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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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Dining options: Lunch, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 37
    Excellent
  • 26
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 2
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  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Dinner

Awesome margaritas and dinner my whole family enjoyed recommend for people who are looking or Mexican food!!

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
sophsterhuestis
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East Hartford, Connecticut
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East Hartford, Connecticut
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Awesome margaritas and dinner my whole family enjoyed recommend for people who are looking or Mexican food!!

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Thank sophsterhuestis
Surfside Beach, South Carolina
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our evening started off good enough but went down hill quickly. They weren't very busy but half of my daughter's meal arrived 10 minutes before the rest of the food. After eating the Coctel de camaron served in a glass, my daughter saw that the glass was badly cracked with a somewhat jagged edge in the inside of the glass.... More 

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Thank Jonpilamb
Allentown, Pennsylvania
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Don't let some previous negative reviews about large party service deter you from going here. We liked it a lot. The food was good, served quickly and hot and the service was wonderful and engaging. The lunch size portions were great for us (served until 3) and I left feeling very full. We will definitely be going back.

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Thank CruiseSeas
Murrells Inlet
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015

My wife's favorite place for Mexican food and Margaritas! The service is always great. There is plenty of room and nice atmosphere inside, and a patio for outside dining too! Good sized portions on the meals and freshly made and served. We usually go in the afternoon so have not been there at night but it seems to be a... More 

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Thank George G
Murrells Inlet, South Carolina
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294 reviews
259 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2015

Mexican on Thanksgiving Eve.....and it was very good. El Cerro Grande was a happening place; people waiting to get a seat. Family oriented, good food and good value. The Coronarita is a great way to start. Main entrees - recommend the Cowboy Chimichanga and the Steak & Shrimp. Service was good......will definitely be back for more mexican cuisine.

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Thank OSProfiler
Indianapolis, Indiana
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2015

We spent the better part of a week eating seafood and decided we needed something else. I'm sure you could get good seafood here, but we opted for steak and chicken tacos. The salsa and queso is great here. We enjoyed ourselves and even took a photo with one of the wall ornaments.

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Thank iluv2read86
Rayland, Ohio
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

The food was very good. We were seated right away and the waiter was friendly and attentive. We would definitely go back.

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Thank 10Kelly
Dunellen, New Jersey
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2015

Took my family here after a few margaritas at Señor Frogs because I told them the food was SO much better... Well... They all agreed! Great food , great margaritas and great service! We came in late , but the server was still gracious and never made us feel rushed. We will definitely be returning!

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Thank Lauren H H
UNIONTOWN, OH
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190 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

Good mexican food and margarita's at average prices. They have the typical combos and more. Restaurant is clean and service is good. They have a lunch menu which is less expensive than dinner.

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Thank FENTON64
Duluth, Minnesota
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2015 via mobile

We came here on a recommendation from a waitress in the Inlet. Excellent margaritas and sopaipillas and quick service. Recommend this place for anyone looking for quality Mexican food and fair prices.

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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

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

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