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El Cerrito Mexican Restaurant

252 W Carleton Rd, Hillsdale, MI 49242-5034
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good44%
  • Average10%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“tacos” (4 reviews)
“chorizo” (2 reviews)
Closes in 17 min
7:00 am - 9:30 pmAll hours
$$ - $$$
252 W Carleton Rd, Hillsdale, MI 49242-5034
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I've been to El Cerritos many times, whether for discounted margs or just good ol' Mexican food. The food is always great, and definitely worth your money. My only complaint is whenever I come with a large group they are slower than it warrants.

Thank Rachel W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent food, drinks & service. You will not be disappointed. A must try if you are in Hillsdale MI.

Thank heatherhF8181ZE
Reviewed 7 December 2017

Good food, decent pricing....recent upgraded interior... Worth the visit... I'm pretty fond of their chorizo taco's, a spicy treat I had never had before going there.

Thank Laqudis
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

This was our 2nd visit to the hillsdale restaurant. Loved our meals the first time. We were all dissapointed with our meals. Portions were much smaller than our 1st time, several of our meals were cold, the refried beans were runny, the pork was burnt/lacked...More

Thank burnettfamily2
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Food was great, waiter messed up our order but fixed it and apologized and corrected it. Visit often and plan on returning.

Thank Beth P
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

First time visit since they expanded/remodeled. I like the fajitas Jalisco. There is lots to eat and the quality is excellent. The chips and salsa are quite good although I prefer a chunky salsa. The service was fast even though they were quite busy. There...More

Thank Arthur H
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

Great service. Food is above average and is well priced. Margaritas are good at the price. They expanded the restaurant and it has helped on wait times on Fridays.

Thank Narrows Campgro... N
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

This is the best place in three counties for Mexican food. Service is usually fast and always friendly. The margaritas are excellent with lots of tequila. They expanded recently and have lots of seating as well as a bar. The food is authentic and tastes...More

Thank Marissa C
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Love their food!! Everything is good especially with a little Chorizo con queso on the side. Great family owners take pride in what and how they serve. Plan to go back many times over!

Thank 563tim
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Great food! No butter for the tortillas and terrible internet connections while in the building. Servers were very nice!

Thank TerrieRace
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:30 pm
7:00 am - 9:30 pm
7:00 am - 9:30 pm
7:00 am - 9:30 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 252 W Carleton Rd, Hillsdale, MI 49242-5034
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Hillsdale
This is a small mexican restaurant in Hillsdale, Michigan, but it has great food for great prices.
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