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Palestine

“Great food”

El Toro Mexican Restaurant
Ranked #5 of 91 Restaurants in Palestine
Certificate of Excellence
Description: A local favorite for over 30 years. Come find out why our guests travel from all around to have the finest and freshest Tex-Mex right here in Palestine. We start with the finest ingredients, provide excellent service, and exceed all of our guests expectations. Don't want Tex-Mex? Not an issue. We have many menu options to pick from. There are American meals, Seafood, Fresh Salads, and a fun kids menu. Come on in because we have something for everyone. We look forward to serving you!
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Description: A local favorite for over 30 years. Come find out why our guests travel from all around to have the finest and freshest Tex-Mex right here in Palestine. We start with the finest ingredients, provide excellent service, and exceed all of our guests expectations. Don't want Tex-Mex? Not an issue. We have many menu options to pick from. There are American meals, Seafood, Fresh Salads, and a fun kids menu. Come on in because we have something for everyone. We look forward to serving you!
Reviewed January 21, 2020 via mobile

This restaurant was excellent. We stopped by and really weren’t hungry just shared some nachos and they were so good we went back the next day for lunch. My husband was dumbfounded by the size and shape of the taco salad.

Date of visit: January 2020
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jdmayes, General Manager at El Toro Mexican Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your recent visit to El Toro. I would also like to thank you for taking the time to provide us with feedback. We will always strive to provide only the best to our guests. This goes from the time they enter the parking lot till the time they leave. From Service, to the food, to the free ice cream and warm farewell when you leave. Our mission statement is; We want to create an extraordinary experience for our guests to enjoy the best Tex-Mex around through superior standards and service excellence. It pleases us so very much when we hear from great guests letting us know how we are doing and that we are meeting our goals. We look forward to serving you again.
Sincerely,
John

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Reviewed November 13, 2019

The service is the best I have ever had. We had questions about the chip salsa and the server brought us samples of 5 or 6 salsas. They were all wonderful.

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank ron1953
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jdmayes, Guest Relations Manager at El Toro Mexican Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded November 14, 2019

Thank you for your recent visit to El Toro. I would also like to thank you for taking the time to provide us with feedback. We have a variety of salsas that we like to have on hand. We only offer the ones that we have been serving for years because that is what everyone is used to. When someone asks for something different or something with more heat, we always aim to please. We will always strive to provide only the best to our guests. This goes from the time they enter the parking lot till the time they leave. From Service, to the food, to the free ice cream and warm farewell when you leave. Our mission statement is; We want to create an extraordinary experience for our guests to enjoy the best Tex-Mex around through superior standards and service excellence. It pleases us so very much when we hear from great guests letting us know how we are doing and that we are meeting our goals. We look forward to serving you again. Sincerely, John

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Reviewed October 27, 2019 via mobile

The food and service were wonderful. The quantities were borderline gluttonous and the prices very reasonable. The salsa is made on site fabulous! Despite it being a busy Friday night, service was prompt & friendly.

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank Christie S
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jdmayes, Guest Relations Manager at El Toro Mexican Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded October 28, 2019

Thank you for your recent visit to El Toro. I would also like to thank you for taking the time to provide us with feedback. We will always strive to provide only the best to our guests. This goes from the time they enter the parking lot till the time they leave. From Service, to the food, to the free ice cream and warm farewell when you leave. Our mission statement is; We want to create an extraordinary experience for our guests to enjoy the best Tex-Mex around through superior standards and service excellence. It pleases us so very much when we hear from great guests letting us know how we are doing and that we are meeting our goals. We look forward to serving you again. Sincerely, John

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Reviewed October 8, 2019 via mobile

When we checked into our hotel I asked them where was the best place for mexican food and they led me here. We weren’t disappointed. The Queso was creamy and delicious, the seafood enchiladas were on point and they were even accommodating in menu modifications. Tony was a very kind and efficient server and great with guiding us through the menu.

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank 592chrystall
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jdmayes, Guest Relations Manager at El Toro Mexican Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded October 10, 2019

Thank you for your recent visit to El Toro. I would also like to thank you for taking the time to provide us with feedback. We will always strive to provide only the best to our guests. This goes from the time they enter the parking lot till the time they leave. From Service, to the food, to the free ice cream and warm farewell when you leave. Our mission statement is; We want to create an extraordinary experience for our guests to enjoy the best Tex-Mex around through superior standards and service excellence. It pleases us so very much when we hear from great guests letting us know how we are doing and that we are meeting our goals. We look forward to serving you again. Sincerely, John

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Reviewed October 4, 2019

Love the food, drinks, and the great customer service. Also the care that the Host, servers, and the other staff have.

Date of visit: August 2019
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Thank cjw102813
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