As one of the most affordable spots on West Portal, it would already rate as one of my favorite places. But then you find that their meals are plentiful and delicious - the best burrito!
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As much as I love supporting independent / small businesses in various neighborhoods (and San Francisco's West Portal is a quaint, deserving destination), after having patronized El Toreador for ~40 years, I'm wondering if this great establishment has now run its course. Its festive décor...More
A long standing favorite. Located on TWO municipal railway lines the M and K, and just a half block down from the West Portal Station where yet a third line, the L, branches away to the sea. Get in line, unless you come midday and...More
We have been coming to El Toreador for decades. It's a nice family-owned business started by the parents but most nights, you will see the 2 sons working. One predominately up front greeting and seating customers and the other brother waiting on tables and bringing...More
Service could be better ~ but I have loved this place forever so we will continue to return. The food is what you would expect at a Mexican restaurant but the ambience will entertain and delight ~ walls covered with unusual and interesting things. If...More
You need to call to reserve a table for dinner. The Margarita's are great, the food is abundant and very, very good!! The service is friendly and efficient. The atmosphere fun!
I've always wanted to try El Toreador but it was usually full on weekends, but this time it was a weeknight and we got in. We were greeted warmly and seated right away. The waiter introduced himself and was very efficient throughout the evening. He...More