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Le Central

112 E. 8th Ave. (Lincoln St.) Send to Phone
303-863-8094 | Menu
Affordable French cuisine and mussels in all guises lure local Francophiles.
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Lunch Mon.-Fri., Dinner nightly, Brunch Sat.-Sun.

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3.5 rating over 3 reviews

Le Central Restaurant Review

: This simple but authentic French country restaurant has a daily changing menu that's a bargain, especially compared to the airfare to Paris. The bouillabaisse, lapin (rabbit), poitrine de poulet (stuffed chicken breast) and canard (grilled duck) are all dependable, but Le Central is best known for its seemingly bottomless bowls of steamed mussels, of which there are ten different preparations, all priced at $9.99; unlimited house-made fries are included in the price tag. The extensive wine list has only French wines---many from small, lesser-known vineyards---at equally good prices. Weekend brunch, featuring classic omelets, cinnamon-battered brioche french toast and a salmon, white fish and mussel crêpe, are locals' favorites. Service, albeit efficient, can be pretentious and haughty.

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