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“Excellent Guacamole”

El Trompo Taco Bar & Cactus Grill
Ranked #378 of 8,851 Restaurants in Toronto
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $12 - $16
Cuisines: Mexican, Bar
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Dining options: Breakfast
Neighborhood: Chinatown
Reviewed November 23, 2012

We started with Guacamole with bacon bits - excellent. Then, fried cheese whose slight bitterness was tasty though perhaps slightly too biting. Our three main courses were perfectly spiced: I had Al Pastor (their speciality) while my friends had the Spicy Tinga Chicken (though not too) and Chuleta. Shared by all, we went away knowing we had tasted Mexico.

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Thank Cyrus C
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Reviewed September 20, 2012

Stumbled upon El Trompo while walking aorund the Kensington Market area and had a wonderful lunch of quessidilas and tacos.
The food is nothing like the so-called Mexican crap you find in most main stream Mexican restaurants - this is the real thing - genuine home sytle receipes with interesting flavourful ingredients served up by family members, efficiently.
Mid-priced with relatively small serving sizes. A bit on the rustic side - not exactly a fine dining location - but definetly worth a visit for a true taste of Pueblo!

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Thank CGFS
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Reviewed September 13, 2012

We went on a Saturday morning for breakfast and the food is excellent and fresh. All the ingredients are original (I am Mexican). I had a huevos con chorizo and it was full of flavor. The beans were a perfect side. Service was very attentive and friendly. However it is on the expensive side, but again you are in Toronto!

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Reviewed September 3, 2012

Great food, average service, delicious margaritas !

Located in Kensington Market, a hip hipster market place, great spot to check out.

We had their tacos, reasonably priced.

Would return.

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Thank 1bsmile
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Reviewed August 12, 2012

Great food and fantastic atmosphere . The service was excellent for saying how busy they were ....
Definitely recommend El Trompo when you visit Toronto .

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Thank mskikiyogini
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