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Celia's Restaurant

1530 Adams Ave, El Centro, CA 92243
+1 760-352-4570
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good36%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
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1530 Adams Ave, El Centro, CA 92243
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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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Television
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
08:00 - 14:30
08:00 - 20:30
08:00 - 20:30
08:00 - 20:30
08:00 - 20:30
08:00 - 20:30
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
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