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Toro

1704 Washington St, Boston, MA 02118-3307
+1 617-536-4300
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good24%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“paella” (50 reviews)
“tapas” (127 reviews)
“grilled corn” (35 reviews)
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CUISINES
Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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1704 Washington St, Boston, MA 02118-3307
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Had a really nice dinner here the other night with the family. Our waitress was the best. Friendly and attentive. We had all kinds of food. Octopus, Pato, Bone Marrow, Aioli, Pork Belly and more. Everything was excellent. Sat outside and that made it even...More

Thank 972michaela
Reviewed 1 week ago

Such a fantastic menu! The service was absolutely lovely : the food arrive in a decent time, the plates would be cleared out fast, and our waitress was very kind and attentive. We went on a Tuesday night, and it was pretty full, but they...More

Thank Maria R
ToroBoston, Public Relations Manager at Toro, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Maria, Thank you for taking the time to write about your Toro experience! We're so glad to hear you enjoyed your meal, cocktails, and service. We'll be sure to share your feedback with both our kitchen and management teams, always seeking to improve our guests...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

My family and I went for dinner but almost fell asleep waiting for the paella to arrive. Additionally, the place was super loud. We were lucky they moved us to a table outside after a while. Since it had taken so long to get our...More

1  Thank Maria U
ToroBoston, Manager at Toro, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear valued guest, Thank you for your honest feedback. I am so sorry that your recent Toro experience was not an amazing one. I am happy to hear you found the service staff to be kind and welcoming but sincerely apologize for the delays in...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

corn on the cob is a specialty. asparagus dish was great! nice meze platters - although it is crowded, not hard to find a place at the bar. music is not loud and allows for some good conversation. good service. street parking.

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ToroBoston, Public Relations Manager at Toro, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to write about your meal at Toro! We are glad to hear you enjoyed your dining experience, and look forward to having you in again soon. Best, Rachel rbecker@littledonkeybos.com

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great atmosphere, lively vibe and truly good front of house staff. Add to that great tasting small plates and you've got a recipe for success. Maybe a tad expensive but if you want the plates you pay the price. We had some great recommendations from...More

Thank ColinJBloomer
ToroBoston, Public Relations Manager at Toro, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Colin, Thank you for taking the time to write about your Toro experience. We're so glad to hear you enjoyed your meal with us, and look forward to having you back with us again soon! Best, Rachel rbecker@littledonkeybos.com

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we have been here a few times and I think this was spot on. we were not let down from what we could remember, in fact I would go as far as to say this was our best visit yet. it was the 4 of...More

Thank foodystar
ToroBoston, Public Relations Manager at Toro, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi there, Thank you for taking the time to write about your Toro experience. We're glad to hear you continue to enjoy your meals with us, and look forward to having you back again soon! Best, Rachel rbecker@littledonkeybos.com.

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We were in Boston for a birthday party for our 90 year young friend. We spent the first two days downtown then moved to the South End for the next two nights. We were staying in a delightful Airbnb and down the street we walked...More

Thank Lexibelle
ToroBoston, Public Relations Manager at Toro, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi there, Thank you for taking the time to write about your Toro experience. We're so glad to hear you enjoyed your meal with us, and look forward to having you back again soon! Best, Rachel rbecker@littledonkeybos.com

Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

Overpriced for the Tapa portions. The sever staff focused more on quick turnover of there tables, rather than quality service.More

Thank Cheese1968
ToroBoston, Public Relations Manager at Toro, responded to this reviewResponded 13 June 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write about your Toro experience. We will be sure to share your feedback with both our kitchen and management teams, in order to always work on continuing our guest experience. Please don't hesitate to reach out with any...More

Reviewed 9 June 2017

I wasn't expecting to be back on the beach in Spain, but was very pleased with the flavors! The least interesting were the sliders, but even they were good. Will try it again.

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ToroBoston, Public Relations Manager at Toro, responded to this reviewResponded 13 June 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write about your Toro experience. We will be sure to share your feedback with both our kitchen and management teams, always working to improve our service. We hope to see you back again soon! Best, Rachel rbecker@littledonkeybos.com

Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

Even though they told us there was a 1 1/2 hour wait, one server went out of our way to serve us in the bar area. The tortilla española was ok, but the gambas and pulpo were amazing. The maíz dish was really good as...More

Thank Eddie R
ToroBoston, Public Relations Manager at Toro, responded to this reviewResponded 1 May 2017

Eddie, Thank you for your feedback! We will be sure to share this with our kitchen and management teams, and look forward to having you back at Toro soon. Best, Rachel

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Response from Raymond R | Reviewed this property |
Thursday. OK - Kidding. At prime time - you should count on an hour - perhaps 90 minutes (assuming you have a "normal sized party" - if a large party - expect even longer... You can stop by and put your name in - and... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$15 - US$30
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:15
Monday
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:15
Tuesday
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:15
Wednesday
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:15
Thursday
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:15
Friday
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:45
Saturday
16:30 - 23:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1704 Washington St, Boston, MA 02118-3307
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > South End
  • Neighbourhood: South End
  • Phone Number: +1 617-536-4300
  • E-mail
Description
Toro is a Barcelona-style tapas restaurant located in Boston's South End. We serve traditional and modern Spanish-style small plates made with locally sourced and sustainable ingredients. Toro is owned and operated by James Beard Award-winning Chefs Ken Oringer & Jamie Bissonnette.
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