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El Torito

$$ - $$$
Mexican, Southwestern
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118 W Hospitality Ln, San Bernardino, CA 92408-3308
+1 909-381-2316
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
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San Bernardino, California
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2015 via mobile

This brunch is way overpriced. Not much of a selection. Very disapointed😔. But the service was good. Wait staff gave good sevice.And if its your birthday u will get a song sang to you and a free sombrero.

Thank lonlu68
Hemet, California
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2015

Been to El Torito plenty of times before, but I do not really like having to only order the Brunch. I feel as a customer, we should have the option of eating what we like and not having to pay $17.99 to eat a minimum. I understand that it also comes with bottomless mimosas, but when driving a family to... More 

Thank cmartinez72
Glenwood Springs, Colorado
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 4, 2015 via mobile

I highly recommend El Torito for it's authentic food, huge portions, and excellent waitstaff. The best dining experience I've had in awhile.

Thank Scott D
Redlands, CA
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148 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 25, 2015

A group of us had lunch at El Torito yesterday and used their two-for-one buffet coupons. The server, Cody, was attentive and helpful and the manager stopped at every table to ensure all was in order which was unexpected and a first for me in a chain restaurant! The soup, salad, and hot offerings were good and well worth the... More 

Thank Mary G
San Bernardino, California
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119 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 16, 2015

its okay. the only thing I like is corn bread hate when my friends drag me here. I prefer the indian restaurant across the street. lots of parking

Thank luv2travel_needlotto
Grand Terrace
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36 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 24, 2015

Your local Taco Shop has better/fresher food. This was the second time in a row the food was bad. The time before we were served refried beans that had a crust on top. Will never go back.

Thank Shawn S
Phoenix, Arizona
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222 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 21, 2015

Four meals that were very good especially the enchiladas. The service from out waiter was outstanding. The staff made you feel welcome and ensured your visit went well.

Thank papamikeinaz
Redlands, Ca
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308 reviews
181 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 30, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Have always enjoyed going here for the guacamole prepared at tableside and the fajitas. Throw in a margarita or two and you have the makings for a good tasting South of the border meal.

Thank lespes
San Bernardino, California
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 27, 2014

We had our Christmas Day lunch at El Torito, and while our meal was tasty, it did not overwhelm us. Since we arrived at their opening time, it was quiet and appeared very clean. We ordered a side of guacamole, which was prepared tableside. It includes chopped jalapenos, which can vary from mild to hot. We ordered it medium heat... More 

Thank George P
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24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 26, 2014 via mobile

Ate lunch with the family here. Over all restaurant was not very clean. The restrooms were filthy, floors looked like they had not been mopped in a long time. Trash was full. Just not a clean environment. Service was slow and inattentive. Food was ok, nothing to get excited about. Some of the glasses our drinks were served in were... More 

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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
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
9:00 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 - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 118 W Hospitality Ln, San Bernardino, CA 92408-3308
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Bernardino
  • Phone Number: +1 909-381-2316

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