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Centro Mexican Kitchen

950 Pearl St, Boulder, CO 80302-5109
+1 303-442-7771
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good48%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (18 reviews)
“avocado salad” (15 reviews)
“tacos” (28 reviews)
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Mexican, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
950 Pearl St, Boulder, CO 80302-5109
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The food we ordered was really tasty and exceeded or expectations. The starters and mains came out all at the same time, the drink orders were wrong and we had to wait quite a bit to be checked on. I suppose it was a busy...More

Thank Curtis A
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a few drinks & appetizers here. Bar atmosphere. Everything was good. Typical American Mexican bar food. Fun environment. Will stop in again when in the area.

Thank JACfromDC
Reviewed 1 week ago

I know Centro seems to get high reviews for atmosphere, food, and drinks but we do not understand why. Well, our drinks were fine. We arrived just before 5 PM on a weeknight and the restaurant was not yet crowded. So we did get our...More

Thank Monty1424
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love Centro. The food is pretty good, but nothing worth writing home about. The atmosphere and drinks are amazing though. I recommend this place to anyone looking to get drinks with friends or tapas before a night out.

Thank Felix J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We started with Salsa, Guacamole and Chips. Next we had the Rosarito Perone Steak Tacos, and the Mexican Flu Shot Chicken Soup, all were very good. I would definitely recommend Centro Mexican Restaurant.

Thank fredraymond522
Reviewed 5 December 2017

Went for Mexican food, as we do love this. We came during happy hour and ordered happy hour drinks. Try other drinks unless you are there to get drunk. They are not made with love from the bartender. The music was extremely loud, which kind...More

Thank Britta A
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

We were looking for lunch on a quiet cold weekday on Pearl street. We figured, you can’t go wrong with Mexican food. We were pleasantly surprised that the food and service was much better than your average Mexican restaurant. The four of us had a...More

Thank Steverino-OKC
Reviewed 2 November 2017

I visited Centro for both dinner and for brunch. At dinner, the cocktails were only ok...not a lot of flavor or complexity...and the food was alright. Service, however, was wonderful. At brunch, the food was better as were the cocktails. Service remained excellent. It's got...More

Thank Maeve W
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

After hanging out in downtown Boulder, we came across this restaurant. Enjoy good food inside or outside, you'll enjoy either. Great margarita specials too. Enjoy!

Thank marc514
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Centro is one of our favorite Sunday brunch spots. Make sure to hit it during their morning "Happy Hour" with nice price reductions on some of their items. As a mom with a celiac kid, they are very gluten-free friendly, and their Lillibee gluten-free pancakes...More

Thank RockyMountainMary
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 25
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
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, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
9:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:30 am - 11:30 pm
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
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!
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