Toro

1704 Washington St (at Massachusetts Ave), Boston, MA 02118
Hours:
Open until Midnight (Show more)
  • Mon–Thu
    • Noon–3:00 PM
    • 4:30 PM–Midnight
  • Fri
    • Noon–3:00 PM
    • 4:30 PM–1:00 AM
  • Sat
    • 4:30 PM–1:00 AM
  • Sun
    • 10:30 AM–2:30 PM
    • 4:30 PM–Midnight
Price:
$ $ $ $
Reservations:
Yes
Menus:
Brunch, Dinner
Credit Cards:
Yes (incl. American Express)
Wi-Fi:
Yes
Outdoor Seating:
Yes
9.3/10

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  • "The best grilled corn ever!" (2 tips)
  • "Must try the roasted bone marrow! Melt in the mouth delicious with the..." (3 tips)
  • "... from Toro's succulent maiz asado con alioli y queso cotija." (2 tips)
  • Bravo

    Modern tapas from Ken Oringer. Great vibe, great drinks, great food. What more could you ask for? -Tania Peterson, Top Chef Just Desserts

    Bravo · November 12, 2010
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  • Bravo

    I love the corn with aioli, cheese & lime. A fun neighborhood scene perfect for delicious snacks. -Ana Sortun, Top Chef

    Bravo · December 2, 2010
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  • Boston Magazine

    Show up about 40 minutes before you want to eat, because unless it’s 5:30 on a Monday, you’re going to wait. Luckily, that’s just enough time to order and drink one of Toro’s excellent cocktails. Read more

    Boston Magazine · November 11, 2011
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  • Bravo

    I love the corn with aioli, cheese & lime. A fun neighborhood scene perfect for delicious snacks. -Ana Sortun, Top Chef

    Bravo · December 2, 2010
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  • Thrillist

    For a Recovery Cocktail, order the off-the-menu Mighty Santino from bartender Andy McNees an herbal remedy of the liquid variety with a mix of Fernet Branca, ginger syrup, lemon, & Angostura Bitters Read more

    Thrillist · May 14, 2010
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  • Bravo

    Great kick ass food! Love the razor clams ala plancha! -Ed Cotton, Top Chef

    Bravo · November 19, 2010
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  • Senator John B.

    Pimientos del Padron. Hot green peppers with sea salt. Eat.

    Senator John B. · November 20, 2009
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  • Eater

    Toro serves modern and traditional tapas ranging from simple grilled corn to elaborate dishes pairing seafood and charcuterie with rich, bold flavors that keep the crowds lining up. [Eater 38 Member]

    Eater · January 12, 2012
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  • Mazda

    Bar with amazing tapas. The #1 tapas plate is the grilled corn. Sounds simple, but it's quite the opposite!

    Mazda · November 15, 2010
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  • Robert G.

    corn on the cob. mmmm.

    Robert G. · March 15, 2010
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  • AskMen

    A few of our favorites include the Serrano ham-wrapped medjool dates stuffed with Marcona almonds and Cabrales blue cheese, and the grilled corn coated in alioli, lime, pepper and cheese. Read more

    AskMen · October 26, 2011
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  • Brooke A.

    The Nantucket Mule is the most amazing cocktail EVER.

    Brooke A. · March 18, 2010
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  • Gilt City

    Make sure to try the decadent maiz asado, corn smothered in ailoli, lime, espelette pepper and aged cheese. This isn’t your abuela’s corn-on-the-cob.

    Gilt City · June 6, 2011
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  • Ty A.

    I can't say half of the items on the menu, nor do I know what they are. What I do know is that it was delicious. I live right near here and this will definitely be a spot I frequent for cocktails and

    Ty A. · September 10, 2010
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  • Senator John B.

    Toro offers a brunch-only cocktail called the Tailpipe; a blend of potassium-rich banana milk and Old Monk rum to take the edge off any hangover. What's more, it's delicious. Drink!

    Senator John B. · August 28, 2011
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  • The Feast

    The bone marrow with oxtail marmalade, tuna crudo and grilled corn are exceptional, as are the cocktails. Read more

    The Feast · June 10, 2011
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  • Kitty A.

    Don't miss the Industry Night party first Thurs of every month. Free pinchos, cheap beer & all the restaurant industry folks you wanna hang out with.

    Kitty A. · February 16, 2011
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  • Steve S.

    Eat everything, rinse, repeat...

    Steve S. · March 8, 2013
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  • Sue D.

    Corn on the cob appy

    Sue D. · August 31, 2010
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  • BU Today

    "Some favorites from our review: maiz asado con alioli y queso cotija and atun crudo ($12), fresh sushi-grade yellowfin tuna served in a light sauce of soy, spicy cucumbers, citrus, and avocado." Read more

    BU Today · August 1, 2012
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  • Boston Phoenix

    Named "Best Tapas" by Boston Phoenix readers in 2012! If it was possible to orgasm from a cob of corn — don't even go there — it would be from Toro's succulent maiz asado con alioli y queso cotija. Read more

    Boston Phoenix · April 22, 2012
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  • Kitty A.

    Try a Chupacabre, the only reason to try a drink with Midori ever.

    Kitty A. · February 3, 2011
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  • Senator John B.

    Share a porron with friends! You will know you've mastered this vessel when you can drink with your arm fully extended and not spill a drop.

    Senator John B. · August 21, 2010
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  • Levan M.

    best tapas place in bos.

    Levan M. · April 27, 2010
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  • Steve W.

    If you are lucky enough to be eating here -get the anchovies, live a little. Impecable food, dizzying drinks - have fun!

    Steve W. · March 10, 2010
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  • Gina L.

    delicious Spanish tapas & great atmosphere (open kitchen & communal tables)! Favs: TAPAS - grilled corn w/ aged cheese, scallop ceviche, braised short rib, duck, & mussels w/ chorizo; DRINK - sangria

    Gina L. · February 4, 2010
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  • Jennifer G.

    Legit tapas -- try the corn

    Jennifer G. · January 14, 2010
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  • Michellee C.

    Must try the roasted bone marrow! Melt in the mouth delicious with the oxtail marmalade.

    Michellee C. · June 4, 2013
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  • Ava P.

    Come early. The beef cheeks are insane and you can't go wrong with actually everything on the menu

    Ava P. · May 18, 2013
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  • Eric A.

    Wow. The Croquettas de Bacalao come with delicious fried lemon peel rings on top

    Eric A. · April 28, 2013
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  • Nadina

    Super hard to get in so go very early or very late. Excellent tapas. Cocktails are also very good.

    Nadina · June 11, 2012
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  • David H.

    The patatas bravas are always delicious.

    David H. · January 21, 2012
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  • Kimeeë H.

    First bone marrow experience. Amazeballs!

    Kimeeë H. · January 6, 2012
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  • Paula P.

    The Garlic shrimp and the corn tapas are really good

    Paula P. · July 16, 2011
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  • David G.

    Two words . Kobe Burger !!!!!

    David G. · January 14, 2011
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  • Valentina M.

    Toro's brunch is exotically delicious

    Valentina M. · October 15, 2010
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  • Patrick C.

    churros are awesome. as are the pimientos. not as big of a fan of the short rib- too dry.

    Patrick C. · October 12, 2010
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  • Gregory L.

    Can't go wrong with the sangria

    Gregory L. · June 4, 2010
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  • Alli

    awesome tapas. go early to get a seat. try the cauliflower, it's like candy.

    Alli · May 2, 2010
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  • Eric A.

    Kitchen opens 5:30PM Mon-Fri, 5PM on Saturday & Sunday

    Eric A. · April 23, 2010
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  • Alison T.

    Order yourself a padron of cava and chug, chug, chug.

    Alison T. · March 19, 2010
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  • Ashley M.

    Early dinner sunday night = no wait and best service

    Ashley M. · February 26, 2010
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  • Eric H.

    $1 PBR's ... All the time :-)

    Eric H. · February 26, 2010
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  • Ahmet T.

    The Tailpipe and Jalapeño Bloody Maria were phenomenal. And bone marrow that is fit for royalty!

    Ahmet T. · March 2
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  • Michelle S.

    The corn is incredible! Ahi crudo is amazing too. Be prepared to wait

    Michelle S. · February 5
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  • Benjamin M.

    They do incredible things with eggplant and cauliflower. Try them!

    Benjamin M. · January 5
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  • CBM 

    The corn with aioli, cheese & lime is so rich it's like a dessert. Don't leave this restaurant without trying one! Also, the yellowfin tuna is a nice respite from the heavily fried dishes.

    CBM  · November 25, 2013
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  • Wang N.

    so-called the most popular Spanish restaurant in town, only the chicken liver appetizer got me, maybe that's because i have ever been to Spain and tasted the authentic Spanish food

    Wang N. · July 10, 2013
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  • Nour H.

    Get the bar places next to the front window to avoid being close to the kitchen. Food and sangria were delicious (jamon serrano, croquetas de bacalao and also the chicken empanadas and tortilla!)

    Nour H. · April 16, 2013
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  • melanie w.

    ORDER: almendras marcona, croquetas de bacalao, maíz asado con alioli y queso cotija. you'll thank me later.

    melanie w. · February 25, 2010
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