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El Torito

24301 Avenida de La Carlota, Laguna Hills, CA 92653-3641
+1 949-951-9137
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Overview
  • Excellent16%
  • Very good40%
  • Average16%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible16%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (2 reviews)
“machaca” (2 reviews)
“fish tacos” (2 reviews)
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PRICE
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24301 Avenida de La Carlota, Laguna Hills, CA 92653-3641
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1 - 10 of 22 reviews

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

4 of us went here at 3:00 on a Friday. Service was slow but it was an off time. Food was ok, fajitas was the best dish ordered.

Thank atlagunabeach
Reviewed 24 July 2017

Happy Hour from 3 to 7 every day is a great deal! In the cantina only but you're given chips and salsa as soon as you sit down. A beer, four street tacos, and a BBQ chicken flat bread for $16! Rikki was our server....More

Thank 65oski
Reviewed 8 May 2017

Food was pretty bad. We went there after stopping at two other places that had zero parking (Cinco de Mayo) There is lots of parking for El Torito because it is located in a neighborhood mall. The strawberry cadillac marg was around $9 and probably...More

Thank MrsRAZRHWK
Reviewed 9 April 2017

Our big group (zumba class) got together during the Happy Hour last Friday to celebrate our friend's birthday. Our server, Rosa provided a warm welcome and was efficient in taking our orders. We were impressed that she presented us with an individual check for everyone....More

Thank Cynthiaringthebell
Reviewed 20 March 2017

We were sat as a large group on a Friday evening quickly. Our server was friendly and helpful. The food was really good and delivered promptly

Thank kitbit96
Reviewed 9 June 2016 via mobile

Love to stop by when I am in California. I enjoy the chicken fajitas. Large enough to split with a companion. Made with lean chicken breast. Staff is always friendly and accommodating. It is my go to when I have a taste for fajitas and...More

Thank Debby M
Reviewed 4 June 2016

Been here a couple of times for dinner which was OK. Came for brunch and was impressed with the selection and quality of food.

Thank Fred K
Reviewed 15 May 2016

So, I used to go to El Torito for Sunday Brunch when I was in college because the champagne was plentiful and the food was consistently good. Plus, anywhere that is all you can eat when you are in college is truly a winning proposition....More

Thank Jon_The_Handyman
Reviewed 17 April 2016

Went to ElTorito and I was impressed at the improved quality. I had Chili Colorado (pork in a robust mild sauce with rice, beans, avocado and the quality was fine, but the price was $16 plus the usual tax and tip. Same price for Chili...More

Thank Pat B
Reviewed 10 April 2016

Service was great and fish tacos were full of mahi. Was disappointed that they no longer have shredded chicken. It's called machaca chicken, which has eggs in it.

Thank OnlyWifey
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Waitstaff, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 24301 Avenida de La Carlota, Laguna Hills, CA 92653-3641
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Laguna Hills
  • Phone Number: +1 949-951-9137
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