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US$2 - US$9
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Mexican, Bar, Cafe, International, Spanish
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic experience Small restaurant fab drinks and excellent food! We had tacos pizza and quesadillas and they were all delicious we even finished the meal with a couple of desserts to share between us omg brownie and dark chocolate & caramel ganache tart were amazing!...Atmosphere fun and livelyMore

Date of visit: December 2022
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Reviewed 14 September 2022 via mobile

I ate lunch twice here, both times were great; friendly English speaking service, fresh tasting food and great selection of drinks. First time was chicken & mango salad, that was too large and I couldn’t finish it off unfortunately. Second was a bean wrap for...something smaller. Great location, airy and highly recommend it.More

Date of visit: September 2022
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Reviewed 13 January 2022 via mobile

The place moved to Lorong Dewan KK, but the foods remain the same. Delicious as ever and cocktails still the best. Bigger space, cozy ambiance

Date of visit: January 2022
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Reviewed 10 March 2021 via mobile

New location is awesome which adds to the good western Mexican food and healthy selection of cocktails and beer

Date of visit: March 2021
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Reviewed 10 March 2021 via mobile

Still the best in KK. Place has moved to Australia Place (opposite nook cafe and 50m from Mamasitas). You won’t fail here. Owner is a little strange though.

Date of visit: March 2021
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Reviewed 4 September 2020

We came here on a whim as another place we wanted to go to was closed... great ambience.. packed but still nice... great music... great great great food and service was fast as well... :)

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed 15 August 2020

I went quite a while ago now and forgot to review it. I went with my wife and my two kids we all said it taste amazing. I enjoyed the cocktails too. I would definitely recommend going :)

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed 23 July 2020 via mobile

We visited it with friends and had a great experience. The food choices are excellent, including for vegetarians, and the drinks are good too. Good service and excellent value for money. Highly recommended.

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed 31 March 2020

We have been there for pub quiz night and it was a blast. Maybe a bit lengthy but with a prize (drinks) to be won in every round. The drinks are fantastic, there are no plastic straws. Instead they serve drinks in real glasses and...with metal straws. The food was delicious and I truely enjoyed my time.More

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed 18 March 2020

Visited twice, first time the taco's were phenominal and were scoffed in a few minutes. Dessert very good too, special offer on a monday of free can of beer with every mexican meal ordered. Loved it. Second visit was good, though not as good as...the first time. Probably beacuase we had the exact same meal as last time so the surprise wasn't there. Highly recommendedMore

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed 5 March 2020 via mobile

We went here on a Wednesday evening and found a pub quiz about to start, so we had some fun playing along whilst eating some great food - Aubergine Parmiggiano and Beef Burger, both freshly cooked and washed down with reasonably priced drinks. The place...was full and boasted a lively atmosphere. We wouldn’t hesitate to go back.More

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed 3 March 2020

ok so food is really good, cool atmosphere but for me the best part is they encourage people to bring in their Tupperwares from home for take away orders. They don't buy new plastic containers for their take aways!

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 3 March 2020 via mobile

Very good tasty mexican food in a simple and nice restaurant. The personnel was friendly and helpsome.

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed 1 March 2020 via mobile

We had an excellent late night dinner with a vegetarian burrito, chicken quesadilla and cheesy beef nachos. Everything was made fresh, had good portion sizes and came out piping hot. The restaurant plays classic pop hits that will make you and the staff dance. Lots...of good drink options and very tasty desserts as well.More

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed 28 February 2020 via mobile

Came for lunch and will be back. Nachos were addictive Tacos were so tasty Sangria was delicious Daiquiri was so refreshing Every day different offers on menu. We were very happy with what we had

Date of visit: February 2020
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Response from healey32 | Property representative |
it is every Wednesday at 8:30pm
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hi-yes we serve coffee that is good! you can also add baileys or khalua
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Response from HYJ10 | Reviewed this property |
Most restaurants in KK serve no pork, except for those that serve purely Chinese food. This one serves no pork too but it is a bit like a bar and a lot of tourists drink beer there
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Yes, El Centro offers takeaway services.

El Centro is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5