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El Torito Mexican Grill

$$ - $$$Mexican,
5995 Katella Ave, Cypress, CA 90630-5010
+1 714-761-8155
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good26%
  • Average25%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (4 reviews)
“fajitas” (8 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:30 PMAll hours
Mexican, Southwestern
$$ - $$$
5995 Katella Ave, Cypress, CA 90630-5010
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Reviewed 1 week ago

nice spread for a quick lunch 13$.. Sign up and you will get good incentives. Buy1 get 1, free meal on your bday, etc.

Thank friendlyplacetostay
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Came to this restaurant because it was close to my hotel (Courtyard). On my way there I walked past several fast food restaurants, a couple of which looked like they might be worth a try. When I arrived I took a menu (hostess was helping...More

Thank Steve K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was my second time at this restaurant The ambiance is cool and casual The food is mediocre The 1st time I ordered fish tacos the second time was the sampler appetizer platter which is enough for 3 people easily My cousin ordered a burger...More

Thank Faith C
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Great place for lunch ,Brunch or dinner!!! Excellent prices. Great location to a lot of businesses, especially for visitors in town for a few days or even for family events.

Thank Jane S
Reviewed 28 November 2017

This El Torito is located conveniently close to the Courtyard Marriott where we were staying for 4 nights. We went to dinner here the first night, the food was tasty and plentiful, and the service was quick and friendly. So good, we walked back over...More

Thank GLowPetaluma
Reviewed 7 July 2017

My first and only visit was for a late lunch. I was seated by the bar and presented a menu. I found the food selection to be limited. However, I had planned on having fajitas and quickly made my selection. I sat for about 20...More

Thank Keepitreal4UAll
Reviewed 21 June 2017

Not too bad of an experience. The Service was very good and the guacamole was great (made at table side).

Thank becknick1
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Food was okay, but the poor service left a bad taste in our mouths. As a family, the 5 us went in for a Sunday brunch. Whoops!!! Big Mistake! The good: Food was 'okay' at best. They let some of the chaffing dishes go empty...More

Thank Ralph G
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Myself and my colleagues go to El torito at least once a month. Between all of us we have gluten free people, vegan and vegetarian people and this buffet works for all of us! I highly recommend it!

Thank britofam4
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

Servers are very friendly, Margaritas are great and their giant chicken taco (more like a salad in a giant tortilla) is delicious

Thank devlyn3
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17 January 2016|
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Response from Michelle G | Reviewed this property |
Oh gosh, my word circling guess that they would have no trouble accommodating a party of that size. I would recommend calling them and making reservations so that they can accommodate their staffing for your party so that... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Reservations, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5995 Katella Ave, Cypress, CA 90630-5010
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Cypress
  • Phone Number: +1 714-761-8155
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