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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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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good20%
  • Average8%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (14 reviews)
“prosciutto” (6 reviews)
“bread basket” (2 reviews)
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Italian, International, Japanese, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
160 8 Ave SE | @TELUS Convention Centre, Calgary, Alberta T2G 0K6, Canada
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I stumbled across this wonderful hidden gem walking in Calgary. Good thing we stopped and checked it out cause it ended up being our favorite restaurant in Calgary. The food was amazing and impossible to find something even close to compare. The...More

Thank billythekid90
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Reviewed 23 June 2017

We had not been to Centini for some time so decided to celebrate my Husbands birthday there this year. We love the quiet ambiance of this space and were seated at a nice table near the window. Service was excellent and discrete.The wine list is...More

Thank LJoanne
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We came for very light dining and enjoyed a shared Ceasar salad, Beet Bruschetta and Calamari Putanesca appetizers. The fresh focaccia was also delicious. Our server was proficient and professional. Next visit we look forward to trying their pasta offerings. We hope you enjoy it...More

Thank Michael S
Reviewed 5 August 2017

This was my second visit to Centini for dinner and although I had loved it the first time I was unsure of what to expect given that I had recently found out I am celiac. A bread basket with a variety of fresh baked breads...More

1  Thank Shelley H
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

I've overlooked this restaurant for the longest time so I'm really glad we cancelled our previous reservations at another restaurant due to foul weather. On last minute impulse we popped into Centini ... Nice to get out of the rain. They seated us close to...More

Thank Andee S
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

It was early evening Friday, no reservation already turned away from one place due to no reservation.We were seated in a small section in the front which became a blessing as the main room filled and was Friday night loud As appetizer we shared a...More

Thank Gilles B
Reviewed 16 March 2017

The Hand Made Wild Mushroom Tagliatelle was absolutely perfect. It was hard to choose between the excellent pasta and the generous heap of mushrooms accompanying it. The ambiance, location, and service at this restaurant are wonderful and though it's not inexpensive, it's on par with...More

Thank ThePathLessTravelled
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

The food is good and very well presented, however not the best in Calgary. The wine list is excellent but overpriced (the excellent Chianti I found at another italian for $20 less with a week!) We went for pre-theatre early dinner around 5:30 however the...More

Thank Simon B
Reviewed 11 March 2017

We had a team dinner in this downtown location with 20 persons, all seated at one very large, almost square table, this mad communication around the table possible. We had a 3 course dinner ($63pp), food was good (carrot/ginger soup, Osborne bucolic and apple galette),service...More

Thank travelandmore300
Reviewed 10 March 2017

The food is truly delicious ... classic Italian with interesting choices ... I loved that we were seated in a space that felt intimate where we could have a great conversation. I undersatnd why Centini is such a favourite for Calgarians who love great food...More

Thank Carolyn B
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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
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
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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