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950 Pearl Steet, Boulder, CO 80302-5109 (10th St.)
+1 303 442 7771
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11:00 - 22:00
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Sun 09:30 - 21:00
Mon - Wed 11:00 - 22:00
Thu - Fri 11:00 - 23:00
Sat 09:30 - 23:30
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San Diego
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175 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a great time here last Monday. Top shelf tequilas offered at Happy Hour prices all night. The tasting menu was fun and you get to try a few different foods that fill you up. Excellent salsa and chips flight. My fave was the carnitas taco. We had a very good server who brought some new tequila for us... More 

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California
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49 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Perfect stop for light bite and drinks before show, a short walk down to the Boulder Theater. Nice staff and ambience.

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Thank OGGlobalG
Michael L, General Manager at Centro Mexican Kitchen, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind words! I will be sure to share your review with my entire staff! Have a wonderful day! Sincerely, Michael Laguna General Manager #CENTROMEXICANKITCHEN #BUILDINGTACOSNOTWALLS More 

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25 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice menu, great food, delicious margaritas. Super casual, fun bar and dine in. Have tried many menu items and never disappointed.

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Michael L, General Manager at Centro Mexican Kitchen, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind words! I will be sure to share your review with my entire staff! Have a wonderful day! Sincerely, Michael Laguna General Manager #CENTROMEXICANKITCHEN #BUILDINGTACOSNOTWALLS More 

Boulder, Colorado
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49 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016

Stopped by here on a Saturday for drinks and snacks, but decided to have brunch instead. It was 1 pm and not overly busy. We were seated promptly and ordered a margarita while we waited for the others in our party to arrive. Highly recommend the pepper infused margarita. It's got a good kick! The waiter was attentive, however it... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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16 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

I was on a business trip in Boulder when we decided with my colleague to have some Mexican food. It was definitely one of the best Mexican meals I had. The staff is super friendly and the food is amazing. Definitely try it when you are in Boulder!

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Thank PanKo84
Michael L, General Manager at Centro Mexican Kitchen, responded to this review

Dear PanKo84, Thank you for the kind words and we are stoked you chose Centro as one of your dining spots in Boulder! I will be sure to share your review with the staff and the Chef! If ever in Boulder again please come back and see us! Sincerely, Michael Laguna General Manager More 

Boulder, CO
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35 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

On Saturday afternoon around 1, we took a table on the covered patio, ordered drinks and food. The drinks — mercifully strong enough to mellow the irritation that followed — were more or less promptly delivered, but when it came to food, we waited and waited and waited. One adjacent table turned over completely, but our food was nowhere in sight... More 

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Sheridan, Wyoming
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18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

I have lived and traveled all over the US, and these are by far some of the best tacos that I have had! Definitely will be going back!

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Thank Wyomingchap
Michael L, General Manager at Centro Mexican Kitchen, responded to this review

Dear Wyomingchap, Thank you for the kind words and we are stoked you chose Centro as one of your dining spots in Boulder! I will be sure to share your review with the staff and the Chef! If ever in Boulder again please come back and see us! Sincerely, Michael Laguna General Manager More 

Brookfield, Wisconsin
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47 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

Centro Mexican Kitchen is located right on the pedestrian mall and we had a great dinner there on a busy Saturday night. Centro has a great mix of indoor and outdoor seating w/ overhead eating. The menu features a great variety of $5 tacos. The chips are served toasty warm.

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Wheat Ridge, Colorado
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89 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

Sunday night is special at the Centro as your meal is accompanied by live Latin music and dancing. It appears to be so popular that dancers extend out to the sidewalk. The music and dancing create a backdrop to some great food. I had all three of the Perrones and they were excellent. My wife had the goat cheese-zucchini stuffed... More 

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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86 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

The guacamole is GREAT as are the mojitos and bloody marys! As for a dish, juevos rancheros are deeelicious. Side note - as someone that doesn't care much for chorizo, I will say that they have the best non-greasy chorizo that I've ever had. Super nice wait staff and bar tenders!!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 25
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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
Cheap Eats, Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
09:30 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
09:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 950 Pearl Steet, 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
Description
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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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?