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Café Central

4.6
896 reviews
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$31 to $50
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Contemporary American
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  • Romantic (29)
  • Special Occasion (29)
  • Good for a Date (26)
With food prepared by one of the most highly respected chefs in the city,
guests of Café Central experience dining at its finest.
Soft lights, handsome furnishings and ambient music create a relaxing mood-setting atmosphere; fine linens and fresh flowers adorn every table. Our staff provides every patron with unsurpassed service. Bon Appétit.
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Private dining
Dining Style
Fine Dining
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Cuisines
Contemporary American
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Hours of operation
Lunch: Monday-Saturday 11:00am-4:00pm; Dinner: Monday-Thursday 5:00pm-10:00pm, Friday-Saturday 5:00pm-11:00pm
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Phone number
(915) 545-2233
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Payment options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Business Casual
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Executive chef
Aldo Mora
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Catering
Please call Event Planner at (915) 545-2233 or email events@cafecentral.com for details and we will make sure to make your event a success.
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Mills and San Antonio Street
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Parking details
Public lot located next door to restaurant. Parking is $6.00 and Valet parking is $5.
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Entertainment
Jazz on Thursdays; Piano during Dinner Monday thru Saturday.
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Special events & promotions
Please call Event Planner at (915) 545-2233 or email events@cafecentral.com for details and we will make sure to make your event a success.
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Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Private Dining

Candlelit, private, impeccably appointed gatherings are our pleasure. The Board Room accommodates 20 to 48 people with a private, full service bar cloistered on the reverse side of our main bar. The Wine Vault accommodates 2 to 20 people and is a fully private room, separated from main dining area.

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What 896 People Are Saying
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4.6  based on recent ratings
4.7
food
4.6
service
4.6
ambience
4.3
value
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94% of people would recommend it to a friend
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JoseS 
5.0  Dined 5 days ago

The service was impeccable and attentive. The best food ever.

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vipSolid (El Paso)
5.0  Dined 5 days ago

Al always, our thanks to Café Central's ownership, Chefs, waiters, and wine steward. Another excellent evening!!!

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vipelledb (Washington DC)
4.0  Dined 7 days ago

Sea bass is by far the best thing on the menu! Excellent service.

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DamianM 
5.0  Dined on February 16, 2018

VERY GOOD SERVICE OVERALL VERY POSITIVE ATMOSPHERE CANDLE AND ROSE ADDED A NICE ACCENT TO THE WHITE IN THE RESTAURANT.

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Aerick (Washington DC)
3.0  Dined on February 15, 2018

I was very disappointed. I've gone the last two years and had great experiences. Although they sat us at a 10 top last year with only 4 people the food was great. This year was horrible. For a minimum $150 check and limited menu, you would think that the quality of service and food would improve. The waiter took our appetizers to the wrong table, took my drink to the wrong table which took more than 5 minutes to get from the bar at that (single barrel Jack Daniels), and then brought us the other tables order. The Chilean sea bass has completely changed or was just not on par with what they usually prepare. The valet did not know which key was mine and we sat around for 10 minutes after all of that waiting to leave before they asked me to come find my key on the rack. Very unprofessional and service has completely degraded over the last two years. I will change my rating should future experiences improve.

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OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
3.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

Valentines Day. We waited an hour before our appetizers arrived, service was slow, and the meal was not worth the price.

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OpenTable Diner (El Paso)
5.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

We had a great time for Valentines day!!! It never disappoints

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vipDebc (New York Area)
2.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

Infortunately, this was a big disappointment. They had a special Valentine’s Day menu that was not promoted so we were surprised by it. I ordered oysters that were frozen, tasteless ice cubes. My sea bass was badly undercooked and almost raw. My husbands chicken piccata was really just fried chicken and noodles. The food didn’t sit well with me. As I said very disappointing.

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Teresa875 (Las Vegas)
5.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

Always good food when we are there. I love the fact I can take my baby with me to eat.

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OpenTable Diner (New Mexico)
5.0  Dined on February 13, 2018

Fred, Phil and company always do a great job...thank you.

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OpenTable Diner (El Paso)
5.0  Dined on February 13, 2018

Everything was perfect! Bread,wine, food I mean everything!!! Thanks for your effort to be best romantic restaurant in town., you’re always for sure my first choice. Thanks!!!

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rpugao (El Paso)
5.0  Dined on February 12, 2018

Been here plenty of times and they have not disappointed. Food always good, and ambience is spectacular. Service always superb. Recently brought my wife and her family here for her 40th birthday. Love having dinner here for any special occasions!

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OpenTable Diner (El Paso)
5.0  Dined on February 12, 2018

This place is very romantic and quiet,i will recommend for any special date.food is excellente and desserts amazing!!!

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vipGeorge (New Mexico)
5.0  Dined on February 10, 2018

We go to Cafe Central whenever we are in El Paso; have been dining there for past 18 years and it never disappoints. The food is consistently fresh and wonderful; the wait staff can not do enough to assist.

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OpenTable Diner (Austin)
5.0  Dined on February 9, 2018

Perfect dining experience

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