July 2016
Thank Kris091
Reviewed July 23, 2016 via mobile

Tasty food without a doubt! The pizza is amazing and the pasta very good. The service was slow though and I needed to wave to get their attention to order drinks and then again to order food. Once we had their attention they were very...More

Date of visit: July 2016
Thank CathyRD
Reviewed July 20, 2016

We are a fan of tapas and this is good. A nice spot for a few light bites before hitting Lamby's. A good informal option.

Date of visit: March 2016
Thank MikeTraveller2014
Reviewed July 13, 2016

Eat in or take away, these are still the best pizzas in Geelong. Great pasta dishes in the restaurant. Great for a gamily feed!

Date of visit: June 2016
Thank Shane M
Reviewed May 22, 2016

We had Sunday lunch here today and again the food was wonderful, along with the service. If you want pizza or pasta, it's available, but there is so much more on the menu. We were offered a glass of port after our meal which we...More

Date of visit: May 2016
Thank Therese C
Reviewed May 7, 2016 via mobile

Great food, great service, great atmosphere, and the extra port for the table and a nice red rose and pen for mum for Mother's Day was a nice touch. Probably the best pizza base and pizza (Mediterranean Supeeme!!) I've had! Good work team, keep it...More

Date of visit: May 2016
Thank Kariminal
Reviewed April 24, 2016 via mobile

Had great pizza , good to see original owner Sam is back, food is brilliant and service quick and pleasant. We had awesome night staff was very pleasant. We had the el toro Special, Tuscan , a SAMs special & a Margarita all pizzas were...More

Date of visit: April 2016
Thank Alex B
Nearby HotelsSee all 19 hotels in Geelong
The Haymarket Boutique Hotel
15 reviews
.05 miles away
Rydges Geelong
183 reviews
.13 miles away
Best Western Admiralty Motor Inn
205 reviews
.15 miles away
Atlantic Geelong
42 reviews
.45 miles away
Nearby Restaurants
Bistrot St Jean
465 reviews
.02 miles away
Centra Hotel
224 reviews
.16 miles away
Igni Restaurant
159 reviews
.09 miles away
Empire Grill
344 reviews
.13 miles away
Nearby Attractions
Geelong Gallery
102 reviews
.34 miles away
Old Geelong Gaol
33 reviews
.38 miles away
Westfield Geelong
30 reviews
.36 miles away
Johnstone Park
22 reviews
.37 miles away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Faye B
August 14, 2018|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Peter G | Reviewed this property |
No problems having your birthday party celebration at El Toro. Our family has had two 18th Birthday functions there and the staff were great. Make sure you book in advance and let them know it is for a family function. Enjoy... More
December 30, 2016|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from duane_1974 | Reviewed this property |
Yes in the restaurant section but byo wine in the other less formal side
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Special occasions, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 245A Moorabool St, Geelong, City of Greater Geelong, Victoria 3220, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  City of Greater Geelong  >  Geelong
  • Phone Number: +61 3 5222 3407
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