Small Town Restaurant with Big Flavor


“One cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well.” The downtown community is welcoming new life in the beloved restaurant space that holds great memories. Center Family Restaurant is now open. Owned and operated by Prparim Alimi also known as Pete and his father Mike who are professional chefs. Their mission is to provide delicious food, create memories and favorable experiences for Dodge Center and neighboring communities.

Pete and Mike were looking for a quaint place to own and operate a restaurant. He and his parents did the research that led them to the beloved downtown real estate. He and his family currently reside in a neighboring town, however; in the future he wants to live in the same community that he serves. “We are so happy that we came here because the community supports us. We would like to bring more of our family here and add to the community.”

Pete and his father are professional cooks. After working for others they decided to open a restaurant for themselves. The menu consists of breakfast items such as omelets, skillets, pancakes and waffles. And several lunch food items such as appetizers, pastas, burgers, steak and seafood. There are many other food items to choose from. They have built a thriving operation that has given them a valuable perspective and respect for hard work. They are in need of friendly servers that can provide great customer service.

Center Family Restaurant has 5 star reviews on Facebook. “New Restaurant in town. Amazing food and service. Great for large groups. If you live in the area or passing by stop and check it out. you won’t be disappointed.” Another satisfied customer wrote, “I visited the restaurant this morning for the first time. The service was great, and the waitress was prompt and friendly. My meal arrived quickly and was cooked perfectly. They have a large menu with reasonable prices. Can’t wait to go back. Great addition to Dodge Center.” Another happy customer wrote, “Great new addition to Dodge Center!! Beautiful restaurant, delicious food and fast service. I would highly recommend it to anyone.”

Center Family Restaurant builds on familiar offerings including sandwiches, soups and salads, and elevates them into something extraordinary. Everything is rooted in the superb techniques and combinations that have stood the test of time. Pete and Mike have a proud tradition of cooking in great restaurants over many years. This long standing excellence is evident in everything that is served.