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El Torito Mexican Restaurant

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4801 Tacoma Mall Blvd, Tacoma, WA 98409-7122
+1 253-473-7676
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Glendale, California
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916 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 180 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 January 2016

blackberry margarita was pretty good...Food portions are good and service is friendly. They really went to lengths to make you feel your in a Mexican Restaurant

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Tacoma, Washington
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218 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 November 2014

The food is pretty good and the service is very good. Attentive staff checking to make sure everything is okay, constantly refilling drinks and chips. It is a "chain" restaurant but offers a wide variety of choices and prices are reasonable. Helpings are generous. Took my parents to dinner and we all had a good time. Will definitely be going... More 

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Olympia, Washington
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189 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2014

We had made a trip to Seattle and were driving home to Olympia. We wanted to stop for dinner and I had seen this restaurant from the freeway previously. I was in the mood for Mexican. It was after 8 p.m. on Friday evening. We ended up waiting about 15 minutes to be seated even though it appeared that the... More 

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Ridgway, Illinois, United States
1 review
Reviewed 1 December 2012

Their melon margaritas are unbelievable! You must stop in and try one! Their service was goo too. We were seated quickly and the atmosphere was laid back. Our waiter was knowlegable and quick to make suggestions when prompted. It is also easy to get to, located near the mall and just off of I5.

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Reviewed 10 December 2007

Lots of good food for the right price and nicely sized alcoholic beverages!

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Reviewed 28 November 2007

Some of the better Mexican food in the area, which really isn't saying much. Still, it's decent.

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Kaiserslautern, Germany
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83 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 2006

First of all, it's a bad sign when you walk in and you're greeted by your non-Spanish speaking waiter with an enthusiastic, poorly accented "Buenos dias, amigos." ("Amigos" was used at least half a dozen times with us over lunch.) That's cheesy, not cute. It's near the Tacoma Mall, and it's clear from the crowd (which continues to come) that... More 

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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$20
Cuisine
Mexican
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4801 Tacoma Mall Blvd, Tacoma, WA 98409-7122
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Tacoma
  • Phone Number: +1 253-473-7676

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