El Torito - Ontario
The food was just okay compared to other similarly priced Mexican restaurants. With the exception of charging us for a drink we did not order and mistaking my request for a tamale with a taco, the waitress did a good job. It was New Year's Eve and they were very busy with take-out orders so it took quite a while to get our food.
We had a great time. No waiting time since we dine at the bar. Service was excellent.
Food was absolutely terrible. I wouldn't even pay 20 bucks to eat here again.
Considering we were there after our flight on Christmas we were very pleased with the food and service. Our waitress was very attentive to our needs.
good food and service.... I would go back there again....
Pre-pandemic food and prices was better. Disappointed with the Sunday brunch food quality and selection and cost of $29.99 per person is outrageous. Coffee tasted watered down.
Good service, good food, able to hear each other.
The waitress didn’t give us silverware and napkins,had to use are own napkins the wait for food was so long . Forget are salad, ice was melted when we got are drinks . Other people where leaving because the service was so bad.
This place has the best Mexican food and most amazing salsa I come here every week and I’m never disappointed with the quality of food or service.
This restaurant was a favorite of ours when we lived in the area 10 years ago. When I knew I would be down fur a weekend trip I made a reservation. I was so pleased that it was just as good as I remember.
Come early, they started running out of food more then an hour before the brunch ended
Service was good. Steak fajitas were the worst I have ever had, think shoe leather.
Restaurant is noisy since the bar area is a night club.
Great service. Drinks & food were great.
Great food and great service! The Hostess, Mr Cruz was so nice and cordial. Thanks for a great evening!
We sat in the bar area so we could watch football. They had the music blasting so loud we couldn't even have a conversation, much less watch football. We asked THREE times for them to turn the music down. There was hardly anyone in there and they were all trying to watch football as well. Plus, the music was horrible. We weren't there to dance in a club but to enjoy a nice Thanksgiving dinner with family. That blaring music ruined the whole experience. That's too bad because th service was excellent and the food was fairly good. The music and lack of anyone turning it down after us asking three times is what got you the low stars.
We had a great time!!!! The food was absolutely amazing❤️
Brunch service had long lines with one person serving at each station. Kept having to ask for more champagne.
Its always, great visiting this El Torito and their fantastic brunch.
My first time eating here and I had a great time. The food and drinks were delicious and the server was great!
Our visit to El Torito Ontario on Saturday Nov 13th 2021 was good. The issue we have is every time we come in and say we have a reservation, the girls at the front desk say: "I don't see it" therefore we always bring a printed copy of the open table reservation, and low and behold, they find the reservation. Now after that we are told we have to wait. What, wait? WHY? Our table and any other customers reservation table should have already been reserved 10 to 15 minutes prior to any customers arrival. We did observe that large parties of 10 or more those tables were set up ready for the customers arrival. Just because we are a party of two or four, we should have the same courtesy as a large party: The table should be reserved!!! Other restaurants around Ontario seem to have a better sense of holding a table for their reserved customers than El Torito. Wake up El Torito!
Our server Christopher was very good and even with a large party seated across from our booth, he was still attentive as he was to the large party as well. Now that is a great server!
I had a reservation for 2 people. I checked in 5 minutes prior to my reservation and was asked to sit down and wait. The woman at the hostess stand seated others who were there before me, and then proceeded to seat large parties of walk in patrons as I was sitting there waiting. She seated 2 parties of 5 and a party of 3, whom she asked if they had reservations and they said no. They were seated promptly. I was very upset and asked her if she was sure she checked me in. She said yes, but I still had to wait. I was upset, and wanted to leave, but we drove from Victorville to Ontario to enjoy the brunch. Once seated, I was able to enjoy my meal, but I was still not happy with the situation that occurred upon arrival.
Food good as always . Tried Avacado dip for the first time and I actually enjoyed it
muy buen lugar, la comida es excelente. altamente recomendable.
So grateful for being able to make a reservation through OpenTable to celebrate El Torito's 67th Anniversary with a free taco bar! This restaurant was clean, the food was awesome, and the customer service was excellent! Definitely recommend this El Torito!
Great time, very courteous will return soon. Staff was very accommodating.
Check in was a bit frustrated, but manager corrected it and we sat immediately after that. Our server was outstanding. We had a party of 8 and she was attentive, especially to our three teenagers. It was my birthday, so he provided plates for the cake my family brought. We were impressed with her service.
Our server was Maria she was such a good server and so on top of everything. Thankful for her.
Experience was great. My party arrived late and El Torito provided great service still. Food and drinks were delicious. Thank you!
Food was pretty good but too noisy and service was lacking.
We ate outside on the patio. Our waitress Maria was attentive and made a wonderful guacamole! We took our friends who were visiting from Tennessee and they were very impressed! Food was great. We had a great experience.
Our server was extremely sweet and very upbeat and helpful.
Birthday celebration and we had a fabulous time! Food was prepared and served hot! Server was friendly and manager stopped by to say “hello”. We really like the improvements made to the restaurant. Only one complaint on service. Server was asked several times for a to go container for the beans.
Tortilla soup was fantastic as always!
Another great improvement was the woman’s bathroom! Wow! Totally remodeled and what a great look it has. Now, my husband said the men’s bathroom really needs remodeling. Wasn’t too clean either.
Sure wish El Torito would add taquitos to their menu.
We will return soon.
We went here to celebrate my birthday. I had a coupon for a free entrée. Good thing it was free, because it took almost an hour to get our food, and it was lukewarm! 2 of us sent our plates back. The chips were cold, no salt and mostly crumbs. The salsa was good. The fajitas tacos had no flavor. Our server was nice but I think she was new. I wasn't allowed to have birthday flan, since I had the free entrée. Bummer. Then, we were told no AAA discount bc of my entrée. We told them to have the manager discount it since service was terrible. After 20 minutes they finally came back with the check. I will stick to Taco Tuesday at this location. Dinner service is no bueno.
Lunch date with my sister
Not a bad place for Mexican food. A bit loud but food is good.
We made same day reservations for a party of 11 @ 5pm. Food was delicious & service was great.
It was quite obvious that El Torito needs more help. They are advertising now hiring, and hope they get some folks. Now, husband ordered the Baja Combo. When we got our food, his combo did not have the bacon wrapped shrimp on the plate. Our server, Erick went and got them from the kitchen. We understand that the restaurant was filled with big parties, but the kitchen should be careful and not make errors. Other than that, we had a great time and the food as always was delicious.
Always a great experience. Only issue was if you wanted to order Happy Hour you had to sit in bar area, well the temperature is there was horrible. So we didn't get Happy Hour ! I don't understand why you have to sit in bar area only!
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El Torito - Ontario is rated 4.3 stars by 239 OpenTable diners.
Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.