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El Torito Grill - CLOSED

21321 Hawthorne Blvd, Torrance, CA 90503-5602
+1 310-543-1896
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good44%
  • Average15%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (3 reviews)
“tacos” (2 reviews)
“mexican food” (7 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
Mexican, Latin, Southwestern, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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21321 Hawthorne Blvd, Torrance, CA 90503-5602
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11 - 20 of 81 reviews

Reviewed 26 September 2016

We had great service, and a varied menu. Close to shopping and other restaurants. Good Mexican food with a slightly upgraded twist.

Thank Michele B
Reviewed 10 August 2016

Whilst in Long Beach to visit an old time friend who celebrated her 90 birthday, we visited El Torito. Absolutely awed by the decor, the service & the yummy food. Definitely will visit them again when next there.

Thank DeltaResEB
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

We got excellent service and a complimentary dessert because "the food took a little longer" which I thought was quite fast already. Everyone enjoyed their food including the kids. The prices are very reasonable and I higher recommend this place to others.

Thank Ronald L
Reviewed 13 July 2016

This restaurant wasn't in our original plans to visit, but was in walking distance from our hotel and all the chain restaurants had lines out the door. This was a very pleasant surprise. The service was top shelf, the food was delicious - very flavorful,...More

Thank Jim-and-Laurie923
Reviewed 28 June 2016

Ate here several times. Table side guacamole is the best. Other dishes are very good and you get a lot of food. Our family goes here a lot and always have Leo wait on them.

Thank Boeschy
Reviewed 10 June 2016

Love the fresh, hand made tortillas served with 2 salsas and a honey butter -- soooo good! These just whet your appetite until your order arrives. Great menu choices. This time I ordered the Grilled Fajita Salad with chicken -- a fabulous choice of mixed...More

Thank Eileen J
Reviewed 17 May 2016 via mobile

Nice place inexpensive good value I would recommend this restaurant to families they are kid-friendly nice atmosphere and the food is really good for the price

Thank Darryl A
Reviewed 17 May 2016 via mobile

Good ole stand by resturant Nice folks goog food at reasonable prices. Close to the beach and other attractions

Thank Colonelron
Reviewed 2 May 2016

Live Guacamole!! Mice experience.. The prawns were good.. I dnt remember the dishes that I had.. but over all it was good, tasty

Thank MrsnMrKhan
Reviewed 29 April 2016

Service was just lousy. Had to refill our own water several times. Staff was friendly unfortunately none of them were our waitress. Average price but portions were rather large so this could be off-set by sharing. Was not crowded but the service could have been...More

Thank fmattship
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$ 30 - US$ 30
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21321 Hawthorne Blvd, Torrance, CA 90503-5602
    (Torrance Blvd)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Torrance
  • Phone Number: +1 310-543-1896
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