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El Torito

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3680 Inland Empire Blvd, Ontario, CA 91764-4918
+1 909-944-9102
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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All hours
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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154 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

If you are looking for Tex-Mex or Americanized Mexican food, then this is a good place. Their bars and restaurants are appropriately themed, the bar well stocked, and the food good. I can't see to get enough of the tableside guacamole.

Thank TBSoCal71
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221 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Came here twice during my week-long stay in Ontario. A great place to have lunch with a good variety of Mexican cuisine. Buffet or menu options and you can have some members of your party do the buffet while others order off the menu (some restaurants don't allow this). Friendly staff and prompt service. Fairly priced.

Thank Tansy C
Beaverton, Oregon, United States
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37 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is my all time favorite Mexican restaurant I've visited so far. The food was delicious. The margaritas were as delicious as you'd expect with a nice selection of flavors. The service was great and the atmosphere was fun and upbeat. Would definitely recommend.

Thank Jen E
Mammoth Lakes, California
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45 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were on our first night of our vacation. We choose El Torito because we had eaten there before. I ordered the apptz of Flautas and it was huge. They were the BEST Flautas I have ever had. We finished off our meal with the deep fried ice cream.

Thank tuna18
Escondido, California
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90 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 22, 2016

Great luncheon buffet for a quick and yummy lunch....tacos, burritos, enchiladas, salad, soup, chips/salsa and dessert.....great service too...

Thank EscoDave
Anaheim, California
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 20, 2016

We were a party of ten. Four of us ordered Chile Relleno. Us four did not spend any money. Sadly this was not a good thing as the chilies were so tough we had trouble cutting them with a knife! The manager showed great concern and offered us something else, but we had no time so he comp'd us. Our... More 

Thank Linda F
Charlotte, North Carolina
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75 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 20, 2016 via mobile

Checked this place out as a recommendation. Spot on. Awesome bar and cool bartender. Happy hour monday through friday cant beat it. Their food is also really good. Try it.

Thank Ronald C
Palm Springs, California
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 16, 2016

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 

Thank desertladydi
San Diego, California
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30 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles 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 

Meridian, Mississippi
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45 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
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: +1 909-944-9102

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