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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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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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Escondido, California
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75 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago 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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28 reviews
5 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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39 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 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
Ontario, California
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36 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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 bubbles 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
Level Contributor
35 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles 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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254 reviews
197 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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

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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
Families with children, Dining on a budget
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?