El Torito

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El Torito has prided itself on being the “authority in Mexican food” since 1954, when it first opened its door. This makes El Torito one of the longest running Mexican chains in the United States, and while it is not quite up there with Taco Bell and Chipotle in terms of size, it still has a large following. El Torito also operates in a completely different way. This is quick-service, not fast food; it’s authentic and fresh, not Americanized and processed.

We have a great love for Mexican food here on Secret Menu and El Torito is one of our favorites, up there with Abuelo’s and other chains that are focused on authentic food. One of the things that makes El Torito so special is the atmosphere and the decor. It’s not just the food that makes you feel like you’re in Mexico. Everything is designed around the look and feel of a classic, Mexican restaurant. It is unique, it is fresh and it really does give you a true taste of life south of the border.

What is El Torito?

There are 42 El Torito locations in the United States, all of which can be found in the state of California. This state is home to many great Mexican chains, including Del Taco. You don’t need to travel far to find an assortment of Mexican dishes service in casual dining settings, fine dining settings and with drive-ins and drive-thrus. That’s because this state is passionate about this cuisine, and when it comes to great Mexican food in California, few chains come close to El Torito.

El Torito on Secret Menus

There is no El Torito secret menu that we know of, at least not let. It’s not the sort of restaurant that typically jumps on the secret menu bandwagon, so that will likely remain the way for sometime. If you think you know otherwise, then please give us a nudge and let us know. We’ll be happy to include some menu hacks if there are any out there.

In the mean time, take a look at our El Torito Menu Prices page. Here you can see the full El Torito menu in all of its glory, complete with prices. So, check how much your taco dishes, burrito dishes and more costs before you book a seat at the restaurant. And if you click onto our El Torito Nutrition Info page then you can also see how many calories are in the foods that you love from this chain. With prices and calories, you have all you need to know. Now you just need to get out there and enjoy El Torito for yourself.


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