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El Torito

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Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish
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388 Vintage Park Dr, Foster City, CA 94404
+1 650-574-6844
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11:30 - 22:30
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 22:30
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San Francisco, California
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159 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great for lunch hide-away from work and have some heart-to-heart chat here while enjoying some Mexican food. Portion can be very large, so make sure you order from lunch menu if you go for lunch:-)

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Thank Phil Y
Foster City, California
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23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

The food at El Torito is good, service in the bar is very good -- Margarita's are tasty, but do not have much alcohol in them. Very cute atmosphere, big bar with lots of TV's for sporting events. Excellent appetizer selection, served in very generous quantities.

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Thank shariwilliams
Sin City, Nevada
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267 reviews
183 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

Popped in for lunch, had the carnitas... It was OK... Not all that great. We have had better carnitas at local taquerias in the area. If you need a place for groups, this is it. Kinda fancy & pricey if you like that thing.

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Thank bu1larry
Foster City, California
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

A nice place to have good Mexican food. I love the one where they lit fire using the 1800 tequila (sorry I forgot the name). But it looks awesome and tastes good.

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Thank Sumit S
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

I love the corn this is my favorite thing here. I would like to they have more salsa mexican style. The kid menu same the everywhere.

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Thank Jordanna C
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

El Toritos is one delicious taste of Mexico. You can have your pick of tacos, enchiladas, flautas and fajitas. Service is good and food delicious. Finger looking good in a Latino way. The restaurant has a bar with great nachos as well as rooms and restaurant sections for parties. Check out this wonderful taste of Central America sooon.

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Thank Sandra M
Foster City, California
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016

in recent years this is much approved, the food and service is excellent with many choices on the menu. The Restaurant is very clean and has lots of eye appeal.

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Thank jeffrey g
Austin, Texas
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78 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

Came here after work for a team happy hour. The service was very good but they didn't have half the beers listed available. They didn't explain why only saying they were sorry. The appetizers were tasty. We didn't have dinner thought...only drinks and apps. Overall, I would rate them as average because of language barriers (hard to understand) and availability... More 

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Thank treborz64
Bengaluru, India
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130 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 May 2016 via mobile

Great Spanish food with awesome service. It was my first experience with Spanish food and it was amazing. Good place with amazing ambiance.

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Thank Shivanshu G
Goa, India
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313 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 April 2016

The mexican food and cocktails are amazing here . I have been there mostly for the happy hour times with office colleagues

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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
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 22:30
Saturday
11:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 388 Vintage Park Dr, Foster City, CA 94404
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Foster City
  • Phone Number: +1 650-574-6844

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