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Centro Mexican Kitchen

950 Pearl St, Boulder, CO 80302-5109
+1 303-442-7771
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good47%
  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (12 reviews)
“avocado salad” (15 reviews)
“tacos” (31 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
Mexican, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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950 Pearl St, Boulder, CO 80302-5109
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I liked this place. Stopped there two times in two days, once for drinks, once for brunch. Both were great. Would definately go again.

Thank 19,067
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I really loved the food here, although I only had their brunch. The food was filling, and unlike any other Mexican Restaurant I've ever eaten at. The service could have been better, but they were packed so it was understandable. I will definitely come back...More

Thank theoriginalicecr2017
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I'm sure the college bound kids/parents were swarming Pearl St that night....school was back in. I understand the rent is high on Pearl Street, but your service and food should match the prices. Seated by nice young lady. Waited about 8 mins before being approached,...More

Thank Trying2BHelpful
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My travels take me through Boulder every couple years and this has always been a favorite stop; I have often chosen to come here rather than try a different place. I love the outdoor bar/patio atmosphere and the interesting, authentic Mexican menu selections. I had...More

Thank Jim C
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

The food at Centro Mexican Kitchen was one of the worst Mexican food we have ever had. The taco appetizers and the quesadillas were poor. Margaritas were fair. Service average. Not recommend.

Thank Robert C
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

So good, excellent margaritas, super avocado salsa and tacos with excellent flavour / well balanced spices. I come again !

Thank Bruno O
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

As Mexican food goes in Boulder - Centrica Mexican Kitchen is pretty good. The menu is limited but there are plenty of good drinks, out door or bar seating and the staff are friendly.

Thank Lee W
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

My husband and I stopped in on a whim. Happy hour prices are fantastic. We shared the nachos with chorizos. It was really tasty and very filling. Would definitely return!

Thank TwoHappyHikers
Reviewed 13 July 2017

The margaritas were great and they would have been better if they had frozen margaritas. The pepper stuffed with cheese was over the top and the three milk cake was awesome.

Thank Payfast
Reviewed 13 July 2017

We had dinner with 3 couples. The outside patio was full (which would have been our preference), but the food and service were very good! There was a large party (over 12 people inside) so it was noisy at times. I would recommend Centro for...More

Thank Cathy S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 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
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
09:30 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
09:30 - 23:30
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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