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800 W Main St, Durham, NC 27701-2023
+1 919-682-4197
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This little place was. Rdu enjoyable The food was delicious Really no wait at all Our waitress was very friendly and helpful

Thank Izzy1pop
Durham, North Carolina
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

Torero's is your basic good Mexican restaurant. The food is consistently good and the service is very friendly. They usually have a special on drinks, and all the items on the menu are worth trying.

Thank dunningrb
Jacksonville, Florida
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40 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

Food was just ok, nothing to write home about, But that margarita pitcher was AMAZING- we were drunk by noon LOL! So yummY!

Thank footachic63
Toronto, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

I've been to this location (and others) many times from 2000 to 2016, and the quality has been consistent through all those years. Portions are large, and the food is authentic. Parking can be a little tricky, even though there's a lot a few steps away. I was visiting Raleigh in March, but I had to go back to THIS... More 

Thank Tom Z
El Cerrito, California
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28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

The giant drinks were the perfect remedy to the blast furnace feel outside, and they kept getting stronger and stronger! The food was good - basic Mexican fare and worth the price. One of us ordered the rellenjos...three of the biggest chiles ever, and really tasty. If you like rellenjos but feel jipped when you get a tiny chile in... More 

Thank Booger62
Beirut, Lebanon
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174 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 May 2016 via mobile

We went there a three of us and we ordered food. The food is delicious and the portions are really big that none of us finished her dish. The people are nice and the prices are well priced. It is a good place to visit for Mexican food, midrange.

Thank nouhad1324
Branson, Missouri
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2016 via mobile

Went with my mom. I had chilaquiles with steak) and a mojito (their Wednesday drink special. I was really impressed with the flavor of the chilaquiles but especially the steak, it was awesome! Would highly recommend due to its great atmosphere, wonderful food and friendly service.

Thank Jenwhatup
Wheat Ridge, Colorado
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 May 2016

When you walk in the restaurant is colorfully decorated. Several bullfighter photos on the walls. Mexican music plays and the service is very friendly. The menu is diverse with excellent prices. Food was great. I would definitely return.

Thank WrtravlCor
Homerville, Georgia
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83 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 April 2016

had lunch here while waiting for an appointment at noon. my wife and i love mexican food (we are from el paso tx) hard to find good mexican food out here. wife ordered chile verde and i had menudo. both were outstanding. also the salsa was seasoned just right. service was on point and fast. would eat here in a... More 

Thank Eugene B
Raleigh, North Carolina
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37 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2016

I know that this place is in a great location, and it is large enough for there to not be any waiting for lunch, but the food is simply not good. The rice, in particular, was not edible. The chicken taco had very tough meat in it. The meat taco was edible, but in both cases the place is using... More 

Thank King D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 800 W Main St, Durham, NC 27701-2023
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Durham
  • Phone Number: +1 919-682-4197

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