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El Torito

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3680 Inland Empire Blvd, Ontario, CA 91764-4918
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:59 pm
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Palm Springs, California
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had enchiladas rancherias which was good. My husband had a combo, cheese enchilada & chili relleno. The enchilada had an unmelted block of cheese. The relleno was over cooked on outside and raw on the inside & tasted terrible. The rice/beans are typical canned beans & rice was good. The Margaritas had no alcohol to speak if it would... More 

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San Diego, California
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28 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

First time eating at this El Torito in Ontario. The fish tacos were supposedly Mahi Mahi, but were just the size of a large French fry -- and I couldn't tell if it was fish as it was deep fried beyond recognition. The fajitas contained old, burned vegetables, which spoiled the taste of the meat. The rice was too salty;... More 

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38 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016 via mobile

Excellent food and service. We started with the guacamole made at our tableside. It was fabulous! My husband had steak fajitas and I had the chicken enchiladas with sour cream sauce and both were delicious. Our server was very efficient and knowledgeable on the menu items. Will definitely come back again.

Thank lcsimon
Ontario, California
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35 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

We come to this Mexican restaurant quite frequently, as it offers BOGO lunches real often. We always opt for the buffet lunch, which has gone up in price to $11.99, but when you are getting one for free, who can complain? The buffet has been reorganized to more attractively display the items. There is someone making tacos and, I believe,... More 

Thank Dolly49nut
Cramerton, North Carolina
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60 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2016

Grabbed dinner here with a couple of colleagues after a long day. We were only in town for one night, heading to the airport early the next day. Service was great, even though we were taking our time, drinking beer and talking. They weren't to busy, so I guess we weren't holding up the table. I had Carnitas Michoacan, that... More 

Thank Darren S
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32 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2016 via mobile

Service was slow. Had to wait for awhile for a for an order to be fixed. got salsa with chips no refried beans. Food was no bueno orders the nachoes and was not what I expected. Clean place though

Thank Vita F
Riverside, CA
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246 reviews
192 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2016

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 

Thank RaymondD
Las Vegas, Nevada
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83 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
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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.

Thank Jim C
Salem, Oregon
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182 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 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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Ontario, California
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69 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
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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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:59 pm
11:00 am - 11:59 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3680 Inland Empire Blvd, Ontario, CA 91764-4918
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Ontario
  • Phone Number: 909-944-9102

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