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Toro Bravo

120 NE Russell St, Portland, OR 97212-3791
+1 503-281-4464
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good24%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“paella” (54 reviews)
“tapas” (113 reviews)
“tasting menu” (32 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
120 NE Russell St, Portland, OR 97212-3791
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Reviewed 5 days ago

My friend and I had a wonderful Tapas experience at Toro Bravo. Their "Kisses" - especially the "Toro Kiss" (bacon wrapped date. warm honey) and the "French Kiss" (brandy soaked prune. foie) are amazing!

Thank Sylvia F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wife and I were pleasantly surprised with how good the food and service was. Been all over Spain in search of the best Paella and quite frankly, the one we had here was better than a lot of the ones we had in Spain. Service...More

Thank demcard
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We've been going here a few times a year since it opened over 10 years ago. You'll have a wait (unless you are able to make a reservation- those are somewhat restricted as it is mainly a walk-in place). Wait for a seat at the...More

Thank Is_brea_taisteal
Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

We have been to Toro Bravo in the past and found it to be very good. A friend invited us for the tasting menu and we were blown away! I don’t know how many courses we had, but last night it included olive spheres, dates...More

Thank Jody P
Reviewed 21 December 2017

Not only did we enjoy the food and the sherry, sitting on the kitchen counter was a treat to witness the smoothly choreographed move of the kitchen staff, and seeing all the dishes before they were whisked away to the customers. We saw how our...More

Thank Leo L
Reviewed 18 December 2017

I have to admit, I was slightly disappointed in this place. It was good, but I think expectations were too high. First, they didn't have an IPA on tap, so I allowed the waiter to make a wine recommendation for me and he didn't nail...More

Thank knikkki
Reviewed 15 December 2017

We had a delightful meal at Toro Bravo. The restaurant was crowded. They don't take reservations and the tables fill quickly but it is worth the wait. The server was friendly, professional and helpful answering questions and making suggestions. The menu contains way too many...More

1  Thank Doug H
Reviewed 5 December 2017

We came here for a quiet meal with friends and were decidedly impressed with the quality of the food, the service and the atmosphere. A lovely place for a good meal.

Thank Mayatravels
Reviewed 2 December 2017

We went for an early dinner on a week night (fairly busy; about half filled) and everything was amazing. Service was outstanding! We shared bread, potatoes bravas, tortilla and a huge paella (no room for dessert). Along with a good beer and a red wine,...More

Thank AreWeHavingFunYet
Reviewed 1 December 2017

Wow! The food here is great. We did their tasting ($45/person) and completely underestimated how many dishes and how filling everything would be. They brought out so much food I can't even remember all the dishes. I know we started with the Spanish Kiss -...More

Thank amberrain06
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Randy D
2 March 2017|
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Response from Hans K | Reviewed this property |
They do only for tables of 8 or more. They open at 5:00 not too difficult to get a table around 7 or 8 after 1st searing
Nancy S
10 January 2016|
Response from JackieLee1972 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they have a full bar.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 25
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 120 NE Russell St, Portland, OR 97212-3791
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 503-281-4464
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