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El Torito Mexican Restaurant

11855 Hawthorne Blvd, Hawthorne, CA 90250-3013
+1 310-679-0233
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good47%
  • Average16%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (2 reviews)
“tacos” (5 reviews)
“guacamole” (3 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 am - 10:00 pmAll hours
$$ - $$$
11855 Hawthorne Blvd, Hawthorne, CA 90250-3013
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41 - 50 of 73 reviews

Reviewed 23 February 2015

Really like the fact this is not a chain and the staff had real personalities. Chile Relleno was house made, with pasilla = Very Good.

Thank Idahotraveler88
Reviewed 3 February 2015

Dinner here before a morning flight. Had some wait time for a table . They claimed short on staff,which was probably the case as all were very busy,but don't know if it was a one time thing or happens regularly. Once we were seated,things fell...More

Thank Jim O
Reviewed 21 December 2014

we are used to either the South Florida or Atlanta Mexican food which is a variation. Tonight we ordered a great combo which I recommend. Buy one Chicken Fajita and one vegetable. The Veg. Fajita came with cheese wrapped in Spinach with many other veggies....More

Thank bsorge
Reviewed 17 December 2014 via mobile

Was told by the hostess there was at least 20 min wait time because everything was taken. I said even all these empty tables? She said they were short staffed and waiting for parties to finish coming in. Was told I could go to the...More

Thank Bob A
Reviewed 17 December 2014 via mobile

As always, El Torrito restaurants are consistently excellent, no matter where they're located. This one is no exception.

Thank Mike J
Reviewed 14 December 2014 via mobile

It is worth to have a freshly prepared guacomole, wide selection of Mexican beers "Negra Modelo" and "Corona Extra" we tried. Happy face service is also very good.

Thank Atila E
Reviewed 29 November 2014

Let's start by saying I have never liked Mexican but the cooking aromas sucked me in. The meal was huge and the waitress warned me not to order more than the one platter between 2 people! All the items were incredibly delicious, the service was...More

Thank Sioux-Sioux
Reviewed 11 November 2014

This restaurant was recommended and my family was very happy with the food and the service. Great spinach enchiladas, guacamole, fajitas and fish tacos. Our waiter was splendid and kept my needy family happy with extra plates, drink refills and everything else we asked for....More

Thank catsforkids
Reviewed 18 October 2014 via mobile

Our visit today was for lunch. Reasonable prices but gigantic servings. You will NOT leave hungry. It is impossible. I could live here. Do not miss this wonderful place on your way from LAX.

Thank John P
Reviewed 14 October 2014

Located in a worn out shopping plaza. clientele are primarily latino locals or tourists from nearby hotels. Enjoyed the Sizzling Enchilada. Arrived at table on a very hot cast iron griddle. Cadillac margarita was very drinkable. Pleasant helpful staff. The combo dish was 'gentle', no...More

1  Thank im44
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29 October 2016|
Response from Jan C | Reviewed this property |
I am sorry I have no idea. I would email them and ask.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
9:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11855 Hawthorne Blvd, Hawthorne, CA 90250-3013
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Hawthorne
  • Phone Number: +1 310-679-0233
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