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El Cerro Grande

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$$ - $$$
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516 Highway 17 North, North Myrtle Beach, SC
+1 843-280-8101
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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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194 reviews
158 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

That special feeling when you go to one of your favorite restaurants and they have added one of your favorite dishes to the menu. I am, of course, referring to pulled pork. They have a very nice menu of classic Mexican dishes and have incorporated pulled pork into the choices. Staff is always friendly. Food consistently good. Our go to... More 

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Thank Foggy666
Akron
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017

The Skinny Margarita is really delicious. They make it with juice rather than the sour mix that everybody uses. They also have many other flavors, like the Jalapeno Margarita. Next visit! The salsa is really really good here. The menu has some of the standard Mexican restaurant items such as the Burrito Deluxe, which is my husband's go-to for Mexican... More 

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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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270 reviews
210 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

When we walked in, the restaurant had a foul smell. The margarita tasted as if there was no alcohol, the portions were fair but not large and the quality was average at best. no atmosphere and not anywhere like the Mexican in Atlanta.

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Thank Mark M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Outstanding! Service was great, fast , friendly and the food was fresh and hot. Best dinner we had all week on our vacation

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Thank Gloria L
Washington
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30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

This is a small restaurant in a stip mall that will surprise you. The cheese enchiladas were average but the steak fajitas were outstanding. The service was excellent as they treated you like you were a guest in their home. They had great drink specials as well.

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Thank strato_1
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115 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

Very flavorful Mexican food, super speedy service, great happy server. Nachos and salsa to start, delicious, followed by very flavorful tacos, excellent margaritas.

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Thank 1Robinsnest
Burlington, Canada
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27 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

This place is a hidden gem, the food is amazing, the prices are great and the atmosphere is very Mexican authentic. We are from Canada and we plan to go there every time we are in town. My family can't wait to visit again.

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Thank Sheri G
Chapin, South Carolina
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35 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

Located along busy US-17, this restaurant is almost invisible unless you're searching for it. Seating less than 100 (I think), the service is authentic. It'll give you a chance to practice your grade-school Spanish. The food is excellent. It's about as authentic as you'll find in the area, especially the guacamole sauce and green enchiladas. Prices are a bit high... More 

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Summerville, South Carolina
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58 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

We couldn't get through on the phone so we drove in to place an order for 12 people. The restaurant was almost empty but still it took over an hour for our food-plus they were out of rice! What kind of Mexican restaurant doesn't have rice? The food came out a bit at a time, so by the time we... More 

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Cedar Hill, Missouri
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016

We found this place because the ratings were good. We were very disappointed. Service was not the best. Food was so/so.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 516 Highway 17 North, North Myrtle Beach, SC
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  North Myrtle Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 843-280-8101

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