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El Toreo


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Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Mexican, Southwestern
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Table Service
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All reviews fajitas chips and salsa shredded chicken mexican food great drinks menu selection prices are very reasonable huge portions my favorite margaritas silver
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Love this place, they have such a great menu, everything is good. Service is very good, never had a bad time here.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Janis G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Everything from my margaritas, to the chips and salsa, to my entree was amazing! Great portion for a great price! There was so much food to take home.the margaritas were the best.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank jessicabZ999JI
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great food, great atmosphere and definitely the best Mexican food around! The chicken fajitas are amazing! Huge portions at a reasonable price! The service was good, food was good and plenty of shaded parking.... what more could you want?!?!

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Donna B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Have been visiting Silver Springs area for years, but have never stopped in to try this restaurant. Very glad we did! Service was spot on perfect, huge bowl of salsa served immediately with warm chips. We hit Margarita Monday with 1.95 Margaritas. Nice! We both...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Patricia M
Reviewed March 9, 2019

Fantastic Mex food here. We have eaten here several times, and the food is always excellent. The carnitas with salsa verde were awesome, as were the enchiladas de mole! The burrito was huge and the quesadillas are really large with a generous portion of shredded...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank karenjoe97
Reviewed March 3, 2019 via mobile

In my opinion it's the best mexican food in town, not to mention a great staff and fast service. Never had a bad meal from there.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank tking66
Reviewed February 16, 2019

Opted to sit outside away from the crowd. Perfect evening outside. Took awhile to get a server but once Jose latched on, we were in business. Great drinks, delicious food and the salsa and chips were perfecto! The only reason I didn’t give a 5...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank LoJo79
Reviewed January 25, 2019

We were staying next door at the County inn and Suites. The front desk suggested walking over as it's literally next door. Food was good, their tortilla chips and salsa hit the spot as we were waiting for our food. It's also walking distance to...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank totallyhonestlady
Reviewed January 20, 2019

This Mexican restaurant has everything going right. Good food, quick service and friendly staff. The prices are very reasonable and menu selection more than enough to satisfy everyone. The over all decor is very different with painted booths and table tops with colorful chairs.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank ExecChef
Reviewed January 13, 2019 via mobile

Like the cantinas and botanas... 1st time for my wife and she loved... great place al about bulls... great drinks, and the botanas are really good!!! Tip if you drink $210 Mexican pesos snacks (botanas) are free.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank jaimepI5861HY
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August 12, 2017|
Response from landscaperjohn62 | Reviewed this property |
I have no idea. Guests that live in Ocala are the only ones that will know that. Good luck.
August 12, 2017|
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Response from ShotLugeKirk | Reviewed this property |
sorry, I am not sure. not from the area.
June 7, 2016|
Response from Alex Q |
I'm so sorry this slipped by us. Yes we offer gluten free items. We don't have a menu, but do offer.. nachos, assortment of tacos on corn tortillas.. a few more. Quesadillas made with corn instead of flour
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