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El Toro Loco

1624 Francisco Blvd, Pacifica, CA 94044-2239
+1 650-355-5548
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good34%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Mexican, Peruvian, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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1624 Francisco Blvd, Pacifica, CA 94044-2239
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Reviewed 2 June 2012

The place looks pretty unappealing from the outside... but do go in! The veg burrito here is amazing - real veggies [we're talking broccoli, carrots, etc], not just rice and beans - and we especially like it mojado [wet] - with a nice layer of...More

Date of visit: May 2012
Thank HMBSusan
Reviewed 28 February 2012

We went for dinner.The waiter suggested the dishes. Would you believe french fried potatoes in a sauce. He told us it was a favorite. It looked awful and tasted worse. The service was very negligent. The owner had some personal friends in and we seemed...More

Date of visit: July 2011
2  Thank MrsCRP
Reviewed 20 February 2012

We love El Toro Loco - Great Mexican and Peruvian dishes, my favorite burrito is the Acapolco Burrito, Sangria is great, and my husband always orders the Bistek a la Pobre. Their Tres Leches cake is also delicious. Can't go wrong with anything on the...More

Date of visit: February 2012
Thank Michelecastle
Reviewed 18 January 2012

We live here and love it our favorites are bestec a la pobre and Alcopolco burrito with carne asada

1  Thank Michelecastle
Reviewed 26 December 2011

Kind of a dive but the food and service are the best. They do this prawn soup that is unlike anything I've had before - their ceviche is worth the trip alone. Really, really nice folks running the place - but don't expect a lot...More

Date of visit: December 2011
Thank Hindsight_CA
Reviewed 5 February 2011

The food was excellent- flavors were wonderful, and the prices extremely reasonable. The duo playing jazz were also very good musicians.

Date of visit: January 2011
1  Thank Joan A
Reviewed 20 June 2010

We went to El Toro Loco on recommendation from a Peruvian friend. We were a very large group and everyone ordered different dishes. The Arroz con Pollo, Paella and several other Peruvian dishes our friend ordered for us were awesome. Don't miss the green salsa...More

Thank Nimby1958
Reviewed 6 May 2009

They make the best Aji de Gallina (chili chicken). Their burritos are awesome too! They always have a little band playing (so bring some cash for tips) and the service is friendly and personal. Definitely wonderful neighborhood restaurant!

Thank HeatherinPacifica
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Pacifica, California
Reviewed 30 August 2008

Best salsa in Pacifica - try the green! Very friendly and tasty tiny place with peruvian and mexican food, with an emphasis on seafood. I'd say probably the best nachos in Pacifica. Interesting peruvian dishes, great ceviche, tasty sangria-ish beverage, good paella and seafood soups....More

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Reviewed 17 August 2008

This is a great little gem tucked into the middle of Pacifica. The Peruvian dishes are scrumptous. This a family owned and operated place, and everyone who works here is very friendly and efficient, yet laid back attitude prevails. There is live music most nights,...More

Thank ccmacy
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 17:00
12:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1624 Francisco Blvd, Pacifica, CA 94044-2239
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Pacifica
  • Phone Number: +1 650-355-5548
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