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El Cerro Grande

3021 S Highway 17, Murrells Inlet, SC 29576-7627
+1 843-651-6705
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
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“chips and salsa” (10 reviews)
“burrito” (10 reviews)
“chicken” (10 reviews)
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3021 S Highway 17, Murrells Inlet, SC 29576-7627
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Been here several times and have even ordered take out. The food is very good. I especially like the spicy shrimp dinner, but the typical burritos and enchilada are good as well. Service is Ok and the little bar is popular.

Thank D_Coop_NC
Reviewed 15 January 2018 via mobile

Food was ok. Margaritas were very weak. Unsure if any tequila was in them. I had to order a shot of the House tequila on the side to add to the Margarita. They then charged me more for the shot than they did for the...More

Thank David D
Reviewed 2 January 2018

We've been to El Cerro this summer,and really liked this place, Despite it was busy, we got everything on time, it's not like regular Mexican restaurant, one can find a variety of different dishes the others don't have. Come back for sure

Thank Влад Т
Reviewed 20 December 2017 via mobile

It was late and wanted something quick and easy other than fast food. The place seemed a little dumpy but clean. I ordered the grande special. The salsa was good as it wasn't spicy for my taste. Chips were not hot. Lots of small broken...More

Thank ktarheel
Reviewed 25 October 2017

My husband and I were regulars (local) at this restaurant for the last several years. We knew the staff by name. On a busy dinner night, rather that get on their wait list, we chose to wait at the bar, and order from there. We...More

Thank Lilseaster
Reviewed 2 October 2017

The service here remains spotty, but the restaurant seems to be sipping in other ways. The new menu has higher prices, and the plates have smaller portions -- so much so that the lunch specials are on the skimpy side. Another change is that the...More

Thank westysc
Reviewed 1 October 2017

Try the shrimp cocktail (not on the menu). A large one is more than enough for a meal. It is made fresh and is one of the best dishes I have had in my life!

Thank RosemaryMichigan
Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

On a recent stay near Garden City, we travelled a bit south on business 17 looking for a Mexican style restaurant. What a little gem! Great margaritas, wonderful food, and an awesome waiter. Large portions and great prices. Glad I didn't have far to drive...More

Thank lmj48
Reviewed 21 September 2017

Typically Mexican restaurant the waiters were very friendly and the food was served promptly. I did not care for the rice it was yellow different from other rice I have eaten at Mexican restaurants the portions were very large The chips and salsa was very...More

Thank Rebecca E
Reviewed 17 September 2017

Great service and great food. Not the same ol' same ol'. Everything was fresh and well prepared. We look forward making this a tradition whenever we are visiting the area.

Thank vickibh
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22 April 2018|
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Response from D_Coop_NC | Reviewed this property |
yes. specials all day. marsh walk also having celebration. lots going on.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 19:45
11:00 - 20:45
11:00 - 20:45
11:00 - 20:45
11:00 - 20:45
11:00 - 20:45
11:00 - 20:45
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: +1 843-651-6705
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