Fine Dining & Wine Awards
The list of fine dining awards Cafe Central has received proves its leadership in the Fine Dining Industry not only in the El Paso Metro area but also at the national level not only for our delicious food and fine presentation but also for our extensive wine list and selection.
We have been featured countless times in lists for the best restaurants and also been recognized by food industry organizations. Below you will find the most notable awards and recognition we’ve received through the years.
A restaurant displaying the Distinguished Restaurants of North America, or DiRōNA, Achievement of Distinction in Dining has earned one of the most respected awards in the dining and hospitality communities.
DiRoNa 2023 DiRoNa 2022
DiRoNa 2021 DiRoNa 2017
DiRoNa 2020 DiRoNa 2016
DiRoNa 2019 DiRoNa 2015
DiRoNa 2018 DiRoNa 2014
New York Times – Choice Tables 2006
4 Times Nominated – James Beard Award
Travel + Leisure’s is a magazine for the best hotels, restaurants, and things to do around the world from expert editors and has named Cafe Central as one of the most romantic restaurants in the US.
U.S. Top 100 Most Romantic Restaurants
Best of the City
El Paso Magazine
Most Romantic Restaurant
Best Chef in Southwest Texas
What’s Up Best of the Best
Best Upscale Dining
Wine Spectator‘s Restaurant Awards recognize restaurants whose wine lists offer interesting selections, are appropriate to their cuisine and appeal to a wide range of wine lovers.
Wine Spectator – Best of Award oF Excellence
2018, 2017,2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009
Wine Spectator – Award of Excellence
2005, 2004, 2003
Wine Enthusiast Magazine – Award of Distinction
2009, 2008, 2005