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El Torito Mexican Restarurant

€€ - €€€Mexican, , Latin
18512 Macarthur Blvd, Irvine, CA
+1 949-833-8230
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good51%
  • Average16%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible3%
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“tacos” (6 reviews)
“shrimp” (2 reviews)
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11:00 - 21:30All hours
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish
€€ - €€€
18512 Macarthur Blvd, Irvine, CA
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If I could leave 0 stars I would gladly leave them. Came here on Oct 10 to celebrate my bday which happened to land on Taco Tuesday. First off the host was rude and did not even want to help us find a table, he...More

Thank Dayzers_
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have enjoyed our meals both times we've ate here as well are happy with the prices. Come hungry as some of the dishes are large but can be split to save $$ as well.

Thank Clarey_G68
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

This restaurant has a host of inventive, interesting Mexican and Latin American dishes. In particular, I really enjoyed the mango Chicken. However the surprise of the meal was the elote, which was sweet, spicy, moist, and just a little bit creamy. The surface was professional,...More

Thank --KingLux--
Reviewed 2 October 2017

I've ate at the location in Danas Point and Irvine and neither disappointed. Awesome food with stellar service and friendly staff. Pricing is on par with the food quality/quantity and service received.

Thank jamespH2471XZ
Reviewed 21 May 2017

I have eaten at El Torito numerous times over the years, and it has been consistently very good with prompt and courteous service at reasonable prices. Some of the larger dishes are best split between two. I will continue to patronize this place.

Thank Fay M
Reviewed 1 May 2017

We stopped in for a quick lunch on a Saturday while we were out car shopping in Newport Beach. We were seated quickly, and our server was nice and suggested certain options. I ordered a spicy mojito drink which was delicious. Our waitress made sure...More

Thank KT702
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

Came for a late meal. Service was ok, food was not the greatest but not the worst. However the drinks seem to be exceptionally well. Nothing to really rant or rave about,!it was exactly what I came for a late meal.

Thank ReshaRee
Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

This location is a popular lunch destination for businesses in the area. Directly adjacent to the John Wayne Airport, parking is abundant and the food is good and generally served efficiently and quickly. There is a small patio available, and this location easily accommodates medium...More

Thank mjd496
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Had a quick bite at El Torito. Luckily we got out very quickly as well. Nothing in there to retain. Low quality food; low quality service.

Thank Borneo2000
Reviewed 10 March 2017

Great food and service!!! The restaurant is clean and the management and staff are extremely friendly!

Thank tomcarterprod2016
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18512 Macarthur Blvd, Irvine, CA
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Irvine
  • Phone Number: +1 949-833-8230
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