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El Torito Restaurant

3333 E Foothill Blvd, Pasadena, CA 91107-3112
+1 626-351-8995
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  • Excellent20%
  • Very good26%
  • Average35%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible6%
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Mexican, Latin
$$ - $$$
3333 E Foothill Blvd, Pasadena, CA 91107-3112
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Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

This El Toritos is an older one with a large parking lot. I ordered the Chicken Ceaser and my spouse ordered the Quesadilla Appetizer. The salad was very good, with fresh grilled chicken, the dressing was very good and a very large portion. The restaurant...More

Thank coosbaygal
Reviewed 10 July 2017

I usually do not review restaurant chains but the experience was very good so I thought I would take the time to say something positive. I was impressed with the service and quality of the food that I received at El Torito Restaurant in Pasadena....More

Thank Jason S
Reviewed 24 March 2017

Sat amongst the tightly packed tables within the bar area during a recent Taco Tuesday evening. The table & chair layout made it "challenging" to walk to the buffet area or the restroom. With the full house, service at our table was not as attentive...More

Thank Keystone_Traveler
Reviewed 15 January 2017

You have to ask their cilantro dressing when they give you chips and salsa. Their house dressing is the best, creamy and lemony kinda taste. I love it so much. It is a long waiting time for service since they have very few waiter and...More

Thank A H
Reviewed 10 December 2016

I have worked on this decision for a long night. I was only going to give it 1 star but decided on 3 as the manager is such a sweet nice lady, but i had some serious problems tonight that need addressed. The is a...More

Thank Ella O
Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

Good place and friendly. Has two seating areas, one with a fountain and street view and the other one with a bar and more spacious. Great Mexican music, waiters are friendly, food is authentic. Prices are acceptable . It has a large parking all around...More

Thank eddierakoubian
Reviewed 3 November 2016

Standard chain americanized mexican food and drinks. Adequate. Margaritas are weak, but the little corn cakes are the bomb!

Thank debPasadena_CA
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Some time guacamole and chips and ice tea and a Margarita during happy hour kind of just take the day

Thank Rosemary R
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Tons of food! If your an over-eater this place is for you! Mediocre service. As for me... overpriced for the quantity I eat. $25.99 per person, 2 people with tax and tip over $60! Ouch.

Thank Mia H
Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

I was very disappointed by the food. Too much Rice and beans. Food was not authentic but if you like big portions with rise and beans that's the place. Costumer service and location is fine. Restaurant was well decorated. MD

Thank MichaelDergar
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
9:30 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 - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:59 PM
11:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3333 E Foothill Blvd, Pasadena, CA 91107-3112
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Pasadena
  • Phone Number: +1 626-351-8995
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