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El Torito

6040 Canoga Ave, Los Angeles, CA 91367-3701
(818) 348-1767
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English first
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45 reviews 45 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

My friend and I walked over from the Hilton, nice short walk. We were seated in bar area in a booth.Many choices on the menu. I tried the sizzling combo which included shrimp, chicken and steak. Loved my food- especially the steak taco. The chips and salas were great too, but asked for hotter salsa. The restaurant was somewhat busy... More

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Los Angeles, California
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361 reviews 361 reviews
269 restaurant reviews
137 helpful votes 137 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014 via mobile

We had been to this El Torito before and I have rated it in the past but our last visit was a bit disappointing. The food was still good (carne asada and chicken enchiladas) but the orders were not quite right and we had to keep asking for things, like tortillas, that are supposed to come with the meal. Our... More

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Los Angeles, California
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65 reviews 65 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Place has a great atmosphere. Service is great. They have the usual margaritas and a few signature drinks that are worth your while. The food is another story. This place will not have your authentic Mexican taste. It is a a blend or their take on Mexican food. It is a great place to hang out and have drinks. Their... More

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Asheville, North Carolina
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75 reviews 75 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

Walked here from the Hilton and should have kept walking. The most mediocre Mexican meal I've had in Southern California. The menu was limited, service erratic. I had to ask for refills. This place might work in Cleveland or some such place but I can't see how it stays in business in Southern California.

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Los Angeles, California
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361 reviews 361 reviews
269 restaurant reviews
137 helpful votes 137 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2013 via mobile

We have been to several El Torito's around the area and this one compares favorably with the others. The service was excellent, very attentive and these people really work their tails off. I had the chile relleno and taco plate and it was excellent. Served hot and the relleno was good and spicy. The chips and salsa here are excellent,... More

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JACKSON, MS
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

I enjoy this place on Fridays at the bar because of the kareokee night. the food is average but the bar atmosphere is good.

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Dunnet, United Kingdom
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41 reviews 41 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2013

Staying nearby so went for dinner one night. It is OK, pretty basic Mexican type cuisine but portions are good and you will not break the bank eating there

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Woodland Hills, California, United States
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40 reviews 40 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2013

Are you a fan of HOT and SPICY???? Wings, of course. What a WOW surprise! Oh the wings - - absolutely addictive if you like spicy. Cadallac margarita habanero flavored, chili peligroso with ghost chiles and guajillo, and Mexican buffalo wings. Usually I find wings "boring" - sort of the fail-safe food if you are sort-of hungry, should eat "something"... More

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San Diego, California, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2012

El Torino is one of our favorite restaurants close to home and this one did us proud as well.

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San Diego, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2012

I have been going there for years. The food is reliably good. My favorite is steak fajitas, but all their menu selections are yummy. I love the guacamole prepared table side. Very reasonably priced.

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