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El Torito

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2020 E Ball Rd, Anaheim, CA 92806-5124
+1 714-956-4880
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun 09:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Sunny Valley, Oregon
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81 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2017

My family used to visit this particular restaurant quite frequently in the 90s when we lived in CA. We went back to the same restaurant in January, and the quality has gone downhill. The food was rather bland, and they do not make guacamole at your table anymore. The service was not that great, even though there was barely anyone... More 

Thank Vetta E S
Prince George, Canada
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1,042 reviews
337 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 152 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 January 2017

We would come to El Torito for champagne brunch on Sunday's while in Anaheim. We'd go to Acapulco near the Honda Center for dinner. There was so much selection to choose from at the brunch. It had more options than Acapulco and that's why we came here. Food was always good and fresh and service very friendly. Sometimes you'd barely... More 

Thank mariedesjardins
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31 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

My family and I ate here after a very long flight from Puerto Rico. We had to wait about 20 mins to be seated because of a very crowded Saturday. However, as soon as we sat down, the service was great. We told the waiter about our long day, and he just had the food coming. Starting with the chips... More 

Thank yaa11
Riverside, California
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 October 2016

We decided to go at this El Torito restaurant for some dinner and drinks before a concert. We sat in the cantina which was not crowded at all. They brought us menus and took our drink order and then that's when the waiting game began. It took a long time to get our drinks, take our order, for our food... More 

Thank Rachel D
Anaheim, California
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272 reviews
162 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2016

My girlfriend and I stopped in for dinner this evening. Being fairly new to California we were totally unaware of this Mexican restaurant chain. Despite the many negative reviews I read here we had a wonderful experience. We were promptly seated and service and food delivery were fast and friendly. The food arrived piping hot and was delicious. We were... More 

Thank Mark B
Fresno, California
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352 reviews
237 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 September 2015

During out travels, we have experienced several El Toritos. It was not very busy at all - Our server here was most pleasant and helpful. We were not real hungry, so . . . ordered small - and he was still very attentive - and the food was very good; if we lived locally, we would come here again. And... More 

Thank LoveGetAways70
Eden Prairie, Minnesota
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37 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 August 2015

During our stay in Anaheim, we wanted to try some Mexican food and this restaurant was recommended based on reviews. We went during lunch on a weekday so it was not busy so getting a table was a breeze. We were greeted warmly by the hostess and took us to our booth. Service was excellent and the waiter was very... More 

Thank Rafael O
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3 reviews
Reviewed 17 August 2015

i really enjoyed our dinner at el torito the service was good friendly the waiter was prompt and courteous we enjoyed the all you can eat enchiladas for about ten dollars and free guacamole while registering and downloading the el torito app on our phones the drinks were decent and the cost of them during happy hour are half off... More 

Thank Kristina N
Riverside County
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251 reviews
156 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 July 2015 via mobile

Stopped in for a quick bite before the baseball game. We enjoyed a Fiesta platter and two margaritas which tasted good. The staff were friendly and the service was excellent.

Thank JRR132
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 July 2015

I was taken here by a friend while visiting anaheim the staff here are friendly and very helpful we had the enchalatas which were excellent all food and Beveridges were promptly brought all in all a great little Mexican restaurant.

Thank Brian T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
09:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2020 E Ball Rd, Anaheim, CA 92806-5124
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Anaheim
  • Phone Number: +1 714-956-4880
Part of El Torito chain, Google Maps says 1801 E. Katella Ave location is closed.

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