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Central

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere

Food and ambience

Local cuisine, American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups, Bar scene, Business meetings

Location and contact

Menu

STARTERS
7
Aged Pimento Cheddar Cheese
Flatbread
9
Smokra
Carolina rice crusted okra, low country remoulade
24
Meat & Cheese
Local and domestic cheese, smoked meats, dried fruit, seasonal preserves and house made breads
14
FGT
Fried green tomatoes, texas caviar, pimento cheese queso
cup 6
bowl 8
add grilled cheese 7
Navy Bean & Collard Green Soup
12
Spinach & Diablo Chicken Dip
Flatbread & blue cheese
ROOTS AND VEGGIES
Blue Cheese 9
Chicken 14
Shrimp or Fresh Catch 16
Steakhouse Wedge
Bacon, candied pecans, caramelized grapefruit, house made bleu cheese bleu cheese
16
Salmon Spinach Salad
Spinach, mozzarella, mushrooms, roasted red peppers,tomatoes, eggs, bacon vinaigrette
12
Apple Endive Salad
Endive, kale, apple, ricotta, toasted almonds, sorghum & apple cider vinaigrette
MAINS
13
Country Fried Yardbird BLT
Spicy fried chicken breast, conecuh bacon, tomatoes, bibb lettuce, tillamook cheddar, buttermilk dressing
14
The Central Burger
Double patty, american cheese, candied jalapenos, bacon, smoky chipotle aioli, tomatoes, bibb lettuce, brioche bun, central fries
14
Fried Catfish Tacos
Jalapenos, cilantro, baja sauce, tomatoes, avocado & black bean salad
14
The Southerner
Pimento cheese, bacon, fried bologna, sourdough bread, central fries
16
Chicken & Dumplings
House biscuits, braised chicken thighs, creamy mushroom
market price
Daily Catch
Black bean carolina dirty rice, grilled crooked neck squash
OVEN ROASTED PIZZAS
14
The Fungi
Boursin cheese, arugula, pickled red onions, wood fired mushrooms, shaved speck ham, black truffle oil
14
Burrata & Tomatoes
Burrata cheese, ralph's tomatoes, basil pesto, simple tomato sauce
14
The Veggie
Butternut squash, broccoli rabe, garbanzo beans, red onion, parmesan
SIDES
5
Central House Fries
5
Small Side Salad
5
Avocado & Black Bean Salad
5
Black Bean Carolina Dirty Rice
3
Substitute any side
DESSERT
All desserts: $9.00 Add ice cream to any dessert for $4.00
Vanilla Bean Crème Brûlée
Seasonal berries, almond macaroons
Salted Caramel Cheesecake
Winter apple compote, caramel sauce
Jake's Mile High Lemon Meringue Pie
Pecan graham cracker crust, vanilla ice cream, lemon curd, brûlée meringue
Chef's Doughnut
Maple glaze, bourbon roasted pecans, chocolate bourbon fudge sauce, bacon powder
Chocolate Peanut Butter Mousse Cake
Strawberry sauce, almond florentine
About
Central, located at 129 Coosa Street in the heart of Montgomery's Downtown entertainment district, offers a multicultural twist on southern classics highlighting local and seasonal ingredients under the direction of Executive Chef Leonardo Maurelli, III. This locally owned gem serves wood-fired dishes in an 1890's warehouse space boasting exposed brick, flickering gas lanterns and a bustling open kitchen. Central also has three private event spaces ranging accommodating 10 - 200 people. Central serves lunch 5 days a week and dinner 6 nights a week.
PRICE RANGE
$15 - $30
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
CUISINES
American
FEATURES
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Central is the only place I dine on my Infrequent trips to the Capitol City. Great atmosphere, great bar, great staff and. Outstanding food. Yes, you pay city prices here but it’s well worth it- you get what you pay for. Craft cocktails, friendly bartenders...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Spiegs1968
Reviewed 5 days ago

For the best local restaurants, look for the locals. A reasonable quite place for business meetings and large groups. One of my favorite beers (Yuengling) is served.

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Dudley H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Despite the food being delicious, I can say this was the very best service I have had in Montgomery anywhere! Howard was our waiter and I will ask for him anytime I go back! Can’t wait to see you again.

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank elizabethhV2014UC
Reviewed 1 week ago

A little pricy, but a good atmosphere and food is good. Had a business meet there and they bent over backward to make us comfortable and well fed. Great service.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Bluemax2020
Reviewed 1 week ago

Everything I have tried there has been excellent. Located in an old renovated building downtown. Friendly staff .

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank montgomery2015
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Central was incredible! Top-notch service (thanks Whitney!), food, and atmosphere. I had the hanger steak and it was one of the best meals I have ever had!!

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank bboliver0930
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I went solo on my way through Montgomery and I was really impressed. I skipped an entree in favor of a salad and two apps, which I think is a better way to sample a place you only visit once. The arugula and strawberry salad...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank LouRestaurantCritic
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

That Kale & Brussels Sprouts Caesar Salad is INSANE! Went back 2 nights on a row. Fun place! Friendly staff! Hey Chef, what is the secret ingredient in that salad???

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Lynn M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A terrific lunch on a hot day in a cool restaurant. I had the sandwich special with great fries, and my wife had a wonderful soup. The service could not have been better.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank gdarmuche
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful meal and service. Sat at the bar since it was so packed. The food was outstanding and the Fett Sow Fries were amazing. Also had the beet salad which was just enough but not too much. Service was top notch.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Nedmama
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Chowie2300
September 18, 2016|
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Response from RandyH683 | Reviewed this property |
We wore jeans to the restaurant. it was a mixed bag of different dress. We did not feel uncomfortable
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BAMABLUEEYES88
August 12, 2016|
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Response from LouRestaurantCritic | Reviewed this property |
Actually it's perfect for that. Great atmosphere.
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