Central Grille

4.4
64 reviews
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$30 and under
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American
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  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Casual
  • Good for Groups
A new dining experience in the Glendale area.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
American
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Hours of operation
Monday-Thursday: 7:00 am-10:00 pm
Friday: 7:00am-11:00pm
Saturday: 8:00 am-11:00 pm
Sunday: 8:00am-10:00pm
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Phone number
(818) 246-4994
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Payment options
Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Business Casual
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Executive chef
Carlos Velasquez
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Burchett St.
What 64 People Are Saying
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food
4.4
service
4.2
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4.3
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5.0Dined on August 11, 2018

Nice place, great location, good food and plenty of parking. Will definitely return!!

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5.0Dined on August 4, 2018

1st Time there and thought it was fantastic! Great menu choices with fair pricing. My salmon was cooked to perfection and the guys loved their short ribs. We will definitely go back!

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3.0Dined on July 28, 2018

Central Grille was clearly trying to attract a much younger crowd than we are! Many TVs (I don't think you could get to a table where you couldn't see a TV), & the music was techno-grinding. The food was good- the best thing was the corn, & the service was good. We might order their food delivered, but we wouldn't dine in. Too bad, because it's walking distance from where we live. If you're in your twenties, this is the place for you!

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5.0Dined on July 28, 2018

Casual, fun, friendly gastro pub/upscale coffee shop ambience. Like BJ's atmosphere, but better, more creative menu. Moderately priced, and resaonable for everyday. Big selection of menu items from simple and inexpensive (sandwiches, appetizers, salads) to slightly higher priced for things like steaks or short ribs. Food is really good. Went for Dine in LA. The meal was delicious, good portions at a fair price for what you got (a creative appetizer, Filet steak, and creative dessert. Impressive food quality for a casual place.

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5.0Dined on July 21, 2018

Good food in a casual environment. The short ribs and key lime pie were delicious.

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5.0Dined on July 18, 2018

Good value for food on regular menu. Wait staff friendly. Quick service. Very good Dine LA deals. Food was delicious.

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4.0Dined on July 14, 2018

Great local place to eat. Large and varied menu. Everything we ordered was well prepared and tasted great. On site parking was a real plus. Large dining area and room for private events. This is definitely a keeper place to have dinner.

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4.0Dined on June 24, 2018

We really like this place! The drinks are marvelous, the service right on, the food very good and the ambiance very nice. I would like to see a more varied menu, but always enjoy the short ribs!

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4.0Dined on June 7, 2018

This restaurant excepts large groups and wAs very accommodating even when we showed up with 2 extra people. Service was a little slow but with a group of 13 they did a great job. They also have a large variety of food choices that made it easy for diverse appetites ranging from vegan, gluten free and 2 picky little girls. I would definitely recommend this restaurant for a group

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4.0Dined on June 6, 2018

Our food came out lukewarm. They immediately remedied it with a freshly cooked dish and a complimentary dessert.
The dessert was not necessary however appreciated. They were very accommodating and would definitely return again. was delicious!

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5.0Dined on June 2, 2018

Food was great. Especially loved the truffle sprouts appetizer

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5.0Dined on May 1, 2018

We come to this restaurant once a month. It is great for meeting friends. The food and service is always spectacular.

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5.0Dined on April 30, 2018

Good date spot, had an amazing meal and great vibes!

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5.0Dined on April 25, 2018

Superb staff members. Each of them is refreshingly positive about her/his work and consistently provides excellent service. The menu is varied, creative and excellent in taste. The interior is open with large windows on each outside wall of the dining rooms.

I strongly recommend the Central Grille for singles, small groups, large groups no matter what the occasion.

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3.0Dined on April 22, 2018

I usually have the sand dabs which I've enjoyed. However, I had the beef short ribs this time as I was very hungry. I have never had a meal that was that much over salted. As I said I usually rate the restaurant higher, but either the quality has gone down or it was an off night.

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5.0Dined on April 14, 2018

great place to celebrate family birthday with 3 toddlers!!!

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5.0Dined on April 11, 2018

Our go-to place when in Glendale.

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5.0Dined on April 1, 2018

Food was very tasty and service was attentive, with many staffers helping to deliver the food. Best of all, prices were very reasonable and menu had some good variety.

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5.0Dined on March 25, 2018

First visit won't be our last. Convenient large private parking lot behind restaurant and only a block off of the 210. Varied menu that our group of four made good use of; from the 'monster burger' to a veggie salad option. the brussel sprout appetizer was an unusual treat. Superb service from an ever attentive waitress. Our Open Table reservation delivered an excellent booth with no waiting upon arrival, and the hostess anticipated our arrival and warmly greeted us. We all agreed that every aspect of our weekend evening dinner was an absolute winner. We'll be back !

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5.0Dined on February 25, 2018

Not a single thing to complain about. The fish & chips is the best in town.

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5.0Dined on February 23, 2018

Great quality and very tasty

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5.0Dined on February 15, 2018

This place is close to my house so we often walk there. The food and drinks are always great. I don’t think I’ve ever had a negative experience in the 25+ times I’ve eaten here. There is one little thing that irks me. You can only receive happy hour prices if you sit in the bar area. Why? If I’m having a meal with friends early, why do I have to sit at the bar to receive the lower price for the same drink?

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3.0Dined on February 12, 2018

They forgot our appetizer. The chicken on the quinoa bowel was dry. The pizza was very good.

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4.0Dined on January 31, 2018

Great Happy Hour, some very interesting choices, excellent service in the bar area, we will be back again and again.

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5.0Dined on January 23, 2018

Good food and service with reasonable prices. We tried the burger, chicken tortilla soup and fried chicken. All were tasty, well prepared and presented. Highly recommend!

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5.0Dined on January 17, 2018

I sent like the option of appetizers could of been a bit better ( dine La option) other than the the meal itself, I got the salmon was very good, in terms of flavor and portions. I go the key lime pie and it was delicious.

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4.0Dined on January 14, 2018

every close to home and great dineLA menu - good deal for dinner
the food was pretty DAMN good
- it was good comfort food

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5.0Dined on January 14, 2018

It worked out very well, food and service were excellent and I would come back here again.

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5.0Dined on January 12, 2018

My husband and I visited Central Grill as part of the Dine L.A. experience.
He ordered the fried chicken, which he thought was cooked nicely, but slightly bland.
I ordered the salmon entree which I enjoyed very much!

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5.0Dined on January 6, 2018

We went here before the Enchanted Forest at Descanso Gardens. Two couples and a 12 year old and we all enjoyed our food. Good food to split, pizza, salads, etc. Nothing fancy, but the food was good, easy to park behind the restaurant, prices appropriate.

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5.0Dined on December 30, 2017

We had a great meal and great service. It was hard to choose off the menu, everything was so appealing. We would go again!

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5.0Dined on December 14, 2017

We were looking for a new place for this years company holiday lunch- saw reviews and looked up the menu to see what type of food they serve. The server Bethany was super attentive and the food was fabulous !!
I have already recommended to several people and will be taking my husband there for date night.
Highly recommend!

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1.0Dined on December 9, 2017

Very coffee shop feeling. Extremely nice waitress, just no coming back to the table and ever checking on us. My mixed drink tasted like a Minute Maid mixture mixed with Vodka... not good.
My hamburger was extremely salty. My husband got the chicken under a brink. Did NOT mention garlic. He didn't like it (but did try to finish it), but smelt like a garlic bomb for 2 days.
Won't go back.

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5.0Dined on November 20, 2017

Our server was wonderful. Very helpful with the menu choices, attentive to filling our glasses,
food was very good.

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5.0Dined on November 18, 2017

I found the food wonderfully tasty and affordable. They have a small room for parties of 10 - 20 with a bit of privacy off the bar and a larger community room in the back for larger parties or gatherings. The main dining area is well appointed and large enough for a feeling of privacy when dining. The bar has a TV and is set off from the main dining room. Plenty of free parking adjacent to restaurant. Convenient location just north of the 134 on N. Central on a corner for an easy find. Since this is a new restaurant, you should give it a try. You won't be disappointed.

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5.0Dined on November 9, 2017

We're repeat diners and are still very satisfied. Great fish & chips and burgers. Good wine list, modestly priced.

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4.0Dined on October 21, 2017

We were not sure what to expect, but the food and service was very good. We came back several times over our weekend visit to the area.

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5.0Dined on October 16, 2017

I have been going to Central Grille since it opened. Last week I called and left a reservation for ten people. Only five of us were there so we sat in a booth but I noticed a beautifully laid table for ten. Oops, I thought, and within minutes I got a call from the hostess asking if we were still coming. I said, sheepishly, we were there already and in a booth. "No problem, Jamie", she said- "anytime".
I thought that was classy.

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4.0Dined on October 14, 2017

We were able to get in, eat dinner and get out in time to get to a performance at the Alex Theater.

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4.0Dined on October 14, 2017

We have been dining here regularly since it recently opened. The selection is limited but items are well prepared and nicely plated. I would like it if the vegetable sides were a bit more cooked, right now they are a bit underdone. A weekly special would add little variety for us regulars. Come for the Happy Hours stay for dinner. Try this place, you will like it.

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