While visiting my daughter took her out to dinner. She was feeling Mexican food and she found this place to eat. Never been, have heard of it, never eaten there. It was very good surprise. Price was not bad and food was very good. We...More
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Headed to this El Torito while I waited for my wife's plane to land (it's across from John Wayne Airport).... just some chips and a couple of margaritas (Cadillac) to kill about 45 minutes... drinks were strong and bartender was good (she was nice as...More
I love the El Torrito Grill brand over the other brands. Mostly because they offer fresh made flour tortillas with a honey butter. I have to be careful not to fill up on those before the meal. Found myself in Irvine at lunch time and...More
Had appetizers. Quick service and friendly staff. Great food and margarita. Had it all. Convenient to hotel so a quick pop-in was good. Returned for lunch with another friend and we were both very happy with the meals and had a great waiter. Fun and...More
I love their chips and salsa. Good place to take the kids if you like Mexican food. Service was ok. Overall give it a 7 for casual dining.
Would not say this is above all others but nice place, friendly service, nice to have a tortilla station and watch the effort behind good torts and chips. Chile Relleno was good and authentic, pasilla pepper with very good accompaniments. Beans tasty, rice unusual and...More
Took the kids for a quick night meal, the kids had the steak tacos which they liked. We had the special which included three different things and rice and beans. Overall it's good but their chips wasn't that fresh.
Food was good, quantities were good, salsa was good, chips were just mediocre, ambiance worse than average, but cactus and succulents outside were nice.
El Torito ws just a short walk from the hotel (Embassy) and gave an opportunity for a pleasant after dinner walk. Service was good and food was seasoned and cooked well. Don't get to excited about "happy hour" as a draft beer or margarita will...More
Wanted some mexican food, so the whole family (8) went to El Torito. I ordered the sizzling enchiladas!! Wow were they good...(2) are served on a hot iron pan and the spices they use are really good. My daughter ordered the same and loved them....More