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El Torito Mexican Grill

5995 Katella Ave, Cypress, CA 90630
(714) 761-8155
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Ranked #17 of 108 Restaurants in Cypress
Hours:
Sun 9:00 am - 10:30 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Cuisines: Mexican
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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  • English first
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English first
Contributor
12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We love this place. Our favorite server is Gloria. Gloria keeps the chips and salsa coming and our glasses are never empty. The carne asada is tender and the sauce is excellent. The carne asada burrito is also very good. I Have never had a bad meal here or bad service. The manager always makes rounds to make sure all... More

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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36 reviews 36 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

I eat here twice last week while staying in a hotel nearby, it was convenient, the food was average mexican, the service was at best slow certainly not a place I would travel any distance for.

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Bangkok, Thailand
Top Contributor
187 reviews 187 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Haven't visited a generic Mexican restaurant in years but I had a free evening and decided to visit the El Torito Mexican Grill in Cypress, CA. The experience started out very positively with their signature Margarita on the rocks and some extremely tasty Mexican appetizer. I then ordered the chimichangas which was probably a mistake since it wasn't on their... More

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Henderson, Nevada
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71 reviews 71 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Been eating here every time I'm in the OC, and had to turn back my chicken enchiladas they were so tough, I couldn't cut the chicken with a knife. Service took more than 45 minutes. Food cold when arrived. Too bad.

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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

It was an easy walk from my hotel. Good meal with a large group of folks and food arrived fast. Great salsa and chips to start off with. Good wait staff and didn't have to ask for refills. Very clean with pretty large seating compacity. Nice bar area to hang out if that's what you like to do.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

However, I wish they would have offered the option of smaller portions. I ordered the spinach enchilada which was delicious! They also have great salads!!

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L A
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68 reviews 68 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

We were disappointed with El Torito the first time we dined there in April for which the manager apologized so we decided to give them another try last weekend. I ordered the seafood Fajita and was disappointed My wife ordered the salmon and found it equally disapointing (much too spicy) The prime reason we came here is that it serves... More

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Cypress, CA
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

First, the wait staff and hosts/hostesses are wonderful. The people who work there are customer service professionals.The bartenders (except for one that I've noticed--see The_Traveler_2013's review) are friendly and make good drinks. The food is well, it's ok. But I'm kind of a Messican food snob. It's good, and my favorite food there is the sweet corn tomalito. yummy. Everything... More

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Cypress, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Foods excellent, service always good. We also like going to $1.50 tuesday toco night. The tacos are really good and extra yummy with a margarita. We like having this restaurant in our neighborhood.

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Tortola
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2013

I was told of this restaurant on my way to Marriot hotel, so I decided to give it a try. The service was great. The food tasted good. the salsa and corn chips were a lot but wonderful. i think its an excellent place to dine where you get value for your money, i.e good food. The only suggestion i... More

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