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129 Coosa Street, Montgomery, AL 36104 (Tallapoosa St)
+1 334-517-1155
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17:30 - 23:00
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Mon - Thu 17:30 - 22:00
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 14:00
Fri - Sat 17:30 - 23:00
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78 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I have never had a bad meal here. They have great steaks, appetizers, it's all yummy. They have a fabulous wine selection. Service has always been fabulous.

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Thank sevensluky
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Come by to enjoy amazing takes on food in the downtown area, dress mostly business casual though. Food is great, prices are sorta High.

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Thank Jonathan W
Detroit, Michigan
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21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Looked this up on another review site. Downtown - 15 minutes from our hotel. Really nice. Big room. Cool decor. Food was great. Strip steak, french fries. I would prefer not to have to pay for bread...but it obviously wouldn't deter me from returning. We had calamari and a special corn bread. $50/person with one drink each.

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Thank DetroitBirdy
Franklin, Tennessee
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First impression in walking in was "Wow" - wonderful ambience, great aroma of food and warm greeting from staff. Demetrius was our server and he was "Over the Top!" on personality and KNOWLEDGE about the menu. From the Betty Lou's Cornbread appetizer to the main entrees of Smoked bone-in Pork Chops, to the Chocolate Chip cookie dessert, he was spot... More 

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Thank MSchnzr
GR82B
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took my little sister to Central for her birthday. We were coming from Auburn and ran into traffic which prevented us from making our reservation time. The hosts were so accommodating to changing our reservation and made us feel so welcome. The atmosphere, decor, and ambience set the mood for a wonderful night. The highlight of our evening was... More 

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Thank GR82B
Ashley_Jernigan, Public Relations Manager at Central, responded to this review

We are so happy you enjoyed your dining experience. We will pass this message to our hosts and hostesses as well as the entire team as we continue to strive for excellence. We hope to serve you again soon! Ashley Jernigan Client Relations Central Restaurant More 

Cartersville, Georgia
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5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a large group at two large tables following a promotion ceremony. Despite the size of the group, service was impeccable. For a large group of out-of-towners, the fresh concept and limited menu didn't provide choices able to please everyone, but most were pleased with what they ordered.

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Thank bobraySavannahGA
Ashley_Jernigan, Public Relations Manager at Central, responded to this review

We are so happy you enjoyed your dining experience. We will pass this message to our entire culinary team as we continue to strive for excellence. We contstantly review our menu to determine what is working and what is not. Our menu changes seasonally and we hope you come back to try new items as we work to please all... More 

Sandpoint, Idaho
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269 reviews
163 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is a nice place, I loved the ambiance. The food is OK, people at our table liked their food but did not love it. Had Fra Diavolo and it was just OK, not much flavor, wasn't what I had hoped for. The duck was great! Chicken Gizzards were good, Calamari, so-so. Great drinks and service.

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Thank GTrooper
Ashley_Jernigan, Public Relations Manager at Central, responded to this review

We are so happy you enjoyed the ambiance of Central. We will pass this message to our entire culinary team as we continue to strive for excellence. We contstantly review our menu to determine what is working and what is not. Our menu changes seasonally and we hope you come back to try new items as we work to please... More 

Los Angeles, CA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 165 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Lovely dining room. Enjoyed the "wood roaster gulf catch" with amberjack fish, crawfish, mashed sweet potatoes and slices of leeks, other diners loved their hamburger with fries and the cajun pistol toast of crawfish, shrimp, sausage on bread. Shared the toffee pudding date cake dessert- two thick dry but tasty rectangles of date cake, with smear of pudding and pecans... More 

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Thank DeborahandAndy
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18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

Evening out with old friends visiting from out of state. Everything was so great-- the service , the food , the atmosphere. Food is fresh and local which is also wonderful .

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Thank Cchike
Mobile, Alabama
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

In a recent stay in Montgomery I was able to eat with friends at Central. The food was delicious in the atmosphere is very welcoming. The waiter was very knowledgeable about the food and the specials and was very attentive. It was a very enjoyable experience

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 15 - US$ 30
Cuisine
American, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Valet Parking
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 23:00
Saturday
17:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 129 Coosa Street, Montgomery, AL 36104
    (Tallapoosa St)
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Montgomery
  • Phone Number: +1 334-517-1155
Description
Central, located at 129 Coosa Street in the heart of Montgomery's Downtown entertainment district, offers a multicultural twist on southern classics highlighting local and seasonal ingredients under the direction of Executive Chef Leonardo Maurelli, III. This locally owned gem serves wood-fired dishes in an 1890's warehouse space boasting exposed brick, flickering gas lanterns and a bustling open kitchen. Central also has three private event spaces ranging accommodating 10 - 200 people. Central serves lunch 5 days a week and dinner 6 nights a week.

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