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El Torito Restaurant

$$ - $$$
Mexican, Latin, Southwestern, Spanish
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2840 Tulare St, Fresno, CA 93721-1319
+1 559-485-1171
11:00 - 23:00
Open now
All hours
Sun 09:30 - 21:30
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri 11:00 - 23:59
Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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55 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

Seated away from all other guests We went for lunch on a Saturday and the restaurant was not busy at all. We were seated at the back of the restaurant in a separate room while all other guests were seated in the front, with a whole room that they use for weekday buffets in between. That seemed rather strange as... More 

Thank fungramma51
Fresno, California
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

We were very excited to be going to El Torito Restaurant recently, but after being there during our dinner, our excitement declined due to noticing how they have let the restaurant go. Restrooms were in bad need of repair and cleaning and the dining room looks like it has taken a beating over time and needs a refresh. Food however,... More 

Thank daveteter1959
Fresno, California
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

I stopped by El Torino with friends after a series of appointments and errands. It was like this oasis in the day! We all opted for their lunch buffet, and we're definitely NOT disappointed! The buffet had a great selection and the food was hot and well seasoned. It was really tasty and reasonably priced. I will definitely return!

Thank pmighaccio
Fresno, California
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

This place has many good features. The food choices are fresh and well balanced for all the folks that can meet their friend and family for all occasions. Besides the food the they have a GRREAT Bar !!

Thank Edilb3rto
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330 reviews
214 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

Decided to stop in and try this place and was not disappointed. I was seated quickly despite the place being full. The restaurant was very clean and had a nice feel to it. The servers were all great and the meal looked and tasted very good! The bar also had a nice selection to choose from. I will be back... More 

Thank Gordon G
Arlington, Virginia
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18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

Everyone from the front door greeting to the wait staff were accommodating and polite. The food was good, presentation well done, margs come with an extra shot glass of Cointreau noir! Have a bday? Waiters will sing, clap, give you a Mexican hat and light a candle for you. All round good experience.

Thank Loller S
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148 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

The staff was friendly, accommodating and very attentive. The happy hour small bites and sangria taster were fabulous. The live band was great. As a solo business traveler, I had walked over from the La Quinta next door and felt blessed. Thank You! Yes, I passed the Real Estate exam the next day on my first attempt. Feel blessed to... More 

Thank Kim H
Fresno, California
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57 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

Hadn't been there for several years, then went twice in one week. Table side guacamole is probably the best in town. No soups, though. Portions are generous. Cooking is good and reliable. The flan is excellent.

Thank David F
Jacksonville, Florida
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71 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2016 via mobile

At the suggestion of our hotel, we came to this restaurant. We were very pleased with the service and food. Share a yummy dinner. Would return.

Thank Judy B
Escondido, California
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43 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2016

We had a group of 20 for a late lunch and they were able to accommodate us with very little wait time. The servers did a great job with so many orders and did separate checks for each family. The food was good and everyone had a great time.

Thank Jeremiah29_11-14

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Latin, Southwestern, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Kids
Open Hours
09:30 - 21:30
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:59
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2840 Tulare St, Fresno, CA 93721-1319
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Fresno
  • Phone Number: +1 559-485-1171

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