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El Torito Mexican Grill

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5995 Katella Ave, Cypress, CA 90630
(714) 761-8155
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11:00 am - 11:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 9:00 am - 10:30 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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  • 19
    Excellent
  • 11
    Very good
  • 17
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Soup and salad

My favorite food at this establishment is the tortilla soup and the Mexican Caesar salad. If you get nothing else, make sure you taste both of these!

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 9, 2015
Michelle G
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Foothill Ranch, California
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Foothill Ranch, California
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297 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 801 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

My favorite food at this establishment is the tortilla soup and the Mexican Caesar salad. If you get nothing else, make sure you taste both of these!

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keller, tx
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Not really Tex-Mex and the food wasn't hot but the salsa and chips were great. Cadillac margarita very good also. Enchiladas and fajitas average. Won't go again but did leave full.

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Dalton, Georgia
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29 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Perfect mexican - americana food. I treated a friend and colleague there for dinner one night and it was great. Prices are very reasonable and you will do well to go, eat and have a good time there!

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Stopped in on way to hotel nearby purely on the packed parking lot. Both bar and restaurant were busy on a Monday. Had the grilled chicken/avocado salad with the best salad dressing I've ever eaten--it was made with the pepita seeds. My partner had the never-ending fajitas and decided hands down the best value. Both the steak and chicken were... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015 via mobile

They have a decent lunch buffet, complete with taco bar. It's surprising the place is not more busy at lunchtime.

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La Palma, CA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

The Trio of Street Tacos are just OK. My wife likes enchiladas, but was disappointed with their cheese enchilada with ranchera sauce. The grandkids like there selection of meals for children. Good service.

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Brooklyn Park, Minnesota
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

We were at El Torito on Mother's Day. We were a party 6, but had only a short wait for a table even though there were a lot of people. The service was quick once we were seated - very friendly and attentive. The menu selections were very good and different from what we are accustomed to in our region... More 

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Sykesville, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

So, I have to agree with the previous posts. The cantina is a great place to hang out for happy hour. Great prices on drafts and the house margaritas. Plus there are discounts on the appetizers. Bartenders were BERY attentive. I had the quesadilla with chicken and it was great.

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Cypress, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

I haven't had a bad experience with El Torito. This place is no different. Walking in the place always makes my mouth water. The sizzling sounds of their hot plates are amazing. I order more than I can eat. Great leftovers. All their unique menus and the sauces are amazing.

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Flagstaff, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

I hosted a Celebration of Life for my partner who passed away in mid November at this location Dec 27. We were/I am regulars on Fridays for Margaritas and a meal. We have always had a good experience at this restaurant/cantina. We always sit in the Cantina enjoying the numerous TVs and sports while sipping our Margaritas and nibbling on... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5995 Katella Ave, Cypress, CA 90630
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Cypress
  • Phone Number: (714) 761-8155

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 10:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:30 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?