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Toro

1704 Washington St, Boston, MA 02118-3307
+1 617-536-4300
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good24%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“paella” (53 reviews)
“tapas” (137 reviews)
“grilled corn” (36 reviews)
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All hours
CUISINES
Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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1704 Washington St, Boston, MA 02118-3307
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stumbled across Toro after a track meet at the Reggie Lewis Center in Roxbury, and it is amazing! Delicious food, great atmosphere, and the Jamón brought back fond memories of our recent trip to Spain. Would definitely recommend!!!

Thank Soccermom1987
ToroBoston, Guest Relations Manager at Toro, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for writing about your meal at Toro. We're so glad to hear you had an enjoyable first experience, and look forward to hosting you again soon. Best, Rachel rachel@jkfoodgroup.com

Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

Such a delicious meal and a great server! Get there early, we arrived on a Saturday just after they opened, every table and the bar was full within 30 mins. The bone marrow, paella, street corn and foie gras are musts!! We cant wait to...More

Thank Margaret C
ToroBoston, Guest Relations Manager at Toro, responded to this reviewResponded 9 January 2018

Margaret, Thank you for taking the time to write about your experience at Toro. We're so glad to hear you enjoyed your meal with us, and look forward to having you back in again soon! Best, Rachel rachel@jkfoodgroup.com

Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

Christmas Eve dinner was fabulous! Service was great. Food was delicious. We had all tapas, probably 12 different dishes. Recommend the bone marrow, corn, foi gras, shrimp and goat cheese.

Thank twosacharm
ToroBoston, Guest Relations Manager at Toro, responded to this reviewResponded 2 January 2018

Thank you for joining us on Christmas Eve! We're so glad to hear you enjoyed your meal and hope to see you back at Toro again soon.

Reviewed 24 December 2017

Since you can't make reservations, we have tried going several times but the wait is just too long. But we lucked out by going at 1:00 on a Sunday. We had 10 dishes for the 4 of us and we were super full, probably could've...More

Thank AlwaysUpForGoodFood
ToroBoston, Guest Relations Manager at Toro, responded to this reviewResponded 2 January 2018

Thank you for joining us, we're so glad to hear you enjoyed your brunch! Looking forward to seeing you back at Toro soon. Best, Rachel rachel@jkfoodgroup.com

Reviewed 21 December 2017

The food here is amazing with the tortilla esplanola (?) the bone marrow (MAKE SURE YOU TAKE A SHERRY SHOT WITH IT!) and patatas bravas as my absolute favourite! It's a pretty small place -- so def come early as they don't take reservations and...More

Thank Taiwo O
ToroBoston, Guest Relations Manager at Toro, responded to this reviewResponded 2 January 2018

Thank you for joining us at Toro. We appreciate you sharing this feedback and look forward to hosting you again soon! Best, Rachel rachel@jkfoodgroup.com

Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

Pretty faultless experience all around here. Excellent staff and tapas, particularly anything with seafood we tried was outstanding

Thank AndyIreland2015
ToroBoston, Guest Relations Manager at Toro, responded to this reviewResponded 12 December 2017

Thank you for your kind words! We appreciate this feedback and will be sure to share with our staff. Hope to see you at Toro again soon. Best, Rachel rachel@jkfoodgroup.com

Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

This place was awesome. Our waiter Joel Z. Was great. He took care of us from the beginning. Making sure we were pleased with everything from drinks to dessert. The churros and the chocolate sauce were to die for but what I went back for...More

Thank Welita
ToroBoston, Guest Relations Manager at Toro, responded to this reviewResponded 28 November 2017

Welita, Thank you for taking the time to write about your dinner experience at Toro. We're so glad to know you enjoyed your meal and service with Joel, and hope you'll join us again soon. Best, Rachel rachel@jkfoodgroup.com

Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

The Paella is straight out of Spain and their spin on Surf and Turf is out of this world One of the Best Spanish restaurants outside of Spain

Thank shayshay321
ToroBoston, Guest Relations Manager at Toro, responded to this reviewResponded 14 November 2017

Thank you for taking the time to share this feedback. We're glad to hear you enjoyed your meal and hope to see you back at Toro again soon! Best, Rachel rachel@jkfoodgroup.com

Reviewed 21 October 2017

We live right around the corner but over the past 8 years but the wait is always extraordinarily long around dinner time so we just take a pass. We decided to try and see if we could get a seat a couple weeks ago VERY...More

Thank Ed L
ToroBoston, Guest Relations Manager at Toro, responded to this reviewResponded 26 October 2017

Hi there, Thank you for taking the time to write about your experience at Toro. We appreciate you providing this feedback and will be sure to pass this along to both our kitchen and management teams. Hope to see you back in again soon! Best,...More

Reviewed 17 October 2017

We loved the unique tapas offered at Toro, great selection of vegetarian small plates and the staf is very friendly

Thank jill a
ToroBoston, Guest Relations Manager at Toro, responded to this reviewResponded 26 October 2017

Thank you for joining us, Jill! We're so glad you enjoyed your time at Toro and hope to see you back again soon.

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Thursday. OK - Kidding. At prime time - you should count on an hour - perhaps 90 minutes (assuming you have a "normal sized party" - if a large party - expect even longer... You can stop by and put your name in - and... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$15 - US$30
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:15 p.m.
Monday
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:15 p.m.
Tuesday
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:15 p.m.
Wednesday
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:15 p.m.
Thursday
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:15 p.m.
Friday
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 11:45 p.m.
Saturday
4:30 p.m. - 11:45 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1704 Washington St, Boston, MA 02118-3307
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > South End
  • Neighbourhood: South End
  • Phone Number: +1 617-536-4300
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Description
Toro is a Barcelona-style tapas restaurant located in Boston's South End. We serve traditional and modern Spanish-style small plates made with locally sourced and sustainable ingredients. Toro is owned and operated by James Beard Award-winning Chefs Ken Oringer & Jamie Bissonnette.
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