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Centini Restaurant & Lounge

160 8 Ave SE | TELUS Convention Centre, Calgary, Alberta T2G 0K6, Canada
+1 403-269-1600
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good20%
  • Average7%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible1%
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Italian, International, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
160 8 Ave SE | TELUS Convention Centre, Calgary, Alberta T2G 0K6, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not good service and not great food Sea bass on raw brussel sprouts with a clear broth?? Returned my salad.

Thank eeeegggg
Reviewed May 8, 2018

enjoyed a wonderful meal but made the mistake of accepting the waiter's recommendation for an alternative wine when the bottle I ordered from the menu was not available. Ended up paying $165 for a 1/2 bottle of red wine. Shouldn't have assumed that he would...More

Thank MurrayP58
Reviewed May 5, 2018

It was my friends Birthday and Centini was her first and only choice for a long and relaxing dinner. The evening started with perfect cocktails and continued straight up from there. Our Waiter Anthony aka Curley was excellent. My guest can be a very picky...More

Reviewed May 2, 2018

So convenient to the YYC Theaters , Nice to see a resurgence of fine dining! Great selection of quality wines----and the antipasto platter was exquisite! We love sitting at the cozy bar. Well done Centini! But you still need to "PAY to PLAY! Ask for...More

Thank alan a
Reviewed May 1, 2018

Despite the downturn in the Calgary economy, this restaurant remains excellent. I think they have a large following of loyal customers and have been able to maintain their standard of excellent food, great service and a warm, welcoming environment. We recently dined here before the...More

Thank Curlew1978
Reviewed April 12, 2018

I like the private meeting rooms. ask the servers what is best on that day. I love the wrapped and stuffed chicken dishes. excellent wine list and reasonably well priced. Great location

Thank Robert K
Reviewed April 11, 2018

If you are shelling out $40 for a Veal Piccata in an Italian restaurant, you expect to get a great meal. The veggies and their sauce were good, but the veal was downright chewy. We were pressed for time, so did not return the plate,...More

Thank Professional-Pilgrim
Reviewed January 22, 2018

Excellent restaurant and the dinner was delicious. Many choices from the menu & the wine selection was alot to choose from . Our server Dany was very good also. Definitely will go back.

Thank Randy A
Reviewed December 21, 2017

Had a wonderful lunch here and I thought the service was impeccable as was the food. I've had a number of lunches at the next door Teatro, and i must say that I appreciated the food more at Centini. Delicious!!!

Thank Fordstaff
Reviewed December 4, 2017 via mobile

Nice atmosphere, lentil soup and the hand made pasta were great as well as the service. Restaurant was not busy at 6 pm during the week, the service was fast.

Thank Elsa J
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 160 8 Ave SE | TELUS Convention Centre, Calgary, Alberta T2G 0K6, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Calgary>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 403-269-1600
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