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El Torado Gril Restaurant

$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
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Reguliersbreestraat 25, 1017 CL Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 625 6600
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I visited this restaurant in Feb-17 with some friends as we fancied some steak for dinner, and it was one of the first places we walked past. It wasn't the most enjoyable of meals but I'll try to stick to facts in this review and leave emotions aside. When we entered we were promptly seated on the table right in... More 

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Thank Amar P
Herzlia, Israel
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I went to dinner with my wife. The restaurant was half full at 15:00. We ordered full meal and wine. The glasses which came with the bottle of water were dirty. Not a nice start to begin with. The sausage for a starter arrived scorched as so the over done fillet steak. The "salad" on the plate was a single... More 

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Thank yaniv n
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

So we walked past this restaurant every day and the young guy outside tried every evening to get us to dine there so said we would give it a go on the last night. Gets dressed up we goes in sits down ordered our drinks an our meal drinks came within seconds so though mmm good service dinner was not... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Lunch time deal of grilled chicken, BBQ sauce, fries and a salad at €11.50 was a great deal and the food was 10/10! Would recommend to all

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

They have a big advertisement at the entrance that says "15 euros for a steak chicken filet ribs + salad and fries". They then gave me a plate with a super small slice of beef half slice of chicken breast full of ketchup( without any requests). Complained to the waiter and he told me I was right but did not... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

Apart from the location (at the city's center) there is nothing that stands out from the average argetinian restaurant. Normal food, normal service.

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Thank Tomás T
Rochester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

The best meal we had during our short stay in Amsterdam. Amazing food, great quality, perfect service. The waiters were very helpful and attentive, one even helped us by recommending local bars (which we went to and it was amazing!). I can't fault this restaurant, would recommend to anyone who doesn't mind paying a little extra for a delicious meal!

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Thank mariexkemp
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

My friends and I had lunch yesterday here. There is a lot of choice in Amsterdam central but the restaurant looked cozy and welcoming. We were concerned about how juicy or dry our ribs might be and when we got them we were amazed how delicious and succulent they were. Very enjoyable meal

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

Past this place a few times on our travels and thought we would give it a try and to be honest it was worth it. Wasn't overly busy so got table straight away there was free wifi which is always a bonus lol. The waiter was very friendly and polite, the food was nice and fresh as for the price... More 

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Thank J S
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

Arrogant waiter. Extolled the benefits of Argentinian beef (cattle being allowed to roam free on flat plains of the pampas....) only to receive a delivery of Uruguayan beef while we were there!!!! Now, there's nothing wrong with Uruguayan beef but the poor animal that died to produce our steaks died in vain. I had 225g and husband had 300g, both... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Steakhouse, Barbecue, Argentinian, South American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Reguliersbreestraat 25, 1017 CL Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
  • Neighbourhood: Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
  • Phone Number: +31 20 625 6600

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Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
This UNESCO World Heritage Site is as historically significant as it is perennially popular. Whether you’re a history buff, architecture enthusiast, shutterbug, or fashionista, odds are you’ll find the Amsterdam you're looking for while roaming around the Grachtengordel (Canal Ring). A brilliant place to get lost in a moody meander and a key component to any sightseeing trip to Amsterdam, this area's major draws include the Anne Frank House, the Bloemenmarkt floating flower market, an enviable assortment of independent boutiques along De Negen Straatjes, and of course all of Grachtengordel’s lovely canals and bridges.
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