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El Torito

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3680 Inland Empire Boulevard, Ontario, CA 91764
909-944-9102
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Today
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:59 pm
Dining options: Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 15
    Excellent
  • 20
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Great Food & Service

I hadn't been here before and I was in the mood for Mexican food so I gave it a try. Great food and service at reasonable prices.

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 12, 2015
Dale K
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Orem, Utah
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47 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Riverside, CA
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212 reviews
163 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I have been coming here for several years, since I work in the area. I had always enjoyed the lunch buffet - nice variety, tasty food. Recently, I was very surprised to see that the buffet has undergone a major transformation! The presentation looks amazing! They used to have steam trays for the hot food. Now, they have beautiful bowls... More 

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Thank RaymondD
Las Vegas, Nevada
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53 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2015

Seemed I was 30 years too old to fit in. Upbeat music, young folks of all races, get ups, attitude seemed to meet at the bar. Loud, group oriented, very active barkeeps. Go early and its the calm before the storm. Lots of great food in main restaurant with specials every night. Very busy, active, hoppin place.

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Thank Jim C
Salem, Oregon
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180 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2015 via mobile

They put way too many ingredients in the guac.... Mexico is a big country. Perhaps their cooking here is from a region i m not familiar with. The drinks were good. I didn't bother to order anything else as I feel if you start with guacamole and its not right, don't bother with the rest of the menu. Nice waiter.... More 

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Thank he b
Ontario, California
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68 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015

The Ontario / Rancho Cucamonga area has two El Torito restaurants but this location has a dance floor and a DJ during happy hour. This restaurant attracts a diversity of people and is located near the Ontario business district. So far, I have had a great experience dining here with friendly service and good food. No matter which El Torito... More 

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Thank Cherished T
NEWCASTLE
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29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2015

The food was really great, the service was excellent, wonderful feel & experience to the place. Would go back again!

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Thank Heather C
Orem, Utah
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218 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015

I hadn't been here before and I was in the mood for Mexican food so I gave it a try. Great food and service at reasonable prices.

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Thank Dale K
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

I lunch there at least once a month with my daughter, grand daughter and 15 month old great grand son. We have the buffet and a good time is had by all.

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Thank 0miriamb
Moreno Valley, California, United States
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42 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

El Torito is one of the "go-to" Taco Tuesdays eateries for my circle of friends. We enjoy the fun-filled atmosphere and the our fair share of tacos. I've also had their buffet lunches several times and I appreciate the wide selection of choices they offer. My last visit followed a business meeting with some of my colleagues, and we were... More 

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Thank Shalimar A
Everett, Washington
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

Our server, Victor, was very friendly, but not too chirpy. He had fun preparing our table side guacamole and my salad. The dressing on the salad (something with cilantro) was excellent; I ordered it on the side to avoid it being too heavily dressed. Everyone at our table truly enjoyed their meal.

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Thank PKBadger
Fontana, California
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

I want to share an experience I had at El Torito this past weekend. I'm not going to complain about the food or the drinks as my experience was was not related to either. It was much worse... On May 30, 2015 I was assaulted by two members of the El Torito team. It was this past Saturday evening at... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3680 Inland Empire Boulevard, Ontario, CA 91764
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Ontario
  • Phone Number: 909-944-9102

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:59 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:59 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?
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