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Centro CBD

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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28 Stewart St, Wollongong, New South Wales 2500, Australia
+61 2 4225 3556
Tue - Fri 12:00 - 15:00
Tue - Sat 18:00 - 22:00
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Wollongong, Australia
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131 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I have spent some time reading other reviews of this restaurant and my experience does not seem to match. I rarely write poor reviews however I have eaten a lot of Italian food and judging on what I had in my opinion, not only was it not good food for the dollars paid, it was not very Italian. My partner... More 

Thank Travelbug18
Wollongong, Australia
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43 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is with out a doubt the best Italian restaurant in Wollongong. Fantastic menu staff are just the best. Location is stewart street very close to every thing. It's got me 👍

Thank Geoff S
Sydney, Australia
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I visited Centro with a few colleagues for lunch in January. Everyone enjoyed the food. I had a risotto which was excellent. The service was professional and friendly. If you are in Wollongong it is a great place for a business lunch.

Thank Alexandra R
Wollongong, Australia
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017

After reading some of the reviews for this restaurant I have a feeling I must have my locations mixed up. But alas it was Centro CBD that a group of 10 people were very disappointed with just about every aspect of this restaurant.The waiters were not cheerful and seemed to resent our presence.. The meals were overpriced and very small... More 

2 Thank David L
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016

I like being a return patron when the service and the food is great. I have now been to Centro CBD probably six times now and it won't be the last. Every time we eat there, the service and the food has always bee the same - great. thoroughly recommend this restaurant.

Thank Norbert S
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016

Had lunch with four friends last week and weren't disappointed. All dishes served were cooked beautifully served and the young waitress was very attentive. We would go back there anytime

Thank constantvisitor02
Exeter, Australia
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252 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

Here for a staff dinner and had a larger group over 20 thus had access to a separate room. This was a real bonus allowing staff to get loud without affecting other patrons. All meals were pre-ordered which made the evening easy. This is a great service offered by the restaurant. Nice food, nothing outstanding the Dory was the best... More 

Thank Grant S
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Quite disappointed. We bought tickets for a dinner and show and were very happy with the live entertainment, however, our two course meal consisted of a small bread roll as an entree and an alternate drop menu of either chicken or pork. The vegetables were beans and a sauce. The mashed potato that accompanied the chicken was spicy and we... More 

Thank Robyn P
Wollongong, Australia
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46 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

I haven't been to Centro for a few years and had forgotten how good it is. I really think it has got even better! Food was fantastic - I had tempura prawns, veal saltimbocca and profiteroles - all were delicious. Even the bread rolls were out of the ordinary! It was a large group of about 20 but service was... More 

Thank Natalie737
Wollongong, Australia
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190 reviews
149 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

Caught up with relatives for Italian dinner. Superb food good ambience and great service. Started with antipasti and breads very nice produce and sharing good way to stsrt My lamb rack meal superb wife ordered the John dory and had same comments. All 5 couples thoroughly enjoyed meals all good large portions with nice wine finished off with good Italian... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$14 - US$27
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 28 Stewart St, Wollongong, New South Wales 2500, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Wollongong
  • Phone Number: +61 2 4225 3556
Centro CBD has been serving Italian cuisine in Wollongong for more than 3 decades. Experience sensational flavours that are inspired from our Italian heritage and indulge the palate with both classic and modern dishes that range from various regions of Italy.House made Gnocchi, rich ragùs, fresh seafood and varied meat and game dishes beautifully craftedThe restaurant has a modern feel with a stunning backdrop of Venice, a bar typical of Italy where you can enjoy a pre dinner aperitif or cocktail and an olive grove courtyard for the Italian tradition of “alfresco” dining.To compliment and enhance the flavours of our cuisine we have carefully chosen a variety of Italian and Australian Wines for you to select from.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?