1435 Boston Post Rd
|A "sister restaurant" to
CENTRO Ristorante & Bar in Greenwich, CT, CENTRO of Fairfield is
more casual and less intimate. I decided to eat at
the bar. Surprisingly, I enjoyed my Caesar's Salad here more than
I had anticipated.
Like the Greenwich CENTRO, fresh cloves of garlic and olives
decorated each table, along with thin Italian breadsticks. The
garlic was presented in oil with basil, oregano and crushed red
pepper. And it was so fresh that it left my lips
The butter was, as I would wish it to be in EVERY restaurant: served
at room temperature and spreadable, vs. frozen solid.
Out came the Caesar's. It was difficult not to compare it with
CENTRO's of Greenwich, and to my surprise, I don't think I could notice
a difference. The romaine leaves were just as flavorful, drenched
in a tasteful dressing. I believe both restaurants follow the same
recipe (and no, they were not willing to reveal their
ingredients). Fresh pepper and grated cheese topped it off, along
with lots of garlic and herb flavored chunky croutons.
Once more, as far as consistency - for a good Caesar's Salad,
at a hearty size and reasonable price, CENTRO's has my