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El Cerro Mexican Bar & Grill

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$$ - $$$
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1331 E Main St, Havelock, NC 28532-1805
+1 252-444-5777
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Today
11:00 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun 11:30 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri 11:00 - 22:30
Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Hubert
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The staff is very attentive to you, your drink and your needs. Food is always hot (temp) and not overly hot (spicy) unless you dig that!

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Thank Dale B
Tysons Corner, Virginia
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

The food here is delicious. The service outstanding. Every time I visit Havelock, New Bern, North Carolina, this is a must go to. You will not be disappointed.

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Thank bendicottmailbox
Monroe, North Carolina
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Pleasantly surprised! The quality and quantity of the meal was more than impressive. The staff was attentive but not hovering. The House Special best ever! We will be back..

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Thank D2708WYjohnf
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

So good! I've tried all the Mexican restaurants in Havelock and this is the one I always go back to. Their tamales are legit. I haven't had a single bad experience. The staff is so nice and the food is so quick to come out. Even when we order togo, its ready by the time I get in my car... More 

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Thank Kathy T
Havelock, North Carolina
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Just stopped in for some homemade Churros and they were delicious!!! Great Atmosphere friendly staff

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Thank angeladA858VE
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

I went with my family Bc my father in law said it was really good. We were very disappointed in the food. The only thing we really enjoyed was the chips. We will not be eating there again. The food was tasteless.

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Thank donnarae98
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

People are great and friendly,they serve drinks quick and the food was great ,place were nice and spacious

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Thank Flora B
Havelock, North Carolina
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26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

My family and I come here a lot for lunch after church. There are three Mexican places in town and this one is by our favorite. We've been eating here for the pat 10 years and never had any issues. Their service and food has always surpassed or expectations

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Thank Josh M
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40 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

El Cerro is a great lunch spot in Havelock. Lunch is served from 11 am - 3 pm and has a slightly different menu than dinner. We found the portions and prices to be reasonable. We ordered the lunch chicken ACP and the lunch nachos supreme. Both orders arrived promptly and were hot. Flavors were typical of most Mexican restaurants.... More 

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Thank Heather H
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016

We order out a lot from this location and it is always good, fast, and fresh. The manager is on top of things and is friendly, as well as the staff. We have no complaints.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Groups, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:30
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1331 E Main St, Havelock, NC 28532-1805
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Havelock
  • Phone Number: +1 252-444-5777

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?