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El Toreo

6617 Thirlane Rd, Roanoke, VA 24019-2905
+1 540-265-9116
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good45%
  • Average21%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“guacamole” (3 reviews)
“enchiladas” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly
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6617 Thirlane Rd, Roanoke, VA 24019-2905
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Reviewed 26 June 2018 via mobile

Even before the food arrived, the music, the decoration, and the nice staff got us into the atmosphere. The Mexican beer also helped :) The food itself was great, and there were plenty of meals to choose from. Finally, the check arrived and we were...More

Thank OfirSch
Reviewed 25 June 2018

It's your basic Mexican restaurant where the plates are hot and most dishes come with rice and beans. The portions are big and the food was good. Service was good.

Thank David E
Reviewed 12 June 2018

Clean and friendly great menu. Staff and managers great. easy to find lots of parking and good hours open

Thank LeAnn H
Reviewed 10 June 2018

Tasty Mexican food -- flavorful, if salty, mole sauce on enchiladas is a favorite. Restaurant is full of carved, colorful, casual wooden chairs that add whimsy. Would have been a typical meal -- but made terrific by our server's friendliness and sincere apology of action...More

Thank Kim H
Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

Well cooked tasty food,promptly served with a delicious Margarita to accompany our meals.Just what we needed

Thank Hilary H
Reviewed 2 May 2018

The service was fine. The atmosphere was great, but the food really needs help. Had the worst rib-eye steak I've ever had. It was actually stringy. My wife had Mexican. Her comment . . . well at least it was close to the Quality Inn.

Thank ALM1
Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

After 8 days on the road we decided to pull off and grab a hotel and dinner for the night. Being that this restaurant is off the highway and near several hotels, our expectations weren't high. Oh, and vegan. The atmosphere is lovely!! And the...More

Thank April G
Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

Stopped in for a quick lunch with a business partner. Service was friendly, prompt, and professional. Buffet had a great selection. Very fresh with plenty to eat. Very clean dishes and restaurant. Beautifully decorated. I highly recommend El Toreo!

Thank Wendy E
Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

I went to this place because it was just down the hill from the hotel where I was staying and I didn't want to drive. What a pleasant surprise! First what a festive atmosphere- it was bright & colorful and just felt fun. The server...More

Thank tedyasi
Reviewed 17 September 2017

Typical Mexican food at higher prices than several other local Mexican restaurants (for the best value, try El Rodeo on Williamson Road). Service was friendly but not especially well-coordinated. Kids meals overpriced--try ordering from the appetizer or a la carte sections of the menu. Fun...More

Thank Kim H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6617 Thirlane Rd, Roanoke, VA 24019-2905
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Roanoke
  • Phone Number: +1 540-265-9116
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