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El Centro Classic Mexican Food and Drink

1 N Loudoun St, Winchester, VA 22601-4715
+1 540-313-4583
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good34%
  • Average17%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“enchiladas” (21 reviews)
“guacamole” (14 reviews)
“queso blanco” (4 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. Hours
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1 N Loudoun St, Winchester, VA 22601-4715
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I ate dinner here on April 20, 2018. Our server, Alma, was wonderful. Our guacamole, carnitas, and flan were delicious. So were our margaritas. My wife and I are Mexican, we know Mexican food, and we will eat here every time we...More

Reviewed April 2, 2018 via mobile

Great food for a great price. Salsa is so good. They have a nice outside seating area on the old walking mall. Such a great place too eat.

Thank Karen B
Reviewed March 12, 2018 via mobile

Fast friendly service (Rosalinda), and very good, fresh, tasty food. My wife loved the enchiladas poblano and loved the mole sauce. The queso blanco, salsa and chips were very good as well. Our son and I each had a Viva Mexica burrito - filled with...More

Thank KD17201
Reviewed March 3, 2018

Best Mexican in town to me. Located in Old Town. Love their Taco Salads. Everything is fresh and hot, add shrimp. Cold beer

Thank Debora M
Reviewed January 29, 2018

Had lunch and ordered two adult meals and two for kids. Meals arrived very quickly. I also ordered a specialty cocktail. That was very good.

Thank rhancarol
Reviewed December 24, 2017

el centro is really good and you can take you kids there and they could get the kids menu and you could get the adult menu.

Thank shannigirl04
Reviewed December 17, 2017 via mobile

We eat at El Centro each time we come visit family in Winchester. The atmosphere is really nice and the staff is always welcoming and friendly. We Love the food with Carnitas being my favorite. Great selection of Margaritas and beer. Looking forward to our...More

Thank TBO88
Reviewed November 9, 2017

The Mexican food at El Centro is outstanding. The restaurant is always busy at dinner time. Good wine list at reasonable price

Thank N6229LMrobertj
Reviewed October 30, 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed a Sunday evening dinner outside on patio. Service was good and attentive to our needs. Portion sizes were very adequate for needs. We liked the casual feel. The one downside were the three dogs that were also on patio in a fairly confined...More

Thank John C
Reviewed October 29, 2017 via mobile

The food is okay. It is really Tex Mex. Some of the food states like it is from a can versus fresh. The ambiance is nice. I love the patio. It is very dog friendly.

Thank Leann R P
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Questions & Answers
November 23, 2016|
AnswerShow all 6 answers
Response from pghgirl74 | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure on either. sorry. Best bet would be call and ask. Those are things I don't think about as I have no dietary restrictions and while on vacation, I don't mind a splurge.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$18
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 N Loudoun St, Winchester, VA 22601-4715
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Winchester
  • Phone Number: +1 540-313-4583
El Centro Classic Mexican Food and Drink is located in the center of Winchester on the Old Town Walking Mall at 1 N Loudon. From our amazing homemade salsa to our mouthwatering Carnitas, you can taste the freshness and quality in every bite! Our menu is compiled with a variety of appetizers, classic Mexican dishes and delicious desserts. Not to mention, we also offer a great selection of ice cold beer and over 20 margaritas! Come and relax in a comfortable and stylish restaurant or enjoy the nice weather and sit on the patio, either way it will be an honor to serve you!
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