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“Good food”
Review of El Toro Restaurant

El Toro Restaurant
Ranked #38 of 148 Restaurants in Banff
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $10 - $27
Cuisines: Mexican, Spanish
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Good for: Large groups, Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Dinner, Reservations
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!
Reviewed September 17, 2013

Less expensive than many of the very expensive restaurants in Banff. Especially if you order some of the Mexican dishes. We really enjoyed the Quesadillas.

Thank NHFishing
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Reviewed September 14, 2013

What a wonderful place! Fantastic staff. Well experienced, they care about each and every customers service! Went above and beyond to get me a pickle (made by chef's mom-- it was fantastic!!!). Would recommend in a heart beat if you're browsing restaurants in Banff.

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Thank EllaSivc
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Reviewed September 11, 2013 via mobile

We visited the restaurant in the evening. Seeing it highly rated on Trip Advisor, we figured it would be a good choice. Wrong!

The service was incredibly slow. The food was unseasoned. We had to return our main course as it tasted very bland. The second choice was just as bad.

The accompaniments of undercooked potatoes and veg were the same on everyone's main course in the restaurant. It was like a mass produced set menu. Very dull.

This restaurant is trying to be everything to everyone and despite claiming to be a Spanish/Latin restaurant, the menu had all sorts from pasta to kleftico and from tapas to steaks.

A glorified second rate hotel restaurant at best. We would not recommend it.

Our complaints were not passed to management. We received no concession for the bad food or service despite our complaints. They were clearly not bothered. We even had to wait 20mins to get the bill and settle up.

Terrible.

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1  Thank wantingonlythebest
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Reviewed September 9, 2013

Excellent breakfasts for all 4 of us that dined and good price.
Good service and nice atmosphere. We will undoubtedly stay at Irwins and have breakfast here next time we come through Banff.

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Thank Ciaobaby40
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Reviewed September 9, 2013

This restaurant had good margaritas made from scratch! The menu had nice variety, and the food was a good value. I had the beef fajitas, which were really good.

Thank mjkraimz
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