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El Torito

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600 S Sepulveda Blvd, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266-6913
+1 310-318-8500
10:00 - 21:30
Closed now
All hours
Sun 10:00 - 21:30
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 23:00
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Spartanburg, South Carolina
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90 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 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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79 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 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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344 reviews
214 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 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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108 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 May 2016 credit card Amex Card Member Review

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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4 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
Marina del Rey, California
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229 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 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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87 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 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 

Thank Steven B
Palm Springs, California
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153 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2015

you alway know what your going to get so there are no surprises with this chain of restraunts. Taco's my fav.

Thank Richard E
Manhattan Beach, California
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 March 2015

If you like Mexican this is a place for you. The salsa is made fresh and we especially enjoy the luncheon buffet. The staff is friendly and all I can say is Muy Bueno

Thank Rjgn

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Seating, Waitstaff
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?