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Centro Cafe

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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2017 Winner
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CUISINES
Italian
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner
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Menu

ANTIPASTO
$5.0
Garlic Bread
$8.0
Bruschetta*^
tomatoes, red onions & basil on grilled bread with a drizzle of olive oil & balsamic reduction
$11.0
Grilled Calamari With Scallops^
lemon - herb vinaigrette & greens
$8.0
Grilled Asparagus Wraps^
prosciutto, lemon – herb vinaigrette & greens
$8.0
Marinated Artichoke Dip*^
roasted garlic, parmesan & artichokes spread on garlic crostini
$8.0
Tapénade^
citrus zest, black and kalamata olives, fresh thyme with grilled bread & crackers
$14.0
Trio Spreads^
combination of bruschetta, artichoke dip & tapanade
SALAD AND SOUP
Sm $5.0
Lg $7.0
Mixed Green*^
greens, tomatoes, cucumbers & red onions with balsamic or lemon-herb vinaigrette
Sm $6.0
Lg $8.0
Caesar*^
romaine, parmeson and croutons
Sm $8.0
Lg $10.0
Caesar^
with chicken
Sm $5.0
Lg $7.0
Rocket*^
arugula, lemon-herb vinaigrette and shaved parmesan
Lg $8.5
Caprese^
roma tomatoes, fresh mozzarella and basil with a drizzle of olive oil & balsamic reduction
Lg $9.0
Spaghetti Salad*^
julienned zucchini, yellow squash, bell peppers & tiny tomatoes with lemon-herb viniagrette
Cup $4.0
Bowl $5.0
Soup Of The Day
PASTA
substitute rp’s gluten free rotini: $2.75
$8.0
With Meatballs^ $13.0
Marinara*^
house red sauce and spaghetti
$9.0
Add Chicken Or Shrimp For $5.5
Pomodoro*^
fresh tomatoes, basil, garlic, & olive oil with capellini
$11.0
Add Chicken Or Shrimp For $5.5
Pesto^
arugula & parsley pesto with spaghetti
$14.0
Pollo^
chicken, sundried tomatoes, portabella mushrooms, broccoli & white wine cream sauce with cavatappi
$16.0
Arancia^
chicken, olives, capers, artichokes, & tangy orange tomato sauce with cavatappi
$13.5
Bolognese
richway acres beef, rosemary, portabella mushrooms, tomato sauce, parm & cream with penne
$13.0
Salsiccia^
scardina’s italian sausage, portabella mushrooms, spicy marinara, cream & fontina with penne
$16.0
Frutti Di Mare^
calamari, scallops & shrimp in a spicy tomato cream sauce with spaghetti
$13.0
Primavera*^
peppers, zucchini, yellow squash, spinach, broccoli & basil tomato sauce with spaghetti
$16.0
Diavolo^
shrimp, scallops & spicy white wine tomato sauce with linguini & fresh herbs
FLATBREAD PIZZAS
10” serves one as a meal or great appetizer to share
$11.0
Margherita^
fresh belgioioso mozzarella, red sauce & basil
$12.0
Duck Sausage^
maple leaf farms duck sausage, fontina, roasted garlic alfredo & mushrooms, finished with arugula tossed in truffle oil
$11.0
Spinach And Artichoke^
roasted garlic alfredo, spnach ,tomatoes, marinated artichokes, fontina & parmesan cheese
$12.0
Mediterranean
goat cheese, red sauce, kalamata oilves, mushrooms, spinach & sun dried tomatoes
EXTRAS AND SIDES
$1.0
Anchovies
$3.0
Asparagus
$3.0
Broccoli
$3.5
Mushroom Mix
$5.0
Mixed Vegetables
$2.5
Spinach
$2.0
Cheese
$2.5
Marinara
$5.5
Chicken
$5.0
Italian Sausage
DESSERTS
ask about our dessert specials
$7.0
Flourless Chocolate Cake
with cold spoons raspberry sorbetto
$7.0
Tiramisu
$5.0
Gelato
cold spoons or house made
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All reviews pasta scallop appetizer gnudi rocket salad flourless chocolate cake giardiniera bread center street won't break the bank italian food red sauce gluten free tuesday night service was excellent great atmosphere riverwest dish
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Reviewed January 6, 2019

Centro Cafe, located on Center Street in Riverwest is a great date night dining destination and a fun dinner destination if you are visiting Milwaukee and want to experience the flavor of one of Milwaukee's most interesting and diverse neighborhoods. We love to have the...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Josie O
Reviewed December 20, 2018

Met some classmates here. Yummy food. My dish - pesto pasta - could have handled a little more flavor. The shrimp in it was good. The flourless chocolate cake was perhaps the best I've ever had. We sat in the back. Nicer back there in...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank ScenicSights
Reviewed December 11, 2018

Located in a low-key neighborhood, this simple restaurant is well designed, comfortable and inviting location for excellent Italian food and custom cocktails. Even though the menu leans towards being meat-centric, there were still options for my pescatarian dining preferences. The portions and prices are spot...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank sassytraveler1
Reviewed November 27, 2018

What a cool restaurant! Food was delicious. Quality wine. Nice bowl of Scampi! I love the great vibe at this neighborhood restaurant and I can't wait to return.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank DonnaLee5511
Reviewed October 28, 2018 via mobile

This hidden gem consistently serves some of the best Italian food in Milwaukee. Jimmy and Esther provide personal, outstanding service. The wines are truly Italian with some really good selections.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank mrp78
Reviewed October 20, 2018 via mobile

Quaint place with excellent service. The scallop appetizer was recommended and absolutely amazing but very overpriced ... $16 for four scallops. The meatballs were uneventful and I would not feed those to my dog. My friend thoroughly enjoyed her risotto but neither of us had...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank purplehotgirl
Reviewed August 19, 2018

GREAT Food Great service Great selection of food to choose from. Gluten free with lots of choices to get a good meal

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Ron M
Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

I have been going here for years and have always found the food to be outstanding although I do not like its sketchy location! I am gluten free and the gluten free food is awesome here!

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Realedan
Reviewed July 14, 2018 via mobile

Service was excellent! Food was very good - I had RISOTTO VERDE spinach, shallot, mushroom, cream, goat and Parmesan cheese - I should’ve added the chicken. My husband had ARRABIATA Scardina’s chorizo, shrimp, scallion, roasted red pepper, spicy tequila-lime sauce, 18.25 cilantro, Parmesan cheese, spaghetti....More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank SusieMilwaukee
Reviewed July 14, 2018 via mobile

This is probably the best Italian food I’ve ever had. I couldn’t even tell it was gluten free. The tomato sauce was astonishing! Hands down the best I’ve ever tasted!

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank 644mariahg
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