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El Toro

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Calle 33 NO. 303 g x 30 y 32 | Centro, Izamal 97540, Mexico
+52 988 954 1169
11:00 - 11:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 11:00
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited the restaurant on our way back to Merida. The pierna was excellent and reminded me of the pierna tia abuela made on Christmas. The kids ordered the enchiladas suizas and tacos de cochinita, both with good flavors. Our favorite was the longiniza my husband ordered. Even my daughter who usually does not like sausage or chorizo, asked for... More 

Thank Rochelle C
Epsom, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

Popped in for a couple of cold beers while in the town and went back in the evening for food, very helpful and friendly staff. Ask about why the restaurant is called its name.

Thank smac8802
Merida, Mexico
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5 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

the food was ok but nothing special. for Mexican standards the portions were rather small. there was a bad smell in the air (probably coming from the toilets)

Thank cr0senberger
Qualicum Beach, Canada
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151 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 March 2016

We came to El Toro as a dinner spot handy to the Sound And Light show at the Convento. At 7:00pm, we were the only customers. The TV was blaring a soccer game, which spoiled the atmosphere. But here is not much of that. Paper placemats and serviettes. No candles or anything else on the tables. It is a "mom... More 

Thank qualicumgirl
Victoria, Canada
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92 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2016

This restaurant served mostly Mexican food . The menu was quite large and the meal was very tasty. Plates were reasonably priced and portions were very generous.

Thank keithandhelen3
Sao Paulo, SP
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2016 via mobile

Very well located, overlooking izamal main attraction - St Antonio convent - El Toro offer a good local option for a quick lunch. Main traditional dishes are offered and all good for us and generous portions. Fresh limonade was very tasty, only disappointment was désert, not home-made and with little interest. Plenty of good options for désert under the neighbouring... More 

Thank adhautev
Bacalar, Mexico
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3 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2015

Very simple and food not great, service not good either. Disappointing. Very spartan and not comfortable

Thank sophiag1605
Izamal, Mexico
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33 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2015

A nice, local, economical place to dine on typical Yucatecan food. My husband and I have eaten there many times, especially when we first moved to Izamal.

1 Thank Star J
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2015 via mobile

Our most expensive & worst experience in Yucatan. Arrived around 9pm in the restaurant, our dinner was rythmed by the 'ding' of our microwaved food. A shame. Tasteless dishes. An insult to mexican gastronomy. Next time please advise your customer when the kitchen is closed.

Thank Jean-Baptiste L
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 March 2015

This is one of the few places in town that you can get free wifi. Not fancy, but the food is good, and the service very friendly.

Thank Brennan J

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 11:00
11:00 - 11:00
11:00 - 11:00
11:00 - 11:00
11:00 - 11:00
11:00 - 11:00
11:00 - 11:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle 33 NO. 303 g x 30 y 32 | Centro, Izamal 97540, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Yucatan  >  Izamal
  • Phone Number: +52 988 954 1169
restaurante de comida regional ubicado en la plazuela del toro a un costado del convento de Franciscano de Izamal. estamos abiertos de 8 am a 11 pm todos los d'ias. amplio menu de guisos y variedad de bebidas refrescantes, asi como cervezas vinos y licores

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