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El Centro Classic Mexican Food and Drink

$$ - $$$Mexican, Latin,
1 N Loudoun St, Winchester, VA 22601-4715
+1 540-313-4583
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good34%
  • Average17%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“enchiladas” (20 reviews)
“refried beans” (10 reviews)
“guacamole” (14 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 8:00 PMAll hours
Mexican, Latin, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1 N Loudoun St, Winchester, VA 22601-4715
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Mexican food at El Centro is outstanding. The restaurant is always busy at dinner time. Good wine list at reasonable price

Thank N6229LMrobertj
Reviewed October 30, 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed a Sunday evening dinner outside on patio. Service was good and attentive to our needs. Portion sizes were very adequate for needs. We liked the casual feel. The one downside were the three dogs that were also on patio in a fairly confined...More

Thank John C
Reviewed October 29, 2017 via mobile

The food is okay. It is really Tex Mex. Some of the food states like it is from a can versus fresh. The ambiance is nice. I love the patio. It is very dog friendly.

Thank Leann R P
Reviewed October 21, 2017

Great Margaritas, good food, good beers, very good service. Recommended if you fancy Mexican whilst in Winchester.

Thank GreatProphetZarquon
Reviewed October 20, 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed dinner and the margaritas. Good service and friendly atmosphere. Ate here on a busy Friday night - they had live music and we enjoyed the time here.

Thank Richard K
Reviewed October 14, 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed our meal - my husband got chimichangas and I got a chicken dish - it was very good. Located on Olde Town Winchester.

Thank merrymcf
Reviewed October 13, 2017

We ate outside and enjoyed good food while watching the world go by on the pedestrian mall. Gluten free menu available.

Thank peglegdebs
Reviewed October 7, 2017

The best part of this place if getting a seat outside. Its a good place to relax and people watch. Usually someone is playing an instrument. The food is reasonable in cost. The food was average and the service to me was below average maybe...More

Thank Matt P
Reviewed October 3, 2017 via mobile

Whether I'm coming to El Centro for dine-in or take-out, I'm always greeted with a smile. I ordered queso dip and chips to-go today and was provided prompt and polite service. If you're able to stay for lunch, I recommend asking for a seat outside....More

Thank Kelli D
Reviewed September 30, 2017 via mobile

Best margaritas I've ever had! George the owner was amazing and very friendly. Even showed us how he makes those amazing drinks. Everything was just so fresh!!

Thank Estee D
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November 23, 2016|
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Response from pghgirl74 | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure on either. sorry. Best bet would be call and ask. Those are things I don't think about as I have no dietary restrictions and while on vacation, I don't mind a splurge.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$8 - $18
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Large groups, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 N Loudoun St, Winchester, VA 22601-4715
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Winchester
  • Phone Number: +1 540-313-4583
El Centro Classic Mexican Food and Drink is located in the center of Winchester on the Old Town Walking Mall at 1 N Loudon. From our amazing homemade salsa to our mouthwatering Carnitas, you can taste the freshness and quality in every bite! Our menu is compiled with a variety of appetizers, classic Mexican dishes and delicious desserts. Not to mention, we also offer a great selection of ice cold beer and over 20 margaritas! Come and relax in a comfortable and stylish restaurant or enjoy the nice weather and sit on the patio, either way it will be an honor to serve you!
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