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El Torito

$$ - $$$Mexican,
388 Vintage Park Dr, Foster City, CA 94404-1134
+1 650-574-6844
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  • Excellent16%
  • Very good49%
  • Average23%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (2 reviews)
“fajitas” (4 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
Mexican, Southwestern
$$ - $$$
388 Vintage Park Dr, Foster City, CA 94404-1134
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Reviewed 29 November 2017

We stopped by El Toriito for a late lunch. Most of the business crowd had eaten and were leaving or had already departed. Parking was not an issue. We ordered drinks. I had to have a Mondella Negra. My wife chose her usual white wine....More

Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

We there a few months back and had a bad experience so I went there again last week. Service didn't improve so stay away.

Thank James K
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

It was a over and hour from time got there till we left. It took about 5-8 minutes for someone to come to greet us to be seated. Then took another 15 minutes to get a waiter to greet us for drinks. Food another 30...More

Thank Monique S
Reviewed 10 August 2017

9 times out of 10 the service is just so slow or possibly, non-existent. The bar is always a struggle...I often contemplate hopping behind the bar and mixing my own Margarita out of sheer desperation. This is an average chain, with average food, at best....More

Thank lisolette
Reviewed 23 May 2017

My wife and I have visited this nearby restaurant numerous times over the past two decades, and have never been disappointed in the food. Prices are very reasonable (dinner for $20 or less) and service is usually prompt, efficient and quite helpful in making a...More

Thank Robert A
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

A great place for Mexican food. We stopped here, because at other restaurants was a too long waiting period. It definitely was a good choice. Authentic Mexican food in good quality

Thank jsacher
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

Had dinner here tonight. The enchiladas and fajitas were tasty. The table side guacamole was good but not great. The service was slow to start but got better as the meal progressed, perhaps due to a large party ahead of us

Thank Jeff S
Reviewed 6 May 2017

Just spent an hour at El Toritos in Foster City and the drinks were watered down, service was no existence and the place was dirty. STAY AWAY from expensive drinks with no liquor in it and poor service.

Thank James K
Reviewed 5 April 2017

This restaurant is huge is size. Great for groups. The food was good not great. The service was wonderful. We were there late afternoon and the place had about 20 people there.

Thank PNG98
Reviewed 14 February 2017

This is a good little neighborhood Mexican Restaurant. There is always seating without reservations. The margaritas are very good and they have some interesting dishes. You can get out of there without gaining weight!

Thank Jim J
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 388 Vintage Park Dr, Foster City, CA 94404-1134
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Foster City
  • Phone Number: +1 650-574-6844
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