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El Torito Mexican Restaurant

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) #1,862 of 3,973 Restaurants in San Diego $$ - $$$ Mexican
8223 Mira Mesa Blvd, San Diego, CA 92126-2637
+1 858-566-5792
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good16%
  • Average0%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible0%
Jul 3, 2016
“Wonderful, enjoyable time!”
Jan 30, 2016
“Amazing food, great service ”
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11:00 am - 10:00 pmAll hours
$$ - $$$
8223 Mira Mesa Blvd, San Diego, CA 92126-2637
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Reviewed July 3, 2016

Good, authentic, delicious food! We loved the 1800 platter and their appetizer of bacon wrapped shrimp! Even though no one was on the patio, they let us sit out there. And we still got super service! (Thank you, Julia!) It was so enjoyable! Though it's...More

Thank C S
Reviewed January 30, 2016 via mobile

We had our company's party at this restaurant. Everyone loved the atmosphere, the friendly staff, and above all the wonderful food. The signature margaritas with shot of tequila, the sizzling fajitas were amazing. The restaurant was clean and festive. Greatly recommend for company events.

Thank rlzgf
Reviewed January 16, 2016

Stopped in for dinner and had the Tacos Jalisco (chicken). The chicken was not overcooked and tasted really good. Wish the El Torito by my home was this good. It would have more of my business.

Thank Mark H
Reviewed September 6, 2015 via mobile

So good on Friday night's. Such a deal $12.99 with beans and rice. Really great location and place was so cozy. I was in love with my food I forgot to take a picture.

Thank Stephanie C
Reviewed April 15, 2015

The two enchiladas were served in the same way that Fajitas are served, on a sizzling platter with beans, rice and a small mound of white stuff. The enchiladas were excellent, but it was the mound of white stuff that really made the meal. It...More

Thank PhilipT2013
Reviewed August 13, 2014

We ate Sunday brunch here since the one in Mission Valley closed. Unlimited champagne and drinks are good as was the service but food is not so great. The only good things were the desserts such as the bailey's mousse and the pepitas/ cilrantro salad...More

Thank funfunfunPhoenix
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Restaurant Details

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Open Hours
9:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8223 Mira Mesa Blvd, San Diego, CA 92126-2637
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: +1 858-566-5792
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