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“one of downtown's best”
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Centro Restaurant
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Ranked #1 of 581 Restaurants in Des Moines
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $10 - $30
Cuisines: Italian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, Large groups
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Lunch, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: 10th Street
Description: Conveniently located in downtown Des Moines lives one of the city’s most popular restaurants, Centro. The urban eatery specializes in delicious Italian-inspired food featuring fresh ingredients and masterful preparation by Chef George Formaro. Whether you’re ordering a multi-course meal or grabbing a drink and pizza at the bar, Centro’s lively, casual yet upscale atmosphere makes it perfect for dining with friends, family, clients and business associates.
Reviewed February 13, 2013

A nice varied menu. Fun bar. I especially like the bloody mary bar at the Sunday brunch. Nice atmosphere and good service. A casual yet fine restaurant.

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Reviewed February 11, 2013

We were in Des Moines to go to the theater and choose Centro Restaurant based on reviews we read on trip advisor. The reviews were spot on. The Service and food were tip top. We order steaks Pittsburg style medium rare and this usually trips up a lot of restaurant kitchens, but not the Centro. The server knew and delivered exactly what wanted. We are looking forward to dining again at this restaurant.

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Thank MarkBrenda40728
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Reviewed February 8, 2013 via mobile

Very nice decor and great food, I would highly recommend. I had the lobster tortellini in a cream sauce that was amazing. Great wine list that is display on a tablet program

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Thank MarcIndy
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Reviewed February 1, 2013

Amazing food! Possibly best restaurant food in the Des Moines area. Prices quite high but worth it occasionally for those special celebrations.

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Thank Tami R
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Reviewed February 1, 2013

The food was good, but the service was not good. The atmosphere is nice. However, I feel that the restaurant should work on training the staff more.

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Thank Michelle L
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