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El Toro

Calle 33 NO. 303 g x 30 y 32 | Centro, Izamal 97540, Mexico
+52 988 954 1169
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good44%
  • Average15%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible2%
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“tacos” (2 reviews)
“salad” (2 reviews)
“chaya leaves” (2 reviews)
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Calle 33 NO. 303 g x 30 y 32 | Centro, Izamal 97540, Mexico
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Our first meal in Izamal did not disappoint in this spotless el centro spot. We disappointed our meal, though, by not being able to finish the combo plate and Yucatecan style pork chops. Giant servings. We should have shared the combo. The grilled chorizo stuffed...More

Thank TravelbeeSantaFe_NM
Reviewed 1 week ago

We happened upon this restaurant while on a short visit to the town It was recommended by the parking lot attendant and a traffic cop. We wanted something good and fast for a late breakfast, and this place did the trick. I cannot complain about...More

Thank Mezcal_Tours
Reviewed 11 August 2017

A Watson and Grumpy review Watson rates places high and goes down. With Grumpy...you gotta work for it. The small city of Izamal is known for its local legends, including the one about a famous bull that loved his owner, the wife of a rich...More

Thank David T
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

Conveniently located right in front of the convent. Truly a hidden gem! All the food was delicious and I recommend ordering the Chaya water. The weather is quite hot and the water is sweet and refreshing. The staff is knowledgeable about local legends and while...More

Thank Darlene C
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Right off the statue near the police guy is the el Toro. Food is yucatecean and is good. We ate breakfast and although slower than some places the food was savory good. The cost is reasonable. It is small and can be crowded.

Thank HandsawCreek
Reviewed 15 January 2017

The restaurant was sweltering hot, maybe 10 degrees hotter than outside. Although open, the staff were off-putting and didn't seem to want any customers. This combination made us walk away and choose another restaurant.

Thank Deidre B
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Excellent service, good food. If you are looking for food and lovely service you must visit this place. Ask for Empanadas de Chaya or Pollo con arroz.

Thank Polifee
Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

Returning from a trip to Chichén Itzá yo Mérida we pulled into Izamal on a whim. We had no idea where to stop for food so we asked a local policeman and he pointed us to El Toro, where we were happily surprised. We had...More

Thank Acosta222222
Reviewed 2 December 2016

We visited the restaurant on our way back to Merida. The pierna was excellent and reminded me of the pierna tia abuela made on Christmas. The kids ordered the enchiladas suizas and tacos de cochinita, both with good flavors. Our favorite was the longiniza my...More

Thank Rochelle C
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Popped in for a couple of cold beers while in the town and went back in the evening for food, very helpful and friendly staff. Ask about why the restaurant is called its name.

Thank smac8802
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 AM
11:00 AM - 11:00 AM
11:00 AM - 11:00 AM
11:00 AM - 11:00 AM
11:00 AM - 11:00 AM
11:00 AM - 11:00 AM
11:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle 33 NO. 303 g x 30 y 32 | Centro, Izamal 97540, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Yucatan  >  Izamal
  • Phone Number: +52 988 954 1169
  • E-mail
restaurante de comida regional ubicado en la plazuela del toro a un costado del convento de Franciscano de Izamal. estamos abiertos de 8 am a 11 pm todos los d'ias. amplio menu de guisos y variedad de bebidas refrescantes, asi como cervezas vinos y licores
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