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El Torito Grill

€€ - €€€Mexican, ,
555 Pointe Dr, Brea, CA 92821-3651
+1 714-990-2411
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good28%
  • Average12%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“cilantro rice” (2 reviews)
“ribs” (4 reviews)
“beef” (2 reviews)
Open Now
09:00 - 21:00All hours
Mexican, Bar, Pub
€€ - €€€
555 Pointe Dr, Brea, CA 92821-3651
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1 - 10 of 31 reviews

Reviewed 18 September 2017

This location has been open for so many years, and one thing has been consistent - creative takes on Mexican food. Yes, it's part of a chain, but this location is so old that I remember cigarettes being sold in a vending machine. (The smokes...More

Thank Ernest K
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

I went with intent to have fish. Cesar pointed out the Lemon Butter Salmon in the chef's specials to me. I love salmon so my choice was automatic. I asked for a cup of Roasted Tomato Soup and Cesar brought it to me right away....More

Thank shortmancom
Reviewed 21 June 2017

Good value tacos, good margaritas, good service. Very accommodating with setting up a table on the balcony/outside for 14 people for birthdays. Kept our cake cold! Outside DOES have heaters.

Thank schmink45
Reviewed 16 June 2017

We stopped here for lunch for the first time in a couple of years and really enjoyed it. Different lunch menu. Very friendly service. Excellent

Thank Kirk F
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

We always come here to celebrate with the family. The servers/waiters are very helpful and polite. The food is very good and delicious!!! We especially love their flour tortillas with the cinnamon/butter.

Thank tyggerlili
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

This place was pretty good. The service was slow at first, mainly the front of the house. The fresh/warm tortillas plus the salsas and butter were great. The app sampler is worth it, u get a taste of some of the best items on their...More

Thank OrangeCountyJay
Reviewed 13 March 2017

The first time I came to El Torito it was with some family members, one of them ordered a beer and they bring him a Cadillac Margarita, the waitress felt embarrassed and I said I will take it! she thanked me and I proceeded to...More

Thank rodalszybar
Reviewed 13 February 2017

So we have been here many times before, and have enjoyed it thoroughly. We were going to come this morning, but thought there would be too many people here for a Sunday brunch two days before Valentines Day. And once we got there about 4...More

Thank h2opolodad
Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

El Torito Grill does not serve the usual ET fare; choices are more upscale. Nachos are outstanding and I liked the made-on-the-spot warm tortillas that are served in place of the standard chips and salsa. Service was excellent and cheerful.

Thank azzure
Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

Our waiter was rude, the customer service was horrible. Our waiter served my drink in a cracked glass. Sadly, we had to bother other waiters for refills, etc. our food was cold, I ordered a dinner salad with cilantro dressing and didn't get any dressing....More

Thank Audrey M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Mexican, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 555 Pointe Dr, Brea, CA 92821-3651
    (Lambert Road)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Brea
  • Phone Number: +1 714-990-2411
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