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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
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11:00 - 11:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 11:00
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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

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Thank sophiag1605
Izamal, Mexico
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33 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
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.

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4 reviews
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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.

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Thank Jean-Baptiste L
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65 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
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.

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Thank Brennan J
San Diego, California
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32 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 March 2015

We were returning to Valladolid from a wonderful time at Mayapan and decided to take a side trip to Izamal for dinner. It is a very pretty town and very quiet so we checked TripAdvisor and settled on El Toro and we couldn't be more pleased. The service was excellent! The waitress made friends with our 1 year old daughter... More 

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1 Thank EndlessCuriosity
Rio Lagartos, Mexico
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2015

We had lunch. Ordered and received several appitizers and chips. Meal was ample, simply prepared yucatan fare.

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Thank Dori G
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Google Translation

BUENAS TARDES.Fue un placer contar con su visita a nuestro restaurante. esperamos su regreso. estaremos a sus ordenes como siempre... More 

San Francisco, CA
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238 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 260 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2014

We ate here for dinner about a week ago, twice. The service was definitely outstanding, the food very fresh, and it was all quite good and solid. Nothing really stands out that we had, but overall, I remember thinking to give it a good review afterwards, so I am. Izamal has a relative lack of restaurants, and I think this... More 

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seattle, washington
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67 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 April 2014

Good food for this region/area. Nothing completely outstanding, but everything was good in a typical way. We ate here twice, so that says something. The service, however, is great! Friendly, accommodating, but not hovering. If you are looking for a good salad (hard to find in some Latin American areas), El Toro has a good one. I just asked for... More 

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Thank erikaanne
Chicxulub, Mexico
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25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2014

The menu is small but the food is typical and well priced. It is well placed and the beer is cold. The bathrooms are clean. It's a good place to eat if you are on foot.

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Thank Two_Sombreros
Langen, Germany
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58 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2013

5 stars not compared with fine gourmet restaurants, but it really outbid expectations. Like most visitors we have been 1 night in Izamal, and the littel restaurant near the monastry looked like a tourist restaurant with few alternatives in town. But food was delicious, more authentic mexican then we got elsewhere in Yucatan, at reasonble prices ... what else did... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 11:00
Monday
11:00 - 11:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 11:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 11:00
Thursday
11:00 - 11:00
Friday
11:00 - 11:00
Saturday
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
Description
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?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?