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El Toro Bronco

1030 N H St, Lompoc, CA 93436
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Ranked #57 of 100 Restaurants in Lompoc
Mon - Sat 6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Mexican
Most recent review
- Aug 14, 2014
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English first
Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

We asked the woman who checked us into our hotel for a restaurant recommendation and this is where she sent us. I have to say we were extremely disappointed! Overall the service was okay. The margaritas were touted as being really good because they were made from scratch and not a mix. Well I guess we love the "mix margarita"... More

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Pasadena, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

Terrible service, rude staff, and this additude goes all the way to the top. food was ok, it took a long time to get all the food we ordered, and after voicing my concern, they got angry with us.! Manager , or whoever he was cussed at us in front of the little ones.

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Ernakulam, India
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48 reviews 48 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

Can only vouch for the giant burrito and one of the combi plates which were both very good. Very little atmosphere and "rough" service but fairly friendly and efficient nevertheless. Good value and I'll be going back.

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Lompoc, California
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25 reviews 25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

The best Mexican restaurant in Lompoc, if not the region, which really isn't saying much. Don't know why it's so hard to get good Mexican food around here. Service is generally friendly if otherwise unremarkable, and the food is good for the price point.

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Lompoc, California
16 reviews 16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
112 helpful votes 112 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2013

We have been to El Toro Bronco many times. Typically good food and good service. My husband and I both ordered burritos. I had the chili relleno and my husband the shredded beef. Although the burrito was good it was a little bland. Presentation gets a -zero. All they do is plop a burrito on a dish and serve it.... More

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Los Angeles, California
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35 reviews 35 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

We stopped by around 9:00 pm and they were ready to close. Maybe because of that the food was not as good as it could be, but it was our first time in this place, so I have nothing to compare it too. My stake was dry and overcooked. My friend ordered a burrito and he could barely eat it... More

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2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

Visited there recently for carry out back to a hotel room across the street. After eating the shrimp and beef fajitas I became ill with indigestion, abdominal cramps, nausea, watery diarrhea, and severe dehydration over the next 72 hours, eventually arrested by Imodium. No doubt illness was directly related to the carry out at El Toro Bronco, Lompoc. Be very... More

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Santa Barbara, California
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42 reviews 42 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2013

Very clean, fast service, nice bar, seems much cleaner than average California Mexican restaurant. Food isn't greasy and portions are nice. Specials are tasty. I eat here everytime I have to work in Lompoc. Great salsa with chips while waiting.

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Lompoc, California
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2013

I have been there several times but the most memorable is the first time I had their Molcajete.... I am hooked!

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2013

We enjoy the food and the service was very quick as we requested. We had family with us including children and we needed to eat and be at a Lompoc Civic Theatre production within one hour. We were very satisfied!

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