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El Cerro Restaurant

811 W Highway 50, Clermont, FL 34711-2917
+1 352-242-4669
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good24%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“lunch” (7 reviews)
“mofongo” (4 reviews)
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Latin, Spanish, Puerto Rican
811 W Highway 50, Clermont, FL 34711-2917
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

You get a lot more! If you are looking for great decor this won't be for you, but if you want incredibly tasty food and most likely a doggie bag to bring home, this is the place for you. Best mofongo I have ever had...More

Thank Reactor1966
El Cerro R, Owner at El Cerro Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review

Reviewed June 12, 2018

The food is served cafeteria style. The portions are generous. The food is flavorful. The service is friendly. the price is great.

Thank 7seasonedtraveler7
Reviewed April 2, 2018

went there and purchase food but the food was too oily for me also lot of salt made my stomach hurt after eating have no idea what kinds of oils is used to cook but too much for me

Thank jenbricarpetcleaning
El Cerro R, Owner at El Cerro Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded April 3, 2018

So sorry to hear about your not so good experience, hope you can give us another try and maybe trying other options that dont require frying we also have oven baked items and steamed items. We might be able to fulfill your appetite.

Reviewed January 17, 2018 via mobile

I'm as white bread as Opie Taylor and I can't even pronounce 3/4 of the food items they serve but I have tried most of them and I enjoyed them. The Cuban sandwiches are also delicious. I like to go there and just get stuff...More

2  Thank Steele-Worldwide
Reviewed January 15, 2018

Great food and friendly service even if you do not speak Spanish. Get there early for the roasted pork, they run out prior to dinner time some times

Thank Michelle K
Reviewed December 11, 2017 via mobile

We were on our way home and decided to try El Cerro. The food is fresh and very good. I love maduros. They give you a lot of food. This is a great place to eat and they have a great selection.

Thank cmatt169
Reviewed November 5, 2017

If you are not Spanish first, let them guide you a bit. This is the real deal. Fried fish lunch special...nice large fried filet...tasty. Getting the extras of veggie rice, red beans, and plantains makes a full lunch (plus left overs). They nailed the plantains...More

1  Thank likeparty
Reviewed October 10, 2017

This place is the best!! Nice people, great food and great location. You can take your family and have a great time tasting great puertorrican food!!

Thank Salomon C
Reviewed July 21, 2017

El Cerro is pretty much the only spanish style cooking close by. It's not the best I had but it is not the worst either. I would suggest others to eat there because everyone has different taste so try for yourself. I'm sure you won't...More

Thank Jack M
Reviewed April 17, 2017

It's always a nice change of pace when one thinks of Spanish food, it is not just tacos, burritos and the like. El Cerro brings the taste of Island Spanish cuisine to Clermont by cooking up a delicious spread of traditional dishes like arroz con...More

Thank nolohndz
ElCerro, Manager at El Cerro Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded April 19, 2017

Thank you, sir for your insight, we will continue to do what we love.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Latin, Spanish, Puerto Rican
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Buffet, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 811 W Highway 50, Clermont, FL 34711-2917
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Lake County  >  Clermont
  • Phone Number: +1 352-242-4669
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