Reviews

  • I love this restaurant. The staff is friendly and the servers and manager go out of their way to make eating there fun. The food is consistently great. The shrimp and squid appetizer is incredible–it has a great smokey flavor, and the fish tacos always have the right amount of spice. I highly recommend the fruit infused tequila.
    I love this restaurant. The staff is friendly and the servers and manager go out of their way to make eating there fun. The food is consistently great. The shrimp and squid appetizer is incredible–it has a great smokey flavor, and the fish tacos always have the right amount of spice. I highly recommend the fruit infused tequila.

    Dennis Lee, Sacramento, CA

  • Unbelievable quality on the food – so delicious – my friends and I patronize this spot often. Service was timely and impeccable, server was very good and very friendly.
    Unbelievable quality on the food – so delicious – my friends and I patronize this spot often. Service was timely and impeccable, server was very good and very friendly.

    Linda Dangerfield, Roseville, CA

  • This was our second visit and we were so impressed with the service. The manager and his staff all work so well together. Excellent service. The salsa red and green had so much flavor and the chips were crisp and fresh. My husband and son had the Carne Asada and said it was tender and cooked to perfection. I had the pork and it was so rich in flavor and very tender. I rate Centros as a five star. We will be back.
    This was our second visit and we were so impressed with the service. The manager and his staff all work so well together. Excellent service. The salsa red and green had so much flavor and the chips were crisp and fresh. My husband and son had the Carne Asada and said it was tender and cooked to perfection. I had the pork and it was so rich in flavor and very tender. I rate Centros as a five star. We will be back.

    Charmaine Young, Roseville, CA

  • My boyfriend and I love to go to Centro for lunch on the weekends. The food is great and so is the service. We have never been disappointed!
    My boyfriend and I love to go to Centro for lunch on the weekends. The food is great and so is the service. We have never been disappointed!

    Vanessa Carbajal, Sacramento, CA

  • I visited Centro on 28th & J Street for lunch on Oct 4, 2006. I have to say the carnitas was OUT OF THIS WORLD! I truly enjoyed my meal and appreciated the great taste of all the FRESH ingredients.
    I visited Centro on 28th & J Street for lunch on Oct 4, 2006. I have to say the carnitas was OUT OF THIS WORLD! I truly enjoyed my meal and appreciated the great taste of all the FRESH ingredients.

    Joyce Sklark, West Sacramento, CA

  • The waiter and maitre’d were very helpful in explaining the menu. The waiter checked on us several times. Just great service. The food is good and unique in preparation. One of our favorites in the Sacramento area!!!
    The waiter and maitre’d were very helpful in explaining the menu. The waiter checked on us several times. Just great service. The food is good and unique in preparation. One of our favorites in the Sacramento area!!!

    Agnes Valdez, Lincoln, CA

  • Your Carnitas Burrito is fabulous, I love the crispy pork and I love your black beans and rice. Your tomatillo salsa is to die for. You have the best Tomatillo Salsa anywhere, hands down. Sarah was our server and she even remembered us from 2 weeks before, which was our first visit. It was awesome.
    Your Carnitas Burrito is fabulous, I love the crispy pork and I love your black beans and rice. Your tomatillo salsa is to die for. You have the best Tomatillo Salsa anywhere, hands down. Sarah was our server and she even remembered us from 2 weeks before, which was our first visit. It was awesome.

    Cathy Ichtertz, Woodland, CA

  • I really enjoy the more “authentic” presentation of the food. The frijoles charros were excellent. The server was very personable and competent. The service was pretty quick for a large party (8 people)
    I really enjoy the more “authentic” presentation of the food. The frijoles charros were excellent. The server was very personable and competent. The service was pretty quick for a large party (8 people)

    Shana Rockwell, Sacramento, CA

  • Great restaurant – we love the Oaxacan Enchiladas Mole and order them each time we visit. I am sure the other dishes are wonderful but we have not experienced them because we would miss our favorite meal. Keep up the great food, service and friendly waiters!
    Great restaurant – we love the Oaxacan Enchiladas Mole and order them each time we visit. I am sure the other dishes are wonderful but we have not experienced them because we would miss our favorite meal. Keep up the great food, service and friendly waiters!

    Laurie Van Alstyne, Yuba City, CA

  • The lady that helped me was wonderful. She recommended a special not on the menu. A wonderful salad made with heirloom tomatoes, cilantro and a creamy avocado dressing. This description is pittance compared to the way my server described this delight. I also had it topped with carnitas which she suggested. This is absolutely the best salad I have ever had and I’m an old geezer that’s had a few salads in my day. The tomatoes were ripe yet firm. The dressing was phenomenal but what totally put this salad over the top is the carnitas. The best carnitas I have ever had. Crisp and seasoned perfectly. After I raved to my server about the carnitas she recommended a carnitas dish you offered on your dinner menu. I can”t wait to try it. My wife and I will be in soon! I can’t remember the last time I left a restaurant so happy and satisfied. Your server and chef are total keepers who represent your business in a very professional manner.
    The lady that helped me was wonderful. She recommended a special not on the menu. A wonderful salad made with heirloom tomatoes, cilantro and a creamy avocado dressing. This description is pittance compared to the way my server described this delight. I also had it topped with carnitas which she suggested. This is absolutely the best salad I have ever had and I’m an old geezer that’s had a few salads in my day. The tomatoes were ripe yet firm. The dressing was phenomenal but what totally put this salad over the top is the carnitas. The best carnitas I have ever had. Crisp and seasoned perfectly. After I raved to my server about the carnitas she recommended a carnitas dish you offered on your dinner menu. I can”t wait to try it. My wife and I will be in soon! I can’t remember the last time I left a restaurant so happy and satisfied. Your server and chef are total keepers who represent your business in a very professional manner.

    Ray Postal, Sacramento, CA

  • My server was very attentive, and seemed to know a lot about Mexican food. Every question I had about the menu he knew. I usually eat dinner here but a friend was in town for work so we decided to eat out for lunch and we were both craving Mexican food. What the server recommended really hit the spot and even though the Guacamole was a bit pricey it was really fresh and you could tell it was made today. What was even better were the Margaritas. I rarely drink with lunch, but the drink really went well and made me and my friends experience even better. We both had a great time and lots of laughs and I was honored to take my friend to such a nicely and well run place for lunch. The service was better than I expected for lunch and to tell you the truth I don’t think that I have had a better server even at dinner time. We were taken care of well and next time my friend comes in from out of town we are making plans to come back for lunch or dinner. The food was great and I would have to say that this is one of the better places to get authentic Mexican food in town.
    My server was very attentive, and seemed to know a lot about Mexican food. Every question I had about the menu he knew. I usually eat dinner here but a friend was in town for work so we decided to eat out for lunch and we were both craving Mexican food. What the server recommended really hit the spot and even though the Guacamole was a bit pricey it was really fresh and you could tell it was made today. What was even better were the Margaritas. I rarely drink with lunch, but the drink really went well and made me and my friends experience even better. We both had a great time and lots of laughs and I was honored to take my friend to such a nicely and well run place for lunch. The service was better than I expected for lunch and to tell you the truth I don’t think that I have had a better server even at dinner time. We were taken care of well and next time my friend comes in from out of town we are making plans to come back for lunch or dinner. The food was great and I would have to say that this is one of the better places to get authentic Mexican food in town.

    Drusilla Swanson, Davis, CA

Centro Cocina Mexicana

2730 J Street
Sacramento, CA 95816

916-442-2552

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