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El Toro

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794 Northwoods Blvd, Vandalia, OH 45377-9462
+1 937-898-6238
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469 reviews
206 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 346 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We were in town for the world Percussion Band Finals and this was a good stop. The guacamole, chips & salsa and margaritas were a good start. I had fajita salad, my daughter had enchiladas and my son-in law a combo platter. All were good although service was average. Seems like you never see the wait person in this area... More 

Thank Bchgrl9
Tipp City, Ohio
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24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Great food and excellent service. Food is always good and served quickly. Is a tad awkward set up for entering the restaurant and paying and exiting.

Thank tadleta
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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87 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Try the quest fundido dip. Quest with a heart dose of finely crumbled chorizo. Good selection of Mexican beer to go with.

Thank Michael G
Vandalia, Ohio
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33 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2016

My go to for local Mexican. Very fast service, good tasting food and reasonable prices. Several locations locally.

Thank scottm1168
Dayton, Ohio
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

If you like very garlicky food you'll like it. The chicken breast is fatty and tough. Won't be back! The salsa has a lot of garlic too so it just takes over the taste

Thank 000lilly
Sunbury, Pennsylvania
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89 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 June 2016

My next stop brought me to Vadelia Ohio, where I walked over to the mini shopping center in North woods Blvd . 24oz draft special for $1.99 and ordered the new house specialty of chorizo, steak, chicken, shrimp and veggies that came in a stone bowl with a side of separated rice and beans. Not sure if most of the... More 

Thank gary f
Burlington, Kentucky
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198 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 May 2016

Ate here twice. First time was a horrible. Item I ordered was way too salty. They took it back and I ordered something else which was good. Had some quesadillas on my second visit. They were not bad. Beer was good. Waiter was really good. Their prices are just too expensive for Mexican food.

Thank rjcvg
Dayton, Ohio
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240 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 April 2016 via mobile

Dined here on a slow Sunday with a party of 8. Slow waiter and he kept disappearing the entire time. Some food came out after 30 minutes and 4 of us waited an additional 20 minutes for food and it was cold and wrong order but we were hungry. The taco meat was cold and mushy almost like it was... More 

Thank JMRow
2 reviews
Reviewed 14 April 2016 via mobile

Great wait staff who took care of us just like you would expect. Great service made this an enjoyable stop while we were traveling along I-75 near Dayton. The food was very good and we will be back! Please stop her when traveling through the Dayton area.

Thank Cora L
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 January 2016

Great food, terrific service, comfortable and authentic atmosphere. Very reasonable prices and superb menu. Staff typically Hispanic so accept their advice. Don't be afraid to ask questions. Hugo a former manager back which is +++++++

Thank david b

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 794 Northwoods Blvd, Vandalia, OH 45377-9462
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Vandalia
  • Phone Number: +1 937-898-6238

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