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Authentic Barcelona-style tapas by James Beard Award Winning Chefs Ken Oringer & Jamie Bissonnette in New York City's West Chelsea. Highly rated by the New York Times, Toro stays true to the intimate style of Spanish small plates, delivering honest and thoughtful dishes in a fun and upbeat dining room. We are proud and honored that Eater has chosen Toro as one of The 38 Essential New York Restaurants for both Winter & Spring 2016.
New York, NY 10011
Tapas / Small Plates, Spanish, Vegetarian / Vegan
Hours of Operation:
Sunday - Wednesday 5:30pm - 10pm
Thursday - Saturday 5:30pm - 11pm
Sunday- Wednesday 5:00pm - 11pm
Thursday - Saturday 5:00pm - 12am
Enterance on the corner of W 15th and 11 ave
$31 to $50
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
Manhattan parking garage located on west 15th between 9th and 10th avenues.
A/C/E at 14th Street, 1/2/3 at 14th street or F/M at 14th street. Walk west on 15th street to the corner of 11th avenue. We are located on the NW corner of 15th street and 11th Avenue.
Ken Oringer and Jamie Bissonnette
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Late Night, Private Room, Wine
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TORO Ratings and Reviews
Tasty tapas in a cold, industrial chic environment with an overenthusiastic waitstaff.
Pros: the food was very good; I especially loved the dried Japanese seaweed (?) that was added to the hamachi crudo. Reception didn't give us any grief about being late to our reservation (there were still lots of empty tables).
Cons: the portions were very small for the price (you could easily spend $100/person here to fill up), the bumping hip-hop was a jarring contrast with the low-light industrial chic, and the A/C was set way too low. We also had 3 (or maybe even 4?!) waitstaff come by to check on us, ask for our order, and bring us the wrong drink (twice!) -- I actually never figured out who our waiter was supposed to be.
At the end of the day, the food is not so mind-blowingly amazing that it justifies the atmospheric issues, let alone the price.
Toro is all about Tapas. The food we had was very good. Flavor combinations were unique. We ordered several different Tapas and shared. Our service was excellent. The wine list was limited but the wine we had was quite good. Would recommend this restaurant and will be back.
This a fun, lively restaurant ideal for large groups. The music is great, the food is above average (what is with the salt in New York restaurants today, seasoning does not mean more salt) and there is a very attractive bar. The service was efficient but at times intrusive. Nevertheless l will go there again.
Annie was a wonderful server. My 14 year old daughter enjoyed the tapas as it reminded her of Barcelona. The paella was a little bit too much on the moist side (than the Boqueria ones in Barca) but full of flavor and meats! The bone marrow was to die for and the gambas was so creamy delicious! Expensive but worth it on special occasions.
Overall a nice experience. We visited early on a Sunday so it was quiet and the food arrived very quickly. The food quality and presentation were very nice. But we weren't blown away with the portion size (and yes I realize it's tapas) or overall flavor for the price. I think I'd try the Paella next time and just a few tapas.
We had a party of 4, arrived 15 min late for the reservation and was told that they need to get the table back in 1 hr 45 min. Although we finished 30min b4 the time, I felt really rushed start my experience at Toro with a time limit in my mind. I have been here 3 times and never told such thing. By the time we were leaving, there were lots of empty tables. FYI we were the first ones to be in the restaurant.
Thought we'd try this place after seeing decent reviews on opentable.
Despite it's location on the Westside Highway, it was very lively and buzzy inside. The ambience was great and the place was full.
Service was ok, if a little unattentive at times. The tapas brought out in order of when it is ready. The first wave was very prompt, but there was a half an hour gap for the rest, which wasn't great.
The cold tapas was good. The cooked tapas wasn't so good. Cocktails were great.
I'd probably come back in a group, but there are better tapas spots in NYC.
I went to this restaurant for my 21st birthday and it was great. I've vacationed in Spain before so I've had an authentic Spanish style dinner before and this was very close. My waitress was Lucy and she was fantastic. Overall, great ambiance and even better food. I 100% recommend.
This is the second time I have dined to Toro, I love the decor and the food. It is very creative Tapas and a good wine selection. Meat packing and Chelsea have a ton of options, if you are looking for something casual at the same time unique Spanish Tapas, I will recommend it.
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