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El Trompo Taco Bar & Cactus Grill

) #478 of 7,021 Restaurants in Toronto Mexican, Latin,
277 Augusta Ave, Toronto, Ontario M5T 2M1, Canada
+1 416-260-0097
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good41%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“guacamole” (18 reviews)
“tacos” (31 reviews)
“chuleta” (4 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin, Bar, Spanish
277 Augusta Ave, Toronto, Ontario M5T 2M1, Canada
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1 - 10 of 85 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I've been here when they first opened years ago, and it's still good Mexican food. The fish and Al Pastor tacos (filling lunch @less than ten dollars) are a hit. They only take card payments for totals above $10. Try takeout or sit and enjoy...More

Thank AnLily
Reviewed 5 days ago

From the excellent service to the fresh and tasty food, this place does not need much except praise. This is not to mention that it is moderately priced and nestled in the easy-going area of Kensington Market. Definitely worth a visit!

Thank Siphiwe D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cheap and so tasty! I could tell everything was home made from corn tortillas to the delicious strawberry margaritas! Unfortunately, we couldn't enjoy the outdoor seats because it was full which is understandable for a Saturday night with beautiful weather. Highly recommend: fish tacos and...More

Thank Julia B
Reviewed 13 June 2017

An authentic Mexican, family-run restaurant. Great service and amazing, delicious food. Well worth a trip to Kensington Market area for their guacamole and tacos!

Thank Frank B
Reviewed 26 May 2017

I love their food! Very authentic. The prices are reasonable, I got a good size guac & 5 small soft tacos for $21 including taxes and tip. They don't cheap out on the chips that comes with the guac. Good selection of gluten free items....More

Thank banana111
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

Walking through Kensington Market in Toronto we spotted El Trompo and, noticing that it was quite busy, thought it worth further investigation. We were not disappointed, the food was first class, the service excellent and the prices reasonable. Well worth a visit if you like...More

Thank Tate_Taylor
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

We have been going to this place for the past 5 years. Never disappoint each time! We always order the chuleta ( pork) and tinga(chicken) and the chips n salsa. The tacos taste very authentic! The lady at the cashier is the sweetest lady! We...More

Thank elnchan2
Reviewed 28 January 2017

Very good food here .. tons of options for all kinds of diets and warm welcoming environment and staff. We sampled a variety of things and every single thing had good flavour. This was actually our second visit, we could not get in the first...More

Thank chrsms
Reviewed 6 January 2017

The snack, a cheese quesadilla to go was just what I needed on a rainy day, although the salsa was not quite what I expected.

Thank cmatting2017
Reviewed 31 December 2016

You are lucky when you get a seat on the patio. It's always busy. Food is great and prices reasonable. Sip a margarita and have some tacos ....and watch people passing by.....heavenly on a warm sunny day! Definitely I only would sit outdoors!

Thank Golfin2006
Toronto's main Chinatown has the honor of being the
largest in North America. Gaping down across Dundas
Street West and Spadina Avenue, the area is a
wonderful medley of shops and restaurants, busy signs
and bright red gates, a destination for foodie fun.
Chinatown's streets are always bustling, packed with
people and outdoor stalls hawking fresh produce and
products. The restaurants and authentic marketplaces
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Average prices
US$12 - US$16
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Delivery, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
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Open Hours
11:00 - 18:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 277 Augusta Ave, Toronto, Ontario M5T 2M1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > Chinatown
  • Neighbourhood: Chinatown
  • Phone Number: +1 416-260-0097
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