Pint Central

Cuisine: Tapas
Website • Map It

Ana says…

The bottom line: Yummy food, cool patio

After seeing a picture on Twitter of the yummy food at Pint Central I knew it wouldn’t be long before I made up an excuse to go. When my cousins suggested meeting up for dinner I quickly brought up Pint Central. I arrived a little early and settled in at the bar to wait for my cousins. I ordered a glass of wine (I know, I know I should order beer in a place with that name) and observed the atmosphere. The main room is long with a bar against one wall and the rest of the space is the dining room. Towards the back there is a door that leads to a small patio.

Once my cousins arrived we headed outside as it was a beautiful spring afternoon. We snatched up the last table available and starting perusing the menu. While we sat there a DJ came in and started setting up his equipment. We decided to start with the empanadas filled with chicken.

pint central

As soon as I saw those on the menu I knew they were going to be a part of my day (my family usually makes them during Christmas time and I am usually the one in charge of creating those bundles of deliciousness). Once the empanadas arrived I have to say that I was a bit disappointed with the dough. It was missing that crispy feel that I always look for in empanadas. This one felt more like a combination of phyllo and regular dough. The flakiness was there to a degree but not in the right consistency. The chicken filling, however, was delicious and savory.

After many mental debates I ordered the Choripan. 

pint central

This dish is a sandwich made with homemade spanish sausage, onions, tomatoes, and chimichurri sauce with the herb fries. The sandwich was savory and the chimichurri gave it a good touch. The herb fries were super garlicky. I could smell them before the waitress set my dish down on the table and I loved it. There is not much more I can say about the dish but I was quickly full.

Of honorary mention are the turkey sandwich and the avocado egg rolls. My cousins ordered these dishes and the only complaint I heard was that the avocado rolls didn’t have that much actual avocado. 

pint central

The turkey sandwich is made with lettuce, tomatoes, bacon, and a avocado and chipotle aioli.

pint central

The avocado rolls are made with a black corn relish and served with a cilantro sauce.

Overall, I would love to go back and try more of their dishes. They have a great appetizers section with plenty of dishes to share. They also have salads and other types of sandwiches. Pint Central is a great place to spend a chill time with friends. I would love to see how the atmosphere may change later in the evening and wee hours.

Pint Central on Urbanspoon

Been there? Tell us about it!

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *