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El Toro

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Mexican, Southwestern
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120 Commerce Street, Clute, TX 77531
+1 979-265-5361
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sweeny, Texas
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sat at the bar. We like the super-cold frozen pad, all along the bar, so we can set our drinks on, to keep the margaritas from melting. Seafood enchiladas, and fajitas were tasty. None of the three female bartenders/waitresses were really in any mood to be overly-friendly, with the customers. Minimal chat. The last time we came here, 2 or... More 

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Thank Elvaandov
jdmayes, Guest Relations Manager at El Toro, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent visit to El Toro. I would also like to thank you for taking the time to provide us with feedback. The recently remodeled bar has turned out fantastic and all the guests are raving about it. I'm happy to hear you enjoyed it as well. The frozen drink rail to keep your drinks cold was... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great fajita nachos. Beautiful interior. Wonderful dating spot. They even sent us home with chips and hot sauce!

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Thank Carolyn C
jdmayes, Guest Relations Manager at El Toro, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent visit to El Toro. I would also like to thank you for taking the time to provide us with feedback. Very happy that you enjoyed the fajita nachos. They are the best around! We will always provide only high quality to our guests. We work very hard at providing the best meals possible, giving excellent... More 

midland, mi
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362 reviews
209 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Have use them for large parties and the food is reasonable and good. Place your order and pick up. They give you tons of chips! Fajitas are the way to go with all the components individually packaged.

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Thank roger3116
jdmayes, Guest Relations Manager at El Toro, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent visit to El Toro. I would also like to thank you for taking the time to provide us with feedback. We work very hard at providing the best meals possible, giving excellent service, and always looking for ways to improve. If it is in house or to-go we want to exceed your expectations. It pleases... More 

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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 4, 2016

We went here for dinner while on a business trip. I had the pollo loco and my coworker had the pollo bravo, the food was okay but not much flavor. Chicken was bland, the flauta had no real flavor besides grease. The chips and green salsa was great!

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Thank Aubrey D
jdmayes, Guest Relations Manager at El Toro, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent visit to El Toro. I would also like to thank you for taking the time to provide us with your opinion. We will always provide only high quality to our guests. We work very hard at providing the best meals possible, giving excellent service, and always looking for ways to improve. Thanks again for your... More 

Albuquerque
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39 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 1, 2016 via mobile

This location was a bit of a zoo the night we were there. Food/menu similar but not as good as Gringos IMO. Too crowded and loud a little sloppy and out of control. Our seating accommodations were snug. Staff were efficient. Prices reasonable.

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Thank MJ3000
jdmayes, Guest Relations Manager at El Toro, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent visit to El Toro. I would also like to thank you for taking the time to provide us with feedback. We will always provide only high quality to our guests. We work very hard at providing the best meals possible, giving excellent service, and always looking for ways to improve. This is a very busy... More 

Tyler, Texas
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

Well after my last experience there it'll be a while if or when I return. I'm very disappointed in the food ( sorry to say that ) and the fact that they were one of the few places a smoker felt welcome as they had a smoking section and after their expansion they did away with it poor call

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Thank C D
jdmayes, Guest Relations Manager at El Toro, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent visit to El Toro. I would also like to thank you for taking the time to provide us with feedback. We will always provide only high quality to our guests. We work very hard at providing the best meals possible, giving excellent service, and always looking for ways to improve. Smoking in all restaurants has... More 

Clute, Texas
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

Service is Prompt,friendly,and the best is the aroma's of the best authentic excellent foods you will eat. Always love the clean and comfortable atmosphere. Weekends or real busy so reservations will get you in quicker. Free fix your own icecream cone after your meal or on your way out. El Toro has been a staple in our area for at... More 

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Thank SixtiesSeventies
jdmayes, Guest Relations Manager at El Toro, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent visit to El Toro. I would also like to thank you for taking the time to provide us with feedback. We will always provide only high quality to our guests. We work very hard at providing the best meals possible, giving excellent service, and always looking for ways to improve. It pleases us so very... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2016 via mobile

I didn't think anyone could mess up a taco salad but they did it was wet and running the taco shell tastes burnt

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Thank Johnny P
jdmayes, Guest Relations Manager at El Toro, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time and giving us your opinion. It pains me to hear when we have disappointed one of our guests. Though I disagree with your comment and find it to be un-true, I will respond to you anyway because it is the right thing to do. We strive to exceed all of our guests expectations. It... More 

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3 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 20, 2016 via mobile

We went yesterday for lunch, 2 adults and an older child. The food was okay to taste, but we are still suffering today. The inside of the restaurant looks nice. The food was room temp at best. The waitress was friendly, but easily confused herself. Almost $50 for cheese dip, a child's plate, 2 lunch combos with a side of... More 

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Thank Crystal L
jdmayes, Guest Relations Manager at El Toro, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time and giving us your opinion. It pains me to hear when we have disappointed one of our guests. We strive to exceed all of our guests expectations. It is our mission everyday to provide the best food possible using quality ingredients, along with superior service, and encourage feedback from our guests and staff so... More 

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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 17, 2016 via mobile

We ordered carry out twice in the last few weeks. Both times the food was cold. I'm not sure if it was sitting around for a long time in the container or the meat was cold before. They also forgot items in my order, the second time I looked in the bag before I left the restaurant luckily. They need... More 

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Thank TeresanChris
jdmayes, Guest Relations Manager at El Toro, responded to this review

Thank you for contacting us about your experience and for your review on line. I would also like to thank you for your patronage. I responded to your email but have not heard back from you? I want to sincerely apologize for the experience you had with our restaurant in Clute. Your comment was most troubling but I want to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Kids, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 120 Commerce Street, Clute, TX 77531
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Clute
  • Phone Number: +1 979-265-5361
Description
This is a local favorite since the early 1960's. Not only attracting the locals but many from surrounding cities as well. A favorite destination for vacationers for dine in, pick up, or drop off caterings. We start with the freshest of ingredients, provide excellent service, and it is our goal to exceed our guests expectations. We have a variety of menu choices from traditional Tex-Mex, American, Seafood, Steaks, and Hamburgers. Come in and find out why we are always the best choice in the surrounding areas. We look forward to serving you.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?