Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Richard Sandoval’s Toro Toro Offers Late Night Happy Hour and Salsa Lessons

From our friends at Toro Toro...

Acclaimed Chef and Owner Richard Sandoval's contemporary Pan-Latin steakhouse, Toro Toro, located at 1300 I Street, NW is offering late night Happy Hour exclusively on Thursdays from 5 PM to 12 AM and on Friday and Saturday from 11 PM to 2 AM. Toro Toro's Happy Hour menu features creative Pan-Latin small bites, paired with Cabernet Sauvignon and Sauvignon Blanc, as well as Modelo Especial, Corona Extra, Dos Equis Amber, and Amstel Light, priced at $5 each. Guests can also sip on select house spirits priced at $4 and handcrafted signature cocktails such as the Caipirinha, Pitu cachaca, fresh lime, and sugar; Mojito Traditional, Bacardi Castillo, fresh mint, and fresh lime; Tinta Roja, red wine, brandy, Licor 43, fresh apple, fresh mango, and orange liqueur; Margarita, Sauza Blue, agave nectar, and fresh lime, and the Prickly Pear Chilcano, pisco capel, prickly pear purée, fresh lime juice, ginger ale, and bitters. Signature cocktails range in price from $5 to $7.

Happy Hour small bites include Truffle Fries with truffle oil and parmesan; Smoked Guacamole with avocado, chipotle chili, onion, and tomato; Choripan, Argentinian chorizo, chile rocotto aioli, Napa slaw, and pickled fresno; Churrasco ‘Burnt Ends’ Nachos, achiote chicken, picanha steak, and chorizo; Chicken Tacos, pico de gallo and salsa verde; Steak Tacos, salsa roja, cilantro, and onion; Crispy Shrimp Tacos, aji amarillo aioli and pickled vegetables; Corn Masa Empanadas, Oaxaca cheese and chimichurri, and Korean Fried Chicken Wings, gochujang and cucumber kimchee. Happy Hour small bites range in price from $4 to $10.

Additionally, guests can partake in complimentary group salsa lessons from professional dancers every Thursday night from 9 PM to 10:30 PM, followed by an opportunity to show off their new moves at Toro Toro's 5,000 square-foot upscale modern lounge where the nights featured DJ will be spinning Latin, House and Top 40 hits until 2 AM.

Toro Toro is open for lunch Monday through Friday, from 11 AM to 3 PM. Dinner is available Monday through Thursday, from 5 PM to 10 PM; Friday and Saturday, from 5 PM to 1 AM. Weekend brunch is served Saturday and Sunday, from 11 AM to 5 PM. Happy Hour is also offered Monday through Friday from 3 PM to 8 PM, and Saturday from 5 PM to 8 PM at the upstairs bar only. Toro Toro is located at 1300 I Street, NW, Washington, D.C. 20005, less than one block from the McPherson Square Metro accessible on the Blue Lines, and three blocks from Metro Center Metro accessible on the Red Line. For more information visit

About Richard Sandoval Restaurants:
Richard Sandoval Restaurants (RSR) is a leading restaurant group founded by Mexican-born chef/restaurateur/author Richard Sandoval and based in New York City. Known for offering guests an unparalleled culinary experience, this internationally recognized contemporary Latin restaurant group successfully owns and operates 35 restaurant concepts around the globe. Spanning from California to New York, Colorado to Florida, Nevada to Virginia and Arizona to Washington, DC - as well as from Dubai to Mexico and Qatar to Serbia - Chef Sandoval's "made from scratch" approach and passion for introducing Latin cuisine to the world continues to inspire him to combine authentic Latin ingredients with international flavors and inventive techniques to create one-of-kind concepts and cuisines that range from modern and coastal Mexican, Latin-Asian, Peruvian to Pan-Latin, among others. For a complete list of RSR restaurants, menus or for more information, please visit