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129 Coosa St, Montgomery, AL 36104-2506
+1 334-517-1155
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good23%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“steak” (47 reviews)
“wedge salad” (9 reviews)
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17:30 - 22:00All hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
129 Coosa St, Montgomery, AL 36104-2506
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Copied from Brad: We loved everything about Central: the architecture, space, ambiance, lighting, service, and the wonderful food and drink. (Brad: sorry about the damage Irma inflicted on your area. I hope you found you home still safe when you returned. We were at Central...More

Thank Crystal X
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were displaced evacuees of hurricane IRMA hanging out in Montgomery to get a respite from the storm. We loved everything about Central: the architecture, space, ambiance, lighting, service, and the wonderful food and drink. The first night we sat in a booth and had...More

1  Thank Brad M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Central is a chef driven restaurant in a repurposed warehouse located in the downtown entertainment district. There is valet parking. Recently I had their New York Strip and it was a good cut and seared very will. They have a wide selection of seafood also....More

Thank AtravelerAl
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a business meeting but casual and Central was a perfect location. The atmosphere is open and the menu and food options are great for a business meeting or social occassion.

Thank Jerry K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have gone here several times and the food, from the burgers to the steaks, and service, have always been at the top of the game. The place really has the feel of a restaurant from a bigger city but fits in nicely right where it's...More

Thank jeffersongodsy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went for lunch. Service was good and food overall tasted fine. My issues were two fold. First is the hamburger. Apparently medium comes out well done. I'm guessing they don't car because they smother so much mayo and some sweet sauce on it you can't...More

Thank Nick O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is terrific! My husband is here monthly on business and has said I'd like Montgomery... loved it!!! Everything is lovely at Central... ambiance, service, food. Brussels sprouts salad is fabulous and definitely big enough to share. Amber jack daily special was SO good...More

Thank tiny6054
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've been here twice. The first time it was excellent food and wonderful service. The second time was ok food and horrible service.

Thank Holly I
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We loved the look of this place. Big lampshade lighting and smaller drop filament bulbs gave subdued lighting to a very inviting dining area. Our server had a great personality and was eager to please. We ordered the lamb which was perfectly cooked as were...More

Thank MissMem
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

There are not a ton of restaurants in Montgomery to choose from but if you're looking for a good fresh dinner, this is it! The restaurant is actually really neat inside and has a great bar. I ordered the poutine (not a traditional one, it...More

Thank Emily S
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18 September 2016|
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Response from Randy H | Reviewed this property |
We wore jeans to the restaurant. it was a mixed bag of different dress. We did not feel uncomfortable
13 August 2016|
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Response from daphne r | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely! Ask for a booth
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Parking Available, Valet Parking
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 129 Coosa St, Montgomery, AL 36104-2506
    (Tallapoosa St)
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Montgomery
  • Phone Number: +1 334-517-1155
  • E-mail
Central, located at 129 Coosa Street in the heart of Montgomery's Downtown entertainment district, offers a multicultural twist on southern classics highlighting local and seasonal ingredients under the direction of Executive Chef Leonardo Maurelli, III. This locally owned gem serves wood-fired dishes in an 1890's warehouse space boasting exposed brick, flickering gas lanterns and a bustling open kitchen. Central also has three private event spaces ranging accommodating 10 - 200 people. Central serves lunch 5 days a week and dinner 6 nights a week.
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