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El Torito Grill

15301 Ventura Blvd, Ste P5, Los Angeles, CA 91403-5886 (South San Fernando Valley)
818-907-7172
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Ranked #484 of 8,645 Restaurants in Los Angeles
Price range: $0 - $25
Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Neighborhood: South San Fernando Valley
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Dining options: Reservations, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Ventura Blvd.
Description: El Torito Grill features specialty menu items created by the Company's executive chef, Pepe Lopez, including mesquite broiled fish and steaks, as well as Mexican combination platters. Salads and soups are also available for both lunch and dinner. To compliment the range of specialty items, El Torito Grill offers a wide selection of upscale margaritas, in addition to a complete list of Mexican beers and cocktails.
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English first
Vancouver, British Columbia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Very nice staff, some of the best salsa I have had in a while, and the Fish Tacos were excellent...and of course the beer was cold, with a large selection of draft choices

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Clacton-on-sea
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70 reviews 70 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Mexican food was a new venture so have nothing to compare this with. Waiter was very helpful in explaining different dishes. Portion size was just right - not so large that it was off putting but just right. This was a tasty introduction to Mexican food. Restaurant was lively and noisy and well supported by all ages.

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Beverly Hills, California
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

I wish the food was as great as the service! Lots of food coloring used in almost everything. Tortillas in enchiladas very, very red, rice very green. Very little chicken in enchiladas. Margaritas seemed weak. Ok once in a while before a movie but it would not be my regular choice unless other restaurants were booked.

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Louisville, Kentucky
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39 reviews 39 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

It was my first time dining at an El Torito, but I was very impressed. I nearly went to PF Changs, right around the corner, but saw there was a Mexican restaurant and went for it. I'm glad I did! It wasn't too pricey at all, my Tortilla soup was $4 for a cup, and was so delicious and filling.... More 

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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69 reviews 69 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

Good shrimp fajitas, the guacamole was OK, the chips tasted a little stale, the flour tortillas were fresh.....

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Los Angeles, California
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59 reviews 59 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

More upscale than typical El Torito's with a smaller yet more interesting menu. Bar drinks were reasonable and outstanding.

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Toluca Lake, California, United States
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67 reviews 67 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

This is a convenient place when catching a movie at the Arclight in Sherman Oaks. The food is always good, the service usually is very good and the atmosphere is fun. The tables outside are well heated. The fresh tortillas that are continually being made are excellent!!

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New York City, New York
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246 reviews 246 reviews
170 restaurant reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014

hours well beyond the usual taco place with some well prepared main dishes good array of appetizers too

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Hyattsville, Maryland
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67 reviews 67 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2014

Stopped by the Brea Location after a long day and a few of the their tacos and a pomegranate margarita. The service was excellent and the food was great.

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Los Angeles, California
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2013

The food here is excellent. Service is always good. The reason why this doesn't get five stars is they just changed their happy hour menu, eliminated some choices and have switched to cheaper alcohol :-(. In any case, this is worth the stop. Better food than the regular el Torito restaurants. Located at the galleria, nice to look around as... More 

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Additional Information about El Torito Grill

Address: 15301 Ventura Blvd, Ste P5, Los Angeles, CA 91403-5886
Phone Number: 818-907-7172
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > South San Fernando Valley
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 0 - 25

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