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El Toro Loco

1624 Francisco Blvd, Pacifica, CA 94044-2239
+1 650-355-5548
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good35%
  • Average12%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“burrito” (10 reviews)
“shrimp” (5 reviews)
“lomo saltado” (3 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 20:00All hours
Mexican, Peruvian, Latin, Spanish, South American
$$ - $$$
1624 Francisco Blvd, Pacifica, CA 94044-2239
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1 - 10 of 56 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I'm always looking for a good Peruvian restaurant and like most people, drove past this place assuming it was a mediocre taco joint. Not the case. The low key exterior gives was to a very nicely appointed interior; cozy and not too big. many Peruvian...More

Thank philshouse57
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

Peruvian and Mexican fare that's out of the ordinary, from trout with white wine garlic sauce to chicken stew. Homemade tamales, delicious tacos, excellent beautifully presented salad large enough for two, and homemade alfajores for dessert. Refreshing sangria with fresh fruit. I could eat here...More

Thank nshorefoodie
Reviewed 17 April 2017

EVERY TIME I visit this establishment I am delighted.The Trout is to die for. The Fired Fish and Cerviche appetizers are heavenly. The soup and the Shrimp dinner with salad and rice is superb. I have not tried everything there but I intend to. Try...More

Thank sandygreenberg
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

What an awesome place to eat a Peruvian meal... the food was just simply delicious... We ordered some rotisserie chicken that was out of this world, a Lomito Saltado which is beef tenderloin served over white rice and fries and topped with grilled onions (simply...More

Thank Jose Luis G
Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

Food was delicious and quickly served. Restaurant was clean and wait staff was professional and attentive.

Thank Amy A
Reviewed 7 November 2016

El Toro Loco Pacifica, California Overall 9/10 Nachos Special, 10/10 Chips And Salsa, 8/10 The service was very good, the people were very nice and friendly and the food came out at a good speed. The theme of the place was an old fashioned mexican...More

1  Thank Trey7631
Reviewed 31 October 2016

My husband grew up with homemade Peruvian food and he loves this place. Take out is also great. His two favorites are the Lomo Saltado and the Anticuchos.

Thank v1ron
Reviewed 9 August 2016

Arrived at 7 pm on a Friday evening for dinner. We chose our own table and were greeted in a friendly manner. I ordered the Acapulco Burrito and my husband ordered the wet burrito. The food arrived in a timely manner and tasted great. Only...More

Thank kristen b
Reviewed 6 July 2016

My husband and I walked to El Toro Loco from our vacation rental, based on a recommendation from our hosts. We weren't really sure what to expect. It was packed for a 3:30 late lunch! I took that as a great sign. We both ordered...More

Thank Danielle M
Reviewed 30 June 2016

Decided to give a home town restaurant a chance. Went in a Saturday night. Web site said busy hours are between 5 and 6:30. It was right, we had a bit of a wait. Restaurant is very small and tables are close together. The food...More

Thank Susan K
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Open Hours
12:00 - 17:00
12:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1624 Francisco Blvd, Pacifica, CA 94044-2239
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Pacifica
  • Phone Number: +1 650-355-5548
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