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Nel Centro

Nel Centro
Aromatic herbs. Classic recipes. The sweep of history. Nel Centro is a modern, light-filled aria to one of the world's most revered cuisines.
Nel Centro (Italian for "in the center") explores the classic dishes of the Riviera and chef David Machado's passion for grand culinary traditions and locally sourced, seasonal food.
We are located in close proximity to the Keller Auditorium, Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall and Lincoln Hall. Perfect for dinner before a show and dessert and cocktails after.
Reservations accepted for the main dining room only. Happy hour available only in the bar and on the patio (4pm - 6pm every day). Bar & patio seating are first-come, first-served.
Private parties, meetings and banquets are available in our five attractive private dining rooms.
Valet parking is available at the Hotel Modera: 515 SW Clay Street.
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669 Current Reviews
Summary of Diner Ratings & Reviews
Overall 
4.3 / 5
(Outstanding) 4.3 / 5
(669 Reviews)
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Rating Breakdown 669 reviews
5 stars
(312)
4 stars
(277)
3 stars
(53)
2 stars
(21)
1 star
(6)
Food 
4.3 / 5
(Outstanding) 4.3 / 5
Service 
4.3 / 5
(Outstanding) 4.3 / 5
Ambiance 
4.2 / 5
(Outstanding) 4.2 / 5
Noise Level
2.1 / 3
Energetic
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
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Diners classify this restaurant as:
  • fit for foodies(347)
  • good for groups(232)
  • great for outdoor dining(225)
  • special occasion(196)
  • great for lunch(187)
  • vibrant bar scene(165)
Nel Centro Reviews List
Review 1 for Nel Centro
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

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Dined on 9/17/2015
 2009
Dined on 9/17/2015
 2009
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"Blessedly moderate noise level so that I can hear the recorded jazz and my partner's conversation. Calamari, meatballs, and beet salad are reliably well-presented and delicious. The martinis rocked."
Dined on 9/17/2015
 2009
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Review 2 for Nel Centro
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

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Dined on 2/12/2016
 2013
Dined on 2/12/2016
 2013
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Dined on 2/12/2016
 2013
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Review 3 for Nel Centro
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

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Dined on 2/10/2016
 2015
Dined on 2/10/2016
 2015
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Dined on 2/10/2016
 2015
Special Features: good for groups, great for lunch, notable wine list
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Review 4 for Nel Centro
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Dined on 2/09/2016
 2011
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Review 5 for Nel Centro
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 2/09/2016
 2016
Dined on 2/09/2016
 2016
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Dined on 2/09/2016
 2016
Special Features: romantic, good for groups, great for lunch, special occasion, great for outdoor dining
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Review 6 for Nel Centro
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 2/08/2016
 2009
Dined on 2/08/2016
 2009
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Dined on 2/08/2016
 2009
Special Features: neighborhood gem, great for lunch, special occasion, fit for foodies
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Review 7 for Nel Centro
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 2/06/2016
 2014
Dined on 2/06/2016
 2014
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Dined on 2/06/2016
 2014
Special Features: good for groups, special occasion, fit for foodies
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Review 8 for Nel Centro
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

Dined on 2/07/2016
 2013
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Review 9 for Nel Centro
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 2/09/2016
 2005
Dined on 2/09/2016
 2005
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
"Great food great service !"
Dined on 2/09/2016
 2005
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Review 10 for Nel Centro
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

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Dined on 2/05/2016
 2010
Dined on 2/05/2016
 2010
Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Dined on 2/05/2016
 2010
Special Features: good for groups, great for outdoor dining
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Review 11 for Nel Centro
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

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Dined on 2/06/2016
 2008
Dined on 2/06/2016
 2008
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Dined on 2/06/2016
 2008
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Review 12 for Nel Centro
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Ten of us dined and all of us loved our dinners.

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Dined on 2/03/2016
 2015
Dined on 2/03/2016
 2015
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Dined on 2/03/2016
 2015
Special Features: good for groups, fit for foodies
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Review 13 for Nel Centro
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

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Dined on 2/02/2016
 2012
Dined on 2/02/2016
 2012
Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Dined on 2/02/2016
 2012
Special Features: great for lunch
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Review 14 for Nel Centro
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 2/04/2016
 2016
Dined on 2/04/2016
 2016
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Dined on 2/04/2016
 2016
Special Features: neighborhood gem, good for groups, hot spot, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
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Review 15 for Nel Centro
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 2/04/2016
 2010
Dined on 2/04/2016
 2010
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Dined on 2/04/2016
 2010
Special Features: romantic, neighborhood gem, scenic view, special occasion, fit for foodies
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Review 16 for Nel Centro
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 2/03/2016
 2015
Dined on 2/03/2016
 2015
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
"We don't eat downtown very often. But when we do Nel Centro is one of our favorites. The food is unique and great. The ambiance is a fun retro modern. Servers were fabulous, but then, we rarely have poor service anywhere."
Dined on 2/03/2016
 2015
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Review 17 for Nel Centro
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Dined on 2/02/2016
 2009
Special Features: neighborhood gem, great for lunch, fit for foodies
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Review 18 for Nel Centro
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

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Dined on 2/02/2016
 2016
Dined on 2/02/2016
 2016
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
Value 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Dined on 2/02/2016
 2016
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Review 19 for Nel Centro
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Dined on 1/29/2016
 2011
Special Features: good for groups, special occasion, fit for foodies, kid-friendly
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Review 20 for Nel Centro
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Dined on 2/01/2016
 2005
Special Features: good for groups, great for lunch
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Review 21 for Nel Centro
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Dined on 1/30/2016
 2012
Special Features: vibrant bar scene, fit for foodies
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Review 22 for Nel Centro
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Food is was great; server Jennifer excellent!

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Dined on 1/30/2016
 2006
Special Features: great for brunch, hot spot, great for lunch, special occasion, vibrant bar scene, great for outdoor dining, fit for foodies
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Review 23 for Nel Centro
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Neighborhood Gem--for locals and out-of-towners

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
"Nel Centro is great for breakfast, lunch or dinner, or in spring and summer for small plates and drinks on the patio. Have always had great food at Nel Centro, along with outstanding service. I recommend it."
Dined on 1/30/2016
 2012
Special Features: neighborhood gem, great for brunch, great for lunch, special occasion
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Review 24 for Nel Centro
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 1/28/2016
 2006
Dined on 1/28/2016
 2006
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Dined on 1/28/2016
 2006
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Review 25 for Nel Centro
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

It was good, wish there were more menu options

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Dined on 1/24/2016
 2016
Dined on 1/24/2016
 2016
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
"We came to this restaurant prior to coming to a concert in town because we were staying at the hotel this restaurant is located in. I made a reservation and even though it was pretty busy we were seated immediately. The server was nice, ther drinks were good, the menu was a little tough choose from for me because they definitely serve "fancier" food than I'm used to. But the servers were great about explaining things. We wished we had been checked on more during our meal, but the server appeared to be helping multiple tables and was very busy. Overall a great restaurant, very pretty, great food!"
Dined on 1/24/2016
 2016
Special Features: romantic, special occasion, notable wine list, great for outdoor dining, fit for foodies
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Review 26 for Nel Centro
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

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Dined on 1/28/2016
 2012
Dined on 1/28/2016
 2012
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Dined on 1/28/2016
 2012
Special Features: great for outdoor dining, fit for foodies
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Review 27 for Nel Centro
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
1 / 5
(Poor) 1 / 5
Dined on 1/27/2016
 2011
Special Features: good for groups, great for lunch, fit for foodies
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Review 28 for Nel Centro
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

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Dined on 1/27/2016
 2008
Dined on 1/27/2016
 2008
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Dined on 1/27/2016
 2008
Special Features: great for lunch
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Review 29 for Nel Centro
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Dined on 1/28/2016
 2008
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Review 30 for Nel Centro
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 1/26/2016
 2014
Dined on 1/26/2016
 2014
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Dined on 1/26/2016
 2014
Special Features: vibrant bar scene, fit for foodies
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Review 31 for Nel Centro
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

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Dined on 1/24/2016
 2015
Dined on 1/24/2016
 2015
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Dined on 1/24/2016
 2015
Special Features: good for groups, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, fit for foodies, kid-friendly, late-night find
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Review 32 for Nel Centro
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

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Dined on 1/24/2016
 2003
Dined on 1/24/2016
 2003
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Dined on 1/24/2016
 2003
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Review 33 for Nel Centro
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 1/27/2016
 2005
Dined on 1/27/2016
 2005
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Dined on 1/27/2016
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Review 34 for Nel Centro
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 1/24/2016
 2016
Dined on 1/24/2016
 2016
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Dined on 1/24/2016
 2016
Special Features: romantic, great for brunch, scenic view, fit for foodies
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Review 35 for Nel Centro
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Nel Centro delivers for show attendees.

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
"Thanks Nel Centro for being so attuned to our needs during a recent dinner in which we had some friends going to a play, and other friends going to Portland Arts and Lectures, and not a lot of time for us to eat together beforehand. Delicious dishes were presented with perfect timing and gracious service. It was a great experience!"
Dined on 1/21/2016
 2012
Special Features: good for groups, special occasion, vibrant bar scene, great for outdoor dining, fit for foodies
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Review 36 for Nel Centro
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Excellent food and service.

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
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Quiet
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Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
"We enjoyed our meals and cocktails. The fish was fresh and cooked perfectly. Our server was friendly and efficient. We will be back."
Dined on 1/22/2016
 2013
Special Features: fit for foodies
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Review 37 for Nel Centro
Overall rating 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5

Bartenders did not support dinner service staff.

Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
1 / 5
(Poor) 1 / 5
Ambiance 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
"Bar service to restaurant patrons very slow. Took 25 minutes to get cocktail. Arrived same time as soup. Glass of wine arrived 1/2 way through dinner. Watched bar patrons get served pronto. Bar service did not support service staff. Wait staff expressed frustration with bar staff. Same happened to table next to us."
Dined on 1/22/2016
 2006
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Review 38 for Nel Centro
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Dined on 1/24/2016
 2012
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Review 39 for Nel Centro
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 1/21/2016
 2008
Dined on 1/21/2016
 2008
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Dined on 1/21/2016
 2008
Special Features: great for lunch, special occasion, vibrant bar scene, great for outdoor dining, fit for foodies
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Review 40 for Nel Centro
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Dined on 1/22/2016
 2011
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Review 41 for Nel Centro
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Dined on 1/14/2016
 2006
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Review 42 for Nel Centro
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

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OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 1/20/2016
 2010
Dined on 1/20/2016
 2010
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Dined on 1/20/2016
 2010
Special Features: good for groups, special occasion, vibrant bar scene, fit for foodies
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Review 43 for Nel Centro
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Great spot for before a show, but a little hectic.

Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
"Excellent food, but for a restaurant that knows they are a pre-show destination for Keller Auditorium, they were a bit understaffed leading to a hectic atmosphere, which distracted from the quality of the food. I'd try it later and on a non-show night next time, but I would visit again."
Dined on 1/20/2016
 2008
Special Features: hot spot, special occasion, fit for foodies
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Review 44 for Nel Centro
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 1/22/2016
 2013
Dined on 1/22/2016
 2013
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Dined on 1/22/2016
 2013
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Review 45 for Nel Centro
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Dined on 1/17/2016
 2008
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Review 46 for Nel Centro
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 1/19/2016
 2015
Dined on 1/19/2016
 2015
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Dined on 1/19/2016
 2015
Special Features: special occasion, fit for foodies
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Review 47 for Nel Centro
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Dined on 1/15/2016
 2012
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Review 48 for Nel Centro
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

Dined on 1/09/2016
 2013
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Review 49 for Nel Centro
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 1/17/2016
 2012
Dined on 1/17/2016
 2012
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Dined on 1/17/2016
 2012
Special Features: neighborhood gem, good for groups, scenic view, special occasion, vibrant bar scene, great for outdoor dining, late-night find
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Review 50 for Nel Centro
Overall rating 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5

Unimpressed

Food 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Service 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Ambiance 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
"Nothing was specifically bad but nothing was good or memorable. Maybe the chef had an off night or was over busy but the calamari wasn't crispy and our main pasta dishes weren't seasoned well. Our server was ok but definitely not attentive or caring about our experience. In general, it was ok for a hotel restaurant but it won't make our list for a repeat or favorite."
Dined on 12/31/2015
 2006
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