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El Torito

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6040 Canoga Ave, Los Angeles, CA 91367-3701
(818) 348-1767
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8:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat - Sun 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Seating, Waitstaff

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great service!

The Service: Our server, Ferman & Niki are excellent. Very attentive and thoughtful. Constantly checking upon us. Great service!! The drinks: Reasonable price for the drinks. They are not too strong though. They also serve chips and salsa. The Parking: Parking lot shared with Fry's (free)

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 14, 2015
ilovefoodcoma
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Burbank, California
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west hills, ca
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2015

I went to El Torito Restaurant in Woodland Hills. I had the lunch buffet. I wasn't all that thrilled. The main problem I found that the music was so loud that you couldn't have a conversation with the people you went to lunch with. We asked them if they could lower the music, but was told that the level it... More 

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Thank ltlitalian
Burbank, California
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693 reviews
417 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015

The Service: Our server, Ferman & Niki are excellent. Very attentive and thoughtful. Constantly checking upon us. Great service!! The drinks: Reasonable price for the drinks. They are not too strong though. They also serve chips and salsa. The Parking: Parking lot shared with Fry's (free)

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Thank ilovefoodcoma
Vancouver, Canada
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46 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

I was going to write about my experience at El Torito this evening but then I thought, if you are reading a review on a Tex-Mex chain restaurant located in the culinary wasteland of Woodland Hills, you're probably some poor business person who is either out of decent choices or in the mood for Tex Mex. You don't want a... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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110 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Good Tex-Mex food. Happy to find someplace to eat about 10 pm. The waiter was friendly if not attentive. They served a lot of food. I felt like the dining area could use a deep cleaning. They have daily specials.

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Thank SEAPexplorer012
Woodland Hills, CA
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107 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

This El Torito has finally decided to 'belly up to the bar' and offer real food and real service. They're still trying, and they have a ways to go, but they are now definitely back on our

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Thank Sonova_Beach
Los Angeles, California
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700 reviews
537 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 198 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 via mobile

We have been to this El Torito on several occasions and the food is always very good. Starting with the chips and salsa. The chips are always fresh and the salsa just spicy enough. All the food is good, but I especially like the crispy beef tacos. The servers/waiters are always friendly and attentive. I would like to see them... More 

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Thank ZumaDawg
Los Angeles
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32 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

Call me crazy, but the food at El Torito is always predictable and always the best. Their tortilla soup should be classified as a comfort food. The Caesar salad is always the best. You always come home very satisfied at an amazingly affordable price!

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Thank JeffHerman
San Diego
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27 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 via mobile

I don't usually review large chains. But I enjoyed lunch there yesterday. Not bad value, tasty spinach enchiladas and a inexperienced waiter but one who couldnt do enough for us.

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Thank Simon O
Dubai
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31 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014 via mobile

There was no one to greet me on the door, so I waited 5 minutes till one of the staff noticed and seated me. I ordered the steak Fajita and unfortunately was full of onion with a very few steak beef in it. Toilets was dirty which is too bad in a restaurant. Out of 5 Points. - Cleanliness: 2... More 

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Thank RDCA
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47 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 via mobile

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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 6040 Canoga Ave, Los Angeles, CA 91367-3701
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles
  • Phone Number: (818) 348-1767

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm

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