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600 S Sepulveda Blvd, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266-6913
+1 310-318-8500
11:30 - 22:00
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Sun 10:00 - 21:30
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 23:00
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Salisbury, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017

Greeted by a friendly Matre D. Seated promptly in a clean and comfortable dining area. Ordered the Macho Combo, it was delicious but beware, if you don't have a big appetite this probably isn't the dish for you. So much choice and all arrived quickly and the staff are super friendly.

Thank Richco747
United States
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59 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016

It was a walking distance from my hotel so i just went there. looked like a solid Mexican place. I sat their cozy bar, watched the game, sipped a couple of margaritas and i tried my first spinach enchiladas there (trying to drop meat) and they were very good! good service too. to me - 5 stars. would go there... More 

Thank Travolo
Spartanburg, South Carolina
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90 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Met a friend in town here for a quick dinner/drinks. Wonderful place! I had the sour cream chicken enchiladas that were amazing. My husband had the all-you-can eat tacos and succeeded at eating 9 of them :). Good service, food and price! Great little place!

Thank pryncess830
Prescott, Arizona
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119 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

Pleasant family dining on Sunday morning. Broad array of selections on the buffet line. The seafood was outstanding. Champagne is included with the meal. I will be back. Great service too!

Thank GoesBoom
Orange Beach, Alabama
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

we always eat here while visiting LA...they put so much food on your plate though,you should just go a head for the doggie bag.Sign up for their birthday club..you will receive free offers

Thank lahotelsLosAngeles
Torrance, California
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348 reviews
218 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2016

It's been a while since we've eaten there after church. Per the manager, the brunch set-up was changed about 6 months ago. Last I recall, the price was about $14/person. News flash: The price is now $23.99 per person! (OUCH!) In my opinion, that's a bit over the top for breakfast. They do have a wider selection than before and... More 

Thank steversjunk2016
Back East
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116 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 May 2016

It seems as if El Torito has lost its way a little. I used to go to them regularly in college but having left the state of California long ago, I have not been to one recently. The food was OK but it seems it used to be better. I would go there for the margaritas and still would. The... More 

Thank Misplaced_Childhood
Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2016

El Torito is one of our favorite places for weekend brunch! They have a bottomless brunch and the food quality is amazing. We try to eat here every time we visit California.

Thank April S
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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246 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2016

We were in the neighborhood and had a gift card from Christmas, so we popped in for a late lunch/early dinner. My husband and I were seated fairly quickly. It took a bit of time for someone to stop by the table, but once our server arrived, we had great service. Our waitress was friendly and efficient. We were surprised... More 

Thank NYCaliKara
Dallas, Texas
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101 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2016

I ate here one night while visiting the beach cities area when I had a craving for Mexican food. I picked the right spot. The service was good, the food was what I was hoping for, namely traditional Mexican fare, and the portions were generous. My plate was enormous! Couldn't finish it all. I had the chicken enchilada plate and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
10:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 600 S Sepulveda Blvd, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266-6913
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Manhattan Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 310-318-8500

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