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112 E Eighth Ave, Denver, CO 80203-3435 (Capitol Hill)
(303) 863-8094
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Ranked #213 of 2,571 Restaurants in Denver
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $30
Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: French, Californian
Neighborhood: Capitol Hill
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Doing business, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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  • English first
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  • Japanese first
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English first
Denver, Colorado
Top Contributor
83 reviews 83 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 via mobile

Five us went out for supper here. Make sure you get reservations. The French onion soup is truly excellent. All the meals except the skirt steak salad were great. The salad was cold salad with cold steak on top on it. I had the fish stew and it was very good. The pork shank was great also. The scallop meals... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

As others have said more eloquently, Le Central has been deteriorating for several years. Food, ambiance, cleanliness, and especially service border on just, plain sad. We were there for its opening more than 25 years ago, and indeed it was quality country french, affordable and a great place for lunch meetings, cozy dinner dates and group outings. I've been holding... More 

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Heredia, Costa Rica
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15 reviews 15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

I would go back any time for such exquisite desserts! Especially CHOCOLATE ONES! :) Our salads were great, but the ending was the sweetest!

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

After much research and reading lots of great reviews, we decided to go Let Central for my daughter's 21st birthday. We were disappointed. The restaurant itself is tired. The chairs old and stained, the decor not inspiring, the table layout poor. We walked in for an early dinner, and there were 2 people in the whole place, but they sat... More 

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Lakewood, Colorado
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17 reviews 17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

Wanted to celebrate Christmas with a quite romantic evening out and Le Central was perfect. The wait staff was amazing and the food was great. Both our meals were delicious and well prepared. If you're looking for a special place to celebrate this restaurant should be on your list!

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Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, United States
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Upon the recommendation of a friend, I dinned at this restaurant while visiting Denver. It was the best place that we ate in Denver! It was worth every penny! The prices were reasonable. The quality of food was amazing. I pride myself for being able to eat my fair share, but I was unable to finish my plate. I tried... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

When I lived in Denver, we used to come here often. When we came to visit, I knew it would be the perfect place for Thanksgiving. My mother ordered off the Thanksgiving prix fixe menu, and the food was wonderful - a beautiful balance of traditional and French. I had a perfectly cooked salmon dish, and the vegetarian quinoa-stuffed acorn... More 

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Rogers, United States
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

What a great way to spend the early afternoon on a Saturday with my daughter. Food so flavorful and delicious! You should absolutely stop by this place and try the L’Ail et le Brie. We also shared the Salade Niçoise and Quiche Lorraine. Great atmosphere, great service, and beautiful décor! À LA PERFECTION!

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Eugene, Oregon
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59 reviews 59 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

We pay attention to zagat's food ratings, and we often choose restaurants on that basis (as distinguished from their ambiance or service ratings). They rated the food here highly. Either the cooks were having a bad day, or zagat was just missed on this one. I ordered a bream, which I can refer to only as fish a la blowtorch.... More 

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Coronado, California
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014 via mobile

Reasonable prices for good French food. Decent atmosphere more provincial not fufu. Like it all but their mussels & lobster specials are great. We usually go as a group but would be a nice couples get away...

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Additional Information about Le Central

Address: 112 E Eighth Ave, Denver, CO 80203-3435
Phone Number: (303) 863-8094
Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Denver>  > Capitol Hill
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm  5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm  5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm  5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm  5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 0 - 30
Cuisine: French, Californian

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