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El Toro Cantina and Mexican Grill

$$ - $$$Mexican,
10602 Shelbyville Rd, Louisville, KY 40223-3102
+1 502-489-3839
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good24%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (7 reviews)
“steak” (4 reviews)
“fajitas” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
Mexican, Southwestern
$$ - $$$
10602 Shelbyville Rd, Louisville, KY 40223-3102
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11 - 20 of 56 reviews

Reviewed 16 June 2016

From out of town and this place sounded pretty good, well not that good for us. Service was great though. Salsa tasted like the can for which the tomatoes came from. Steak was way over cooked, tacos had hardly any meat in them... rice was...More

Thank barkonbutts
Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

We moved to Louisville from SC and we had a our fav Mexican restaurant there. So we tried a few out here while on a couple of visits to find a place to live. None was even comparable. UNTIL, I kept noticing when we drove...More

Thank karenmits
Reviewed 27 February 2016 via mobile

At lunch they have a good buffet, but I opted for the beef quesodeos which were exceptional. They offer chips and salsa free at each table. There is plenty of parking and the decor is nicely styled in a Mexican motif. The staff is very...More

Thank Edwin H
Reviewed 13 September 2015

We stumbled upon this little Mexican restaurant and decided to try it because there were so many cars parked there. Now we know why. The buffet was great, and the price was very reasonable: $22 for a Sunday lunch for two. The staff was very...More

Thank Susan B
Reviewed 26 August 2015

Very good food, great atmosphere, decent prices, little hard to find if 1st visit, we had GPS. Restaurant has a Buffet and menus, so about anything you may want. Buffet was wonderful.

Thank Jeffemail
Reviewed 9 June 2015 via mobile

Went here for lunch with the kids while visiting Louisville. Surprisingly great buffet! $8.99 for adults, $4.99 for kids 3-8. We stuffed ourselves for cheap. Food was really tasty. If we lived here, we'd go here all the time!

Thank Wyn-Erin S
Reviewed 18 February 2015 via mobile

We visit El Toro often. Good food, cold beer, and the friendliest servers around. Really nice place to spend the evening! Very reasonably priced as well.

Thank Steve4619
Reviewed 8 January 2015 via mobile

This restaurant is large and very welcoming. They have plenry of seating for large groups and also have a patio for when the weather is warm.The food is always fresh and the portions are large.

1  Thank smc8557
Reviewed 12 September 2014

The $7.99 lunch buffet is great! It has everthing you could possibly want and more. The Cheese dip, fajita steak, guacamole, and churros are my favoites. Service is allways very fast and friendly. the restaurant is very clean. There is plenty of seating and we...More

Thank tonysapp2
Reviewed 7 August 2014

The buffet for lunch was great. Unlike many restaurants the food was fresh and warm! Well worth the $7.99. Plenty seats, not to crowded. Service was good for a buffet. I will go back!

Thank jmaxeden
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10602 Shelbyville Rd, Louisville, KY 40223-3102
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Louisville
  • Phone Number: +1 502-489-3839
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