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Toro Toro

$$ - $$$Latin, , Spanish
1300 I St NW, Washington DC, DC 20005-3314
+1 202-682-9500
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good34%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (27 reviews)
“tapas” (24 reviews)
“arepas” (7 reviews)
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Latin, Central American, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1300 I St NW, Washington DC, DC 20005-3314
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I ventured to ToroToro with my lady friend to enjoy their restaurant week special. I was impressed with the richness of flavor in many of their dishes and even furthermore by Arnaldo’s flair and professionalism. I could tell he wanted us to experience the food...More

Thank Jamal A
Reviewed 4 days ago

The wide variety of tapas served at lunch was delightful and our waiter took the time to explain the dishes to us, making it a most pleasurable experience. Arnaldo was an outstanding waiter.

Thank Rosa K
Reviewed 1 week ago

I went here with my family because my brother worked there this summer as a host. Expecting to support my brother and not knowing what I was in for food-wise I was so delightfully surprised! Food was delicious and we had an excellent server! We...More

Thank Mia M
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped in after driving into town for a weekend visit. The outdoor seating looked comfortable and was mostly full. We choose a table inside at the window due to the high outdoor temperatures. Tapas are a nice size and easy to share. We ordered...More

Thank family0f6traveler
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I went for lunch, and were happily surprised. Food timing was a bit off, but the server made up for it. I had soup and salad, which was perfect for lunch. Many guests were there for business so the dining room was...More

Thank HGun
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our server, Arnaldo, anticipated all of our needs and was very helpful throughout the duration of our lunch. The food was very good and was brought out at a nice pace. Would recommend.

Thank Cindy Z
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed this tapas restaurant. Nice presentation and generous portions of food, as much as you would like, for a set price. The food quality was very good. You fill up quickly, so pace yourself and you can sample it all. Our favorites were:...More

Thank AJKenn
ToroToroDC, General Manager at Toro Toro, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello, AJ! Thank you very much for coming in and for your kind words. We're looking forward to welcoming you back soon!

Reviewed 1 week ago

My friends and I opted for the all-you-can-eat fixed price dinner menu and we were so glad we did. It's a great value and allows you to share a lot of different options. We had several varieties of tacos, the ceviche, yucca fries, guacamole, wild...More

Thank AimeeLovesToTravel
ToroToroDC, General Manager at Toro Toro, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi, Aimee! Thank you very much for coming to Toro Toro, and then for taking the time to write the review! It's always great to hear that someone enjoyed their time with us. I hope we will see you again soon!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food,Awesome drinks,and a unforgettable experience thanks to our waiter Dylan and his coworkers. My friends and I really enjoyed our time there for my birthday. The entire time Dylan treated me like a princess and made sure I was well accommodated. We’re already planning...More

Thank Nicole B
ToroToroDC, General Manager at Toro Toro, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello, Nicole! Thank you for choosing Toro Toro DC for your special day! And then another thanks for writing the review! Dylan will be very happy to hear how much you enjoyed his service! I hope we will see you soon!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came for a friends birthday dinner and had such a great time! The drinks, the food, and our server Dylan! Everything tasted amazing, I loved the Peruvian ceviche and Brussel Sprouts. Drinks were also very delicious. Dylan however, was the highlight. He was so great...More

1  Thank Maki K
ToroToroDC, General Manager at Toro Toro, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi, Maki! Thank you very much for taking the time to review us! We are beyond proud of Dylan for making your experience so memorable! Needless to say, we will make sure he knows how appreciated he was. Looking forward to welcoming you back soon!

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21 May 2016|
Response from mica530 | Reviewed this property |
I am sure your vegan can find something to eat just from the sides (veggies) alone. They had a dish w/quinoa in it that was vegetarian a friend of mine ordered that was good. Ordering a Salad is usually always an option... More
Xiomara L M
14 February 2016|
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Response from Brian H | Reviewed this property |
We saw other diners with children there.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$55
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Street Parking, Takeout, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 3:00 AM
11:00 AM - 3:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1300 I St NW, Washington DC, DC 20005-3314
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC
  • Phone Number: +1 202-682-9500
Toro Toro offers a twist on the contemporary tapas experience, blending Pan Latin flavors and creative sharing plates. The Acclaimed Chef Richard Sandoval has brought his latest concept all the way from Dubai to the nation's capital. Guests can anticipate a spin on South and Central American ingredients and flavors through a variety of hot and cold small plates including arepas, ceviche and savory sweets all meant for sharing. Parties will also be able to enjoy Toro Toro's unlimited tapas experience, with endless eats and the option of free-flowing cocktails. An extensive buffet will take center stage every Saturday and Sunday during the restaurant bottomless brunch.
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