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El Torito Mexican Restaurant

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101 E Orangethorpe Ave, Fullerton, CA 92832-3016
714-871-9720
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11:00 am - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • 8
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  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Buena Mexicana!

We were recommended this restaurant by a colleague who dined here in the past. The food was very authentic. I couldn't stop eating the chips and salsa as they became addicting. I had the chicken enchiladas with a side of rice and refried beans. Great meal overall, but the server neglected us a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 9, 2015
valeriek726
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Orlando, Florida
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Orlando, Florida
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119 reviews 119 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

We were recommended this restaurant by a colleague who dined here in the past. The food was very authentic. I couldn't stop eating the chips and salsa as they became addicting. I had the chicken enchiladas with a side of rice and refried beans. Great meal overall, but the server neglected us a little by not filling up drinks.

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The O.C.
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78 reviews 78 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

Taco Tuesdays are great value for the money. We normally frequent this one or in Placentia off Yorba Linda blvd. Buy lots of $1 tacos, because SOMEBODY at your table will eat them!

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So Cal
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62 reviews 62 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

We have gone to the Fullerton location many times and the food has always been very good. However this past weekend, the food didn't make with me. We had the 2 fajitas with 2 magaritas coupon special. The meat was passable, but the kitchen didn't supply any red or green peppers with the fajita as in the past. The meat... More 

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Providence, Rhode Island
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39 reviews 39 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014

We were visiting my grandparents in fullerton not too long ago and stopped here because my dad likes it. I was actually very good and cheap but there were no thrills so don't be expecting the best Mexican you've ever had.

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Adelaide, SA
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32 reviews 32 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

The wait staff were very helpful and friendly. Fast service, well priced. FREE corn chips and salsa dip on arrival and take away containers for your leftovers....

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Sandy, Utah
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283 reviews 283 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
149 helpful votes 149 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2013

The food was good and the service was excellent. I was hungry so the filling meal hit the spot. Prices are a little high compared to other chains and independents. I loved the salsa that came with the chips.;

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Buena Park, California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2013

Happy hour madness, margarita's by the glass and steak, chicken or pork hot of the grill. If you haven't gone yet, you have to give them a try.

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Billings, Montana, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2012

Management, food, and service were all great! Our server was very pleasant, service was quick, food was tasty and authentic.

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San Diego, California
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63 reviews 63 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2012

My company hold meeting very close by and I have had El Torito cater several of them. It is pick up only but they do a great job packing it all up and adding everything we might need to serve and eat. The management is always very nice and happy for the business which is nice. The food is what... More 

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Hicksville, NY
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87 reviews 87 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2012

This was a nice clean very reasonable place to eat! The staff is very nice. We enjoyed it!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 101 E Orangethorpe Ave, Fullerton, CA 92832-3016
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Fullerton
  • Phone Number: 714-871-9720

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 10:00 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 - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?