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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 good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
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“chips and salsa” (10 reviews)
“burrito” (8 reviews)
“chicken” (11 reviews)
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3021 S Highway 17, Murrells Inlet, SC 29576-7627
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 22 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 18 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
Reviewed 9 August 2017

I love the taco salad and the mini-chimichangas as well as the specials they run. Everyone is so gracious and willing to help us if we don't know exactly what we want. The margaritas are wonderful. Easy to find a parking place Close to several...More

Thank sweetbeachlover
Reviewed 6 August 2017

As a year-round regular, it annoys me to receive such bad service during tourist season. I tend to get take-out, since the place is just too crowded and noisy during vacation time. First time -- ready 40 minutes after the time they said, and the...More

Thank westysc
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

We are from Myrtle Beach and eat at the El Cerro Grande at Carolina Forest often. We decided to try this one, thinking they would all be the same. Not!!! Walking in the door, we noticed that it was very dirty, but the inside looked...More

Thank Janet G
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

The food was very good but after we ordered and we got some chips they forgot my food I ordered the 2 soft tacos and refried beans even though they forgot my food he was very nice! And the food was delicious!!! The margarita was...More

Thank Southboundin3
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Kathleen P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
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 AM - 7:45 PM
11:00 AM - 8:45 PM
11:00 AM - 8:45 PM
11:00 AM - 8:45 PM
11:00 AM - 8:45 PM
11:00 AM - 8:45 PM
11:00 AM - 8:45 PM
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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