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El Toro

€€ - €€€Mexican, ,
5 Mackeurtan Avenue, Durban 4051, South Africa
+27 31 564 3015
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good49%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible13%
Travellers talk about
“nachos” (8 reviews)
“burrito” (2 reviews)
“late lunch” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mexican, Bar, Pub
€€ - €€€
5 Mackeurtan Avenue, Durban 4051, South Africa
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Reviewed 5 December 2017

A group of 8 friends had a early Christmas lunch here and thoroughly enjoyed the vibe. We ordered 3 plates of Natchos to share as starters, which were delicious. Everyone enjoyed their main course of wraps. The staff were extremely helpful in setting up tables...More

Thank Lorj03
Reviewed 4 December 2017

I visited El Toro on Saturday night for dinner with friends, We were seated at our table, two of the guests stepped away from the table, when the owner, I believe his name is Reed Hoffman, walked towards us and threw his keys and packet...More

Thank K432
Reviewed 28 November 2017 via mobile

Having been to El toro many times, we opted to have my friends bachelorette dinner there. The food and drinks are always good and there's always a great vibe. I was able to easily reserve a table for us and they allowed us to add...More

Thank navz30
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

Family felt like Mexican food. Drove to Durban North and popped into El Toro. Four of us ordered our food and shared amongst each other to try something of everything. Yes the food was HOT, but that is what we decided to eat. Service is...More

Thank Jeffthehangman
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

I love mexican food and decided to try it out. Food was tasty and although I was not too excited abt mine, my husband enjoyed his and said he would go back. Most of the people there were enjoying some awesome looking cocktails. We did...More

Thank Elvia E
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

Highly recommend the nachos and mexi corn balls (can't remember the name). Presentation of food is amazing and staff were lovely! It goes without saying that you should have a margarita: traditional or jalapeño!

Thank Priyal P
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

The restaurant offers a wide range of cocktails and a comprehensive food menu. The food was tasty, not the cheapest around however. Unfortunately the service was incredibly slow, took over 20 mins to get our first drinks. Our table of 6 was seated outside at...More

Thank LaraJB
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Busy when we were there – they had a party booked so we did not get the best seating – the Nacho starter with pulled pork was very good – the seafood paella a little one dimensional but with plenty of seafood including crab and...More

Thank GDay1044
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

First off, let me say that 98% of my reviews are positive. We go out often and we enjoy food. We came here super keen for Mexican food. MISTAKE... there are no Mexicans in Durban. The drinks were great but the food was OK.... the...More

2  Thank dreiasmith
Reviewed 16 January 2017

The food was delicious. We had the burritos, which were very fresh and well prepared. The service was not great, though, and our waiter didn't seem to understand what some of the items were. There were several patrons smoking on the veranda, which marred the...More

Thank love2travel076
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Mackeurtan Avenue, Durban 4051, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  KwaZulu-Natal  >  Durban
  • Phone Number: +27 31 564 3015
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