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El Toro Restaurant


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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One of the best breakfast in Banff tittle is set by our generous portions of fresh ingredients put together to kick start your day!
All Breakfasts are priced between 6.00 - 13.00
Eggs Benedict
Two poached eggs served on English muffin, your choice of smoked salmon or back bacon, topped with homemade hollandaise sauce.
The Traditional
Two eggs any style served with toast and your choice of bacon, ham or sausage
Breakfast Croissant
Fried egg, bacon and cheddar cheese served in a warm croissant
French Toast
Three​ slices of French bread dipped in egg and sugar batter and cooked golden brown
Homemade Pancakes
Raspberry or blueberry
Raspberry crepes
Four​ crêpes filled with raspberries and vanilla yogurt
Breakfast Burrito
Scrambled​ eggs, fresh salsa, peppers, onions and cheddar cheese wrapped in a warm flour tortilla
El Toro Scramble
Two​ eggs scrambled with ham, green onions, mushrooms and cheddar cheese served with toast
El Toro after a long day skiing or for your romantic dinner in our warm and cozy atmosphere! Tapas, Chateaubriand for two or delicious steak will be sure to satisfy all taste buds!
USD 10 - USD 26
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch, Lunch, Drinks
Steakhouse, Mexican, Spanish, Canadian
Takeout, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Not sure how we were one of very few couples but we shared 6 tapas and not one we didn’t like!! Thanks shaggy! You were amazing. Cannot wait to come back in the summer. 🙌🏽

Date of visit: February 2019
1  Thank SarahB4942
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good food. Honest advise from our waiter Shaggy. We had there twice we had Mexican food and tapas. Good flavor, could be a little more spicy. Overall good quality price ratio. We had banana flambé for dessert. Delicious

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Maryse D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a beautiful dinner at this restaurant. Our steak was cooked to perfection, desserts were absolutely delicious. Our waitress was attentive and entertaining. It was so good we went back again!Remo made sure we were well looked after too. Thank you for some wonderful...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Ceh59
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited mid week in late January, didn’t need reservations. The food was very good as was the service. Good value in a town that is a little pricey.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank pgman1960
Reviewed 10 January 2019

We ate there several times during our stay in Banff. The place was always clean, the staff was friendly and we loved the food.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank DQShaw
Reviewed 29 December 2018 via mobile

There were 6 of us, adults and children and we really enjoyed it. Plenty of food and good local beer. The guacamole and the banana leafs were great. The fajitas of chicken and beef with plenty of meat. We come back for breakfast.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank DiegoAra
Reviewed 26 December 2018 via mobile

My family spent 6 days at Irvin Mountain Inn and ate breakfast everyday at El Toro and numerous dinners. We were very pleased with the quality of the food. The food was very fresh and well prepared. Our servers treated us as special guests every...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Kay W
Reviewed 8 December 2018 via mobile

We chose El Toro Restaurant for breakfast from very good online reviews. We were not disappointed! The egg white omelette was world class. The poached eggs, bacon and potatoes were perfectly cooked. The presentation added to our feeling that this food was prepared and served...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank drbob1951
Reviewed 25 November 2018 via mobile

Decent food for the price and excellent service with very friendly staff, we would definitely go back

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Q4735VUleannes
Reviewed 14 November 2018 via mobile

We were staying in The neighbouring hotel and wanted a quick meal. We ordered soup for starters and received two very small slices of bread, so one each. These could easily have been sliced from a $2.00 baguette from IGI. When the soup came I...More

Date of visit: November 2018
4  Thank R7389VMandrews
Pramod_ElToro, General Manager at El Toro Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 15 November 2018

Dear Valued Guest, Please accept our sincere apologies for the quality issue with your entrees. As you can see by the dozens and dozens of reviews both here and on other review sites, this is a complete anomaly from our kitchen who pride themselves day...More

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30 December 2016|
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Response from Pramod_ElToro | Property representative |
sorry I didn't reply earlier. Yes we have lots of vegetarian options within the tapas, mexican and main course. Please visit our website
21 July 2016|
Response from JPMMJM | Reviewed this property |
We received a local's price on Thursday night. Mention you are a local when you when making your reservation to ensure you receive the reduced price.
1 October 2015|
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Response from Pramod_ElToro | Property representative |
Thank you for your inquiry, I have been trying to post this answer 3 times and it keeps on asking me to reply! I hope it works this time! We have availability on this date, we have 100 seats in 2 different sections which... More
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