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Celia's Restaurant

1530 Adams Ave, El Centro, CA 92243-1902
+1 760-352-4570
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good35%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“quesadilla” (17 reviews)
“refried beans” (5 reviews)
“guacamole” (4 reviews)
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8:00 a.m. - 8:30 p.m. Hours
$$ - $$$
1530 Adams Ave, El Centro, CA 92243-1902
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I tend to head here on Sundays. You can get good huevos machaca and their refríes beans are great. Breakfast burritos area great option as are the chorizo con huevos. If you like you can order pancakes too. Their lunch menu is super too. Tacos,...More

Thank Pichinguis
Reviewed March 9, 2018 via mobile

THE best Enchiladas ever. We have owned a home in Mexico for 25 years. Whenever possible while in Mexico we eat at local restaurants. Whenever possible if I’m in the USA OR Mexico I eat Mexican food. In the USA 99% of the time I...More

Thank Fdelidude
Reviewed February 18, 2018 via mobile

On hearing we were taking a California-Arizona desert drive, friends recommended we stop here and order the Special Quesadilla. We did and it was. What makes it so special? Flaky pastry like a pie crust versus tortilla filled with cheese. Get chili rennello sauce on...More

Thank Julie K
Reviewed November 24, 2017 via mobile

Ordered 2 beef tacos which had (without exaggeration) a tablespoon of shredded beef on the bottom of a taco shell then covered with a pile of lettuce and a slight sprinkle of cheese. They had very little flavor. The bean burrito was decent and the...More

Thank RNRVTravler
Reviewed November 16, 2017 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 November 15, 2017

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

1  Thank James E
Reviewed October 25, 2017 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 September 17, 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 August 16, 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 August 8, 2017

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

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Television
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.
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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