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Ristorante Centro

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Streitgasse 20, Basel 4051, Switzerland
61 262 11 30
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47 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wow, this was a very pleasant surprise. Located on the 1st floor with windows all around. Perfect Italian food, very very nice. The service was very good and pleasant. Definitely worthwhile a visit.

Thank Marc V
London, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The team was very welcoming and friendly, but the food was poor! Ate the risotto with pine nuts and spinach... but it was full of garlic. The vegetarian lasagne has nothing of homemade, but more of the industrial frozen variety... the spinach and ricotta ravioli were ok.

Thank Scuderiaedo
Elk Grove, California, United States
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20 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 2, 2016

This restaurant was an unexpected pleasure. The wait staff was great along with amazing food. I'd like to eat there again.

Thank Nadene C
Pons, France
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101 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 23, 2016 via mobile

A bit of a hidden gem. Arrived early before a show, but we were welcomed and given seats and drinks while we waited before their 18:00 opening time. Had to rush a bit for show time, which was a shame because the food was great. Just pizzas and pasta this time but very keen to return for a bigger meal.... More 

Thank Rhys W
Basel, Switzerland
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 23, 2016 via mobile

Excellent food and service. We were a party of 5. Everyone enjoyed their meal. The ravioli with salmon was excellent, as was the lasagne. The arrabbiata was its usual fiery best! The pizza 'special' with asparagus was very tasty. The Nero D'Avolo went down well too. It was just a pity we did not have enough time for 'dolce' as... More 

Thank Michael E
Basel, Switzerland
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67 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 6, 2016

We were there on a Saturday evening and we enjoyed the food. The pizze are very good, among the best we ever had in Basel. I had gnocchi with butter and "Salbeisauce" which were also good, but not the best I have ever had. They could have been better to my opinion. But I do think the Teigwaren are handmade... More 

Thank Celine_11_04
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23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 12, 2015

Ate here on a busy Friday night whilst in Basel. Did not book a table but they managed to find us a table for two. Very good selection of dishes. Prices we thought very reasonable for here. Very quick service and meal arrived within 20 minutes. Large portions. I would recommend taglietelli with aubergines which was delicious. Friendly staff who... More 

Thank carol b
Basel, Switzerland
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110 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 11, 2015 via mobile

We went to Centro a year ago and had to return for a second taste of the pumpkin soup. Since then we've been many times. The lunchtime menu is great value and the service is good. We've been many times with our baby daughter and the staff have always been welcoming and accommodating.

Thank DGM_1981
Heerenveen, The Netherlands
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 5, 2015 via mobile

The food was fine and really soon delivered. The atmosphere was not really cosy and doesn't bring a romantic evening. The price you finally pay is not fair for the whole concept. Bring your money to place that deserves it!

Thank f h
Ruardean, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 26, 2015 via mobile

After a hot day walking about in the sun, we decided to pop into this restaurant to get some lunch. After ordering, we were presented with a salad each (that we had not ordered), which was a nice surprise. The pizzas were a funghi and a tricolore. They were both delicious and huge as well. Great if you love a... More 

Thank Oliver P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$18 - $44
Italian, Mediterranean, European, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Streitgasse 20, Basel 4051, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Basel  >  Basel>  > Altstadt
  • Neighborhood: Altstadt
  • Phone Number: 61 262 11 30

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?