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“great value”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Toro Salao

Toro Salao
Ranked #53 of 999 Restaurants in San Juan
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $14 - $74
Cuisines: Caribbean, Latin, Bar, Mediterranean, Spanish, Puerto Rican
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Good for: Kids, Special occasions, Romantic, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Families with children
Dining options: Drinks, Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Port Saint Lucie, Florida
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311 reviews
263 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
“great value”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 23, 2013

the sandwiches are large and well made. the mafungo was fabulous. this is a local place in old dow town menu in spanich, however friendly servers will guide you along.

Visited September 2013
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Minneapolis
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48 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“THE place to have dinner. More than once.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2013

We choose our dinner locations during our meandering walks through the city and thought this place would be a nice option based on their exterior, patio, and menu. We were NOT disappointed. The first night we had dinner at Toro we ordered 3 side dishes to share between the two of us. The waiter managed their delivery expertly- each dish was given its proper course. The second time we went we ordered similarly, and were just as pleased. Do not bypass this restaurant.

Visited September 2013
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Thank TeamGumz
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Shirley, New York
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Fantastic food, moderately priced, slow service”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2013

My husband and I ate here and enjoyed the food veey much. They describe their food as "Spanish style with a carribbean twist". They have lots of "tapa" style meals to share. We sat outside and the staff was very nice but service was ver slow. It took a long time for them to bring drinks, take orders, refill drinks, bring the check. We were there a little over 2 hours for an appitizer and meal. I would say it was worth it though-- just not if you are in a rush. We had empanadillas for an appi- very tasty! They had $5 mojitos which were also very good. My husband had a sandwich of some sort which he wasn't crazy about- i had the steak with adobo potatoes which i loved. I should mention- the bathroom is up a very, very steep set of stairs - so if you have any trouble walking/ handicapped, be aware.

  • Visited September 2013
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Thank Emily S
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Emilio F, Owner at Toro Salao, responded to this review, October 4, 2013
I'm so glad to hear you and your husband had a wonderful meal with us, Emily. Although, I'm sorry if the service was a bit slow for your liking. We know how frustrating a long wait can be when you're looking forward to a delicious Puerto Rican meal, so you can be sure I'll bring this up with our staff. Next time, you should expect a top-notch meal on all levels. Thank you for bringing this to our attention and we'll hope to see you again if you're ever back in San Juan!

Cheers,
Emilio Figueroa
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Melbourne Beach, Florida
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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Very good Paella”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2013

We were looking for a quick dinner near our hotel and happened onto Toro Salao. There are several nice restaurants in this area and we enjoyed dinners at two of them during our two night stay in Old San Juan.

Visited August 2013
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Excellent service and Food. Best on island!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2013

Great choice on the menu freshly cooked and prepared to perfection also great atmosphere Ginelle our server was fantastic!

  • Visited September 2013
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