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El Toreo West

$$ - $$$
Mexican, Southwestern
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38801 10th St W, Palmdale, CA 93551-3701
+1 661-273-4050
11:00 - 21:30
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2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Don't let the sixties restaurant look put you off. This family run restaurant is a real treat. My mole chicken burrito dinner was excellent and reminded me of my first mole experience 30+ years ago in Mexico City. Professional staff with quick service. Clean operation.

Thank Daniel M
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126 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

Great food. Been going here since my dating days. Carnitas is the best. Margaritas are top of the line...not pre-mixed

Thank sbkane
Palmdale, California
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31 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

We love going to El Toreo west it's not fancy but the food is pretty authentic Mexican. It's a nice place were you can have good Mexican food and cocktails

Thank richsorg
Lancaster, California
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 February 2017

Giving 4 stars instead of 5 since they got confused on the who was our waiter and after a time of waiting my husband went and checked out the problem. Once that was figured out it went great from there. Food was very good and the chips were warm and salsa was great! We were pleased with the service. Will... More 

Thank Geneva P
Hoeven, The Netherlands
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 5 January 2017

Carnitas is always good and don't forget the Margarita's ( poquito hielo) Service is nice so try it out!

Thank Leo S
Lancaster, California, United States
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34 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 December 2016

Always great service. Wife loves the cheese enchiladas, they actually put sufficient cheese in the tortilla. Flautas are also good and the Chili relleno is also good.

Thank Mike B
Palmdale, California
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35 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 December 2016

Have gone many times, location is convenient, food is unpredictable. Just average. lively bar and does have brunch on Sunday

Thank Lisa S
San Diego, California
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67 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

I really wanted to love this place. I think they need to invest in cleaning up the restaurant and updating everything. The place looked filthy. So aside from that, the food was just ok. The chips and salsa were good. I'm not sure when I'll be returning to this restaurant. Still on the hunt for the perfect Mexican restaurant!

Thank afwife817
Penn Valley, California
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188 reviews
183 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2016

Nothing special here – not bad, standard fare, but not outstanding. Small chain in Lancaster with 5 establishments, good for family eating, same as 90% of the Mexican restaurants out there so no need to dial this one in. Portions were ample, food was hot, spices mellow with nothing really imaginative on the menu. Filled the craving for Mexican fare,... More 

Thank WilsyPV
Arlington, Virginia
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31 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Palmdale is all strip malls and chains so my expectations were a bit low. This place worked well for a business dinner. The veggie fajitas were surprisingly filling, with a big variety of veggies and potatoes plus a cheese-stuffed chili relleno; huge portion. The salsa is excellent, authentic. Great corn tortillas, not dried out. Great service!

Thank PlrBear07

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 38801 10th St W, Palmdale, CA 93551-3701
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Palmdale
  • Phone Number: +1 661-273-4050
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?