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El Tipico

1444 South Ave, Toledo, OH 43609-2108
+1 419-382-0661
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good22%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“enchiladas” (6 reviews)
“beef tips” (4 reviews)
“taco” (3 reviews)
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Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
1444 South Ave, Toledo, OH 43609-2108
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Reviewed April 1, 2018 via mobile

We wanted to try a new restaurant and while we were searching on the internet, El Tipico came up. We are so glad we decided to come in! The food was delicious and the staff was super friendly. Deena even came out and talked to...More

Thank Kristen B
Reviewed March 3, 2018

El Tipico always has great food. We have eaten there numerous time and every time the service is excellent and the food is fresh and yummy. We have tried the shrimp, enchiladas, chimichanga, taco salad, chile relleno and everything is always delicious. The fiesta dip...More

Thank ryanbI318RE
Reviewed January 24, 2018

Homemade Mexican food. Some of the items they use are home grown. I thinks this restaurant has been around forever. Maybe 30-40 yrs or longer.

Thank Rita A
Reviewed November 22, 2017

Whether you live in the Toledo area or are passing through, this treasure of a Mexican restaurant should not be missed. Deana, the owner, gave us a warm welcome and described the history of this restaurant that has been in her family for 50 years....More

1  Thank Jeanne M
Reviewed October 10, 2017

The best Mexican food by FAR in Toledo! All homemade FRESH ingredients. NO liquid cheese here! Real melted cheese. The only issue I would have is the prices have become way over what we can afford. $14 for a shredded beef chimi is overpriced even...More

Thank Cyndy P
Reviewed September 19, 2017

Don't miss out on this gem when in Toledo! My family and I were driving cross country when luck brought us to El Tipico! We are always searching for organic restaurants while traveling, usually without success. We were so excited and surprised to find this...More

1  Thank Natalia K
Reviewed September 17, 2017

Parking is a little bit of a challenge, but well worth the effort. You can enter thru the store and browse a bit, but head into the dining room and order up. Great service, and great food. Enjoy!

Thank JGM2112
Reviewed September 13, 2017

Food is as good tasting as it is pleasing to the eye. No shortcuts on fresh ingredients in the food offered at this establishment. Not your ordinary "run of the mill" Mexican Cuisine.......above average!

1  Thank Karenvh
Reviewed September 7, 2017

One of Toledo's oldest Mexican restaurants-no alcohol served. The food is traditional and tasty. Worth taking a minute to check out. Parking is on the side of the building and in front.

Thank cjdestiny
Reviewed July 10, 2017

Overview This place was clean, inviting and served delicious fresh food. I highly recommend a visit as I doubt you be disappointed by the experience. Food Getting right to the highlights of this place. They grow some of their own herbs and vegetables for the...More

1  Thank Kreinbrinka
Dina N, Owner at El Tipico, responded to this reviewResponded August 19, 2017

Thank you so very much for taking the time to review us. We love that you mentioned our Mothers Garden. We love sharing our fruit and vegetables with our guest. Being the only Fresh & Organic Mexican Restaurant in Ohio means a lot to us....More

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March 21, 2015|
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Response from rlfj | Reviewed this property |
They open at 11 am on Saturday. They offer a variety of egg dishes, breakfast burritos, and pancakes.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $15
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1444 South Ave, Toledo, OH 43609-2108
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Toledo
  • Phone Number: +1 419-382-0661
  • E-mail
Ohio's only Fresh & Organic Mexican Restaurant. We have the largest menu for Gluten Free, Vegetarian & Vegan meals. Founded in 1968 by Ezekiel & Consuelo Villa.
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