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“Consistently the best food in downtown Highland Park”
Review of Cafe Central

Cafe Central
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Ranked #9 of 109 Restaurants in Highland Park
Price range: US$0 - US$40
Cuisines: French
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Good for: Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Reservations
Reviewed 16 December 2013

Café Central has the pedigree of Carlos Nieto and his several excellent restaurants. This is a casual place with a strong menu, excellent wine list, imaginative specials, and servers that know you and the menu well. It is managed by Carlos' son Adam, so quality and satisfaction is paramount. Whether you enjoy an interesting fish, pasta, salad, or burger Café Central always serve great food.

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Thank Richard J
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Reviewed 18 November 2013

Celebrated my wife's birthday at Café Central. As always the service was spectacular. I had the chicken which was perfect. The outside was crisp with the inside tender and juicy. My wife had the salmon over lentils. Tasted fresh and was cooked to perfection.

Thank Ed F
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Reviewed 25 October 2013

I have been wanting to eat at Cafe Central for years and always forget about it. So we finally dined here the other night for our anniversary and it did not disappoint! The food was wonderful as was the service. We will be back!

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Thank hms16
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Reviewed 8 September 2013

This is one of my favorite restaurants in Highland Park. For one thing, I've never had a bad meal there. More important, they have calves liver which I love and they do it right! I also love anything they put beurre blanc sauce on. Theirs is the BEST! It's a down-to-earth cafe with great French Cafe food. Lunch is wonderful there too.

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Thank twdchicago
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Reviewed 17 March 2013

Cafe Central provides impeccable food and service consistently. The atmosphere is European, the offerings are varied and delicious, and service is attentive, not annoying. An inviting and special place for celebrations, business lunches and nights out on the town.

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