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El Toreo

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) #63 of 381 Restaurants in Ocala $$ - $$$ Mexican,
3790 E Silver Springs Blvd, Ocala, FL 34470-4904
+1 352-694-1401
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good30%
  • Average19%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible6%
Travelers talk about
“fajitas” (16 reviews)
“margarita's” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mexican, Southwestern
$$ - $$$
3790 E Silver Springs Blvd, Ocala, FL 34470-4904
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped in late after a long workday. I was promptly greeted and seated. The server was very friendly. The margarita was fantastic and not weak. I ordered the carnitas which were some of the best I have had. This was my first time there and...More

Thank ArtieQL
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Outside seating so we could bring our dog, and there was plenty of shade. Food was very good and the staff was attentive. I would go back.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here in our way home from vacation with my family. The food was delicious! The portion sizes were generous as well! Salsa was fresh and had a good "kick" to eat. There were absolutely no complaints. Our server was attentive and very nice! Will...More

Thank Kdmcook
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My sister and I were excited to have some good Mexican food. This restaurant was close to the hotel, and was the WORST Mexican food I have ever eaten. The House Sangria was watered down to the point of no taste. The Taco Salad had...More

Thank lindagarriz
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Some of the best Mexican food I have eaten, and GREAT price. After long day of kayaking, how do you feed 5 hungry/thirsty adults, go to El Toreo 2. $90 for five people including two very good margarita's and three beers. My $10 plate need...More

Thank ShotLugeKirk
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I enjoy Mexican food, and so have visited several restaurants featuring Mexican food, and in my opinion, El Toreo is one of the best. The food isn't some chain's imitation of Mexican food;: it is Mexican food, and it's delicious. The portions are very large,...More

Thank 603kathyt
Reviewed May 12, 2017

We live nearby and frequent often. Great Mexican style food. We enjoy the taco salad, but all dishes are very good and as close to the Mexican dish as it can be. Almost all the staff is of Mexican decent which adds to the authenticity.

Thank Roger A
Reviewed April 22, 2017 via mobile

Stopped here for lunch on our way to Orlando and we should have kept going. Bland, mediocre at best food. The service was good, but you obviously get what you pay for here. Cheap food = cheap food! Lesson learned.

1  Thank Althea G
Reviewed April 19, 2017 via mobile

I ordered the steak fajitas and the portion was huge. It could have easily fed two people, maybe three. They were quite tasty. The chips and salsa were good. The service was average.

Thank Troualy
Reviewed April 12, 2017 via mobile

We stayed next door at the La Quinta and read reviews for the local Mexican restaurants. We drove 6 miles up the road for a 4.5 rated one and it had 1 customer on a weekend and a very small hole. We turned back as...More

Thank landscaperjohn62
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Is there anything gluten free
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
Is there anything gluten free?
June 7, 2016|
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Response from 515karlac | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure. I do not remember seen in the menu, unless they have , but don't advertise.
HOla mi amigos . y amigas ! what is the special of the day at this restaurant on tuesdays and wed ? mucho gracias
January 17, 2016|
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Response from Margaret V | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I know Mnday it is your choice of fajitas even shrimp which is huge. Give them a call and I am sure they will tell you.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Large groups, Special occasions, Families with children, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3790 E Silver Springs Blvd, Ocala, FL 34470-4904
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Ocala
  • Phone Number: +1 352-694-1401
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