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CUISINES
Mexican
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
FEATURES
Takeout, Seating, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Wheelchair Accessible
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Reviewed March 15, 2021

Food wasn’t bad but the margaritas were so sweet we couldn’t drink them. Really terrible. They told us they were a mix and they couldn’t make one less sweet.

Date of visit: March 2021
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Reviewed June 26, 2020

My husband and I love this place! Very yummy and for a great deal as well. The staff are courteous, never had a bad experience here.

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed June 11, 2020

They have great margaritas, my favorite go to is the shrimp quesadilla! They are always friendly and it is a good atmosphere!

Date of visit: June 2020
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Reviewed February 11, 2020

Great service and food. Just incredible how clean and tasty the food is, not to mention the service!!

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed November 11, 2019 via mobile

We decided to try this fairly new Mexican Restaurant. We were immediately seated, they took our drink order and brought us homemade warm tortillas and tasty salsa. The food was hot and delicious and the staff was friendly and efficient. The Fajitas were great too....Good Margaritas!More

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed October 22, 2019

I would love to review the restaurant in Laurie, but there is no facebook or tripadvisor to do that, so this is the next best thing I guess. WOW! We are so excited to have great food near our house. Finally a Mexican restaurant that...is actually good, not the wanna be down the road....We were there the day they opened and they were stressed, but they got the food out and it was great. We went again this weekend, and it was fantastic..food that is. We asked for a top shelf margarita not out of a machine, the waiter said ok and brought us two from the machine anyway. If you don't have the means to to that, then tell us and we would have ordered something else. So sweet and sour at the same time. Machine drinks are just bad....but as the food goes, we ordered the pollo centenario with shrimp, mushrooms, and pineapple, and the enchiladas pablanos. Both were so good. We just got back from Mexico, and this came darn close. They made great quacamole salads too. Thanks for draining the lettuce too. Most places don't and your food is wet. Staff is stressed, and some waitresses don't know how to work how to assist the waiters by seating and cashing out folks. Time will tell...but in the meantime...I will continue to dine here...and order a beer.More

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed October 21, 2019

We have been 3 times. The food is very traditional and served hot. The wait staff is very accommodating and the prices are reasonable.($15 per person with soft drinks) They do serve alcohol and had some good looking Margaritas.

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed October 18, 2019 via mobile

3rd visit to this restaurant, man has it gone down hill, the food was HORRIBLE! Chips and salsa was the same-good. Margaritas are tasty........both my husband and my food was not worth eating, shrimp quesadilla was shrimp and cheese put into a tortilla, thrown onto...a plate.......it wasn’t even grilled and it came with nothing else, nothing! I had their signature burrito, it was crap!More

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed October 9, 2019

Extremely busy on a Tuesday night. This was our first try of this location. Staff was very busy and working hard on keeping up. Would suggest someone at the door to assist with sitting, menus, etc during the dinner hour. Short wait time to ask...for beverage choice. There wasn't a drink menu .. ordered margaritas ... they were EXCELLENT! Another short wait time and chips and salsa appeared. Both very fresh and tasty. Large varied selection on menu. Portions are large. Food was well prepared, tasty and very good. Orders were correct. Prices are very reasonable. I'm sure the longer the usual wait times will inprove as the staff settles in. We will be back.More

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed September 29, 2019 via mobile

Hubby and I eat here weekly it seems and the food is consistent and delicious! Love the thinner corn chips with good salsa. Margaritas are yummy and prices are good. Whether its dinner or lunch - it is great.

Date of visit: September 2019
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Yes, El Centenario offers takeout services.

El Centenario is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4.5