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Best Booze and Bellies Denver 2008 - Centro Latin Kitchen & Refreshment Palace

Centro Latin Kitchen & Refreshment Palace

Centro Latin Kitchen & Refreshment Palace

950 Pearl St.

Boulder, CO 80302

303-442-7771

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Centro Latin Kitchen & Refreshment Palace may have a funny name, but it takes its booze very, very seriously. From day one, the staff has been exhorted to think of the bar as an extension of the kitchen — a place where only the best ingredients and most rigorous prep will be accepted. The results are some seriously powerful and seriously delicious classic cocktails which, once you've knocked back a few, require something equally good and very filling from the kitchen. Which is where the bellies come in — pork bellies, in this case, used to make the incomparable cheesy pork-belly masa cake. On its own, this dish would be reason to drive to Boulder, but it's just one entry on a menu chock-full of the varied flavors of Central and South America.
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Maggie
Maggie

Centro is undoubtably the best! Service, drinks and food are spot on! This coming from a restaurant owner herself! Ask for Tage, the best GM I've ever known. He'll hook you up with the most amazing Tequila tasting...one to rival sister restaurant Zolo!! Thanks Tage! You Rock!

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