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Mexican, Southwestern
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Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
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Reviewed May 13, 2019 via mobile

This was mom's choice for Mother's Day. We were treated well. We received our food very quickly. My burrito could feed 2 or 3. What can I say? Excellent food. Excellent service. Mom was right.

Date of visit: May 2019
Reviewed May 7, 2019

I was amazed as to how quickly we were served with great food. The portions were large and very tasty.

Date of visit: April 2019
Reviewed February 10, 2019

We were going to an event nearby and were looking for a reasonably priced, casual place to have dinner and a drink. We were not disappointed in our choice. The service was excellent. Nice to have chips and salsa brought to the table without needing...to order them. The fish tacos were tasty, and so were the enchiladas, tamales, and burritos. I ordered the medium gold margarita and it was delicious and plenty to drink. The price for the gold margarita was also reasonable. We will be going back. There is a Tex-Mex restaurant much closer to home that we frequent several times every year but I think we will be taking a little longer drive to go back to El Toro when we're craving Mexican food.More

Date of visit: February 2019
Reviewed January 15, 2019

Great real Mexican food and even better to go for happy hour- call for hours. Owners and workers are friendly.

Date of visit: August 2018
Reviewed November 13, 2018

Typical Mexican style restaurant decor and setting. What makes the difference is the staff and food. This restaurant hit the mark. Friendly and attentive staff. Prompt service. Great margaritas and tasty food. Did not leave hungry.

Date of visit: November 2018
Reviewed August 28, 2018 via mobile

Had A combination 30 and was excellent. We were created and seated quickly and the chips were there immediately and fresh and served with top quality salsa and white quest sauce. All was terrific. Plate licking good. Will definitely come back again on future trip...here.More

Date of visit: August 2018
Reviewed August 18, 2018

We had a couple types of chimichangas (chicken and the fiesta) and they were just OK. The chips were stall and the salsa runny, The sour cream dip was interesting, but my wife found it too sweet, I thought it was good. Four different people...waited on us during our visit and in the resulting confusion, they delivered the wrong dish with little remorse. Plus were never very attentive. The person who should be commended, is the young busboy who worked triple time and received little respect from the owners and wait staff!More

Date of visit: August 2018
Reviewed July 9, 2018

This is your typical Mexican Restaurant. And there is nothing wrong with that!! Food comes out hot... yummy! Never been disappointed with any of the food here. They have a queso sauce with pico in it.... DEEEELISH! Good selection of vegetarian options as well. Service...has also been pretty good every time I've been here. However, if you are looking for Authentic Mexican food... Go to El Hurache!!!! Right up the road on 101/1st Ave. right near the old Shakopee Trading Post. I'm actually salivating right now just thinking about it. Food is to die for, SUPER authentic and the man behind the counter is so wonderful. He will explain every item on their menu. Seriously, you will not be sorry... it is So, so so Good!More

Date of visit: June 2018
Reviewed June 26, 2018 via mobile

El Toro is a great spot, the service and food is always very good and this dinner loved up to the consistancy! We started with the Queso Fundido Supreme and it was outstanding. It is almost a meal in itself! We had El Loro Lindo...and Burritos Mexicanos as our entrees and both were hits. The El Loro Lindo is a mix of steak, chicken, shrimp, fajita veggies, and white cheese sauce...absolutely delicious. This is without a doubt the best Mexican food and service in Shakopee.More

Date of visit: June 2018
Reviewed January 22, 2018 via mobile

My wife and I have really enjoyed our visits over the past year. We love sitting at the bar and watching the hard working crew. Their margaritas are outstanding. Food is superb and fast, maybe a bit too fast. The only negative is the older...restaurant atmosphere. Give this place a try!More

Date of visit: January 2018
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