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El Toro

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14638 Cedar Ave, Apple Valley, MN 55124-8554
+1 952-432-4181
11:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
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Apple Valley, Minnesota, United States
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86 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 July 2015

It's hard when you have eaten authentic hispanic food and then you go here and there is no taste, it is very bland.It's like a watered down version of hispanic food.

Thank Mr Save A
Apple Valley
2 reviews
Reviewed 3 September 2014

The only time it isn't happy hour is 6-8pm. Fairly standard Mexican fare, but the flavors were good, some of the better shredded chicken I've had; friendly and clean. The Eagan site is a little larger and has outside seating.

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Gallatin, Tennessee
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143 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 March 2013

We took a chance on El Loro and we liked it. Good chips and salsa, nice interior design and a good menu. We came in for lunch on a Sunday and enjoyed it. Decent prices and a good amount of food. My only complaint was the service was slower than typical Mexican restaurants, which may be a good thing. The... More 

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Apple Valley, Minnesota
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135 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 May 2012

must be the parrot is better than the bull, similar menu but the food and service at all the MSP El Loros is better

Thank dennis_c44
Apple Valley, Minnesota
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100 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2012

We received really poor service at El Azteca in Apple Valley so we started going here instead. The service is far superior and the food has better quality. Unlike El Azteca, everything here does not taste the same. This is my kids favorite Mexican restaraunt.

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Reviewed 2 March 2009

really great food and great deal on price.

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Reviewed 2 March 2009

Good, not great ... chili relleno was a highlight ... ground beef enchilada and burrito were bland.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
USD 8 - USD 15
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14638 Cedar Ave, Apple Valley, MN 55124-8554
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Apple Valley
  • Phone Number: +1 952-432-4181

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