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About El Toro Blanco
Mexican restaurant featuring a substantial seafood menu of ceviche, tacos and entrees with coastal influence, guacamole bar, and extensive tequila bar.
New York, NY 10014
Mexican, Contemporary Mexican, Mexican / Southwestern
Hours of Operation:
Monday - Wednesday: 4:00pm - 10:00pm
Thursday: 11:30am - 11pm
Friday: 11:30am - 12:00am
Saturday: 11:00am - 12:00am
Sunday: 11:00am - 10:00pm
6th Ave and Downing St.
$31 to $50
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
A/C/E @ West 4th Street
B/D/F/M @ West 4th Street
1 @ Houston Street
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Special Events & Promotions:
El Toro Blanco hosts an array of special events, private parties and dining functions for parties up to 130 guests in various formats. Our staff is happy to customize any package or menu to meet the needs of your event. Please do not hesitate to ask if there is anything else you would like included in your special occasion. We can accommodate corporate events, holiday parties, birthday celebrations, anniversary and engagement parties, bridal showers, rehearsal dinners, conferences, seminars and much more.
We offer a variety of options for large party reservations of 10 or more. Additionally the private dining area can be booked as a semi private area that accommodates up to 30 guests for seated dinner and 60 for cocktails.
El Toro Blanco Ratings and Reviews
Lovely staff and service and not too crowded or noisy but food is truly sub-par. Was shocked at how lousy the food was. Neither myself not my friend could eat one of the dishes I ordered (al pastor tacos wherein the pork was clearly re-heated and didn't taste remotely of pork but just old meat) and the other, old school ground beef tacos, was barely edible: dry and gristly ground beef. My friend had hanger steak which was better. But how do you make horrible tacos at a Mexican place? Server was super nice and gracious as was the hostess. But won't return Bc food so bad.
Our party felt like we weren't important enough to be attended as others were. Diversity is needed in this space. The pitcher of Margaritas was over prices for tasting like lime juice. When requesting the second pitcher we were completely ignored as the pitcher was ten times sour than the first one. It was never adjusted. I won't be going back.
I went for Sunday brunch during Restaurant Week and despite being listed as participating in it they insisted they were not. Service was indifferent and spotty. Very loud oldies pop hits made brunch conversation difficult, it felt like a chain restaurant on a Friday night. The food was ok, overpriced. Not good enough for NYC, sorry.
My first, but not my last time here. Everything was awesome, from the smile as you entered the door, to the smile as I left. Food and service was awesome. I was quite happy with my first cocktail. The waitress exchanged it with no problems. Will truly be visiting again..
Ultimately the food was good, but prices and service were a little outrageous. The guacamole is $26 for a large, and while it’s tasty, that’s just straight up ridiculous. And steak taco’s are $18 for two little tacos. Completely an overpriced underwhelming experience. I’m shocked it’s still around.
I have been several times and this was my first larger party, business meal. It was equally as good as previous meals. The margaritas were fabulous and the menu great for a larger party as everyone can really get their choice of portions. I had requested - and received - a round table that was perfect for our conversation, even after the place became more lively. Service was great - friendly and efficient. I enthusiastically recommend for business or pleasure dining.
It was all good except maybe octopus tacos are not a good idea. I love octopus, but didn't seem to stand up to the other taco ingredients so didnt' get much from it. Regretted my order somewhat although always like to try new things. 2 tacos for picing is a little off.
Although the waiter was very nice, it took forever to get someone to get our order. Food although mexican was too spicy for our taste, none of the plates we asked for...were available mild or with the spicy sauce on the side and we were told sauces were premixed already. But most dissappointing, thru my reservation I requested a special "Happy Bday" treat for my friend with dessert, dessert came and no comments, no candle, nothing.
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