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El Toro Family Mexican Restaurant

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3100 Highway 13 Blvd, Higginsville, MO 64037-2202
+1 660-584-5353
Today
11:00 - 21:00
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 - 20:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 21:30
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LIVERPOOL
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79 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

Unusual setting with the dining room behind the bar area, but it was clean and looked like and old mexican restaurant inside. The service was friendly and prompt and the chips were homemade and tasty. The meal, however, was disappointing. The ground beef in the burito tasted like it was out of a can. Will not return.

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Thank swsny
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257 reviews
189 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

El Toro offers Mexican fare that is unique and fare better prepared than most places. The folks there are friendly, helpful and glad you're there.Give them a try, you won't be disappointed.

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Thank Brad I
Higginsville, Missouri
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Good Mexican. Lots of variety to choose from. Better than most in the area. Prices are reasonable also.

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Thank Trish D
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

My family stopped by after visiting the Veterans Cemetery. We were impressed there were a lot of vegetarian choices on the menu. However, once we started with the too-thick chips and watery salsa, we should have cut our losses and left. We ended up ordering and we regret that decision. One order included steak that was tough as a boot.... More 

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Thank Susan P
Missouri
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39 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

My family and I stopped here on the way home from exploring. The service was good. The food was just ok. The price was ok. I'd go back, but it's nothing memorable.

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Thank af3ll
Kansas City, Missouri
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32 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

When you are getting gas at the Higginsville exit on I-70 and you want something besides fast food, drive about 3 or 4 miles north to the edge of Higginsville. This Mexican restaurant won't disappoint!! The service is friendly and prompt. They have lunch and dinner specials every day. They have a full bar so you can get that marguarita!... More 

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Thank Terry J
Tripp
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

This is a small eating establishment but located nicely right off the highway. Food is excellent! They also have beer and mixed drinks if that is something you would like with your meal. Service is quick and most the time friendly. My husband and I go there as often as we can get in the area

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Thank Debrah B
Cameron, Missouri
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2016 via mobile

Food was okay. Normal Mexican fare, nothing special. Went here on the way home from vacation because of the good reviews. Would not drive the extra 4.5 miles off I-70 again for the food. Waitress was pleasant & very helpful.

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Thank va5236
New Boston, Michigan
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26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016 via mobile

Just driving by after discovering our original choice was closed, and had the best lunch I have had in awhile. I ordered the chicken taco salad It was a nice blend of pinto beans, lettuce, cheese, and hot shredded chicken with mild seasoning. My mate ordered the chicken fajitas and said, "They're a good eat.". (which is his highest compliment)

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 February 2016 via mobile

My grandson and I were in Higginsville for a wrestling tournament this past weekend. We decided to stop at El Toro on our way home. Our server, Rosie, was amazing, as was the Pollo con crema! The salsa was by far my favorite of any place I have visited recently. My grandson said even his French fries were the best... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 20:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:30
Saturday
11:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3100 Highway 13 Blvd, Higginsville, MO 64037-2202
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Higginsville
  • Phone Number: +1 660-584-5353

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?