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El Torito

$$ - $$$
Mexican, Southwestern
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118 W Hospitality Ln, San Bernardino, CA 92408-3308
+1 909-381-2316
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11:00 - 00:00
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Sun 09:00 - 23:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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San Bernardino, California
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61 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I don't care what El Torito you go to the food is always cold, and even if you tell them and they take it back it still comes out cold. The plates are slamming hot, but not the food! It really is a shame because I think the food is really good there.

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Thank whatdoyouwhat
Davis, California
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136 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

While in town on business and staying at a local hotel, we decided to walk to El Torito. The restaurant is located in an area that borders on a less than desirable area. Upon arrival, we opted to sit in the bar and order from the Happy Hour menu. The bar area is pretty big and had a lot of... More 

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Thank Jim G
Grand Terrace, California
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28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Good fort he san Bernardino/Colton area. There are better Mexican places but you might not like the crime areas? If your staying in the san Bernardino its a must. Outdoor eating patio, nice bar. 4 stars

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Thank Mark J
Florence, Oregon
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22 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2017

Food was ok, not great. Service was better than average. Prices are pretty much typical for a chain restaurant. All in all not bad. Would go again when we are in the area.

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Thank Van P
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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49 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2017

Always a great place to eat, good food, quick service and the best chile relleno that I have ever eaten. The corn dish is lovely and worth the trip for some good food.

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Thank trevorrohm
Grand Terrace
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37 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 December 2016

Went for happy hour. There were about 3 other tables with people. Took about 10 minutes to be waited on. The Margs were ok. We ordered the skewers. The chicken wasn't too bad, she shrimp over cooked. The beef was so tough I spit it out after chewing the hell out of it. The server never came back. It took... More 

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Thank Shawn S
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19 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

Recently.. went to the buy one get one lunch special, big mistake! Gross chips, watery beans, crunchy hard rice! Half done enchiladas.. I was told that's how they prepare food. Asked for a manager, even bigger mistake...manager told my Co-worker and I that we always come and complain, we never go often she had us confused. She judged us off... More 

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Thank Lakisha S
Highland, California
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172 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2016

Nice menu and great food. The service is good. We enjoy the food bar, reasonably priced and lots of food.

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Thank Dave E
california
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64 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

Chicken was tough and chewy. And chips tasted stale. But rest was good. Service was great. Rest of food was good. In my opinion for quality of food. It is over priced. But was by hotel so convenient.

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Thank jgerfen12
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125 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

For about $13 you get a nice lunch buffet. Soup, salad, fruit, fresh made tacos, enchiladas, beans, rice, and dessert. At 11:30 it wasn't crowded. Food was fresh and warm. Tasty meat options-pork, beef and chicken. The salsa had a nice flavor and heat. Restroom could have used a good wiped own of the walls and doors. Overall a good... More 

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Thank Missmonicab

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 00:00
Saturday
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 118 W Hospitality Ln, San Bernardino, CA 92408-3308
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Bernardino
  • Phone Number: +1 909-381-2316

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