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El Torito

$$ - $$$Mexican, , Latin
3639 Riverside Plaza Dr, Riverside, CA 92506-2716
+1 951-684-6816
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Overview
  • Excellent32%
  • Very good38%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible11%
13 Mar 2017
“Service problems, just okay food”
2 Nov 2016
“Different and not as good. ”
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CUISINES
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
3639 Riverside Plaza Dr, Riverside, CA 92506-2716
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1 - 10 of 33 reviews

Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Bartenders were friendly! We sat at bar and found the counter dirty. Very noisy with glassware being put in racks and other loud noises. The food was bland and margaritas not so good It is cheap enough to eat here but I would rather pay...More

Thank twofromLA
Reviewed 14 June 2017

Best of times, Worst of times. Let's Vent. About a month and a half I booked reservations for 25 people at the El Torito on Riverside Plaza Dr in Riverside. The event was a after reception Sunday Morning Brunch. The wheels started to come off...More

Thank Jack S
Reviewed 14 March 2017

We went here on a Friday night & were able to seat ourselves in the cantina patio area, where there was a happy hour on drinks & a few appetizers. We waited a long time for a server & asked several bussers for items, one...More

Thank Sage C
Reviewed 4 March 2017

I was in the area playing Pokemon and decided to get a salad. It was 1:30 and I found out that El Torito has a salad and soup lunch special! And......IT'S AYCE - all you can eat!!! WHAT!!! Guess where I'll be having lunch once...More

Thank kelliducloux1
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Place like The Mission Inn and other upscale Restaurant are more expensive and have a smaller selection. Sunday Brunch (with unlimited champagne) at El Torito in Riverside has a great ambience (with a live mariachi band), great service and the price is very reasonable. There...More

Thank funguy2011
Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

The restaurant seems to be revamping the menu a bit and it's not as wonderful as it used to be. We ate there on Halloween night in order to avoid trick-or-treaters and the dining room with empty but yet we were seated at a small...More

Thank almahaffey
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

We ordered two margaritas and a sample platter with chips and salsa. The food and drinks tasted great and the staff were friendly and helpful during our visit. Atmosphere was festive and comfortable. Prices are reasonable for what you get.

Thank JRR132
Reviewed 19 April 2016

I love coming to Sunday Brunch at the Riverside Plaza El Torito, especially since Mazz closed. Unfortunately, so does everyone else! There is usually a 45-60 minute wait to get seated. Since they don't take reservations, that's no fun. Larger parties try to outsmart the...More

Thank RaymondD
Reviewed 2 April 2016 via mobile

If you find yourself in Riverside, and find yourself hungry for good reliable food. Give it a try! Enjoyed the freshest guacamole EVER! Make it a stop!

Thank puresynergy
Reviewed 23 March 2016

Very nice looking restaurant that also offers outside seating. The food was very good and the restaurant wasn't very crowded. I didn't have anything to drink because I was working that day but the rest of my party was very pleased with the cocktails they...More

Thank adrianausa
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3639 Riverside Plaza Dr, Riverside, CA 92506-2716
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Riverside
  • Phone Number: +1 951-684-6816
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