We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

El Cerro Azul

2650 Anderson Hwy, Powhatan, VA 23139-7401
+1 804-598-8400
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good29%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“tacos” (4 reviews)
“refried beans” (3 reviews)
“burrito” (2 reviews)
Closed Now
Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly
2650 Anderson Hwy, Powhatan, VA 23139-7401
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (82)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 82 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good food, fun gathering place for all. Families welcome. Great atmosphere, Place to meet friends and grandkids.

Thank Janine B
Reviewed 15 January 2018 via mobile

Great place to go for lunch. Extensive menu, quick and friendly service, attentive staff plus reasonable prices makes it good. And then the quality of the food makes it great.

Thank Larry M
Reviewed 21 December 2017

El Cerro Azul is the best Mexican food in the area, which is a good thing since it is the only Mexican restaurant in Powhatan County. From the tacos, enchiladas and tamales the food is plentiful and flavorful. Good, quick service tops it off. Get...More

Thank Ron F
Reviewed 21 October 2017

We have been enjoying Mexican food here for years. Recent changes to their menu have made their choices even better and still worth the prices. We particularly enjoy their burritos, enchiladas verde and shrimp salad. Service is always friendly and speedy.

Thank RoseAnn F
Reviewed 13 October 2017

Went in last night at 9 pm. Service was terrible. walked us around finally set us at a table it looked like the servers were eating at, didn't clean it. Ordered drinks and waited. After about 5 min asked for water, it never came. The...More

Thank Bud H
Reviewed 11 October 2017

A small restaurant serving very good food that is prepared with care. Specialty Margaritas and Sangria are the best. Every meal at our table of 5 was delicious. I had the Grilled Shrimp Salad. A very healthy, fresh collection of greens, cukes, toms, and perfectly...More

Thank AnndyB0607
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

Visited El Cerro Azul for lunch at 11 am on a Tuesday with a group of ladies who participate in Water Aerobics at our local YMCA. I had been in this restaurant for many years. What a transformation !! The decor had completely changed, atmosphere...More

Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

A small Mexican restaurant with great atmosphere and delicious Mexican food. Had the street tacos with refried beans and both were excellent, among the best tacos I’ve had. The chips were served with the usual tomato salsa but also with a cheesy sweet sauce -...More

Thank Paul W
Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed the food and margaritas! The atmosphere was delightful and the food amazing! We all ordered different meals with no complaints!

Thank Elaine W
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

The restaurant is really busy especially on Friday and Saturday for dinner but the wait is worth it. The food is wonderful and brought out to you fast. Great job!

Thank Abel G
Nearby HotelsSee all Powhatan Hotels
La Quinta Inn & Suites Richmond Midlothian
396 reviews
12.03 miles away
Hampton Inn Richmond-Midlothian Turnpike
348 reviews
12.52 miles away
Sleep Inn & Suites Harbour Pointe
211 reviews
12.53 miles away
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Richmond - Brandermill - Hull St
184 reviews
12.73 miles away
Nearby Restaurants
Wildwood Bar-B-Cue
13 reviews
.72 miles away
11 reviews
.37 miles away
Bruster's Ice Cream
15 reviews
.37 miles away
Nearby Attractions
Powhatan State Park
20 reviews
9.14 miles away
Mid-Lothian Mines Park
87 reviews
10.36 miles away
Metro Richmond Zoo
217 reviews
10.45 miles away
Chadwick & Son Orchids
9 reviews
3.11 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from El Cerro Azul staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2650 Anderson Hwy, Powhatan, VA 23139-7401
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Powhatan
  • Phone Number: +1 804-598-8400
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing