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122 W Mifflin St, Madison, WI 53703-2510
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good31%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“brunch” (7 reviews)
“pasta” (34 reviews)
“arctic char” (9 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
122 W Mifflin St, Madison, WI 53703-2510
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We were returning home from our vacation in Canada and decided to stop in Madison for dinner. Looking at the listing of the top restaurants in Trip Advisor we chose Cento, not only for the reviews, but the menu was very appealing to all of...More

Thank AlexandraPR_1961
Reviewed 4 days ago

First time visit and it won't be the last. Warm olive starter is a must. In Wisconsin I'm always leery about seafood , but I took a chance on the Tuscan seafood stew, and was so pleased. Fantastic base, good seafood perfectly prepared. Dessert was...More

Thank Marilynn Virgin... M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When you look at this place, you expect everything to be extremely expensive. Yes, the dinner pastas are not $10 Applebees meals, but they're not the $30 tiny plates of molded farfalle I was expecting. Entrees are reasonably priced while still being top-notch and, most...More

Thank Natalie A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is hard to get past the boozy brunch menu deal but we forced ourselves to do so this visit and we were not disappointed. I had a basic bacon and eggs breakfast. The scrambled eggs were particularly well prepared and the bacon too. The...More

Thank JBP1952
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Cento means 100 in Italian, this should be 110. The staff here was excellent from hostess to waitress to kitchen. We had bacon wrap dates (free if you register on their website), grilled octopus, pizza and bread pudding washed down with happy hour priced Peroni....More

Thank dsj5777
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

This is an upscale Italian restaurant with a lively atmosphere. It was a little hard to hear our server, although I don't think he enunciated very well The service was fast, and the food was very good. I especially was pleased with an appetizer of...More

Thank Red-Camper29
Reviewed 28 July 2017

Had a very nice dinner last weekend with my wife and niece. My niece and I each had a pasta dish and my wife had the risotto. All three were excellent! I also order a side of the brussels sprouts and they were superb! We...More

Thank TJT0321
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

My son and I had a fantastic dinner here last week. The wine list was great, the mixed green salad was even better! The tagliatelle was mouth watering good and my sons spicy salumi pizza was so flavorful. Highly recommend! Service was fantastic and decor...More

Thank Kim W
Reviewed 12 July 2017

very fresh - homemade style. excellent menu selection . very reasonable prices. great location. see my pics.

Thank Boxter98
Reviewed 7 July 2017

Cento is my current favorite Italian spot in Madison. I have enjoyed several great meals here and haven't been disappointed with any dish! Their sourdough bread and pizzas are divine, and their Tagliatelle dish is one of my favorites. The elegant yet unpretentious decor makes...More

Thank Nicole 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, Business meetings, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
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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