This was our first meal on the west coast and it did not disappoint! Amazing, authentic mexican food! The green salsa was bangin!
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I've been passing by this restaurant for years and never bothered to stop in to try it out. Just by looking at this place from the outside and when entering you know this place is stuck in time, just the way I like it. Hopefully...More
We went here on a Saturday afternoon and were the only ones in the place when we first arrived. The food was decent, but didn't wow us and considering the many options for Mexican food nearby, we don't feel a strong need to return.
It was Saturday night and everything was jammed and I just wanted food without a wait. Quirky place with plain Mexican food- good portions but food a little bland. Kind of a homey place just a few booths and a row of 2 seat tables...More
I was by myself and looking for a place for lunch, and did not feel like going to one of the many fancy restaurants in Pasadena. El Toreo is very unassuming from the outside but the menu looked good and not very expensive so I...More
Meh. I've had worse. Beef taco was okay, cheese Enchilada tasted like cheese covered in barbecue sauce. Beans and rice were okay. Chips were stale. Flour tortillas were not fresh. Bean tostada tasted like (rhymes with grass). Atmosphere . . . Normally, most dive restaurants...More
Surrounded by upscale eateries that charge an arm and a leg this little place serves good Mexican food at an affordable price. Not gourmet by any stretch, but a great place to get a basic taco or burrito
So so Mexican food that'll do when you're far away from your favorite place. The place retains a good degree of "diner charm" and fits snuggly into the Old Town scene. I would hop on the Ventura Freeway and go to Casa Vega for more...More