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El Torito

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3113 W Olive Ave, Burbank, CA 91505-4540
+1 818-841-4433
11:00 - 22:30
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Sun 09:30 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:30
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Burbank, California
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46 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

Fantastic selection of delicious foods and endless champagne make this a great choice for brunch, they have an abundance of mexican selections, both breakfast and lunch foods, as well as a couple of seafood selections in the lobby

Thank Rocky W
Tremonton, Utah
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55 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 April 2016 via mobile

I know this is a chain... And normally don't recommend chain restaurants, however this one was an exception. Food was hot fresh and flavorful. I had the Mahi Tacos... Our table had the sour cream enchiladas and the sizzling fajitas. Salsa was fresh. Service was good for a large chain restaurant with lots of customers... Recommended.

Thank BryWB
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172 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 April 2016 via mobile

Great place to stop service was outstanding...nachos awesome... Margaritas just average! Great location the brunch would probably be fabulous!!

Thank SSSandMar
Los Angeles, California
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35 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 March 2016

Three of us dined there Friday 3-11-2016 and it was great, especially considering it was a busy Friday night. The food was very good- crispy chips, moderately spicy salsa, fresh salsa, pico de gallo and guacamole, the mixed appetizer platter had a nice selection (love the sweet & spicy dip that came with the quesadilla) and they were very accommodating... More 

Thank TonySidis
mesa az
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308 reviews
177 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2015

Mexican food and brunch are not often linked, but El Torito has put it all together in a great package. The selection spreads throughout the restaurant at various serving stations and it's hard to pass any of them without sampling. Very good family setting and priced well, ($22 adults, $15 kids).

Thank mesatraveler
Burbank, California
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2015 via mobile

Well let's start with the food this time. I have to say that I am using words that I would not have expected. First of all we ordered the family fajitas. The shrimp, chicken, pork and steak we're all very well seasoned. Not at all what I expected. The steak was a bit tough, this might have been the piece... More 

Thank Dino C
Palmdale, California
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2014

El Torrito has some of the best Margaritas of any chain restaurant. There food is good for the value and they have a great happy hour! There's also, Karaoke and a DJ on Friday nights for a good laugh.

Thank Kirk T
So Cal
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115 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2013

My wife took me there for my birthday. The staff asked if it was a special occasion and we told them birthday. We ordered the usual fare, tacos, enchiladas, etc and they were okay, it's hard to mess those up. The service was good because the restaurant was mostly empty. The surprise was flan served by a group of singing... More 

Thank Michael E
Long Valley, New Jersey
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55 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2013

My family ate lunch at this restaurant in between filmed segments of The Tonight Show. The restaurant is within walking distance from the NBC Studios, but it is old and outdated. We opted for the Pronto Lunch Buffet at $9.99 a person, thinking one of items would be okay. It wasn’t, everything was pretty tasteless and limp. Also, the service... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    2 of 5 bubbles
Latin, Mexican, Spanish
Restaurant features
Open Hours
09:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3113 W Olive Ave, Burbank, CA 91505-4540
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Burbank
  • Phone Number: +1 818-841-4433

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?