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El Toro Steakhouse

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Bulevardul Nicolae Titulescu | Piata Cipariu nr 9, Cluj-Napoca 400191, Romania
+40 364 141 698
12:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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Great Falls, Virginia
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180 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was there three times in October. Ordered various dishes. Among the meat I went for lamb chops twice and loved them, though once a bit undone. Soups and breads were very good. Desserts were great as well. I will not say this is very fancy place, but most diners were business folks and well dressed crowd. Service was a nothch... More 

1 Thank Mirza A
Bucharest, Romania
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Discovered this place some years ago, remains still now a great place, good food and excellent service!

1 Thank Rusev A
Johannesburg, South Africa
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248 reviews
146 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Went for dinner with a colleague last night. My view, it is expensive by Romanian standards and the food was decidedly average. We spent Lei 300 on the food - a starter of ham and a salmon mousse followed by two x 200g steaks and some sides. I didn't find my steak particularly tasty and the chips were extremely greasy... More 

3 Thank africantravel
Barnstaple, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

We visited El Toro whilst visiting Bistrita . We took Ovidiu Danci a Romanian celebrity ballet dancer and soap star along for a meal . We drove one and a half hours to Cluj Napoca to our favourite steakhouse and as always it was worth it . We all went for the Argentinian ribeye with fries rather than the Denver... More 

1 Thank John & Angy S
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016

Very close to our hotel Opera Plaza and large choise of different steaks. They sure know the beef business. We had filet mignon 200 g each and that was a very good posttion for each of us.

1 Thank Juhani H
Timisoara, Romania
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

very good delicious food with spicy price. good service. if you are beef fan, it is definitely the right place for your.

1 Thank Brigitte T
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

I had the rib eye Dakota and it was very good. The mushrooms and the onion rings where good too. Next time I'll try the surf & turf!

2 Thank Paulo F
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

My wife and I visited El Toro during a short trip to Cluj. The restaurant was not too difficult to find and is situated on the first floor opposite a cathedral under construction. It is located just outside the main city centre about ten minute walk from Museum Square. My wife and I both had steak, my wife taking the... More 

1 Thank Jakob G
Haarlem, The Netherlands
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310 reviews
160 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

I had a nice lunch here just before my flight to Amsterdam via Bucharest. As a starter I had a tasty and slightly spicy tomato soup. As a main I had Argentinian rib-eye. Both well prepared. I didn't take the time for anything else. If you need a comparison with the other steakhouse nearby, read my review on TA.

1 Thank Johan17
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016

good meat.....good wine.....the waiter friendly.....was a perfect dinner.....maybe the best steak in cluj-napoca

1 Thank Vatra F

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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 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$16 - US$37
Steakhouse, Argentinian, Barbecue, European, South American
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bulevardul Nicolae Titulescu | Piata Cipariu nr 9, Cluj-Napoca 400191, Romania
  • Location: Europe  >  Romania  >  Transylvania  >  Northwest Romania  >  Cluj County  >  Cluj-Napoca
  • Phone Number: +40 364 141 698
El Toro Steakhouse is in it's 5th year of entertaining guests with consistent quality steaks, relaxed and friendly atmosphere, smooth Bossa Nova music. Join us.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?