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“Great place you might not think of” 4 of 5 stars
Review of El Toro Restaurant

El Toro Restaurant
Ranked #30 of 136 Restaurants in Banff
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $10 - $26
Cuisines: Mexican, Canadian, Soups, Steakhouse, Spanish, Gluten Free
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Restaurant details
Good for: Special occasions, Families with children, Large groups
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: El Toro after a long day skiing or for your romantic dinner in our warm and cosy atmosphere! Tapas, Cahteaubriand for two or delicious steak will be sure to satisfy all taste buds!
Edmonton, Canada
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87 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“Great place you might not think of”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2012 via mobile

Really enjoyed this restaurant. Food was good and generous portions. Would recommend it to any avid breakfast goer. Really liked the combo.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“The food is the best around, don't pass up the opportunity to eat here.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2012

We ate the chicken tostadas and the signature burger, and it could not have been better. This was the best burger I have ever eaten: caramelized red onions, mushrooms, bacon and aged cheddar with well seasoned beef on an olive bread bed, the blend of flavors was spectacular, and I couldn't stop saying wow after every bite! The tostadas were seasoned very well with delicious toppings. You should definitely eat here!

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2 Thank Mrsinke
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Somers, Montana
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“It was okay.”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2012

The service was good. The breakfast was just okay. Tasted really greasy to me. They also sat us at a table for two in the middle of the room right next to another table for two that was occupied so there was little privacy for conversation.

Visited October 2012
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1 Thank Sampson1951
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Lloydminster, Canada
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Delicioso!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2012

I like Mexican food to start with. The servers were very friendly and attentive. The price was reasonable, the food delicious, and the breakfast rated the best in Banff! Wow!

Visited September 2012
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1 Thank mark b
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Calgary
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80 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
“Amazing tapas!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2012

My family and I were staying at the Irwin Mountain Inn, and we had a nice discount at El Toro, so we had to go there for supper. It was definitely worth it! My sister and her boyfriend had the hamburgers, while my mom and I had the tapas. The tapas were marvelous! I particularly liked the fried plantains with guacamole. I would definitely go again.

  • Visited September 2012
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