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1002 N Imperial Ave, El Centro, CA 92243-1738
+1 760-353-8206
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a joy to go out Sunday morning to Carrows, get greeted as we entered and served in a very short time! Our group of six seniors each had a different breakfast and all were as ordered. Kimberley F. served us cheerfully and returned to insure that everything was good. We will be back!

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Thank Pat P
El Centro, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 11, 2017

Very boring and tasteless Eggs Benny and Spinach omelet! Been here before and was a lot better! Maybe an off day, so will give them another chance! Service was exceptional, absolutely top notch! Food a little blasé

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van nuys
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 21, 2016 via mobile

Hello again fellow travelers, I was recently at the Carrows restaurant in El Centro California with some work friends hungry for some hopefully good food and relaxation, I being a senior and Proud of it looked over the menu which was kind of expensive compare to other family restaurants, as I made my way to the Senior part of the... More 

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Nevada
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121 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 8, 2016

We both had the cod fish with the fantastic lobster scampi sauce with capers. It also came with 2 sides. We were very surprised how good it was! There is a senior and regular size.The menu has also breakfast items and "comfort food". Service was perfect. Just down the street from walmart and cosco.

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Thank 3bear
holtville
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 22, 2015

The food is really good here. But they do lack enough waitresses to serve quicker . Its worth the wait though.

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Thank familytime2day
Imperial, California
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 19, 2015 via mobile

Went to eat breakfast with my husband. Had to wait a long time to be seated, tables were available but the waitress were doing the seating too. Ordered pancakes with strawberries, eggs and bacon. I could not eat the eggs cause they were cold and rubbery. Did not ask for a replacement, because we already had been waiting to get... More 

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Columbia, Missouri
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671 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2013

Carrow's is an "enhanced diner"--my own term. The menu has an extensive selection of "comfort" food, and according to the in-house advertising, has been revised recently to go back to the items that made the chain popular. Breakfast is available all day, The prices are very reasonable. Our waiter was congenial and professional. We ordered big breakfast meals for supper,... More 

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Thank Edge W
San Diego, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2013

For a change of menu, Carrows will fill the need. I find the food and service are about average. Plenty of parking.

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Thank michael j

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $15
Cuisine
American
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Open Hours
Sunday
5:30 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
5:30 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
5:30 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
5:30 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
5:30 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
5:30 am - 11:59 pm
Saturday
5:30 am - 11:59 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1002 N Imperial Ave, El Centro, CA 92243-1738
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  El Centro
  • Phone Number: +1 760-353-8206
Description
American Food with a modern twist, serving breakfast, lunch and dinner all day.

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