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129 Coosa St, Montgomery, AL 36104-2506
+1 334-517-1155
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good23%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“steak” (45 reviews)
“wedge salad” (8 reviews)
“fries” (34 reviews)
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129 Coosa St, Montgomery, AL 36104-2506
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Reviewed 27 June 2012

Excellent dining experience. Booked the "cellar" downstairs for group of 11 and it was wonderful!

Thank guestvis
Reviewed 16 June 2012

We ate lunch on a very quiet Thursday. The salad was drowning in a dressing and within an hour we were both suffering from stomach pains. Service was rushed even though the place was empty.

1  Thank Amosboston
Reviewed 14 June 2012

Central is the newest addition to downtown Montgomery and is a welcome change. The restaurant is "upscale Southern". Many of the menu items are takes on traditional Southern food, with an interesting twist. The food was interesting and good, but not great. Prices range from...More

Thank Lorowell
Reviewed 12 June 2012 via mobile

Woulsnt give me salt and pepper... The steak was flavorless.. The staff are uneducated and have poor hygiene... The server was drunk on the job ... Been to two urban licks... Big disappointment

4  Thank Jake J
Reviewed 6 June 2012

I really liked this place. The sharp cheddar pimento cheese appitizer was great. The local beer selection (Naked Pig beer on draft) was awesome. The pork shank and the seafood pasta were both great. To top it all, the venue is amazing. The old 1800's...More

Thank tkeucla
Reviewed 28 May 2012

We were staying at the Marriott convention center downtown. We had walked past this restaurant on our way to Dreamland BBQ and it looked so nice with several outdoor tables. Later in our stay we decided to dine, but we hadn't made reservations (a must!)....More

1  Thank TakeMeAlong
Reviewed 24 May 2012

This restaurant does not have a lot of reviews, probably because it was recently opened. The ambiance is very nice, fancy-ish, but not over the top. It is located right across The Alley Bar. You can go in jeans and a nice top or dress...More

Thank PE10
Reviewed 20 May 2012

The decor is fabulous and the menu is inventive and tasty. Best chocolate cake EVER for dessert.

Thank mtbchik9
Reviewed 8 April 2012

My husband and I have two small children and haven't been on a date in ages. We finally decided to get a babysitter and go out for a long overdue date. We made reservations for Central (which opened Feb. 13, 2012) for 7:30 p.m. on...More

1  Thank JamieK76
Reviewed 2 April 2012

Downtown Montgomery, Alabama has a handful of ok restaurants. Luckily we discovered Central during our recent visit to the area. Central is a new establishment that is run by a team that clearly knows how to run an excellent dining establishment. The ambience was upscale...More

Thank connoisseur2
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18 September 2016|
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Response from Randy H | Reviewed this property |
We wore jeans to the restaurant. it was a mixed bag of different dress. We did not feel uncomfortable
13 August 2016|
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Response from daphne r | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely! Ask for a booth
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 129 Coosa St, Montgomery, AL 36104-2506
    (Tallapoosa St)
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Montgomery
  • Phone Number: +1 334-517-1155
  • E-mail
Central, located at 129 Coosa Street in the heart of Montgomery's Downtown entertainment district, offers a multicultural twist on southern classics highlighting local and seasonal ingredients under the direction of Executive Chef Leonardo Maurelli, III. This locally owned gem serves wood-fired dishes in an 1890's warehouse space boasting exposed brick, flickering gas lanterns and a bustling open kitchen. Central also has three private event spaces ranging accommodating 10 - 200 people. Central serves lunch 5 days a week and dinner 6 nights a week.
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