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El Cerro Grande

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3021 S Highway 17, Murrells Inlet, SC 29576-7627
843-651-6705
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  • 30
    Excellent
  • 17
    Very good
  • 6
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  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good Mexican food

Better than average Mexican resturant. Good menu and service. Have eaten here several times and was always satisfied.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 7, 2015
Eric T
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Murrells Inlet, South Carolina, United States
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English first
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Me and my wife eat Mexican food a lot this is a great place. We stop in every time we come food is great and authentic and the service is fast and very friendly too.

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Murrells Inlet, South Carolina, United States
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18 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

Better than average Mexican resturant. Good menu and service. Have eaten here several times and was always satisfied.

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Albany New York
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75 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

I stopped in for a late lunch. I waited by the wait to be seated sign five minutes. A man rushed up to take a payment and started to leave. I asked about being seated. He told me to wait. Nothing, as another five minutes passed. A busboy finally took pity on me and seated me. Where I sat and... More 

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Surfside Beach, South Carolina
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

The best mexican food that is not too expensive that we have had since moving here from Atlanta!. They alter their menu to suit your tastes (they added habanero peppers to my food to spice it up). Their carnitas are great!

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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

Awful service, waited 30 minutes for our waiter to take our drink orders. Then we waited even longer for our food to come out which wasn't even good. We sat outside and the people who work there neglected to clean up the food after people left so it was fly infested! GROSS! I came here with a friend who says... More 

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Pauline, South Carolina, United States
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28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

First night at the beach and we headed out for Mexican. El Cerro Grande is just a few miles away and we have always had a great experience eating there at least once almost every year on vacation. It is good that some things never change: we had to wait just a few minutes and they got our party of... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

I have been to this restaurant quite a number of times as a local, but the past number of times the wait time has been much longer then should be expected. I believe it is because the restaurant is shortstaffed. I'm hoping they will hire more to accommodate the larger crowds in the summer.

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Fort Mill, South Carolina
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

good food, good prices, we love eating on their outdoor patio. Tired of seafood buffets? Get some yummy and affordable mexican here!

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Murrells Inlet, South Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

el Centro is the he best Mexican food we have found in the area so far. Very busy in season. Service was friendly and fast, portions were very reasonable. Food was great! The decor was "authentic shabby Mexican". I'm not convinced it's by design so thus the 4 stars. We will definitely go back Thanks to the reviewer that suggested... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

WORST PLACE EVER. I had hair on my food and they never get my order right. I would not recommend this place! It's always a disappointment

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3021 S Highway 17, Murrells Inlet, SC 29576-7627
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Murrells Inlet
  • Phone Number: 843-651-6705

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican

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