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Toro Toro

$$ - $$$Latin, , Spanish
1300 I St NW, Washington DC, DC 20005-3314
+1 202-682-9500
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Overview
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“brunch” (31 reviews)
“tapas” (32 reviews)
“arepas” (8 reviews)
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CUISINES
Latin, Central American, Spanish, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
1300 I St NW, Washington DC, DC 20005-3314
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I came here for my dads birthday after getting recommended by my coworker. Upon arriving, I was immediately attracted to the atmosphere. The lighting and overall feel was great and everyone was so kind and generous when greeting us. Our server Mo was very attentive...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Bguti611
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had dinner on a Saturday night with a group of people. Service was amazing and food was pretty good. I had the chicken anticuchos which were a little dry but the filet mignon was cooked perfectly, The peruvian ceviche wasnt my favorite.. I had better....More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank katcas88
ToroToroDC, General Manager at Toro Toro, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you very much for joining us this weekend. We appreciate your feedback and you taking the time to write the review. Hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I brought a group of 20 people for a birthday party here. They kept bringing out food that we did not order and did not take separate orders from group members, rather kept bringing plates of three items each and placing them in the middle...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Shaman0525
ToroToroDC, General Manager at Toro Toro, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello! First of all I would like to apologize for not being able to provide good service to your big group. Although we are a tapas restaurant which means everything is meant for sharing and brought to the center of the table, we should be...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Tried 8 different small plates. None were good enough to call “good”. They were generally heavy and freshness was an issue, and the fried mahi mahi tacos were so inedible that it scared us into leaving rather than continuing to hunt for something tasty, even...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank RealHandy
Reviewed November 2, 2018 via mobile

This was about a six block walk from our hotel, and worth every step. Our waiter recommended I try the Tostado de Hongos, and I am so glad I did. The dish was both light and flavorful, and totally original. I also had the Roasted...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank markkX6690EX
ToroToroDC, General Manager at Toro Toro, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for choosing us! I'm so glad you had an enjoyable meal and we appreciate your kind words. We hope you will visit us again when you're in DC.

Reviewed October 13, 2018

We were DC for a few days to celebrate my daughter and my birthday and wanted a special evening - and we got just that at Toro Toro. The staff were excellent especially our server ETO. We took the unlimited tapas and drinks option and...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Ben_Cerebrate
ToroToroDC, General Manager at Toro Toro, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We are honored you chose Toro Toro for your celebration! It sounds like we succeeded in making your evening special. Thank you for sharing your experience and please visit us again soon!

Reviewed October 8, 2018 via mobile

Tapas bar that offers a good optional unlimited flights. Where you can order from the entire menu at a fixed price. It give you the option to try several plates and enjoy the great flavors. Chef Viviana does a great job! If you go, you...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank npena1020
ToroToroDC, General Manager at Toro Toro, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you very much for sharing your experience! I hope we will have the honor of welcoming you back soon

Reviewed October 8, 2018 via mobile

I had dinner here with my two roommates on his birthday and them broth me the food and forgot about the other food. After I asked the manager about their food. He said I will check on that. That was it. Poor service.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Roberto M
ToroToroDC, General Manager at Toro Toro, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello, Roberto! I’m so sorry your experience was disappointing. Thank you for your feedback. We will work on better communication and learn from this and improve.

Reviewed October 8, 2018

I went here for the unlimited brunch on a Sunday to celebrate my birthday. For $39 we received unlimited buffet style brunch and mimosas. The mimosas were amazing and the food was just as amazing! Our server surprised me with a desert with two candles....More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank plexsa
ToroToroDC, General Manager at Toro Toro, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you very much for choosing us on your special day. We hope you will visit us again soon and try our new brunch menu!

Reviewed October 7, 2018

Toro is an excellent restorant. It offers South American type of food. The portions are small but believe me its something you never tried. The food is brilliant, every dish speaks for it self. The food is full of tastes and the staff is great....More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Marko B
ToroToroDC, General Manager at Toro Toro, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Marko, thank you for your review! We're very happy you had an enjoyable experience. Hope to see you again soon!

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EllenandAaron
May 20, 2016|
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Response from mica530 | Reviewed this property |
I am sure your vegan can find something to eat just from the sides (veggies) alone. They had a dish w/quinoa in it that was vegetarian a friend of mine ordered that was good. Ordering a Salad is usually always an option... More
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We saw other diners with children there.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$8 - $55
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Street Parking, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Families with children, Large groups, Business meetings, Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Monday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Friday
11:00 AM - 3:00 AM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 3:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1300 I St NW, Washington DC, DC 20005-3314
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC
  • Phone Number: +1 202-682-9500
  • E-mail
Description
Toro Toro offers a twist on the contemporary tapas experience, blending Pan Latin flavors and creative sharing plates. The Acclaimed Chef Richard Sandoval has brought his latest concept all the way from Dubai to the nation's capital. Guests can anticipate a spin on South and Central American ingredients and flavors through a variety of hot and cold small plates including arepas, ceviche and savory sweets all meant for sharing. Parties will also be able to enjoy Toro Toro's unlimited tapas experience, with endless eats and the option of free-flowing cocktails. An extensive buffet will take center stage every Saturday and Sunday during the restaurant bottomless brunch.
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