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Toro Bravo

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120 NE Russell St Portland, OR, Portland, OR 97212
17:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 17:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 23:00
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Eugene, Oregon
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Celebrated our anniversary here, I have never had Tapas before. We had the best seat in the house where we could watch these amazing dishes being made. We had also been seated right next to the window where the food came out and we asked every server what the dish was. They were all so gracious and professional and described... More 

Thank JackieLee1972
Portland, Oregon
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23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I love this quirky restaurant, you never know if you are going to share a table or not, just dont sit in the closet, you will know if you are.

Thank carlmsmith
Portland, Oregon
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21 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My best friend and I came here to celebrate a good friend of our's birthday. It was quite crowded when we came and was told that the wait would be around 45 minutes to an hour, the host said she could call us when our table is almost ready. We had heard great things about Toro Bravo so didn't mind... More 

Thank EKL86
Sandy, Oregon, United States
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43 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Met friends for 5 pm seating. Bustling and LOUD!. We decided to do the Chef's choice for $45 per person of variety of tastings as they had been before and wanted to try it. We ordered drinks $10-13 a piece. I specifically stated I had an almond allergy, but the waitress said the kitchen staff could accommodate that in the... More 

Thank skirafthike
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I don't know if it is authentic, but the food was OK, not as tasty as I would have expected based on the reviews here, not bad either.

Thank Yan C
Fort Myers, Florida
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89 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Tried to get in on a Friday night. Lines were way too long, so we returned on a Monday evening. Arrived at 5:30pm & we were seated immediately. Charming ambiance, great music! Our server, Ryan, was excellent. We started with a few small plates- Fried Eggplant, Heirloom Beans, & Beef Cheeks. ALL GOOD, the Beef Cheeks were like butter! We... More 

Thank Elizabeth H
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoyed our visit here. The place is not too big and tables are small and close to each other. The service was excellent and the environment puts you in a good mood. The food is very good (not excellent). It seems there is always a line, so we followed other readers recommendation and after signing up we went to... More 

Thank Carmen D
Los Angeles, California
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34 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

HOOOOOOLLLYYY TOLEDO! This place blew my mind. When my foodie friend said we had to be there at 5pm on the dot to get a spot or we'd wait 2 hours, I didn't believe him. We got there at 5:03pm and did in fact wait 2 hours, and right when I had my first bites of our amazing dinner, I... More 

Thank lilicedt
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96 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A colleague and I met for dinner at Toro Bravo; just off MLK I wasn't expecting the charming neighborhood nor the charming ambience I we found. We split a bottle of wine and several tapas- don't miss the cauliflower!

Thank Kevin M
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

My partner and I came on a Monday evening. Luckily we only waited for a table to come free for about 15mins as the restaurant was full. We ordered the $40 chefs choice and glad we did! Sampling all the house favourites and delicacies, It just kept coming. Definitely the way to go, the dishes were brought out in the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$25
Mediterranean, Spanish
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 120 NE Russell St Portland, OR, Portland, OR 97212
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: (503)281-4464

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