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El Torito

££ - £££Mexican, , Latin
8855 Tampa Ave, Los Angeles, CA 91324-3520
+1 818-349-1607
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  • Excellent15%
  • Very good49%
  • Average26%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
6 Sep 2017
“Delicious food and casual dining-SO relaxing!”
17 Feb 2017
“Terrible food, service, and dirty”
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Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish
££ - £££
8855 Tampa Ave, Los Angeles, CA 91324-3520
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Reviewed 7 September 2017

This is a comfortable, relaxing environment to have a great meal. The service is great and the prices are easy on the wallet.

Thank marysW4767AQ
Reviewed 17 February 2017

My sister was visiting from Indiana, and wanted El Torito. The restaurant smelled of mold, the carpeting was dirty, and the food was terrible. Cold, not fresh, and the server told us this is how it is served. She did not charge us for the...More

Thank Julie D
Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

I enjoy so many of the items on their menu. Their a la cart items were always some of my favorites (nachos, torta..). Great sit down site, but also convenient to order a small meal to go.

Thank TravelRobs
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Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

I went on Monday because I heard about this places buffet. They had the buffet but it was very limited. It was still an authentic Mexican experience but the foog was limited. I was hearing about all the food they have on the weekends and...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 13 June 2016

I was craving some tacos and found this place. It had good portions and the food was good but nothing to rave about. I probably will not be back since there are dozens of other amazing Mexican restaurants around with better food.

Thank Mary S
Reviewed 17 May 2016

I hadn't been to an El Torito in years and was pleasantly surprise upon may return. It is still American Mexican food, but it seemed fresh and well prepared. I had the fish Tacos and they were good grilled not fried fish. I would go...More

Thank NoHoMike
Reviewed 16 March 2016

El Torito is a fun restaurant with Americanized Mexican food. I met a large group of friends for a Saturday brunch...and my only complaint is that although they have a nice buffet but no Guacamole! You have to order that in addition to the buffet....More

Thank Jane B
Reviewed 15 February 2016

I got the Veggie Fajita which was wonderful and my wife enjoyed her chicken tamales and chicken ensaladas. We enjoyed the restaurant and it was a pleasant atmosphere.

Thank Kenneth L
Reviewed 22 December 2015

My first time dining at an El Torito's started with a 10 minutes wait for someone to notice that we had entered the restaurant. A seating hostess showed us to a table but did not provide any menus for us to look at. Our waiter...More

Thank bargain
Reviewed 14 July 2015 via mobile

If your ever in the mood for Great Authentic Mexican food,I recommend El Toritos Mexican Restaurant in Northridge, Calif.,right down the road from The Ronald Reagan Library,overlooking beautiful Simi Valley and up the road to Universal Studios and of course next door to the Famous...More

Thank mtorrey
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
09:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8855 Tampa Ave, Los Angeles, CA 91324-3520
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > South San Fernando Valley
  • Neighbourhood: South San Fernando Valley
  • Phone Number: +1 818-349-1607
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