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El Torito

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13715 Fiji Way, Marina del Rey, CA 90292-6909
+1 310-823-8941
Today
11:30 - 22:30
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 22:30
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 23:30
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Salem, OR
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104 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

Staying in Culver City and went exploring in Marina Del Ray. Stumbled on Fisherman's Village. Wanted a place to eat lunch with a view of the water. This turned out to be an excellent choice. Guacamoli made at the table was excellent. We try to go lite so ordered the combination enchalaters - three on a plate and split them... More 

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Thank justakiwi
Green Bay, Wisconsin
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016

Told we would have a 40 minute wait. After 30 minutes we checked on time and were told by the hostess that she had no idea how much longer because the kitchen was backed up. Asked to speak to the manager and were seated at one of the many open tables. Food was average and our server was fine. Validated... More 

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Thank Mom4Gurls
Upplands-Vasby, Sweden
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184 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

The food was excellent and we were very satisfied with our evening. Less good was the sound inside. Very noisy. We had problem to hear each other and the staff. The service could be better but on the other hand the place were very packed with people.

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Thank 57Klas
Salt Lake City, Utah
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

I've always loved El Toritos from when I lived in LA many years ago and always try to hit one whenever I come back for a visit. I was sadly disappointed last Sat. night at this Marina del Rey location. Bar service was presumptuous (for 10 minutes he never picked up our $20 bill--assuming we'd not want the change, no... More 

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Thank goffmail
Rancho Palos Verdes, California
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87 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Some of the dishes are very good. I enjoyed the burritos and tacos. I liked the ocean view and the restaurant setting. The staff was very attentive and friendly. After eating lunch we strolled along the area and enjoyed the sun and a beautiful sunny day.

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Thank GUCCI415
Ontario, California
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56 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

The food is a delicious Mexican Food, Margaritas !!! and staff very nice and friendly. Tye View is an excelent to have a nice Sunset dinner.

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Thank 1000advises
Farnborough, United Kingdom
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94 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

Our first venture into Mexican food in California was not a disappointment. It was very busy on a Sunday lunchtime so we had to wait 30 mins or so for a table but it was worth it. Guacamole prepared at the table was delicious and I went for the macho combo which was a mix of just about everything. Tasty... More 

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Thank Richard H
Rickmansworth, United Kingdom
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63 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

The food is amazing, great view and the staff are so friendly and very helpful - the photographer is a nice touch (Taco Tuesday). Really impressed!

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Thank HJM315
Los Angeles
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

The food is so delicious, the service is awesome and couldn't be better, the drinks are great, and the prices aren't bad either. Highly recommended for family, friends, or a romantic dinner overlooking the water from the window as you and your date enjoy dinner, drinks, or some fried ice cream that's mouthwatering good!

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Thank Priscilla G
Brewster, New York
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388 reviews
205 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 155 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

The food was underwhelming & we usually enjoy El Torito food. My enchiladas had very little filling & the margaritas were weak.

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Thank Cynhoff

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:30 - 22:30
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:30
Thursday
11:30 - 22:30
Friday
11:30 - 23:30
Saturday
11:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13715 Fiji Way, Marina del Rey, CA 90292-6909
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Marina del Rey
  • Phone Number: +1 310-823-8941

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