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Centro Mexican Kitchen

) #54 of 434 Restaurants in Boulder $$ - $$$ Mexican, ,
950 Pearl St, Boulder, CO 80302-5109
+1 303-442-7771
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good47%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (11 reviews)
“avocado salad” (14 reviews)
“tacos” (29 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
Mexican, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
950 Pearl St, Boulder, CO 80302-5109
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1 - 10 of 161 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago 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 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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

Thank KimTRanda
Reviewed 4 weeks 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 22 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 24 May 2017

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 19 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 6 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 6 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
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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
Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
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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