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El Torito Mexican Grill

€€ - €€€Mexican, , Vegetarian Friendly
5995 Katella Ave, Cypress, CA 90630-5010
+1 714-761-8155
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Overview
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good25%
  • Average25%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (6 reviews)
“fajitas” (9 reviews)
“corn cakes” (5 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
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LOCATION
5995 Katella Ave, Cypress, CA 90630-5010
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1 - 10 of 94 reviews

Reviewed 21 July 2018 via mobile

We happened by El Torito on a one night stay at a nearby hotel and were pleasantly surprised at the great food and dining experience here. The service was impecible. The chicken fajitas were amazing. We gave a two thumbs up to the chefs on...More

Thank binajimster
Reviewed 9 July 2018

We stopped in for a bite while before boarding our cruise the next day. It has been a while since we've had decent Mexican food so this was a nice treat. We didn't have to wait long on a Saturday night and were seated within...More

Thank Rivvv2003
Reviewed 17 June 2018 via mobile

The place is amazing! The food is delicious! The service was amazing! I would recommend it to anyone who is in the area.

Thank Evelina D
Reviewed 7 June 2018 via mobile

From 3-7pm the margaritas are $4 and the bar/patio can get full which means noisy. You can order from the menu if you want a full meal but the snacks are plenty.

Thank Partypoodle
Reviewed 1 June 2018

Ate here twice during our visit to this area and love the food and margaritas. They have changed their menu over the years to keep things fresh and interesting but their food is always delicious and such huge portions that I always have lunch for...More

Thank 846beverlyn
Reviewed 1 April 2018

If you want authentic Mexican food in Cypress this is the only restaurant to visit. I love the Spinach enchiladas. On Taco nights served in the bar, there is a fresh food grill prepared lovingly by very friendly people. This is the best value if...More

Thank 123marissa
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

I always fill up in chips and salsa and can never finish my cheese enchiladas so end up with lunch for tomorrow! Hey, it’s a win-win! And the corn cake, omg, who doesn’t love that little corner of love on your plate? Then some flan...More

Thank JessieR199
Reviewed 4 February 2018

Had a Friday afternoon appointment in Los Alamitos, afterward thought we'd have an early dinner. If was about 5:00 pm. Went into El Torito, hardly anyone there, so we thought great, we'll get seated right away. WRONG! The hostess took our name, we sat down,...More

Thank Mike b
Reviewed 31 January 2018 via mobile

Walked from hotel which was convenient. Had several choices and figured why not Mexican. Monday’s all you can eat fajitas for under $20. Day at the bar and was served chips and salsa immediately. Ask for the hot salsa which was offered it’s great and...More

Thank Andy H
Reviewed 30 January 2018 via mobile

The food is very good. Maybe because it was taco Tuesday it was a little too noisy. The fajita combo of steak and shrimp was very tasty and filling. Service was friendly and helpful. Wasn't real busy. The music and bar noise made it too...More

Thank Mike H
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Response from Michelle G | Reviewed this property |
Oh gosh, my word circling guess that they would have no trouble accommodating a party of that size. I would recommend calling them and making reservations so that they can accommodate their staffing for your party so that... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 22:30
Monday
11:00 - 22:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:30
Thursday
11:00 - 22:30
Friday
11:00 - 23:30
Saturday
11:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5995 Katella Ave, Cypress, CA 90630-5010
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Cypress
  • Phone Number: +1 714-761-8155
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