We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

El Torito

$$ - $$$Mexican, Latin,
3520 The City Way E, Orange, CA 92868-3200
+1 714-939-6711
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent43%
  • Very good28%
  • Average25%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (5 reviews)
“fajitas” (7 reviews)
Closed Now
9:00 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
Mexican, Latin, Southwestern, Spanish
$$ - $$$
3520 The City Way E, Orange, CA 92868-3200
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (107)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
  • More languages

1 - 10 of 101 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

While visiting Anaheim and the Outlets at Orange, we stopped at El Torito for dinner and drinks on a Sunday afternoon. We sat in the cantina (bar) where it was happy hour (every day from 3-7pm). We had the house margaritas which were very good...More

Thank Willy B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Checked out this restaurant since we were staying near Disneyland and friends had recommended it. There’s ample parking since it’s next to the Outlets at Orange mall. We got in without a reservation even though the place was busy. Service was friendly and prompt. Menu...More

Thank VeteranWorldTravellr
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just wanted to pick up dinner and go back to my hotel. Such great service and hospitality. Ceasar Salad with Chicken and chips and Salsa, delicious!

Thank teresaaZ8187WT
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

Food was good. Waiter was attentive checking if we needed anything or refills. Bathrooms could have used a little attention. Several items on the menu.

Thank Kyle B
Reviewed 12 October 2017

We went here on our first night in town. The strawberry margarita was good, not as strong as some I've had though. We each got a combo, I really liked my enchilada and taco, but it was the sweet little corn cake that topped it...More

Thank battytrips
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Was dying for carnitas and was disappointed with limited pork offerings. Meal was tasty but average. will say when leaving saw a taco bar that had not been mentioned but looked interesting.

Thank edp7248
Reviewed 11 October 2017

I've had the lunchtime buffet twice here in the past month. It's mostly cheaper food, so you may want to order off the menu unless you're very hungry. The best part of the buffet is the taco bar area. You can choose the type of...More

Thank Jeff P
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Wow! Did we ever eat it up at this place! The variety and quality of food was spectacular! We kept finding more stations and a group of more tastes. Great wait staff.

Thank GGMaSue19
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Margaritas were quite pleasant. Fajitas were nicely presented on hot metal serving plates. Chips were fresh and service was attentive.

Thank ColonelLarrySanJose
Reviewed 7 August 2017

Located in the Outlets at Orange, we expected a long wait for dinner, but were seated right away. A bit of a funky smell inside but not enough to deter dining. Great chips and salsa, and tortilla soup bowls were huge.

Thank CleopatraBunny
Nearby Restaurants
Lucille's Smokehouse Barbque
146 reviews
.65 km away
Market Broiler
167 reviews
.31 km away
Anepalco's Cafe at Ayres Hotel
115 reviews
.44 km away
Nearby Attractions
The Outlets at Orange
661 reviews
.24 km away
Crystal Cathedral
234 reviews
.79 km away
Vans Skatepark
41 reviews
.19 km away
Burke Williams Day Spa Orange
16 reviews
.29 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from El Torito staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Latin, Southwestern, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3520 The City Way E, Orange, CA 92868-3200
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Orange
  • Phone Number: +1 714-939-6711
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing