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El Toro

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794 Northwoods Blvd, Vandalia, OH 45377-9462
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Vandalia, Ohio
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33 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My go to for local Mexican. Very fast service, good tasting food and reasonable prices. Several locations locally.

Thank scottm1168
Dayton, Ohio
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016 via mobile

If you like very garlicky food you'll like it. The chicken breast is fatty and tough. Won't be back! The salsa has a lot of garlic too so it just takes over the taste

Thank 000lilly
Sunbury, Pennsylvania
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70 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016

My next stop brought me to Vadelia Ohio, where I walked over to the mini shopping center in North woods Blvd . 24oz draft special for $1.99 and ordered the new house specialty of chorizo, steak, chicken, shrimp and veggies that came in a stone bowl with a side of separated rice and beans. Not sure if most of the... More 

Thank gary f
Burlington, Kentucky
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195 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

Ate here twice. First time was a horrible. Item I ordered was way too salty. They took it back and I ordered something else which was good. Had some quesadillas on my second visit. They were not bad. Beer was good. Waiter was really good. Their prices are just too expensive for Mexican food.

Thank rjcvg
Dayton, Ohio
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234 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2016 via mobile

Dined here on a slow Sunday with a party of 8. Slow waiter and he kept disappearing the entire time. Some food came out after 30 minutes and 4 of us waited an additional 20 minutes for food and it was cold and wrong order but we were hungry. The taco meat was cold and mushy almost like it was... More 

Thank JMRow
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2016 via mobile

Great wait staff who took care of us just like you would expect. Great service made this an enjoyable stop while we were traveling along I-75 near Dayton. The food was very good and we will be back! Please stop her when traveling through the Dayton area.

Thank Cora L
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2016

Great food, terrific service, comfortable and authentic atmosphere. Very reasonable prices and superb menu. Staff typically Hispanic so accept their advice. Don't be afraid to ask questions. Hugo a former manager back which is +++++++

Thank david b
Seattle, Washington
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107 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2016

I ordered the fajitas and they were ok. The meat, chicken and steak was tough. The flavors were all good. And the salsa that comes with the chips is delicious! The server was attentive. OK experience, disappointed in the main dish.

Thank sallynelson123
Tipp City, Ohio, United States
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2015

Really great food and very friendly service. We enjoy both about once a week! Food and drink prices are very reasonable and ambiance is perfect,

Thank Mary E
Tipp City, Ohio, United States
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29 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

I grew up eating Mexican food all the time. I have been to all of the surrounding Mexican establishments and El Toro is by far the best. Here is why: 1. It tastes better. 2. The drinks selection and prices are better. Their domestic beer selection is great, its not just bud and bud light, it has fat tire, amberbock,... More 

Thank ChesterMcdougle19

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 794 Northwoods Blvd, Vandalia, OH 45377-9462
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Vandalia
  • Phone Number: 937-898-6238

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?