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.

Celia's Restaurant

1530 Adams Ave, El Centro, CA 92243
+1 760-352-4570
Save
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good36%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
Closed Now
All hours
CUISINES
Mexican
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
1530 Adams Ave, El Centro, CA 92243
All Details
Write a Review
Reviews (75)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 74 reviews

Reviewed 31 March 2017

My wife and I could not find the place where we wanted to eat, gave up looking and stopped at the first place we found. What a surprise we found, Celia's Mexican American restaurant. Very good food, lots of it, and the Mexican food dishes...More

Thank Stephen G
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Went there during operating hours, found a locked gate at 4 in the afternoon. Can't judge the food if your not there.

Thank Brian C
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

best tsle I've ever had- full of tender beef. And the chicken enchilada--ooh. Tons of sweet shredded chicken. I wish we had someplace even vaguely as close in Tacoma.

Thank LAT46
Reviewed 19 January 2017

This is where everyone goes to get the goods. And let me tell you it is gooooooood! Special quesadilla heaven. Mouth watering salsa. Can't go wrong at Celias. Traditional Valley Mexican food. Try it. This place is a staple to El Centro-ites.

Thank Elizabeth L
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

The reviews brought us in and their food will take us back! Many locals were in there making the atmosphere fun and lively. The service was spot on and the chips and salsa were terrific. (Too bad the food came out so quickly.) We'll definitely...More

Thank CarolRororo
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

Want the real food of this region? COME TO CELIA'S! In the past week I have eaten a breakfast, lunch and dinner here. Service is always good but they can get very busy too, so beware of those times. The food quality is consistent, properly...More

1  Thank OregonOldtraveler
Reviewed 18 October 2016

We usually visit once or twice a month to get our mexican food fix. There are some days that the food is awesome and other days that the food is so so and i find myself a little disappointed. I guess it all just depends...More

1  Thank Soccermom760
Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

We stopped for lunch on the way back from Phoenix. Tripadvisor has it highly rated. While not fantastic, it was good. Tacos, and the quesadilla especial. Good chips and salsa. We would stop again.

Thank rnbentley
Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

Clean, nice atmosphere, good food and fast service. No specific lynch menu but you can order anything a la carte reasonably priced and not fill up on rice & beans. Freshly made chile relleno, shredded beef tacos.

Thank ArizonaTwo
Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

This is one of the most popular Mexican restaurants in El Centro. The food is generally good more Focused towards the American customer versus the inland Mexican food. However there's some dishes that are traditionally Mexican but not as spicy.

Thank Salvador Q
Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
Burgers and Beer
145 reviews
.28 km away
The Courtroom
21 reviews
.88 km away
China Palace
34 reviews
.51 km away
junior's cafe
45 reviews
.58 km away
Nearby Attractions
Imperial Valley Mall
50 reviews
5.33 km away
Imperial Valley Pioneers Museum
25 reviews
6.97 km away
Barbara Worth Country Club
23 reviews
14.34 km away
Gran Plaza Oulet
27 reviews
15.80 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Celia's Restaurant staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Television
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 14:30
Monday
08:00 - 20:30
Tuesday
08:00 - 20:30
Wednesday
08:00 - 20:30
Thursday
08:00 - 20:30
Friday
08:00 - 20:30
Saturday
08:00 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1530 Adams Ave, El Centro, CA 92243
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  El Centro
  • Phone Number: +1 760-352-4570
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