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El Torito Grill

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21321 Hawthorne Blvd, Torrance, CA 90503-5602 (Torrance Blvd)
+1 310-543-1896
Today
11:00 - 21:00
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Hendersonville
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2016 via mobile

Nice place inexpensive good value I would recommend this restaurant to families they are kid-friendly nice atmosphere and the food is really good for the price

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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51 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 May 2016 via mobile

Good ole stand by resturant Nice folks goog food at reasonable prices. Close to the beach and other attractions

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Thank Colonelron
Bengaluru, India
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20 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 May 2016

Live Guacamole!! Mice experience.. The prawns were good.. I dnt remember the dishes that I had.. but over all it was good, tasty

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Thank MrsnMrKhan
North Carolina
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264 reviews
172 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 April 2016

Service was just lousy. Had to refill our own water several times. Staff was friendly unfortunately none of them were our waitress. Average price but portions were rather large so this could be off-set by sharing. Was not crowded but the service could have been why. Ample parking

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Thank fmattship
Torrance, California, United States
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16 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016

We love the El Torito Grill in torrance. The creamy tomato soup is fabulous with a nice margarita. We many times eat at the bar. Always attentive service and great food.

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Thank Jane S
Los Angeles, California
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 April 2016 via mobile

We stopped to have a late dinner with the family and it was ok, we were afraid they were not gonna let us stay cuz they were about to close but they were kind enough to have a meal there.

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Thank Estrella V
Santa Clarita, California, United States
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173 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 April 2016

Let face it , This is chain quality Mexican food. No spice, bland food, just little to no flavor. You will start out with oil soaked chips and a puree of salsa, that I assume is not fresh as it just has no flavor. You may want to then have a traditonal dish. I did have a Sizzling Enchilada which... More 

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Thank Steven A
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31 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 March 2016 via mobile

Wow way too spicy for me , two spicy too hot and slow service . Even the restroom needed to be serviced

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Thank Charles C
Saint Charles, Missouri
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9 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 March 2016

Steak and carnitas tacos on fresh made tortillas garnished with guacamole and sweet corn cake really hit the spot...would recommend this restaurant for good food and good service.

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Thank Linda W
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5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 March 2016 via mobile

Happy hour til 8pm (nice) and good deals on several tasty appetizers. Gotta love those fresh warm tortillas and sweet butter available for the asking. Armando the bartender was exceptional and Moshe the restaurant manager went out of his way to make us feel welcome and we will return.

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Thank Mark S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Cuisine
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21321 Hawthorne Blvd, Torrance, CA 90503-5602
    (Torrance Blvd)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Torrance
  • Phone Number: +1 310-543-1896

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