El Torito

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A celebration of family, food, and community.

The authority in great Mexican food for more than 65 years. Offering a memorable experience to make each guest feel like family.

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For over 60 years we’ve honored our Mexican heritage with flavorful slow-cooked meals and handcrafted margaritas. We’re known best for our tableside preparations, including our made-to-order guacamole and flame-grilled fajitas, which arrive sizzling to the table.

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El Torito has been celebrating special occasions for over 65 years. With warm hospitality, our family of employees invite you to celebrate in our beautiful Hacienda style buildings with private and semi-private rooms. Book your next event with us and let us handle all the details for you.

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From La Mesa to Stockton, we operate 31 locations across California.

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What People Are Saying

“Excellent service and the food is delicious! The food is so fresh and tasty! I come here for lunch all the time!! Love them!

Genie C.

“I loveeeeee this place! I came in with my sister for lunch and the food is amazing. We both got a veggie burrito and it was so good.”

Megan S.

“Pricing & food were great, but service was AWESOME! Miguel took great care of me, and gave me excellent attention and service even though I arrived & dined-in shortly before closing.”

Damien J.

It’s all about the experience