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Celia's Restaurant

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1530 Adams Ave, El Centro, CA 92243
+1 760-352-4570
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good35%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible6%
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“quesadillas” (9 reviews)
“guacamole” (3 reviews)
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1530 Adams Ave, El Centro, CA 92243
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I are from Tucson and we are use to excellent Mexican food. The food at Celia's was nothing special and we would not return. We got a chicken taco, cheese enchilada and Bean tostado with refried beans and rice. The taco shell...More

Thank Azsunshinelover
Reviewed August 16, 2017

As a local, I highly recommend this restaurant for authentic, delishious Mexican food - no reservation required. A friendly staff and the best guacamole ever, this is a must stop for breakfast, lunch, or dinner. Casual atmosphere and quick service - I highly recommend this...More

Thank jennifervS4130ML
Reviewed August 8, 2017

Everything on the menu is good. If you're local, you'll see someone you know here. Nice ambiance, plenty of parking.

Thank uniforms911
Reviewed March 30, 2017

My wife and I could not find the place where we wanted to eat, gave up looking and stopped at the first place we found. What a surprise we found, Celia's Mexican American restaurant. Very good food, lots of it, and the Mexican food dishes...More

Thank Stephen G
Reviewed February 13, 2017 via mobile

Went there during operating hours, found a locked gate at 4 in the afternoon. Can't judge the food if your not there.

Thank Brian C
Reviewed February 4, 2017 via mobile

best tsle I've ever had- full of tender beef. And the chicken enchilada--ooh. Tons of sweet shredded chicken. I wish we had someplace even vaguely as close in Tacoma.

Thank LAT46
Reviewed January 19, 2017

This is where everyone goes to get the goods. And let me tell you it is gooooooood! Special quesadilla heaven. Mouth watering salsa. Can't go wrong at Celias. Traditional Valley Mexican food. Try it. This place is a staple to El Centro-ites.

Thank Elizabeth L
Reviewed December 28, 2016 via mobile

The reviews brought us in and their food will take us back! Many locals were in there making the atmosphere fun and lively. The service was spot on and the chips and salsa were terrific. (Too bad the food came out so quickly.) We'll definitely...More

Thank CarolRororo
Reviewed November 19, 2016 via mobile

Want the real food of this region? COME TO CELIA'S! In the past week I have eaten a breakfast, lunch and dinner here. Service is always good but they can get very busy too, so beware of those times. The food quality is consistent, properly...More

1  Thank OregonOldtraveler
Reviewed October 17, 2016

We usually visit once or twice a month to get our mexican food fix. There are some days that the food is awesome and other days that the food is so so and i find myself a little disappointed. I guess it all just depends...More

1  Thank Soccermom760
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $15
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Parking Available, Television
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 am - 2:30 pm
8:00 am - 8:30 pm
8:00 am - 8:30 pm
8:00 am - 8:30 pm
8:00 am - 8:30 pm
8:00 am - 8:30 pm
8:00 am - 8:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1530 Adams Ave, El Centro, CA 92243
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  El Centro
  • Phone Number: +1 760-352-4570
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