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El Centenario

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14 Union Street, Wolfeboro, NH 03894
603-569-3445
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 12:30 am
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Description: Located in Wolfeboro, at 14 Union Street, next to Town Hall. This...
Located in Wolfeboro, at 14 Union Street, next to Town Hall. This authentic family owned Mexican restaurant serves from 11am to 10pm on weekdays, and til 12am on the weekends. You can eat in, take out, or have it delivered.
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Visitor rating
  • 32
    Excellent
  • 16
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Delicious food!

Margaritas were delicious and exactly what we wanted! Guacamole was made right at the table and tasted very good. We shared the enchilada triple dish, it was very good and spicy. Food and service was prompt with our 2 year old. We will return again!

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 31, 2015
Ruth K
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Deerfield, Massachusetts
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Manchester, New Hampshire
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41 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

This is awesome Mexican food with friendly servers. The menu has many choices. The table side guacamole is incredible. Huge portions on the burritos and other entrées. The sangria is great, white or red. If you like Mexican, this is the best in NH and maybe New England.

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Rochester, New Hampshire, United States
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Pretty good for Wolfeboro. Not as fresh as they think they are, rice and beans crowd every dish, Large menu, way overpriced.

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Deerfield, Massachusetts
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

Margaritas were delicious and exactly what we wanted! Guacamole was made right at the table and tasted very good. We shared the enchilada triple dish, it was very good and spicy. Food and service was prompt with our 2 year old. We will return again!

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Lake Worth, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

This tiny authentic Mexican restaurant, is everything you would want in Mexican cuisine! Their margaritas are deliciously mind numbing, (be sure to have a designated driver!) I can't rave enough about their tortilla soup, I could literally eat this for breakfast, lunch and dinner! I love the sweet and savory taste in their chili relleno, also the fried ice cream... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

El Centenario has the best mole sauce we have ever tasted. Great Margheritas as well. Try the flan. It's a small place, just a dozen tables or so. Friendly staff. Highly recommended.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

We have eaten here before and it was ok. Stopped in for lunch with my husband and the food was horrible. My soup was unpalatable because of salt. The waitress was obnoxious. My husband was deciding which dish to have and I said that one of the sauces was a little sweet. The waitress said "No it isn't". I responded... More 

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Thornton, New Hampshire
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

If you like Mexican food do not miss this eatery. Friendly staff super Mexican food ( better than in Mexico). Great restaurant. They even have guacamole made by servers at your table. The staff treats you as if you are royalty. Hope you enjoy this restaurant as much as I do

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

I came from Southern California where great Mexican restaurants are a dime a dozen. Never bothered to learn to cook the cuisine. No need. Once we moved back East, out of necessity, I had to learn. Especially for my five children. This place is a disaster: meat mixture tastes like dog food, taco shells taste like they came out of... More 

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Woodstock, Connecticut
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14 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014 via mobile

We've visited El Centenario a few times since my last review and have experienced a drastic decline in the food quality. Last night, our food was cold, not prepared as per the menu description and one of the sides was visibly burned. Yet, the plates were served to us and returned almost 100% uneaten and no one asked if there... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Just stopped in to have lunch. I don't know who has rated this restaurant but it's completely overated! Ordered the chicken quesidilla. Was all cheese but maybe a few specks of chicken. Staff was nice but food was terrible. Restaurant and Bathrooms were filthy!! Drinks were overpriced! Sorry but I wont be back!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 14 Union Street, Wolfeboro, NH 03894
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Wolfeboro
  • Phone Number: 603-569-3445

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20 - 25
  • Cuisine: Mexican

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

Description

Located in Wolfeboro, at 14 Union Street, next to Town Hall. This authentic family owned Mexican restaurant serves from 11am to 10pm on weekdays, and til 12am on the weekends. You can eat in, take out, or have it delivered.
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 12:30 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 12:30 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?