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El Torito Mexican Grill

$$ - $$$
Mexican, Southwestern
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1590 Bayshore Hwy, Burlingame, CA 94010-1601
+1 650-692-3113
10:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Sun 10:00 am - 9:30 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 11:30 pm
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Coleville, North Carolina, United States
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57 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed next door and went to this place everyday!! Unbelievable prices during happy hour and huge portions! I gained 5 lbs during the week I was there!!

Thank Be C
San Juan, Puerto Rico
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 8, 2017

This was a good find! The food and service were great. Very authentic and delicious. Huge portions, and a nice variety.

Thank HeidiPa12
Sydney, Australia
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 2, 2016 via mobile

The Take Away meal was good. The meal was provided hot and was also tasty. Would recommend for those staying north of the airport whilst in transit.

Thank CH816
Falmouth, Massachusetts, United States
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36 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 27, 2016 via mobile

The food was good. Portions are large. Don't over order. Chips and salsa are endless. Make sure You are assigned a wait staff if you sit in Bar! Enjoy their happy hour specials

Thank Annie C
Lucerne, Switzerland
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162 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 10, 2016 via mobile

Lots of parking space available. Clean inside. Splendid view on the landing strips of SFO international airport. Just had a late drink. Friendly staff.

Thank TM6210
San Diego, California
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25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2016

We shared the shrimp Taco's and one meal was delicious and plenty for both of us. The margarita was fantastic and we were lucky that we were walking back to our hotel instead of driving. We had a window onto the bay and were able to see the gulls, pelicans and airplanes landing and taking off.

Thank djsmjem
Perth, Australia
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68 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2016

Dined here with wife and son (11) after long haul flight. Service was very good, made suggestions but did not mention the special deals (suggest you check the board at reception area as there are some good deals). Menu is very good, lots of choices, both Mexican and American fare. Nice view of aircraft landing at SFO over the water... More 

Thank Morgs23
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2016 via mobile

They told on website they closed at 11:30pm and when we got in at 10:50 they told us they were about to close. They were rushing us to ask for our food.

Thank Miguel M
Winnipeg, Canada
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14 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2016

We stopped in for dinner on a night when the Giants were playing and the place was packed. Once the game was over we found a seat in the bar. The service was adequate and considering how busy it was with people coming and going, we were fine with the wait. The food was fabulous and plentiful. Our server was... More 

Thank 233billg
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 10, 2016 via mobile

Stopped in with co workers to enjoy the view of the bay and planes landing. We were met by the Manager David who was very friendly and let us choose our table to enjoy the ambiance of their great location. David was prompt for our needs and drink orders. The food, staff and place is excellent. We will be back... More 

Thank John W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Southwestern
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Large groups, Kids, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
10:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1590 Bayshore Hwy, Burlingame, CA 94010-1601
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Burlingame
  • Phone Number: +1 650-692-3113

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