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El Torito

) #56 of 611 Restaurants in Riverside €€ - €€€ Mexican, Southwestern
3639 Riverside Plaza Dr, Riverside, CA 92506-2716
+1 951-684-6816
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good37%
  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (2 reviews)
“guacamole” (3 reviews)
“salad” (2 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern
€€ - €€€
3639 Riverside Plaza Dr, Riverside, CA 92506-2716
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Reviewed 13 March 2017

We went here on a Friday night & were able to seat ourselves in the cantina patio area, where there was a happy hour on drinks & a few appetizers. We waited a long time for a server & asked several bussers for items, one...More

Thank Sage C
Reviewed 4 March 2017

I was in the area playing Pokemon and decided to get a salad. It was 1:30 and I found out that El Torito has a salad and soup lunch special! And......IT'S AYCE - all you can eat!!! WHAT!!! Guess where I'll be having lunch once...More

Thank kelliducloux1
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Place like The Mission Inn and other upscale Restaurant are more expensive and have a smaller selection. Sunday Brunch (with unlimited champagne) at El Torito in Riverside has a great ambience (with a live mariachi band), great service and the price is very reasonable. There...More

Thank funguy2011
Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

The restaurant seems to be revamping the menu a bit and it's not as wonderful as it used to be. We ate there on Halloween night in order to avoid trick-or-treaters and the dining room with empty but yet we were seated at a small...More

Thank almahaffey
Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

We ordered two margaritas and a sample platter with chips and salsa. The food and drinks tasted great and the staff were friendly and helpful during our visit. Atmosphere was festive and comfortable. Prices are reasonable for what you get.

Thank JRR132
Reviewed 18 April 2016

I love coming to Sunday Brunch at the Riverside Plaza El Torito, especially since Mazz closed. Unfortunately, so does everyone else! There is usually a 45-60 minute wait to get seated. Since they don't take reservations, that's no fun. Larger parties try to outsmart the...More

Thank RaymondD
Reviewed 1 April 2016 via mobile

If you find yourself in Riverside, and find yourself hungry for good reliable food. Give it a try! Enjoyed the freshest guacamole EVER! Make it a stop!

Thank puresynergy
Reviewed 22 March 2016

Very nice looking restaurant that also offers outside seating. The food was very good and the restaurant wasn't very crowded. I didn't have anything to drink because I was working that day but the rest of my party was very pleased with the cocktails they...More

Thank adrianausa
Reviewed 14 March 2016

We had homemade guacamole and was perfect. Service was great our drinks never ran out. I had cheese enchiladas and kids had burritos. Just perfeft

Thank Janet M
Reviewed 7 March 2016

We have been here a few times for Sunday Brunch over the years, but this was our first time since the "upgrade." It was really impressive, and word has gotten out, because there was almost an hour wait! The food selections on the buffet were...More

Thank RaymondD
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
09:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 23:59
11:00 - 23:59
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3639 Riverside Plaza Dr, Riverside, CA 92506-2716
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Riverside
  • Phone Number: +1 951-684-6816
  • E-mail