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“GREAT Service”
Review of El Toro Restaurant

El Toro Restaurant
Ranked #34 of 144 Restaurants in Banff
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $10 - $26
Cuisines: Mexican, Spanish, Canadian, Soups
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Kids, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Lunch, Brunch, 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 cozy atmosphere! Tapas, Chateaubriand for two or delicious steak will be sure to satisfy all taste buds!
2 reviews
“GREAT Service”
Reviewed November 24, 2012 via mobile

Had great service and extremely tasty well prepared food. Most enjoyable experience. Our server was extremely helpful

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Thank SMadder
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Oxnard, California
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98 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
“Mexican food done right in Banff”
Reviewed November 18, 2012

There is not much Mexican fare available in Banff, but if you have a craving for it, this is the place to go. We went here our first night in town. Nice atmosphere, very cozy and it wasn't that busy even in high season. It appears you can make reservations though if you like. We had a burrito, quesadilla, and nachos and dessert and everything was excellent. They did have other food besides Mexican, but we had a craving for Mexican food that night. Slightly pricey but it was def. worth the quality.

Visited August 2012
2 Thank travelinteacher1282
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Calgary, Canada
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Excellent Tapas!!”
Reviewed November 17, 2012

We were there for the Bon Appetit Food Fetival. Here two of us were able to share 8 things on the menu and then we each had our own exquisite desert.

Every thing we ordered was phenomenal!
The plantains and guacamole
The stuffed potabello mushroom
The goat cheese stuffed lamb meat balls
The tequila cream shrimp
The empanadillas
The asparagus prosciutto and Brie
The wild mushroom on crustini
We ordered more of the empanadillas as that was a favourite and we also ordered ceviche off of the regular menu.

Such a nice experience. Thank you El Torro for tantalizing our taste buds at every bight!

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2 Thank rottengirl
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Fort McMurray, Canada
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51 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
“Best quesidilla I've had in my LIFE”
Reviewed October 26, 2012

I had the vegetarian portobello quesidilla, and it was the best one I've ever eaten by far. It was amazing!! Made even better by the generous portions of rice, salsa, guacomole and beans.
Would totally go back there if ever in Banff again!

  • Visited July 2012
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1 Thank emilie728
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Edmonton, Canada
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115 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
“Great place you might not think of”
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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2 Thank TravellingMatthieu
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