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“tasty good and pleasant service”
Review of El Cerro Grande

El Cerro Grande
Ranked #31 of 248 Restaurants in Jacksonville
Price range: $4 - $23
Cuisines: Mexican
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Full Bar, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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!
Nashville, Tennessee
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“tasty good and pleasant service”
Reviewed June 12, 2013 via mobile

The best dish is their special with shrimp and spinach. it's enough to feed two adults. Try the horchata. Didn't see it on the menu but it is a rice milk drink, very nice. All the normal dishes were ready and large enough servings to feed two.

  • Visited June 2013
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