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El Torito Mexican Grill

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477 E Calaveras Blvd, Milpitas, CA 95035-5411
+1 408-946-8012
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9:30 am - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 9:30 am - 9:30 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
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Fremont, California
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595 reviews
395 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 277 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Food was okay. Decent vegetarian items. The tableside guacamole and cheese enchiladas were okay. Nothing special.

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Thank MihirMeghani
Milpitas, California
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2016

Used to be one of my favorite restaurants to have great Mexican food but after many administrative changes they change recipes and cut corner, no the food is terrible and expensive, portions are extra small, customer service was also out the window

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Thank miguelsolorio1
Sunnyvale, California, Usa
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2016

My husband and I have been going to El Torito in Milpitas since they closed the one in Santa Clara. We have gone to the Sunday buffet, lunches and dinners. 99% of the time they open the doors for us and they take us to the table that is close to everything. The buffet is great and it is only... More 

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Thank 427ElisaS
Raleigh, North Carolina
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30 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 20, 2016 via mobile

I was in town from NC to celebrate my birthday with my twin sister. We decided on El Torito for location and nostalgic reasons. We used to love going to the one near Vallco so many years ago. My mom and I, and my sister and one of her sons each shared the fajitas (18-19$ each). Her husband orders the... More 

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Thank PhroggyDee
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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 15, 2016

We were on the road for awhile. Check in to our hotel. Had dinner here.Clean fast and great food. We even got a free desert, Wow, Thanks.

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Thank Michael B
San Francisco
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1,052 reviews
494 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 265 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2015

Sizzling fajitas with steak are the best. Not healthy, but darn tasty. Chips and salsa are always fresh. Service is good. This El Torito is clean, but the dining room could use a makeover. Furniture is a bit dated. Service is very good and consistent. I eat here all the time, so my review is based on a lot of... More 

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Thank 7268
San Jose, CA
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102 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 8, 2015

It's a nice location and chips and salsa are always fresh. Rest of the fare is above average. It does get crowded on weekends, so call and make reservation.

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Thank RamKunda
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36 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 3, 2015

every time that I am in town I expend one night there. Ask for a margarita just to start the dinner and pick one of the fajitas pates. Service is friendly and if you have doubt will help you to find the right plate.

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Thank Little B
Baltimore, Maryland
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93 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 9, 2015

We ate here on arrival day of a long flight. It is walking distance from our hotel. We arrived around 5:00pm and the restaurant looked to be transitioning to the dinner hour. The waiter seem a bit brusque at first and I had to restrain from saying something negative about his responses. He came around towards the end of the... More 

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Thank YearlyVacationer1
Medellín, Antioquia, Colombia
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53 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 27, 2015

In general the Mexican food is average, the place is most oriented to watch TV specially the Mexican Soccer Cup, in general the place is cool, I belive too many tables in the area but You probably noticed those Mexican Restaurants are always full.

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Thank Edgar M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Seating
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
9:30 am - 9:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 477 E Calaveras Blvd, Milpitas, CA 95035-5411
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Milpitas
  • Phone Number: +1 408-946-8012

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