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El Torito Mexican Grill

5980 Orangethorpe Ave, Buena Park, CA 90620
(714) 521-8338
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Ranked #29 of 199 Restaurants in Buena Park
Cuisines: Mexican
Most recent review
- Aug 4, 2014
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13 reviews from our community

76% Recommend
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  • English first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Denver, Colorado
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Loved Loved this place.... kind greeters, kind waitress ....love the yummy food!Everything was great. Will def be back

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Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

The food is ok but not authentic Mexican. We ordered the family style fajitas and were not impressed. The pork carnitas were covered in large chunks of fat. The salsa seemed fresh but was missing the roasted taste that distinguishes restaurant salsa from the grocery store stuff. The restaurant is clean and in a convenient location for visitors but they... More

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Los Angeles, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

They have great food. My favorites- steak fajitas, cheese enchiladas and chips and a great desert with ice cream

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Los Angeles, California
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

The chips and salsa are much better than I remembered it, especially when fresh and hot. The whole family had fun munching on chips. We were all too full to get the fried ice cream, unfortunately. I'm not sure why the kids picked cheese pizza but they loved it (for an adult, it was a little thick for me).

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Buena Park, California
Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2013

Service was the worst I've had in years. Multiple errors in our food order. Had to ask 3 times for silverware. Kept getting excuses for errors and not a reason. My party was almost done with their food before I received mine. Asked for the manager twice and never saw anyone. Food was poor quality and quantity. Won't return here... More

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MURRIETA
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2013

Great happy hour with $4 margaritas, free salsa and chips, $4 appetizers. They have $4 taco Tuesdays. Good selection of appetizers.

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Top Contributor
147 reviews 147 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
145 helpful votes 145 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2013 via mobile

Bussiness lunch I felt they wanted us to order the buffet but we did not and it took for ever. Food was great on the upside

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La Habra, California
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2012

Been going here since it opened many years ago. Always friendly service and good food at reasonable prices.

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Kaysville, Utah
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2012

Everyone at our table had different selections and we were all quite pleased. Good food, served hot!

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Toronto, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2012

Excellent food and ambiance with a Mariachi band playing in the background. Good value for money.

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