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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
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.
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
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
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
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
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