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“Homemade Italian” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Cenare

Cenare
404 University Dr E, Ste X, College Station, TX 77840-1743
979-696-7311
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Ranked #10 of 240 Restaurants in College Station
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
Gilmer, Texas
2 reviews
“Homemade Italian”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2012

Doesn't look like much on the outside but it has great food and a relaxing atmosphere at a reasonable price. Gnocchi was homemade and delicious. Suggest making a reservation, especially on a weekend or holiday.

Visited February 2012
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English first
Batesville, Arkansas
Top Contributor
100 reviews 100 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 39 cities Reviews in 39 cities
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
“The best Italian restaurant ever!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2012

We just got back from Cenare this evening for our Valentine date. From start to finish the customer service is at the top. Every food item we ordered was excellent. This is one of the best kept secrets of College Station. We will make Cenare a regular stop for us!

  • Visited February 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Austin, Texas
1 review
“Great dining experience!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2011

What a wonderful meal! From beginning to end, our dining experience was outstanding in every way. Try the stuffed mushroom appetizer.....to die for! Along with the bread and salad, our dinner entrees (eggplant parmigiana and shrimp scampi) were excellent. Service was attentive and very pleasant. The Italian owner came by each table to check on things as well, which was a very nice touch. We only wish we could have stayed longer! It is definitely on our list of restaurants to revisit when we are in the College Station area.

  • Visited October 2011
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Bryan, Texas
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59 reviews 59 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 25 cities Reviews in 25 cities
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
“Favorite Italian in B/CS!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2011

This is my favorite italian restaurant in town. The atmosphere is fine dining and the service is too! Great wine list and the food is to die for! The new "Cenare on the Rocks" is really neat too. It is a separate section of the restaurant with more of a bar feel to it, and they have great specials during happy hour! The lump crabmeat gnocchi is hands down the best item on the menu and is really wonderful! The italian wedding soup and house salads are really great too! I always love coming here and it is great for special events, business meetings, dinner with friends or a date! Don't hesitate when going to Cenare, it truly is wonderful!

  • Visited June 2011
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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College Station, Texas
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Excellent Food & Service!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2011

I have lived in College Station for 7 years and never knew this place was around. Everything was excellent - from appetizers and drinks to dessert! Very classy place with great ambiance and friendly wait staff. The owner personally stopped by our table twice to check on us and make small talk. I will definitely return and would recommend this as the BEST Italian restaurant in Bryan/College Station! Prices are a little high for our area but you definitely get what you pay for!

  • Visited August 2011
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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