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El Torito Grill - CLOSED

951 Newport Center Dr, Newport Beach, CA 92660-6944
+1 949-640-2875
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good29%
  • Average25%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible6%
24 Apr 2015
19 Oct 2014
“Good eats”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
951 Newport Center Dr, Newport Beach, CA 92660-6944
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Reviewed 25 April 2015 via mobile

Went here for just the "Happy Hour" and enjoyed their incredible FRESH made Guacamole and their Fiesta Platter! TONS of food and so delicious! Drinks are reasonably priced and atmosphere was crowded, noisy but FUN! Great service but with so many people also enjoying their...More

Thank Nan2cute4u
Reviewed 20 October 2014

After a long day of travel, my colleague and I were starving and meeting up with a friend, we decided to stop at il Torito. We couldn't decide what we wanted so we had the fresh guacamole and ordered several appetizers and it was perfect....More

Thank Brittany M
Reviewed 2 August 2014

From the east cost dweller's perspective, this place is hard to beat. Great selection of food and drinks (hard to pass on the Cadillac Margaritas). Home made tortillas are great, as are the chips and salsa that arrive first. Enjoyed the tortilla soup, barbeque salad,...More

Thank takemeaway_2010_10
Reviewed 14 February 2014

Good menu and food lived up to expectations. Service prompt and good value for money (for Newport Beach).

Thank 565NOSTAY565
Reviewed 20 June 2013

El Torito is a staple when I goto NB. I have been there a dozen times or more and it is always very consistent and you may see Kobe Bryant while you are there! The mole sauce is to die for. The margaritas are fantastic....More

Thank D P
Reviewed 11 April 2013

We have always enjoyed the food, drinks and service at El Torito. Try the tequila martini! A real treat.

Thank Minna62
Reviewed 7 September 2012

We had great service and exceptional food. It was located near our hotel and very convenient as we had just arrived.

Thank Tonya O
Reviewed 14 July 2012

We ate here a few years ago and loved it. This time not so. First of all we had to wait 20 mins. For a seat when the restaurant was empty. It is there way of showing others they are popular. Hate that!!! The food...More

Thank FirstClass001
Reviewed 22 June 2012

Used to come for years. Place now is more of a mess. Needs to be upgraded and updated to keep with the times. Food still ok but the experience is lack luster.

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Reviewed 29 May 2012

We have loved this place for years, and frequented it whenever we were in the vicinity of Fashion Island. However, on this past Sunday, we showed up around 3 p.m., and the place was a mess! It seems that taking down the brunch is a...More

Thank Mooseman_7
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 951 Newport Center Dr, Newport Beach, CA 92660-6944
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Newport Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 949-640-2875
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