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Cafe Central

#12 of 1,309 Restaurants in El Paso
Certificate of Excellence
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109 N Oregon St, Ste 210, El Paso, TX 79901-1148 (Mills and San Antonio Street)
+1 915-545-2233
11:00 - 02:00
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2 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious food & excellent service!!! They have a good variety of steaks and their green Chile soup was soo good. Francisco was great.

Thank Pedro M
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The place looks nice and the food is tasty. But the service is very slow and lack of attention. Needs a better training for the hoster and waitress service.

Thank Júlia T
Houston, Texas
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62 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First time here. Enchanting. Service and ambience excellent. Food very good on price/portion. Quiet so conversation can be had. Points off for kitchen being too slow. The signature soup is amazing.

Thank EnforcerFan
Ringgold, GA
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went here for our anniversary and could not have been happier. All four of us had delicious meals, two chose the rib eye, one the tenderloin, and one the halibut special. The steaks were expertly cooked and excellent. The wine was reasonable and good. The service was helpful and attentive. They surprised us with an amazing Tres Leches cake... More 

Thank Traveling teachers
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37 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was by far one of the WORST service experience at a fine dinning establishment. Been here 5 times. Wait staff ignored us, the bread guy served the tables next to us and passed us by twice with a full basket, when we requested bread from a different service staff who went to fetch the guy who serviced bread, the... More 

1 Thank Frank L
CafeCentralElPaso, Guest Relations Manager at Cafe Central, responded to this review

Hello Frank, We would like to offer you a huge apology for this. We strive to offer our patrons an excellent service and this sounds far from it. Please send us a private message to marketing@cafecentral.com, we would like to talk a little bit more about your experience and hopefully have you over and treat you the way you deserve.... More 

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53 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2017

Cafe Central is right in downtown el Paso, nice restaurant, very good music live, good service. It is sophisticated but still with a taste of family. It is hard for me to chose on dish but the Duck is amazing and the smoked black rice with it makes a dish to remember.

Thank Carlos R
Richmond, Virginia
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94 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2017

Our hotel suggested Cafe Central for our one night in El Paso. We were seated near the singer and musician, which reminded us very much of a 70's lounge act,,,seating in another room would have been better. The wine list was good..and priced reasonably. We enjoyed the caesar salad & beet tower as well as the salmon and duck breast.... More 

Thank WRon
CafeCentralElPaso, Public Relations Manager at Cafe Central, responded to this review

Hello Ron, We are deeply sorry to hear your experience was far from extraordinary. Would you mind sending us an e-mail to marketing@cafecentral.com with your phone number? We would like to get in touch with you and talk more about your last visit to our establishment. More 

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80 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2017

When you have reservations at a restaurant of this caliber you shouldn't have to wait while the hostess figures out where to seat you when the place is half full. The waitress shouldn't have to have an explanation of what a prixe fixe menu is and especially if you tell her it means a tasting. If you order a whiskey... More 

Thank John C
CafeCentralElPaso, Public Relations Manager at Cafe Central, responded to this review

Hello John, We are very sorry to hear that your recent experience at Cafe Central was not what we strive to offer each and every one of our patrons. Could you send us a message to marketing@cafecentral.com and provide us with a phone number to contact you? We would love it if you gave us a second chance. Cafe Central More 

Remscheid, Germany
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141 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2017

Still (after so many years) the best in town. A beautifull Setting, incredible wine-list, A knowledgable sommelier. Service at it's best and mouthwatering food. Yes, it is a bit pricey, but rest assured: worth every dime.

Thank ulibear
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94 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

I can't begin to express the delight in a dining experience which begins at the door. By far our "go-to" restaurant for dining as a couple. The food......the service.....the experience; beyond superb. A must.

1 Thank SCGYRL87

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
American, International
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 109 N Oregon St, Ste 210, El Paso, TX 79901-1148
    (Mills and San Antonio Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  El Paso
  • Phone Number: +1 915-545-2233

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?