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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” (51 reviews)
“tapas” (132 reviews)
“grilled corn” (35 reviews)
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All hours
CUISINES
Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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1704 Washington St, Boston, MA 02118-3307
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Don't miss brunch here! The line goes out the door at the diner next door before anyone realizes that they are missing Toro for brunch. Just like the tapas on the dinner menu but eggs, hash, French toast omg yum

Thank mainedish11
ToroBoston, Public Relations Manager at Toro, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for writing about your brunch experience at Toro! We're so glad you enjoyed your meal with us, and hope to see you back again soon. Best, Rachel Becker rachel@jkfoodgroup.com

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This was our third visit to Toro and it has been several years since we were last here. We took the ferry into town and then walked from Long Wharf to the South End and Toro. First we ordered the Pimientos del Padron, a salty...More

Thank Bjdoliber
ToroBoston, Guest Relations Manager at Toro, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to write about your Toro experience! We're so glad to hear you had an enjoyable meal after a few years away. Looking forward to seeing you again soon! Best, Rachel Becker rachel@jkfoodgroup.com

Reviewed 16 August 2017

Toro was a really great place to visit - they don't accept reservations, so I had to wait at the bar for a couple hours until my party of 6 could be seated. We very much enjoyed the dining experience after we were comfortable and...More

Thank emily s
ToroBoston, Manager at Toro, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for your review and for dining with us at Toro Boston. We love hearing all feedback from our guests both positive and constructive. We sincerely appreciate all guests on our wait list and we are thrilled to hear you enjoyed...More

Reviewed 15 August 2017

A Tapas type restaurant was completely new to us, and we are so glad we gave it a try. When we arrived on a Sunday evening, we were told there would be an hour wait for a table for 3. We left our phone number,...More

Thank yellowchippnm
ToroBoston, Public Relations Manager at Toro, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write about your Toro experience! We're glad to hear your first meal with us was enjoyable. Hoping to see you back again soon! Best, Rachel Becker rachel@jkfoodgroup.com

Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

Read all positive reviews, went here with my wife....The interior is questionable, cheap, not welcoming....Not a problem, we immediately thought the food must be great, well I hate to say this but this place isn't that good in food department either. We both felt like...More

Thank Kolyan2k
ToroBoston, Manager at Toro, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Valued Guest Thank you for dining with us at Toro and I am truly sorry to hear you did not enjoy your recent experience. Our hope is that we are able to exceed the expectations of every guest with genuine service, delicious food and...More

Reviewed 4 August 2017

We came in around 6PM on a Saturday and the place was already packed and the wait was about an hour long. There were a few chairs and a bench outside to sit and wait, but since those were occupied we opted to sit at...More

Thank PATTAYJAY
ToroBoston, Public Relations Manager at Toro, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write about your Toro experience. We will be sure to share your feedback with both our kitchen and management teams, always seeking to improve the experience of our guests. We hope to see you again soon at Toro!...More

Reviewed 2 August 2017

We didn't bother to look at the menu and just asked for what the waitress would want. Couldn't have been better. Great atmosphere and perfect food.

Thank Sebastien H
ToroBoston, Public Relations Manager at Toro, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2017

Sebastien, Thank you for joining us! We are glad you enjoyed your meal at Toro, and look forward to having you back again soon. Best, Rachel rachel@jkfoodgroup.com

Reviewed 2 August 2017

Always busy. Great atmosphere! Always worth the wait. Authentic Spanish food to die for. Great menu, with oh so fresh ingredients.

Thank ash2017902
ToroBoston, Public Relations Manager at Toro, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2017

Thank you for joining us at Toro! We are glad you continue to enjoy your meals with us, and look forward to seeing you back again soon. Best, Rachel rachel@jkfoodgroup.com

Reviewed 28 July 2017

Toro does not take reservations. You show up and put your name on the list. It was freezing rain when we went and there was still a 1.5 hour wait for a table. We also let the hostess know that we would be willing to...More

Thank LV23
ToroBoston, Public Relations Manager at Toro, responded to this reviewResponded 1 August 2017

Hi there, Thank you for taking the time to write about your dining experience at Toro. We're glad to hear you enjoyed your meal at the bar. We will be sure to share this feedback with both our management and kitchen teams, and look forward...More

Reviewed 25 July 2017

Had a really nice dinner here the other night with the family. Our waitress was the best. Friendly and attentive. We had all kinds of food. Octopus, Pato, Bone Marrow, Aioli, Pork Belly and more. Everything was excellent. Sat outside and that made it even...More

Thank 972michaela
ToroBoston, Public Relations Manager at Toro, responded to this reviewResponded 1 August 2017

Michaela, Thank you for taking the time to write about your meal at Toro with your family. We're so glad to hear you enjoyed dinner with us, and will be sure to share your feedback with both our kitchen and management teams. Looking forward to...More

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Response from Raymond R | Reviewed this property |
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
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:15
Monday
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:15
Tuesday
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:15
Wednesday
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:15
Thursday
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:15
Friday
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:45
Saturday
16:30 - 23:45
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
  • E-mail
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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