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El Cerro Grande

505 N Marine Blvd, Ste B, Jacksonville, NC 28540-6521
+1 910-347-1307
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Overview
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good23%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible4%
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505 N Marine Blvd, Ste B, Jacksonville, NC 28540-6521
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1 - 10 of 21 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Food was pretty good, servings could be larger. The wait staff was not as friendly as one would have liked.

Thank Kim H
Reviewed May 20, 2017

The food was very good. The staff was so nice and on top of the service. A must try if your in Jacksonville, NC. A little more expensive than what we are use to but we are from a different area and was just vacationing.

Thank Jennifer J
Reviewed May 16, 2017

El Cerro Grande never disappoints whether eating in or taking out the food is great (and the margaritas)!

Thank 5thquarter
Reviewed December 12, 2016

We decided on Mexican food today and was not disappointed. The service was great, the food, and the price. We had the chips and dip and really enjoyed. The water needs some work as it needs filtered as it has a bad taste. WE had...More

Thank gtadennis
Jenifer G, Director de Relaciones Públicas at El Cerro Grande, responded to this reviewResponded December 14, 2016

Thank you for taking the time to let us know about your experience with us at El Cerro Grande! We are glad that you enjoyed all the food and we will check the water filter situation for sure, thank you for letting us know. We...More

Reviewed November 21, 2016

Very good fresh food. The tacos and beans/rice are amazing. There is an entire 4 page menu to choice from and even food for the kids!. It is very yummy food. The portions are large and it is so reasonably priced! The restaurant is connected...More

Thank VetWendy
Jenifer G, Director de Relaciones Públicas at El Cerro Grande, responded to this reviewResponded December 14, 2016

Thank you for taking the time to let everyone know about your excellent experience with us, we really appreciate that and we love to hear from our satisfied customers! See you again soon Amigo! Merry Christmas!

Reviewed November 1, 2016

Was staying at hotel attached to restaurants, Days Inn. This was a yummy restaurant and they had yummy tacos and beans,

Thank Wendy S
Jenifer G, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at El Cerro Grande, responded to this reviewResponded November 17, 2016

Wendy, Thank you so much for giving us a chance during your visit in Jacksonville, we are glad you liked our food! We hope you can visit us again soon!

Reviewed August 10, 2016

I like Mexican food and El Cerro Grande has great Mexican food. Love eating there and also when I worked at the local collage we would call in and take food out. Any time I said I was picking up food at El Cerro Grande,...More

Thank Dick and Kittie B
Jenifer G, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at El Cerro Grande, responded to this reviewResponded August 18, 2016

Thank you for your feedback! We appreciate you share your experience! Please come back and visit us again soon!

Reviewed July 15, 2016 via mobile

We arrived at 11am, their opening time, seated quickly,cery clean, accommodating wait staff, menu a lot to choose from, all booth seating, received our food hot and quick, our lunches were delicious!

Thank LouFaulx
Jenifer G, Guest Relations Manager at El Cerro Grande, responded to this reviewResponded July 18, 2016

Thank you for taking the time to rate us! We hope to see you again soon at El Cerro Grande!

Reviewed February 8, 2016

We dine at El Cerro about once per month. The employees are friendly, immediately greeting you as you enter the restaurant and once seated, bringing freshly made chips and salsa which is the best in Jacksonville. Our favorites are fajita nachos, enchiladas, and the rellenos....More

Thank Theresa B
Jenifer G, Guest Relations Manager at El Cerro Grande, responded to this reviewResponded April 21, 2016

It is always nice to hear from our regular customers! Thank you for taking some time to review our restaurant, we are very happy you enjoy your time here!

Reviewed September 17, 2015

Positively the BEST Mexican restaurant around. These guys really know how to prepare great Mexican food. The prices are super and the wait staff are always super friendly. We always look forward to going here.

Thank pickanick
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$4 - $23
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 505 N Marine Blvd, Ste B, Jacksonville, NC 28540-6521
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Jacksonville
  • Phone Number: +1 910-347-1307
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Description
Opened 25 years ago, El Cerro Grande is proud to be the first authentic Mexican restaurant in town! This traditional Mexican restaurant in Wilmington, NC is owned by the Ibarra family from the small Mexican town of Degollado. The name El Cerro Grande is inspired by a "Big Hill" close to their family ranch. El Cerro Grande began as an idea to provide authentic, quality Mexican food with exceptional and friendly service, and the door of their first restaurant was opened in Wilmington, NC in January 1991. It has since grown to include three locations in Wilmington and one location in Jacksonville. Open daily from 11:00 am and offering the best Mexican lunch and dinner in town, restaurants are located at: 505 N Marine Blvd # B, Jacksonville, NC 28540 341 S. College Rd, Wilmington NC 5120 S. College Rd, Wilmington NC 1051 Military Cutoff Rd. Wilmington NC Every location strives to provide consistent, quality food, service based on their founding principles and a great ambience for sharing with family and friends. So come on in and keep the tradition going with their aperitivos (appetizers), nachos, sopas y ensaladas (soups & salads), fajitas, tacos, quesadillas, enchiladas, burritos, especialidades de la casa (house specialties), vegetarian dishes and much more. They have been serving every day-for more than two decades-delicious dishes for everyone!
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