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14 Union Street, Wolfeboro, NH 03894-4480
+1 603-569-3445
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 00:30
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Houston, Texas
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307 reviews
189 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Small but very lively bistro that delivers big-time margaritas, guacamole, and chicken-based tacos & enchiladas. This food would rank highly in my home state of Texas. I especially like the large bowls of guacamole prepared along-side your table -- so fresh and delicious. We ordered two types: original and extra spicy (with more chiles). Both were mucho delicious. Tortilla soup... More 

Thank marko18745
Newbury, New Hampshire
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16 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Love this small restaurant with a huge flavorful menu! They mix a great Margherita! Love their fresh Guacamole, made at your table. My favorite dish is tacos El carbon...packed with flavor, even delicious cold...I usually end up taking a couple home with me! The food is authentic, the atmosphere is relaxing & the service is very friendly & welcoming. Have... More 

Thank Prudygirl1
Wolfeboro, New Hampshire
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

¡Hola! El Centenario es muy bien! Fresh and made to order. From table side guacamole to table side fried ice cream - plenty to enjoy in between. A "bright" spot in W'boro!

Thank Cindy C
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82 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We tried this place for lunch based on a recommendation and it was a great choice. The people were friendly and to food delicious. Homemade guacamole was yummy! We were there during the week so it was. It crowded. It is hard to find as it's a small place but right next to the town hall which you can't miss.

Hunt Valley, Maryland
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74 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

Izzy's menu is brilliant. Fish tacos with the sole are superb. Excellent vegetarian tacos (or) fajitas with perfectly cooked portobello mushrooms, squash, carrots, and sautéed onions. One of the best in Wolfeboro, a must do

Thank ShRadMd
Wolfeboro, New Hampshire
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 December 2016

While this is a small restaurant, its food, atmosphere and service are the real deal. It is family owned and operated, and they know how to make extraordinary Mexican food. Do not bypass the at-the-table prepared guac!

2 Thank louise g
Wolfeboro, New Hampshire
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209 reviews
165 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

We frequent this place often due to the freshness of the food and the wide menu. There is no bag and boil here at all! We happen to come in on an evening where they serve the rib special. I have never had better ribs, ever! The owners work extremely hard, and are very friendly. It is a small place,... More 

Thank eloquentone1
Andover, United States
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58 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 2016

This is a small restaurant just a little outside of downtown Wolfeboro. The food is great - guacamole made tableside was perfection, the mole sauce sublime, tamales not too dense, and they mix a good drink. There are two people to take care of the entire front of the house (bar and table service, including making the guacamole) so you... More 

Thank Lisa G
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016

This place is so unassuming, but it's the BEST mexican food you'll have for hours! The staff & owner are welcoming and friendly. As soon as I sat down I knew I would love the place. The food was absolutely delicious and matched perfectly with my delectable Margarita. So happy to have a wonderful new place to visit while on... More 

Thank Iheartmaine
Shreveport, Louisiana
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50 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 September 2016

I had not been back to El Centenario in maybe a year ,and honestly it was the best I have ever had there and will definitely return more frequently. The menu has changed to include numerous taco choices, and the service was exceptional. I love the space, very bistro-like, and the presentation was above par culminating with a Helado Frito.... More 

Thank Mary S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$25
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Full Bar, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 00:30
11:00 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14 Union Street, Wolfeboro, NH 03894-4480
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Wolfeboro
  • Phone Number: +1 603-569-3445
Located in Wolfeboro, at 14 Union Street, next to Town Hall. This authentic family owned Mexican restaurant serves from 11am to 10pm on weekdays, and til 12am on the weekends. You can eat in, take out, or have it delivered.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?