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The Black Toro

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79 Kingsway, Glen Waverley, Monash, Victoria 3150, Australia
+61 3 9561 9696
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
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Melbourne, Australia
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94 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Recent family birthday dinner. Good service but also very good recommendations on food choices and volumes from the waiter. The only downsides are that it is a bit pricey, it's also quite noisy as the tables are very close and it's a small restaurant. Food was great so no problems on this front. The hock was fab. No BYO wine... More 

Thank BeamMeUp_Melb
Melbourne, Australia
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145 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Yes, I have reviewed Black Toro before - last year, and so on revisiting I was pleasantly surprised that the place is even better! Front desk staff are great and customer service was excellent. Great entree of lamb tacos followed by the deliciously crispy park hocks - a real treat! The rice pudding desert finished a great meal. Do try... More 

Thank narellew186
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Glen was buzzing and we were lucky to get a table. Went with the Feed Me option which was extremely filling and good value. Corn and hock were both great and beer selection more than adequate

Thank Denis Z
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent good service and very friendly. staff are very helpful, the chef has a good knowledge of his ingredients loves to put his way on the dish thinks outside the box.I would go there again. they have 2 sections the late one is better to book. You have a nice choice of drinks .

Thank Annie A
Melbourne, Australia
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Sat outside so nice. Food and service was fine but the cost was extremely high for the food. Would go back but only when I can afford to splurge a bit $$$ wise

Thank Gwen F
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81 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Black Toro was recommended by a friend - and we saw that most reviews were very good. We sampled a few of the small plates which were flavoursome & served up quickly - but a bit pricey for what you got. The corn was amazing - just like everyone says - and the hand cut chips were perfect. We... More 

Thank Susan T
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30 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Took the 'feed me' option... and it was delicious as always. The dirty mojito was a fantastic accompaniment.

Thank Arlene M
Perth, Australia
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355 reviews
225 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 131 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The menu is definitely different with Tapas to main meals. Some dish's can be rather small for the money especially the chicken main but for real value try the Hoch it was gigantic so I suggest you share. Fantastic range of beer and it does offer street dinning.

Thank trustascot
Melbourne, Australia
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My family went here after my graduation to celebrate and this was the highlight of my day. We opted for the "Feed Me" (degustation) menu because it is a really great way to try a bit of everything and my, oh my, it was glorious! The dishes are well thought out and appealing to every sense. You won't walk away... More 

Thank toastytintin
Wollongong, Australia
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103 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Recently dropped into the Black Toro. Good, friendly service from people who actually knew what they were selling. An interesting selection of foods and drinks at average prices. Judging by the crowd, others found the place acceptable as well. Would dine here again.

Thank oznewbie

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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
Mexican, Latin, Spanish, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 79 Kingsway, Glen Waverley, Monash, Victoria 3150, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Monash  >  Glen Waverley
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9561 9696
- Modern Hispanic restaurant and bar in Glen Waverley serving innovative food using quality ingredients - Takes Reservations and Walk-Ins - Great for Groups and Special Occasions with waiter service - Catering - Outdoor Seating

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