Toro

1704 Washington St (at Massachusetts Ave), Boston, MA 02118, United States
Hours:
Closed until Noon (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, Lunch, Dinner
Credit Cards:
Yes (incl. American Express)
Wi-Fi:
Yes
Outdoor Seating:
Yes
9.4/10

Based on 340 votes

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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Senator John B.

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

    Senator John Blutarski · November 20, 2009
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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 Guay · 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 Ashleigh · March 18, 2010
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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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  • 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 Achilles · September 10, 2010
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  • Steve S.

    Eat everything, rinse, repeat...

    Steve Schnelwar · March 8, 2013
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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 Blutarski · August 28, 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 Amann · February 16, 2011
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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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  • Sue D.

    Corn on the cob appy

    Sue DiManno · August 31, 2010
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  • Levan M.

    best tapas place in bos.

    Levan Manoukian · April 27, 2010
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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 Amann · 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 Blutarski · August 21, 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 White · 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 Luciano · February 4, 2010
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  • Jennifer G.

    Legit tapas -- try the corn

    Jennifer Golden · January 14, 2010
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  • Frank W.

    The corn is amazing. Like cheesy grilled popcorn. Tuna tartare ia very well done. Jamon blanco is quite flavorful. Im not quite sold on the bone marrow but the flat bread that comes with it is good.

    Frank Wang · November 9, 2014
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  • Sabina B.

    Amazing tapas; great for boozy brunch or Sunday funday with your besties.

    Sabina B. · September 9, 2014
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  • Spencer S.

    one of the best meals i've ever had!

    Spencer Schoeben · February 2, 2014
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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 Pollack · May 18, 2013
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  • Eric A.

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

    Eric Andersen · April 28, 2013
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  • Alicia K.

    I just had one of the best grilled corn ever. It was just simply amazing. Love the Aioli!

    Alicia Kosasih · October 1, 2012
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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 Haber · January 21, 2012
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  • Kimeeë H.

    First bone marrow experience. Amazeballs!

    Kimeeë Heatley · January 6, 2012
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  • Paula P.

    The Garlic shrimp and the corn tapas are really good

    Paula Pinto · July 16, 2011
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  • David G.

    Two words . Kobe Burger !!!!!

    David Goldman · January 14, 2011
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  • Valentina M.

    Toro's brunch is exotically delicious

    Valentina Monte · 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 Chun · October 12, 2010
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  • Gregory L.

    Can't go wrong with the sangria

    Gregory Lomanno · 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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  • Citysearch Boston

    Go on the 1st Thursday of every month 10pm-1am for insanely fun industry nights (check the theme and dress accordingly) with free passed tapas, drink specials and always (always!) $1 PBR.

    Citysearch Boston · April 30, 2010
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  • Eric A.

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

    Eric Andersen · April 23, 2010
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  • Ashley M.

    Early dinner sunday night = no wait and best service

    Ashley Ma · February 26, 2010
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  • Eric H.

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

    Eric Heaton · February 26, 2010
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  • Pat A.

    If you get served corn quickly throw it on the ground and get a free drink

    Pat Addams · September 18, 2014
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  • BU Today

    This tapas spot has an extensive menu to please any palette. The grilled corn is the standout dish but beware - the restaurant is small and does not take dinner reservations! Read more

    BU Today · March 13, 2014
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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, 2014
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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 walits · February 25, 2010
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