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Fri, 5/24
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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2019 Winner

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Italian, Pizza, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups, Bar scene, Business meetings

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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Italian, Pizza, Asian
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Table Service
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Reviewed 4 days ago

One of the best Italian meals I have had outside of Italy. Appetizers (mussels for the first, papadew peppers stuffed with gorgonzola for the second) were spectacular. A creative touch in the mussel broth was incorporation of a small amount of ground pork sausage. At...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Gary H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had the shrimp scampi. It was fresh and delicious! The atmosphere is relaxing. The service was great. Second visit. First review. Cento is worth the visit.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank roddy88
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First time eating here. Everyone at the table had something different and everyone loved their meal. All looked and tasted delicious.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank MLGMBG1102
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a wonder place in many respects. The service was perfect and very professional. The tables were well spaced and the food was perfect. I must say the rigatoni carbonara was the best I have had. I would highly reccomend as this is our...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank RibMountain60370
Reviewed April 17, 2019

My wife and I are fans of the Food Fight Restaurant Group (FFRG) in the Madison, Wisconsin area, but had not yet had an opportunity to try Cento. But when we were recently downtown Madison for a theater performance, we decided to make a dinner...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Travelerbfm
Reviewed April 13, 2019

Cento has a great location across the street from the Overture Center. When it opened the food was pretty good. Now the food quality is mediocre and the service is mixed--from rude to okay.

Date of visit: December 2018
Reviewed April 6, 2019 via mobile

Visiting pre college and this place rocked. Wonderful service. Bolognese pasta and roasted chicken pizza were excellent.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank jonadoc
Reviewed April 5, 2019

Cento was insanely crowded at between 6:30 and 8pm indicating a lot of patrons working (or studying) near the city center. I was there with a colleague and fortunately we had booked and they took us in immediately. Our server, Camille, was knowledgeable and friendly,...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Walter W
Reviewed March 31, 2019 via mobile

Four of us had an excellent (early) dinner at Cento. We each tried a different type of pasta for our dinner and were very satisfied with the service provided by Kevin and the quality of our meals. Our waiter, Kevin, made sure that our glasses...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank 741judyp
Reviewed March 24, 2019 via mobile

We have been here many times and will be back many more. This was a typical evening there where all four of us ordered something different and each dish was a delight. Love the atmosphere and consistently excellent food.

Date of visit: March 2019
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