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Centro Mexican Kitchen

) #69 of 434 Restaurants in Boulder ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Mexican, ,
950 Pearl St, Boulder, CO 80302-5109
+1 303-442-7771
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good46%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (11 reviews)
“avocado salad” (14 reviews)
“tacos” (28 reviews)
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Mexican, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
950 Pearl St, Boulder, CO 80302-5109
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Reviews (159)
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1 - 10 of 158 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

Nice Mexican a la boulder to eat and drink moderately if one chooses. We missed happy hour but drinks and tacos were reasonable for 7 people.

Thank ELLlady
Reviewed yesterday

Thank you! Second dinner in Boulder and it was excellent. Again, make a reservation. Highly recommend the Fish Tacos.

Thank KimTRanda
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Our waiter knew about the gluten free diet and explained that although the chips are gluten free, the are manufactured in a facility with gluten containing items. The waiter was attentive and helpful. The food was excellent! What a treat!

Thank nanadel
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Upscale Mexican fare with terrific flavors in every bite. Don't miss the blue crab torta with avocado, my favorite with a Margarita.

Thank jstntym
Michael L, General Manager at Centro Mexican Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Jstntym, Thank your kindly for the wonderful words!! I will be sure to share with the entire staff and the Chef! Please come back and see us soon! Sincerely, Michael Laguna General Manager

Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

Went with a couple of friends and have something (Torta?) that can only be described as a fried fish sandwich. Will come back for beers, but will have food beforehand

Thank Daniel B
Reviewed 7 May 2017

I stopped in for a light lunch with my husband in early afternoon. He left to go to a meeting and I stayed back to do my homework. The happy hour Sangria was too good to leave behind. A tall glass of red or white...More

Thank LeeAnne B
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

Accommodating & relaxed. Great food & service. Avocado Guacamole was tasty, the salsa wasn't as spicy as I expected. All the food; tacos, burritos, breakfast bowl & quesadillas all were yummy.

Thank Deb1205
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

I went with my husband to dinner. The restaurant is beautiful, very cozy and the servers are super kind and cheerful. The food is very good, we were surprised by the quality! We'll be back!

Thank Camila A
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

We came on a sunday and didnt realize it was happy hour. We ordered the salsa trio it was good. The green chile fries were so bad very soggy. The tacos ehh nothing. The service was very bad. Our waiter was overwhelmed. All food came...More

1  Thank Autumn M
Reviewed 17 February 2017 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...More

Thank LadyPearl47
Michael L, General Manager at Centro Mexican Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 24 February 2017

LadyPearl, Thanks for coming by Centro! You nailed it, the carnitas taco is to die for! I get mine smothered in green chile! And yes the tequilas are the fun and lively! Come back and see us soon! Sincerely, Michael Laguna General Manager Centro Mexican...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 25
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
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, 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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