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El Toro

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25/4 Loy Kroh Road | Changklan, Muang Chiang Mai, Chiang Mai 50100, Thailand
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Decent Mexican

I attended El Toro with my girlfriend in February 2016. As an owner of a Mexican food business I love to try mexican food and see how people do it differently and can also sympathise with a few of the poorer reviews on here. Firstly, we are in Thailand so the food isn't going to be 'just how... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Chris G
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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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126 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I attended El Toro with my girlfriend in February 2016. As an owner of a Mexican food business I love to try mexican food and see how people do it differently and can also sympathise with a few of the poorer reviews on here. Firstly, we are in Thailand so the food isn't going to be 'just how momma cooks... More 

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Derby, United Kingdom
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494 reviews
148 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 190 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2015

Wanted a change from Thai food and decided to try here. OK. We are in Thailand , so as you can imagine it was not the most authentic Mexican I haveeaten -BUT - it was not that bad. I had the special nachos and my wife had the quesadillas . The prices were not bad so all in all it... More 

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Thank Honisoiquimalypense
Sacramento, California
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20 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015 via mobile

Mexican food is not authentic at all. The burritos lacked flavor. Refried beans were puréed and tasteless. My wife said the fried rice was OK, but with so many other choices, I would suggest going somewhere else.

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Thank tvierra
asia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

I decided that a Mexican meal would be a change from all of the Thai food I had been eating so I went to El Toro. My friend was running late so I ordered the 'super nachos' as a starter and waited. When the nachos arrived they were not cooked, you could tell that the oil was not hot enough... More 

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Thank whipsnade1
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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101 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2015

This little place serves something akin to Mexican food -- not real Mexican but it is edible. It also offers Thai food. There is a comfortable outside seating area, and the waiter is a pleasant young man.

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Thank 641bix
College Station, Texas
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

I'm a Texas and Arizona, USA mexican food lover. This mexican food was superb! The tortillas were homemade and delicious. I got the burrito with beans and rice. Fantastic and very courteous staff. Good value too! Would recommend to any mexican food lover :)

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Thank kristen h
Hangzhou, China
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25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Our waitress Lek had virtually no customer service skills and seemed to be more interested in talking on her hands-free phone than us. The cocktail we ordered was ok, but our food took forever (figuratively). Once we got our food it tasted good, but we had to wait a long time (virtually an empty restaurant), to get it. There was... More 

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Thank Hangzhou29
Hua Hin Thailand
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30 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

Good Tex/Mex. Reasonable prices. Wished they would use Pinto instead of Kidney beans but that is only complaint. Margaritas were very strong. Two is all I could handle. However, very tasty!

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Thank Davelian
Nakhon pathom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

Been here a few times and the food is a very reasonable price. It may not be as authentic as is found in many mexican restaurants in the states but remember this is the north of Thailand and they do a very good job with the ingredients they can purchase here. I recommend the Fajitas here and be careful how... More 

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Truro
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25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2013

This place was amazing!!! such good value for money the food was just delicious! Proper yummy, filling mexican food we had quesidilla and oh my god they were good! Lovely service too!

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 25/4 Loy Kroh Road | Changklan, Muang Chiang Mai, Chiang Mai 50100, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Chiang Mai Province  >  Chiang Mai

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  • Cuisine: Mexican

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