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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED El Torito Grill

951 Newport Ctr. Dr. (Santa Barbara Dr.) Send to Phone
949-640-2875
Reasonable prices, fresh tortillas, strong margaritas and good fusion Mexican cuisine at Newport's Fashion Island mall.

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Lunch & Dinner daily, Brunch Sun.
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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED El Torito Grill Restaurant Review

: Located on the outskirts of Newport Beach’s upscale Fashion Island mall, the Southwestern-Mexican food at El Torito Grill elevates the cuisine’s usual offerings by several notches. First, start with a strong margarita, cold beer or hand-shaken signature cocktail. Handmade tortillas come warm to your table with traditional accompaniments. The more traditional Mexican fare menu is augmented by a selection of chef specialties that changes every few months. During one visit, you might feast on Oaxacan regional delights such as mole or gazpacho, while your next visit might find more contemporary chipotle barbecue ribs. The steaming hot fajitas come in gargantuan portions as do the entrée salads. On Sundays, El Torito Grill’s all-you-can-eat-and-drink brunch is one of the most reasonable in town with hot and cold dishes as well as salads, waffles and a dessert station.



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