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El Toro Steakhouse

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Bulevardul Nicolae Titulescu | Piata Cipariu nr 9, Cluj-Napoca 400191, Romania
+40364141698
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12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I had the rib eye Dakota and it was very good. The mushrooms and the onion rings where good too. Next time I'll try the surf & turf!

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1 Thank Paulo F
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I visited El Toro during a short trip to Cluj. The restaurant was not too difficult to find and is situated on the first floor opposite a cathedral under construction. It is located just outside the main city centre about ten minute walk from Museum Square. My wife and I both had steak, my wife taking the... More 

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Haarlem, The Netherlands
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had a nice lunch here just before my flight to Amsterdam via Bucharest. As a starter I had a tasty and slightly spicy tomato soup. As a main I had Argentinian rib-eye. Both well prepared. I didn't take the time for anything else. If you need a comparison with the other steakhouse nearby, read my review on TA.

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1 Thank Johan17
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

good meat.....good wine.....the waiter friendly.....was a perfect dinner.....maybe the best steak in cluj-napoca

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1 Thank Vatra F
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice Ambiance, good prices, we had the lamb chops, that were tasty , a little under cooked for my wife's taste but fine by me (for 200g around 7 lamb chops around 60+ lei). I had the baby ribs, which were delicious,

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Brackley, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016 via mobile

Cannot complain about the food and the service - the wine and steak were very good :) - please don't let the decor put you off!

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1 Thank TimN2000
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016 via mobile

1st visit here. The steak is fantastic. We had the argentinian fillet steak which was tender and perfectly cooked. The waiter was friendly and had a good knowledge of wine and help us select a perfect match for the steak without being over pricy. The restaurant is on 1st floor of a block and the ambiance lacks a little but... More 

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1 Thank Drakewell
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016 via mobile

We arrived just for agood steak!!! The meat was fine but arrived cold to our table and this was very disappointing ...no chimichurry is served !! The restaurant was nearly empty all evening.it looks o.k. for business diner not for a regular or couple nice evening diner. The price was very expensive for a romanian standart.the attention was good. I... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016 via mobile

Meat is the way to go. I had medium rare tenderloin that was very tender and perfectly grilled. The sides were all good, especially the garlic mushrooms and spinach with parmesan. A very casual place with a warm atmosphere.

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1 Thank Karolina F
Cluj-Napoca, Romania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

Discrete atmosphere and decorations. Appropriate for discussions in a small group of friends or business partners. Great service an perfect steaks seasoned with pickles and fine wines.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$17 - $39
Cuisine
Steakhouse, Argentinean, European, South American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Business meetings, Special occasions, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bulevardul Nicolae Titulescu | Piata Cipariu nr 9, Cluj-Napoca 400191, Romania
  • Location: Europe  >  Romania  >  Transylvania  >  Northwest Romania  >  Cluj County  >  Cluj-Napoca
  • Phone Number: +40364141698
Description
El Toro Steakhouse is in it's 5th year of entertaining guests with consistent quality steaks, relaxed and friendly atmosphere, smooth Bossa Nova music. Join us.

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