From Our Editors
For tasty Mexican fare, Monterey's El Torito is hard to top. El Torito is also a good option for those with special dietary needs, offering both low-fat and gluten-free items on the menu. A night out deserves a drink to celebrate, and this restaurant has the perfect selection of beer and wine to go with your meal. Children are more than welcome to dine at this restaurant, where there's something for everyone on the menu. Swing by after work for happy hour, featuring a wide range of discounted drinks and appetizers. El Torito caters to all party sizes, both large and small.
It can be a bit of a mob scene on the weekends, so don't take a chance on getting seated — best to call ahead and make a reservation. For those who prefer to dress down for dinner, El Torito's low-key style is the perfect match. Through their catering service, El Torito can also set out a delicious spread for your next party. Short on time? Don't wait for a driver — pick it up yourself.
For convenience, diners can park in a neighboring lot. Bicyclists will also find lots of space to safely lock up their bikes.
Prices are affordable, with a typical meal running under $30. Save the cash for another day and pay by major credit card at El Torito. Whether you're in the mood for AM eggs, a midday salad, or an evening entree, El Torito provides service throughout the day. So visit El Torito today and discover the latest and greatest Mexican food trends.