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Cento

122 W Mifflin St, Madison, WI 53703-2510
608-284-9378
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Overview
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good29%
  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (12 reviews)
“pasta” (46 reviews)
“arctic char” (11 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian, Pizza, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
122 W Mifflin St, Madison, WI 53703-2510
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1 - 10 of 227 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

We had been looking forward to coming here since we moved in downtown. What a disappointing experience for a restaurant known for good food. I put this terrible experience down to poor management. The server we had needed to find a new line of work....More

Thank Eric J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Sat at the kitchen table for the set taste by menu. The food was all amazing and more than I could eat. At least 2 of the dishes I would have ordered by themselves for dinner. The service was great, and we just had a...More

Thank Jennifer F
Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

Roasted Brussel sprouts were awesome. Pasta was homemade. Soup of the day was yummy. Service was excellent. Ambience was nice.

Thank Sherri G
Reviewed 29 May 2018

We were meeting friends for dinner before attending a show at the Overture. We arrived on time for our reservation at 6:15. The hostess was somewhat friendly and said that we would have to wait until 6:45, then she changed her mind and decided to...More

1  Thank billhV8285JU
Reviewed 19 May 2018 via mobile

The food wasn't bad, but the swordfish puttanesca was a very small serving without any pasta. We were a group of around ten people, and the waiters weren't very attentative. Furthermore, a big tip of 17% were automatically included and the place certainly didn't deserve...More

Thank Andreas S
Reviewed 2 May 2018 via mobile

Four of us had a good brunch here. Good selection and everything was well prepared. One negative was they were out of Bloody Mary. Service helpful and good gluten free options.

Thank Henry F
Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

Our experience at Cento got off to a rough start but it recovered fairly well. We had reservations for Saturday brunch. When we got there, there was just one couple ahead of us and then our group of 4. After seating the couple ahead of...More

1  Thank Greg M
Andres M, General Manager at Cento, responded to this reviewResponded 12 May 2018

Hello Mr. Miller, Again, Thanks you for your review. Please see full response on google. Have a great day!

Reviewed 30 April 2018

My family and I have visited Cento for brunch twice now after Sunday morning activities. We are just beginning to explore brunches in general, but Cento is our favorite thus far in Madison. For myself, the highlight of the brunch can be summarized in four...More

Thank Frank Y
Reviewed 30 March 2018

We visited this restaurant with the idea of having a drink or two with some apps. We sat down and the effervescent server came over with an enthusiastic zeal that was impressive and we thought we were in for a great experience. Unfortunately, when we...More

Thank Lon F
Andres M, General Manager at Cento, responded to this reviewResponded 11 May 2018

Hello, I apologize for the disappointing experience during your last visit. I appreciate the feedback that you provided. Messages like yours help me know when my team did a good job, and what needs attention. I’m glad you enjoyed our food offerings; Chef Chris is...More

Reviewed 30 March 2018

Still scratching my head over all the good reviews ! Had the displeasure of eating here on 3/25/2018 with my wife, daughter and grandchildren. Wine for adults served in parfait glasses. Don't they know what a wine glass is ? Granddaughters Sprites sent back twice...More

4  Thank Michael-in-Illinois
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
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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