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Toro Salao

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Caribbean, Latin, Bar, Spanish, Puerto Rican, Pub
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367 Calle de Tetuan, San Juan 00901-1924, Puerto Rico
+1 787-722-3330
12:00 - 23:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun 12:00 - 22:00
Mon - Wed 16:00 - 22:00
Thu - Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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Haverhill, Massachusetts
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62 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a late lunch and didn't think we were that hungry, but the tapas here was fantastic! Great drinks as well. It was a rainy night, and business was slow so they closed early. Had they not, I'm sure we would have gotten dessert! Service was good too.

Thank Shannon D
San Diego, California
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My friend getting married in Convento organized a group dinner at Toro a night before her wedding. The restaurant is in charming old san juan, exploring the area is definitely worthwhile, its beautiful. The service at the restaurant was very good, the restaurant has an older vintage feel that goes along with the idea of old san juan, we ended... More 

Thank carolineann888
Newark, New Jersey
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped by Toro Salao with our friends to have a drink and escape the heat. Our bartender and Mixologist Arlene was simply the best ever. Hand crafted drinks ( The summer Thyme Martini and the Rosemary Mijito are simply delicious. If you are ever in Old San Juan PR please stop by and ask for Arlene. We loved her... More 

Thank Ernest P
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great food and atmosphere. Owners took care my food allergy and were great hosts. Try the ciopinio and house salad to share.

Thank Sue W
Blackstone, Massachusetts
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286 reviews
192 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice local bar/restaurant in the heart of old San Juan. We only had drinks (Red Sangria & Basil Mojito was good----bartender was decent too. Did not eat, but menu had a large tapas menu, pizzas, & entrees. Live jazz on Saturday night. Would return when back in the area.

Thank rbuskey106
Franklin, Tennessee
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22 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoyed a nice, quiet dinner after a day of sightseeing in San Juan. Joel, the manager and our server was super nice and helpful in helping us select authentic Spanish style foods. I had the seafood paella which was enormous and full of seafood. It was enough food for two or three people which he warned us. We split... More 

Thank jolsson
Syracuse, New York
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40 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

Stopped into this little place after touring El Moro and Old San Juan. We had dinner reservations elsewhere but wanted a little something to tide us over. We sat in their outdoor area and ordered a few Sangrias that were well made. They offer 4 different types of Sangria which was nice to try different versions of the Spanish beverage.... More 

Thank James N
Naperville, Illinois
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75 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

They have a nice little outdoor seating the evening my wife and I went there. Nice wine selection. Had some good sangria there. Had a nice band playing outside, till it started raining. Then we went inside and sat at the bar and ate. My wife raved over the three cheese dip. Service was a little on the slow side,... More 

Thank bigdaddycool492
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16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

My boyfriend and I enjoyed a late dinner at Toro and despite the rain we sat outside under the well covered outdoor seating area. I had the flat iron steak with delicious roasted potatoes. He had clay pot chicken and we both split the empanadillas appetizer. I highly recommend for a couples night out!

Thank Jennifer K
New York
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34 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

The name describes the food perfectly " high blood pressure sufferers stay away" and if you don't have "HBP" you surely will after eating here! This place boasts about having great sangria "NOT SO". The location is pretty good and the live music band a plus. The wait staff was a bit shaky but it is not their fault as... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Caribbean, Latin, Bar, Spanish, Puerto Rican, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 367 Calle de Tetuan, San Juan 00901-1924, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  San Juan
  • Phone Number: +1 787-722-3330

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?