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106 S Wilmington St, Raleigh, NC 27601-1432
+1 919-835-3593
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good31%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (6 reviews)
“steak tacos” (9 reviews)
“queso” (8 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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106 S Wilmington St, Raleigh, NC 27601-1432
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We might have been the only seniors in the joint for lunch, but very much welcomed nonetheless. The VERY learned barkeep passionately went into great and most helpful detail when I asked about trying a top-end mezcal for the first time. He retrieved a Del...More

Thank jimichongaJC
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great for date night and with friends! I absolutely love this place. Truly can't get enough. The decor is awesome, the food is spectacular and the drinks are incredible. Don't leave without trying the spicy margaritas!!

Thank Lauren B
Reviewed 9 September 2017

Great lunch in Downtown Raleigh! The menu is not huge but everything looked good. Chips came out quickly, we greatly enjoyed them. I had a torta that was amazing! Service was great. They even took our stroller to a storage closet for us. Best of...More

Thank Philip B
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Even though it was 2:00 on a Saturday afternoon, the menu offered at Centro was "brunch". Our first time here - a very hot July afternoon. Decor of restaurant is so interesting. Service was excellent. Our table shared guac, queso and chips - the chips...More

Reviewed 10 August 2017

We went for lunch on a Thursday and the place was hopping so we opted to eat at the bar. The experience was just fine. The horchata is homemade and probably the best we have had. It prompted us to look up homemade recipes to...More

Thank TJM747
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Great food and trendy locale. Service was fantastic, food was great. Hostess needed some polish but overall a good experience. I took my wife and she loved it, too.

Thank segs77
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

This is such a great and vibrant place. The food is outstanding and fresh. I had the brisket tostada and had enough left for another meal. The servers are great, especially Keenan. One word of caution, as how much your cocktail is. When we got...More

Thank Jimmy H
Reviewed 23 July 2017

This is the second time I have eaten here and was not disappointed. The food is wonderfully flavorful. Not your typical beans and rice. They have a good choice of tequilas and mescals. They wait staff is friendly and knowledgeable.

Thank chicorico
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

Great atmosphere and they served the best Enchiladas that I can remember. Looking forward to visiting next time I'm in town.

Thank Jerry L
Reviewed 10 July 2017

We had dinner at Centro last Thursday evening, the last meal of our visit to Raleigh. We always approach Mexican food with an ounce of apprehension because we've lived in SoCal and NM, and we know good, authentic Mexican food and how it's supposed to...More

Thank R and M G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
11:00 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 106 S Wilmington St, Raleigh, NC 27601-1432
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Raleigh
  • Phone Number: +1 919-835-3593
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Centro was born from the hearts of Angela Salamanca and her uncle, Carlos, who shared a love for art, and fresh, authentic Mexican cuisine. We pride ourselves on using as many fresh, organic and local ingredients as possible to provide you with healthy, flavorful food as well as to support our local farmers. Our mission is to serve you the best locally-sourced Mexican and Latin American cuisine, innovative margaritas and cocktails, and to give back to our wonderful community.
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