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El Toro Cantina and Mexican Grill

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) #296 of 1,446 Restaurants in Louisville $$ - $$$ Mexican
10602 Shelbyville Rd, Louisville, KY 40223-3102
+1 502-489-3839
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good21%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
Travelers talk about
“steak” (4 reviews)
“fajitas” (2 reviews)
“hot sauce” (2 reviews)
Opens in 7 min
All hours
$$ - $$$
10602 Shelbyville Rd, Louisville, KY 40223-3102
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Reviewed February 13, 2017

We were in the area and decided it was ready to eat dinner. Mexican food came to mind and we settle on this restaurant for our dinner. This was our first visit to this restaurant. Everyone was very friendly, patient, and wanted us to enjoy...More

Thank Traveling Mann
Reviewed February 6, 2017

They have a solid menu of an enormous array of dishes. The staff is quick to serve and provide you a great meal. Love the food and will be back! Plus they have a lunch buffet every day.

Thank edweyler
Reviewed January 26, 2017 via mobile

Love the atmosphere here and food is great. Good place to relax and have a drink and dinner with friends

Thank Harley H
Reviewed October 21, 2016 via mobile

We are from out of town and stopped here based on reviews. The staff was friendly and the restaurant was a fun atmosphere but the food was just ok. We didn't dislike the food, but I wouldn't return. It was just ok.

Thank Courtney P
Reviewed October 2, 2016

My wife and I stop by El Toro about once a month with friends and family. The atmosphere is fun and even though the place is busy, the food always arrives hot. The owner walks around and checks on everyone! I highly recommend the chile...More

Thank Marc C
Reviewed September 18, 2016

We happened upon El Toro en route to another place that had been recommended by the staff at our hotel. When we passed El Toro my husband said "their parking lot is so full...it must be good!" Well, he was right, and we were glad...More

Thank FrequentTraveler1
Reviewed September 9, 2016 via mobile

My party of four enjoyed happy hour with an extra margaritas for every one order. The cervas were double the size during happy hour. The restaurant is clean and the decor is just like what you would experience in Mexico. The fajitas are outstanding as...More

Thank Edwin H
Reviewed July 23, 2016 via mobile

Had a great dinner and 2 for 1 drinks. Food was really good and service very prompt and courteous. Good atmosphere and clean.

Thank Bill M
Reviewed July 5, 2016

This place is always on target! Great atmosphere, great service, great management and even better food!! Margarita's are pretty good too if you like them, but beware, they are definitely not your grandma's!! Love this place and frequent it often!

Thank Robert B
Reviewed June 16, 2016

From out of town and this place sounded pretty good, well not that good for us. Service was great though. Salsa tasted like the can for which the tomatoes came from. Steak was way over cooked, tacos had hardly any meat in them... rice was...More

Thank barkonbutts
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10602 Shelbyville Rd, Louisville, KY 40223-3102
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Louisville
  • Phone Number: +1 502-489-3839
  • E-mail
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