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El Centro Classic Mexican Food and Drink

1 N Loudoun St, Winchester, VA 22601-4715
+1 540-313-4583
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good33%
  • Average16%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“enchiladas” (22 reviews)
“guacamole” (16 reviews)
“queso blanco” (4 reviews)
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1 N Loudoun St, Winchester, VA 22601-4715
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went to El Centro on a Friday afternoon . It was not very busy yet and the server was quick to help us but without much enthusiasm. They also had very little in the vegan area as the rice is cooked in chicken broth....More

Thank chicwhorips
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Authentic, delicious food! The shrimp & scallop chimichanga was out of this world. Prompt and friendly service. Large selection of tequilas along with margaritas, wine and beer. Grade A😊

Thank Pas771277
Reviewed 29 May 2018 via mobile

First, definitely not authentic Mexican... Here's the good: The restaurant is clean, the wait staff is friendly and the food was served fast. The menu selection is above average. The dishes were pleasing to the eye and well appointed. The flautas and the chimichanga were...More

Thank Stanimal14
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

Awesome Mexican food some of the best we've ever had. Could not finish all our food. Service was quite slow. Would go here again

Thank Gary r
Reviewed 29 April 2018

My wife and I ate dinner here on April 20, 2018. Our server, Alma, was wonderful. Our guacamole, carnitas, and flan were delicious. So were our margaritas. My wife and I are Mexican, we know Mexican food, and we will eat here every time we...More

Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

Great food for a great price. Salsa is so good. They have a nice outside seating area on the old walking mall. Such a great place too eat.

Thank Karen B
Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

Fast friendly service (Rosalinda), and very good, fresh, tasty food. My wife loved the enchiladas poblano and loved the mole sauce. The queso blanco, salsa and chips were very good as well. Our son and I each had a Viva Mexica burrito - filled with...More

Thank KD17201
Reviewed 4 March 2018

Best Mexican in town to me. Located in Old Town. Love their Taco Salads. Everything is fresh and hot, add shrimp. Cold beer

Thank Debora M
Reviewed 29 January 2018

Had lunch and ordered two adult meals and two for kids. Meals arrived very quickly. I also ordered a specialty cocktail. That was very good.

Thank rhancarol
Reviewed 24 December 2017

el centro is really good and you can take you kids there and they could get the kids menu and you could get the adult menu.

Thank shannigirl04
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24 November 2016|
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Response from pghgirl74 | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure on either. sorry. Best bet would be call and ask. Those are things I don't think about as I have no dietary restrictions and while on vacation, I don't mind a splurge.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$18
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 N Loudoun St, Winchester, VA 22601-4715
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Winchester
  • Phone Number: +1 540-313-4583
El Centro Classic Mexican Food and Drink is located in the center of Winchester on the Old Town Walking Mall at 1 N Loudon. From our amazing homemade salsa to our mouthwatering Carnitas, you can taste the freshness and quality in every bite! Our menu is compiled with a variety of appetizers, classic Mexican dishes and delicious desserts. Not to mention, we also offer a great selection of ice cold beer and over 20 margaritas! Come and relax in a comfortable and stylish restaurant or enjoy the nice weather and sit on the patio, either way it will be an honor to serve you!
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