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Centro Cafe

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808 E Center St, Milwaukee, WI 53212-3048
+1 414-455-3751
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
808 E Center St, Milwaukee, WI 53212-3048
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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!

Thank Realedan
Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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

Thank SusieMilwaukee
Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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!

Thank Mariah G
Reviewed June 3, 2018

I've been to this restaurant several times; always because someone else in our group wants to go there. I have never been impressed, and the food is always very average in my opinion. Last night my boyfriend wanted to go there so I agreed to...More

Thank Barbara K
Reviewed June 3, 2018

We went on a Tuesday night just after they opened at 5 pm, so easily got a table. Our waiter Michael was amazingly attentive without being overly so and was very willing to give suggestions when asked. His suggestion of the Marsala braised beef short...More

Thank Deanne W
Reviewed June 1, 2018

We had been looking forward to visiting Centro Cafe for a while. We went on a holiday Saturday night and were pleasantly surprised that they were not very busy and we were seated immediately. I ordered the bolognese and my wife ordered the spare rib...More

Thank hjg33
Reviewed May 6, 2018

I had only been here once before and it was OK that time, but I fell in LOVE this second time around!! Drinks were phenomenal (strong, tasty, colorful, interesting mixes), food portions were medium-sized and flavorful with many to choose from. Definitely going back!

Thank price699
Reviewed March 30, 2018 via mobile

Birthday dinner with family- Pros: -Cute place! Small and rather European. -Service. Smart server, attentive just enough. Knew menu and made fine recommendations. Accommodating. -Bread was outstanding as was roasted veggie salad. -3+ meals out of 5 were very good. Cons: -Pomadoro was less than...More

Thank tvdirector
Reviewed March 23, 2018

This is our "go to" restaurant. Consistently great dinners that won't break the bank. The staff is second to none!

Thank Steven P
Reviewed July 15, 2017 via mobile

Personally I found this place's food on a scale 0-10 about a 4.5 . We were seated right away ,nice really really small table in a back patio area? ( not really a patio it was covered by a plastic roof filled with spiders and...More

Thank Bonnie1320
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 808 E Center St, Milwaukee, WI 53212-3048
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Milwaukee
  • Phone Number: +1 414-455-3751
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