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122 W Mifflin St, Madison, WI 53703-2510
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good30%
  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“pasta dishes” (21 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
122 W Mifflin St, Madison, WI 53703-2510
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

During my two day stay in Madison I had the pleasure of dining at cento. Once with a group of 20 and then again solo. Both times the service was friendly and efficient. Difficult sometimes to accomplish with 20. The food was outstanding I had...More

Thank Paul L
Reviewed 1 week ago

The restaurant is very nice, the service good, the drinks and wine also fine. The butcher board to start the meal was the highlight with beautiful meats and local cheeses. The appetizers were also good......grilled octopus and beef carpaccio. The entrees, all Italian pasta dishes...More

Thank EdofMaineSoCarolina
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our only quibble with this place was the noise—-we REALLY had to speak with raised voice, even though they seated us in a padded booth. But, the service was friendly, helpful and attentive. The food was fresh, innovative and interesting, featuring lots of fresh produce...More

Thank dcgrandma
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wife and I ate here weekend of Ironman. Everything downtown was full and packed. Found Cento off Trip Advisor. It was a definite Home Run!! Excellent service . Fun drink menu. Delicious food. Just a wonderful and easy 5 Star experience . Big thumbs up...More

Thank JacksonGuy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a lovely vegetarian lunch here. Ofcourse the food options were limited but great ambience , friendly staff and good food . Must visit .

Thank Vacation379045
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was in WI for a large conference and 12 of us went to Cento for dinner. Our reservation was honored promptly and we had drinks in front of us quickly. I decided to try something different, Smoke & Roses, or something like that. It...More

Thank Pipertrail
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In looking for a nice evening meal in Madison, we chose Cento. Located not far from the state capitol in a wonderfully reclaimed, older building. Lots of brick, high ceilings and narrow refinished hardwood floors set off a somewhat more modern décor. Nicely done. Good...More

Thank Mark H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited at a busy time though with a reservation made several weeks earlier. They split up our party to two booths so we could not talk as planned at a business meeting that was to introduce some new directors... Other than that the food...More

Thank BeLaZe
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went here for a party and was blown away by the food, the kinds of wine, the service and the comfort of the establishment...along with how cool the place looked! Chicken was prepared to perfection (that's a hard one...hate it when it's dry!) bone in...More

Thank cjettr
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

Stopped by late on a Saturday night in hopes of getting a birthday worthy dessert and cocktails/wine. Absolutely fabulous! I have been for dinner as well. They really helped make us feel special and helped us celebrate.

Thank Kathleen C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
17:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 122 W Mifflin St, Madison, WI 53703-2510
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Madison
  • Phone Number: 608-284-9378
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