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Toro Bravo

120 NE Russell St, Portland, OR 97212-3791
+1 503-281-4464
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“paella” (47 reviews)
“tapas” (107 reviews)
“tasting menu” (31 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly
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120 NE Russell St, Portland, OR 97212-3791
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We had delicious, amazing, tasty food and our waiter was wonderful. I have some food allergies and he took the time to mark the items on the menu that I could eat. It was wonderful to have such an understanding and kind waiter.

Thank HeatherParis1
Reviewed 2 days ago

Every morsel I put in my mouth at this restaurant was excellent. If you love Spanish food and are looking for great tapas in Portland, this is your only choice. We had the chef's tasting menu, but I'm sure anything you try would be good....More

Thank Paul M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our wonderful experience at John Gorham's Toro Bravo was even better than it's reputation. We knew it was a favorite Portland destination, and I even have their cookbook with beautiful photos and stories, but I can't quite capture my enjoyment of the details of their...More

Thank Ann T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went with friends who had eaten here before. Everything we ordered was delicious -- salad, charcuterie, vegetables, meat entrees. And the cheesecake was one of the best we have had. The short list of beers went well with the food. Service was excellent. Prices...More

Thank TJandTR
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Even though my husband and I waited for two hours while having a few small tapas, the food is so good that it is worth it.

Thank KatinhaMonteiro
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Toro Bravo is located on an offbeat street with a few other restaurants and bars. The interior decor is very inviting as well as the staff. My wife and I sat at the bar since the restaurant was packed. The menu is well balanced with...More

Thank David T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ordered a ton of stuff here, stand outs included octopus, iberico, stuffed peppers and of course the paella. I would return for the paella alone. Prices seemed reasonable,fantastic flavors and great service!

Thank buffaloMT
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We just had a few dishes at the bar and loved this place. Every dish was delicious and the burger was truly the best I have ever had.

Thank nutsaboutnews
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Friends who regularly visit Portland ranked this place a "must try." As expected on arrival Saturday night at 6:30, there was a line and a wait of up to 75 minutes. So my daughter and I went to the Secret Society Lounge upstairs next door...More

Thank ladiablesseyvr
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Had two seats at the bar - good quick friendly service. Started off with Octopus a la Plancha Becerrita (very good), Jamon Croquettes (very good) and the Charcuteria Board - Duck Liver Mousse was the star of the board, make sure to try with the...More

Thank Seattletraveler98107
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Randy D
Do they take reservations
2 March 2017|
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Response from Hans K | Reviewed this property |
They do only for tables of 8 or more. They open at 5:00 not too difficult to get a table around 7 or 8 after 1st searing
Nancy S
Do they have a liquor license? Serve beer, wine and mixed drinks?
10 January 2016|
Response from JackieLee1972 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they have a full bar.
Hablan Espanol? Hay paella y Cuanto cuesta ?
7 February 2016|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 25
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 120 NE Russell St, Portland, OR 97212-3791
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 503-281-4464
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