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1624 Francisco Blvd, Pacifica, CA 94044-2239
+1 650-355-5548
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12:00 - 20:00
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Sun 12:00 - 17:00
Tue - Sat 12:00 - 20:00
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Sonora, California
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113 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

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 the Sangria also. Tiny bits of apple are added and it is scrumptious. Can't miss... More 

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Thank sandygreenberg
San Salvador, El Salvador
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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 delicious) and last but not least, a Jalea de Mariscos which is fried fish, shrimp,... More 

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Thank Jose Luis G
Roseburg, Oregon
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

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

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Thank Amy A
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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 style restaurant, and they did a good job of making it feel, and look that... More 

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1 Thank Trey7631
San Bruno, California
2 reviews
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.

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Thank v1ron
Pacifica, California
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108 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
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 down side is there was no spice to it at all. After we finished our... More 

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Thank kristen b
Des Moines, Iowa
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23 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 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 chicken burritos, and they were absolutely delicious! Very filling and flavorful. We are so glad... More 

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Thank Danielle M
Pacifica, California
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20 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
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 is Peruvian and Mexican. For the price it was good food. Five of us ate... More 

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Thank Susan K
Arlington, Texas
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25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 May 2016

My wife and I ate here awhile back and it was such a pleasure. This is a restaurant that is owned and operated by a wife and husband. Total family feel, just like they invited you into their home. The customers that were in the place that night we went must have been regulars. Everyone was talking to one another... More 

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Thank 104steve1972
South San Francisco, California
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 May 2016 via mobile

Yes, it can get crowded... Now I know why! The food is delicious! Great sauces on their food and it tastes fresh and flavorful. Went to P.F. Chang's the next day and was so disappointed... In comparison, EL TORO LOCO was superior! So happy with the local flavor and atmosphere. The live music added to the experience. They even played... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Peruvian, Latin, Spanish, South American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 17:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 20:00
Thursday
12:00 - 20:00
Friday
12:00 - 20:00
Saturday
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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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?