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Free-Flowing Weekend Brunch And Bloody Mary Bar at Toro Toro

Toro Toro by Richard Sandoval
May 14, 2014

Newcomer Toro Toro will launch Saturday and Sunday weekend brunch service beginning May 17th from 11 am to 3 pm.  Acclaimed Chef Richard Sandoval and Chef de Cuisine Stephen Hartzell’s free-flowing brunch is priced at $39 per person (tax and gratuity not included). Guests will enjoy a tantalizing selection of hot and cold savory plates and desserts, plus Toro Toro’s “Rodizio Experience,” a selection of hot-off-the-spit meats that are carved and ready for indulging. There is also a cornucopia of side dishes, as well as four mimosa cocktails and a Bloody Mary bar to quench one’s thirst.  This free flowing brunch invites repeat trips to try the different offerings showcased and must be ordered by the entire table.

Brunch begins with a choice of Pan-Latin small plates that showcase South and Central American cuisine, including seasonal salads, meats, raw bar, and assorted breads and cheeses, showcased on the lavish buffet. Next up, diners will enjoy Toro Toro’s “Rodizio Experience,” with choices that include Picanha Steak, Chorizo Sausage, Achiote Chickenor Chef’s Daily Selection. Diners can also order from chef’s daily creation of hot sides. Standouts include Papas Bravas; Tortilla Espanola; Chorizo & Potato Hash; Chipotle-Agave Bacon; Mexican-Chocolate Waffles with nutella and bananas, as well as Chilaquiles Verdes.

Toro Toro’s new brunch menu is complemented by a Bloody Mary Bar where guests can create their cocktail by selecting from a list of premium spirits, house-made mixers, and large collection of rare hot sauces and garnishes. Also available are a bottomless supply of featured cocktails such as the Traditional Mimosa; Toro Mimosa with Champagne and fresh passion fruit puree; Mango Mimosa with Champagne and fresh mango puree, or the Blood Orange Mimosa with Champagne and fresh blood orange puree.

Toro Toro is open for lunch Monday through Friday, from 11 am to 3 pm. Dinner is available Sunday through Thursday, from 5 pm to 11 pm; Friday and Saturday, from 5 p.m. to 12 Midnight. Weekend brunch is served Saturday and Sunday from 11 am to 3 pm. Happy Hour is also offered daily, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. in the upstairs bar, and from 5 pm to 7 pm in the downstairs bar. 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, D.C. — 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