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Centro Mexican Kitchen

950 Pearl St, Boulder, CO 80302-5109
+1 303-442-7771
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Overview
  • Excellent34%
  • Very good44%
  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (11 reviews)
“avocado salad” (14 reviews)
“tacos” (25 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mexican, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
DETAILS
950 Pearl St, Boulder, CO 80302-5109
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1 - 10 of 156 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago

Upscale Mexican fare with terrific flavors in every bite. Don't miss the blue crab torta with avocado, my favorite with a Margarita.

Thank jstntym
Michael L, General Manager at Centro Mexican Kitchen, responded to this review

Jstntym, Thank your kindly for the wonderful words!! I will be sure to share with the entire staff and the Chef! Please come back and see us soon! Sincerely, Michael Laguna General Manager

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went with a couple of friends and have something (Torta?) that can only be described as a fried fish sandwich. Will come back for beers, but will have food beforehand

Thank Daniel B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stopped in for a light lunch with my husband in early afternoon. He left to go to a meeting and I stayed back to do my homework. The happy hour Sangria was too good to leave behind. A tall glass of red or white...More

Thank LeeAnne B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Accommodating & relaxed. Great food & service. Avocado Guacamole was tasty, the salsa wasn't as spicy as I expected. All the food; tacos, burritos, breakfast bowl & quesadillas all were yummy.

Thank Deb1205
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

I went with my husband to dinner. The restaurant is beautiful, very cozy and the servers are super kind and cheerful. The food is very good, we were surprised by the quality! We'll be back!

Thank Camila A
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

We came on a sunday and didnt realize it was happy hour. We ordered the salsa trio it was good. The green chile fries were so bad very soggy. The tacos ehh nothing. The service was very bad. Our waiter was overwhelmed. All food came...More

Thank Autumn M
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

We had a great time here last Monday. Top shelf tequilas offered at Happy Hour prices all night. The tasting menu was fun and you get to try a few different foods that fill you up. Excellent salsa and chips flight. My fave was the...More

Thank LadyPearl47
Michael L, General Manager at Centro Mexican Kitchen, responded to this review

LadyPearl, Thanks for coming by Centro! You nailed it, the carnitas taco is to die for! I get mine smothered in green chile! And yes the tequilas are the fun and lively! Come back and see us soon! Sincerely, Michael Laguna General Manager Centro Mexican...More

Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Perfect stop for light bite and drinks before show, a short walk down to the Boulder Theater. Nice staff and ambience.

Thank OGGlobalG
Michael L, General Manager at Centro Mexican Kitchen, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind words! I will be sure to share your review with my entire staff! Have a wonderful day! Sincerely, Michael Laguna General Manager #CENTROMEXICANKITCHEN #BUILDINGTACOSNOTWALLS

Reviewed 11 February 2017

Nice menu, great food, delicious margaritas. Super casual, fun bar and dine in. Have tried many menu items and never disappointed.

Thank sondravoss
Michael L, General Manager at Centro Mexican Kitchen, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind words! I will be sure to share your review with my entire staff! Have a wonderful day! Sincerely, Michael Laguna General Manager #CENTROMEXICANKITCHEN #BUILDINGTACOSNOTWALLS

Reviewed 22 December 2016

Stopped by here on a Saturday for drinks and snacks, but decided to have brunch instead. It was 1 pm and not overly busy. We were seated promptly and ordered a margarita while we waited for the others in our party to arrive. Highly recommend...More

Thank CalicoLil
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$25
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
09:30 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
09:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 950 Pearl St, Boulder, CO 80302-5109
    (10th St.)
  • Public Transportation: Public transportion is available at our doorstep, as well as taxi services a half block east of our restaurant.
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Boulder
  • Phone Number: +1 303-442-7771
  • E-mail
Description
Centro, in the heart of downtown Boulder, is the home of soulful and delicious flavors and plates of northern Baja. The kitchen prepares solid Mexican cuisine while mixing your favorite margaritas, pina coladas, and frozen daiquiris. Come enjoy Boulder's best patio location all year round and remember: Monday is happy hour, all night long!