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El Torito

) #251 of 617 Restaurants in Riverside $$ - $$$ Mexican, , Latin
3639 Riverside Plaza Dr, Riverside, CA 92506-2716
+1 951-684-6816
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Overview
  • Excellent32%
  • Very good38%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible11%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (3 reviews)
“guacamole” (3 reviews)
“salad” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:30All hours
CUISINES
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
3639 Riverside Plaza Dr, Riverside, CA 92506-2716
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11 - 20 of 33 reviews

Reviewed 14 March 2016

We had homemade guacamole and was perfect. Service was great our drinks never ran out. I had cheese enchiladas and kids had burritos. Just perfeft

Thank Janet M
Reviewed 7 March 2016

We have been here a few times for Sunday Brunch over the years, but this was our first time since the "upgrade." It was really impressive, and word has gotten out, because there was almost an hour wait! The food selections on the buffet were...More

Thank RaymondD
Reviewed 24 February 2016

The food here is wonderful but the fresh-made table side guacamole is amazing. every time we are in town we come here/ Staff is friendly.

Thank Banaltra
Reviewed 18 July 2015

I guess the construction there has hampered business as it used to be crawling with people. Even so, the food was still great. Of course, it's not authentic Mexican but with that mindset, the flavors are kicking and delicious. My wife didn't like it as...More

1  Thank Daniel A
Reviewed 27 April 2015

We always get good service there and love the flavor of the pepita salad dressing. Taco Tuesday is a hangout after work.

Thank cariL44
Reviewed 23 March 2015 via mobile

I enjoyed my taco Tuesday. The food was super great. NO WORRIES, it was a slam dunk. Outstanding service from greeters to the GM. The chicken and beef was Fire Super duper.... Can't express more how delicious the food was

Thank CQ S
Reviewed 18 October 2014

My mom and I had the chicken fajita lunch specials. When it arrived, it looked and smelled good. But, the chicken was absolutely inedible! We had to pick out all the chicken and eat only the vegetables. It was actually gross. We also felt like...More

Thank GoDeb
Reviewed 12 June 2014 via mobile

Been here 3 times now in the last month and will probably keep coming back. Really love the beef fajitas and shrimp Enchiladas. Don't forget to download and sign up in Reward app to get free table side quacamole and other email promo. Got the...More

Thank royramos0706
Reviewed 28 May 2014

We gave it another try. Nothing has changed. They may have new things on the menu but they taste no different than what they replaced. In my opinon El Torito is your basic 'cookie cutter' Mexican restaurant. I find little on their menu to be...More

Thank HubieB
Reviewed 20 May 2014

We had a great time with family celebrating a birthday, food was awesome and service was great! We love this restaurant.

Thank Lillian R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:30
Thursday
11:00 - 22:30
Friday
11:00 - 23:59
Saturday
11:00 - 23:59
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3639 Riverside Plaza Dr, Riverside, CA 92506-2716
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Riverside
  • Phone Number: +1 951-684-6816
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