El Trompo

Address: 277 Augusta Ave., Toronto, M5T 2M1, Canada
Telephone: +1 416 260 0097

- Budget

4.5

A taste of Mexico in the heart of eclectic Kensington Market.

Family-run, authentic Mexican taqueria serving up some of the best tastes this side of the border. Delightful no-fuss atmosphere and friendly service ensure a steady stream of regulars

Food and drink
4.5
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Service
4.2
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Food and drink
4.5
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Value for money
4.9
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Ambience
4.1
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Location
4.5
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Food and drink

A must-go for those with a hankering for out-of-this-world chicken tinga tacos, Tacos al Astor and homemade guacamole. Rarely offered specialites like Hongo (a delicacy of corn fungus) and a variety of authentic Mexican softdrinks and homemade bebidas

Recommended dishes

delectable Tacos al Astor and Chicken Tinga, Hongo Tacos, and Chuleta con queso are expertly and efficiently prepared in an open kitchen. Mouth-watering guacamole, pico de gallo and homemade nachos are the perfect starter to an authentic Mexican home cooking experience

Ambience

No-fuss but welcoming interior and a great patio for people watching and enjoying the sights, smells and sounds of bustling Kensington market during the warmer months

Service

A mostly family-run establishment, servers are efficient and no-fuss, but ready to offer a friendly hand with any unfamiliar menu items if necessary. Busy nights are common, so don't be put off by occasionally rushed orders

Location

Right in the heart of bustlng Kensington Market, ideally located to explore the vibrant neighbourhood before or after your meal

Price advice

Incredible value for money

Recommended for

  • Backpackers / Students
  • Couples
  • Culture vultures
  • Foodies
  • Seasoned travellers
  • People watching
  • Trendiness
  • No fuss

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