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Celia's Restaurant

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Mexican
1530 Adams Ave, El Centro, CA 92243-1902
+1 760-352-4570
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good35%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“quesadillas” (9 reviews)
“refried beans” (5 reviews)
“taco” (5 reviews)
Opens in 26 min
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₹₹ - ₹₹₹
1530 Adams Ave, El Centro, CA 92243-1902
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Reviews (81)
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So I have been in the area for two weeks now. I have to say this is by far the best meal I've eaten yet. Was by far the most authentic. I was impressed with the staff truly friendly and very happy to serve. Just...More

Thank foodinreview
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is Truly authentic Mexican food, staff is Great, been here for many years, It is the reference all others are judged by.

Thank James E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Unique deep fried quesadilla is great. Not greasy. Bar is nice for solo and staff was very friendly and service quick. Definitely would come back.

Thank Kristen C
Reviewed 18 September 2017

My husband and I are from Tucson and we are use to excellent Mexican food. The food at Celia's was nothing special and we would not return. We got a chicken taco, cheese enchilada and Bean tostado with refried beans and rice. The taco shell...More

Thank Azsunshinelover
Reviewed 16 August 2017

As a local, I highly recommend this restaurant for authentic, delishious Mexican food - no reservation required. A friendly staff and the best guacamole ever, this is a must stop for breakfast, lunch, or dinner. Casual atmosphere and quick service - I highly recommend this...More

Thank jennifervS4130ML
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Everything on the menu is good. If you're local, you'll see someone you know here. Nice ambiance, plenty of parking.

Thank uniforms911
Reviewed 30 March 2017

My wife and I could not find the place where we wanted to eat, gave up looking and stopped at the first place we found. What a surprise we found, Celia's Mexican American restaurant. Very good food, lots of it, and the Mexican food dishes...More

Thank Stephen G
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Went there during operating hours, found a locked gate at 4 in the afternoon. Can't judge the food if your not there.

Thank Brian C
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

best tsle I've ever had- full of tender beef. And the chicken enchilada--ooh. Tons of sweet shredded chicken. I wish we had someplace even vaguely as close in Tacoma.

Thank LAT46
Reviewed 19 January 2017

This is where everyone goes to get the goods. And let me tell you it is gooooooood! Special quesadilla heaven. Mouth watering salsa. Can't go wrong at Celias. Traditional Valley Mexican food. Try it. This place is a staple to El Centro-ites.

Thank Elizabeth L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 15
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Parking Available, Television
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 2:30 PM
8:00 AM - 8:30 PM
8:00 AM - 8:30 PM
8:00 AM - 8:30 PM
8:00 AM - 8:30 PM
8:00 AM - 8:30 PM
8:00 AM - 8:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1530 Adams Ave, El Centro, CA 92243-1902
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  El Centro
  • Phone Number: +1 760-352-4570
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