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El Toro

15202 NW 147th Dr, Suite 1100, Alachua, FL 32615-5331
+1 386-418-1039
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible6%
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“taco” (4 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
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15202 NW 147th Dr, Suite 1100, Alachua, FL 32615-5331
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Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

My husband and I stopped in for dinner around 8pm on a Tuesday. The complimentary fresh homemade salsa was delicious and we also ordered the homemade white queso dip which was great too. I ordered the San Diego dinner (a chicken burrito and chicken enchilada...More

Thank Chelle2684
Reviewed 5 January 2017

Great food but they have dropped their best items - the lunch crunch. It was just the right size and price for lunch. The Lunch Menu is too much food for lunch and it is too expensive. $8 plus drink and you are over $10...More

Thank Gene A
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

We went for lunch and they skimped on the meal. I love Mexican food and when I ordered the burrito at this location compared to others the burrito was half the size. With 2 quarter pieces of tomatoes, an inch round of rice and 5...More

Thank Cindy S
Reviewed 7 December 2016

This trip we tried the shrimp taco's and were plesantly surprised the soft tacos with everything and the shrimp all cold diffently a great change to supplement the Mexican menu at El Toro's. And the service was super with regular check in to see if...More

1  Thank Lamar L
Reviewed 9 November 2016

My co workers and I went to El Toro while working near Alachua and had one of the best burrito dinners I have ever had. I ordered the fajita burrito which was on their special board outside the restaurant. I had the steak fajita burrito...More

1  Thank Ben H
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

We visit whenever we are in the Gainesville area, and are never disappointed. Food is delicious and served piping hot. Service is excellent. Wonderful Chicken Tortilla Soup, and Taco Salad. Chips, salsa and guacamole is delicious.

1  Thank michigander10
Reviewed 28 July 2016

This is a nice place if you're seeking casual dining and good TexMex. The service is good and the food is good. My wife and I and our senior pastor and his wife often frequent this place on Sunday afternoon following the morning service.

1  Thank William P
Reviewed 26 July 2016

El Toro restaurant in Alachua, Florida serves the best authentic Mexican food I've ever enjoyed. Service is great...friendly yet professional. Love their cheese enchiladas and their taco salad. Friends who have dined with me never hesitate to return to El Toros.

1  Thank Katie32615
Reviewed 1 July 2016

We have eaten here on many occasions and keep going back because we like it so much. Pleasant, comfortable seating and environment and quiet enough to have a conversation even with background music. The food is very good, salsa is perfect and chips good. They...More

1  Thank Betty F
Reviewed 24 June 2016

Food here is always great! Service too. We are definitely repeat offenders eating here a couple of times a month. Salsa, chips and queso are great. Tacos are always a take home when we have no time. Monterey dinner is a favorite. Can't go wrong...More

1  Thank DCDFlorida
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Larry A
16 May 2017|
Response from | Reviewed this property |
Chili Verde does not show on any of the menus on line. I suggest you call the restaurant with your question. (386) 418-1039
Christy T
21 March 2017|
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Response from | Reviewed this property |
Their drink menu showed only beer and wine, so I doubt if they have a liquor license. I too looked for Margaritas but alas, none were there. Their online menu shows no hard alcohol drinks.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15202 NW 147th Dr, Suite 1100, Alachua, FL 32615-5331
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Alachua
  • Phone Number: +1 386-418-1039
  • E-mail
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