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Central

129 Coosa Street, Montgomery, AL
334-517-1155
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Ranked #2 of 368 restaurants in Montgomery
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $30 - $30
Cuisines: American
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Tallapoosa St
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  • English first
  • French first
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English first
Montgomery, Alabama
Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Central is one of our very favorite restaurnts in Montgomery. The atmosphere is perfect and the service is just right . It is our go-to place for date night or a night out with friends. Great wines and a super menu. The ingredients are fresh and mostly local and always delicious. Also a great spot for lunch.

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Montgomery, Alabama
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

There was about 11 of us. Great service! Awesome Food! They really took care of us! We will be back.

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Top Contributor
67 reviews 67 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

We sat on the patio and the service and food were both very good. My husband thoroughly enjoyed his meal but I felt my smoked pork chop was a little solid- maybe the way it's meant to be as it's smoked but I found it difficult to eat. Apart from that we really enjoyed this restaurant and would go again... More

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Trussville, Alabama
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

First the locale was within a block of our hotel and our concert venue. Our waiter was top notch, very attentive. I had a specialty meatloaf on golden potatoes. It isn't your normal southern meatloaf, it was sorta like Southern Comfort food meets Southwestern spicy. They use a freshly made sauce on top that gives it a real twist. Another... More

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Tallahassee
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

Jeremy greeted us at the table with a great smile. After telling us about the two specials elk and halibut we went for it. He had two suggestions for a white wine to go with the halibut and the second one was perfect, Groth savignon blanc. Everything was cooked to perfection. Thank you for a great meal before the Doobie... More

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Birmingham, Alabama
Top Contributor
135 reviews 135 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

We were told about this place by several friends. It came highly recommended. We were not disappointed, the food and atmosphere were great although it was expensive, it is worth the splurge

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Syracuse, New York
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61 reviews 61 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

Central, in downtown Montgomery, is a jewel in the area. The interior of the building is part of the atmosphere. The food was very well prepared. We got the ribeye which was perfectly prepared. The eggplant risotto was very tasty and not too thick or heavy. The braised short rib was perfectly prepared and very good. If you're in the... More

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Birmingham, Alabama
Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

Had a nice business meeting here. Lunch is very reasonably priced in an upscale atmosphere. We sat outside for a very nice spring lunch. The meatloaf was outstanding as well as the other items our party ordered. I'm sure dinner is much more expensive, but i would be very tempted to give it a whirl.

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Pike Road, Alabama
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Set in the midst of a refurbished warehouse, Central is a must when visiting downtown Montgomery. The Southern fare and hospitality are a perfect combination to showcase some of the best culinary talent in the South. A constantly changing menu ensures fresh seasonal offerings to satisfy even the most refined food critic. One of our favorite places to take guest... More

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

My wife and I recently visited Central for a date night and everything about the place and food was perfect! We had the calamari for an appetizer, steak frites and the catch of the day for our meal, and the banana's foster bread pudding for dessert. We also had french fries and the pimento Mac and cheese. Everything was cooked... More

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