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1948 W 25th Street, Cleveland, OH
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Ranked #134 of 1,686 Restaurants in Cleveland
Price range: $30 - $30
Sun - Thu 4:30 pm - 2:00 am
Fri 4:30 pm - 2:30 am
Sat 12:00 pm - 2:00 am
Cuisines: Italian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Lorain Ave.
Transit: Visit www.BarCento.com for a map of Bar Cento's location and detailed public transportation information. We are across the street from the West 25th Rapid Transit stop.
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  • English first
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English first
Akron Ohio
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40 reviews 40 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015 NEW via mobile

I had heard this place was great and that the pizza is the best. To me the place was just OK, including the pizza. Pros: great beer selection and attractive interior Cons: pizza margarita was not very flavorful - tomatoes were pale and wimpy without much flavor and hardly any seasoning. We shared fries which were good but not great... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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36 reviews 36 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Great beer selection, great staff, awesome food (I am very serious on this: try their French fries while drinking). The staff is amazing as is the beer selection and just the feel of the place.

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Solon, Ohio
16 reviews 16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

Decided to try this for the first time over Thanksgiving. Only went to the bar. They had a wide variety of beers on tap

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Avon Lake
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71 reviews 71 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014 via mobile

This was our first visit to Bar Cento and our last.We decided to stop before a concert .The space is cold aesthetically and temperature wise. Every time the door opened,which was a lot Sunday night, because of the Browns crowd coming out of the bar to smoke.The cold air flooded in to the restaurant. They need to invest in a... More 

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Strongsville, Ohio
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181 reviews 181 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Bar Cento is a very close approximation of what you get at trattorias in Italy. Great apps, wood fired thin crust pizzas, and a few right sized entrees. I highly recommend "The Big Board" a charcuterie and artisinal cheese board. At $21 it is a great value. There is plenty for 4 to share as an app. House made meats,... More 

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Lakewood, Ohio
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25 reviews 25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Based upon Bar Cento's reputation in Cleveland, we were looking forward to dining here for our first time to mark our wedding anniversary. Upon arrival, we were seated at a two-person table near the bar and accentuated by a high amount of traffic to and from the kitchen. My wife ordered a Mojito which was made without simple syrup; our... More 

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Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Great beer selection. Pizzas are your best bet. Good fresh ingredients. Nearby parking available. Great place for meeting before or after a game?

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Pepper Pike, Ohio
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30 reviews 30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014 via mobile

Went to bar cento last night before an event at a nearby brew house. Hit it just right on a Saturday evening, just before the end of happy hour. This afforded us the opportunity to order off of the happy hour menu. Great deals to be had by simply showing up before 7:00. Hubby had the lamb meatballs, which we... More 

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London, Canada
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61 reviews 61 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

Very big restaurant that I imagine gets quite busy at night. Seared Scampi had great flavour and the portion of risotto was nice and light (and done perfectly). Pizza crust is nice and crispy- must be the heat from the oven- sauce is tangy and toppings fresh.

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Cleveland, Ohio
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Food is alright, but overpriced. Supposedly famous for their pizza, had the margherita, not good. Cheese and meat plates are alright.

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Additional Information about Bar Cento

Address: 1948 W 25th Street, Cleveland, OH
Phone Number: 216-274-1010
Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Cleveland
Open Hours:
Sunday 4:30 pm - 2:00 am
Monday 4:30 pm - 2:00 am
Tuesday 4:30 pm - 2:00 am
Wednesday 4:30 pm - 2:00 am
Thursday 4:30 pm - 2:00 am
Friday 4:30 pm - 2:30 am
Saturday 12:00 pm - 2:00 am
Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
Cuisine: Italian

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