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El Torito Sports Bar & BBQ House

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Mexican, Bar, Barbecue, Pub, American
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Venustiano Carranza 243 | Viejo Vallarta, Emiliano Zapata 48380, Mexico
+52 322 222 3784
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11:00 - 02:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 02:00
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Madison, Wisconsin
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Just got to PV late Saturday night and found El Torito Sports Bar the next day to watch the Wisconsin Badger basketball game. Our waiter Aaron was very attentive, the beer was cold, the quesadilla was outstanding and the Badgers won! Couldn't ask for more fun and a great experience! Going back to watch the Badgers again on Thursday.

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Thank Deb6105
Edmonton, Canada
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

1/2 rack Rib dinner with fries was excellent great taste and tenderness. Caesar salad to start was fresh and crispy with a great dressing. Chocolate dessert AMAZING! Atmosphere is friendly and the service was A-1. Restaurant is very clean and the washrooms spotless.

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Thank Darto98
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We were told by friends to make sure we went to El Torito's for their 2 for 1 ribs so we weren't coming home without going and it was so worth it. If you go between 2 and 4 you can get a full rack of ribs 2 for 1. My husband and I each had the ribs and a... More 

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Thank Wendy N
Peachland, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

About the best ribs we've had: tender, great sauce, excellent waiter ( Miguel Castillo ) Exploring Old Town PV, we decided to take advantage of El Torito's daily special of two-for -one ribs. As good as ever our best meal

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Thank rwoodburn
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a great lunch stop with their 2 for 1 barbecued ribs deal. Good size portions and our waiter was outstanding. As you know, ribs can be messy and our guy was clearing the table promptly of empty plates and spent napkins. The only thing I could suggest is adding wet naps to the venue for cleaning your fingers... More 

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Thank Paul M
Winnipeg, Canada
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597 reviews
311 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 143 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

El Torito has the best ribs this side of the Rio Grande. Not a fan of the closed in air conditioned space.

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Thank GaleAS
Jackson, Michigan
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215 reviews
140 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

About the best ribs I've had: tender, great sauce, excellent waiter. We split the full portion (no extra fee) and with lemonades and extra slaw (potatoes included) spent about $18.00. Just make sure you come on a day other than a popular sports event (March Madness is mad) or you may not get in. Worth the effort if you like... More 

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Thank William N
Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great ribs, ice cold beer, great staff, great weather and football! What more can you ask for on Super Bowl Sunday! A special shout out to Alex and Roberto for taking excellent care of us during the game....made our visit lots of fun!

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Thank 1234Dee
San Diego, California
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79 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed spending a Sunday afternoon watching NFL football. Owner was great about answering emails, reserving table etc. Staff was amazing. We had the PR guy as our waiter helping the servers on a busy weekend. Very nice fellow. Food was great, good comfort BBQ menu with assortment of other sports bar type food and appetizers. Would return when in the... More 

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Elkhart, Iowa
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25 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's been a couple years since I last gave El Torito's a review and my wife, friends and family have been there many times since. We visited ET again today to watch a game and enjoyed great food, fair prices and excellent service. If there is one word I'd describe ET is consistent. Out of the dozens of times we've... More 

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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
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 20
Cuisine
Mexican, Bar, Barbecue, Pub, American
Meals
Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 02:00
Saturday
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Venustiano Carranza 243 | Viejo Vallarta, Emiliano Zapata 48380, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Jalisco  >  Emiliano Zapata
  • Phone Number: +52 322 222 3784
Description
The sportsbar & BBQ House serving our world famous bbq ribs since 1982.

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