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Centro Cafe

808 E Center St, Milwaukee, WI 53212-3048
+1 414-455-3751
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good21%
  • Average5%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“duck risotto” (5 reviews)
“bread” (7 reviews)
“seafood” (2 reviews)
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Italian, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
808 E Center St, Milwaukee, WI 53212-3048
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've been to this restaurant several times; always because someone else in our group wants to go there. I have never been impressed, and the food is always very average in my opinion. Last night my boyfriend wanted to go there so I agreed to...More

Thank Barbara K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went on a Tuesday night just after they opened at 5 pm, so easily got a table. Our waiter Michael was amazingly attentive without being overly so and was very willing to give suggestions when asked. His suggestion of the Marsala braised beef short...More

Thank Deanne W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had been looking forward to visiting Centro Cafe for a while. We went on a holiday Saturday night and were pleasantly surprised that they were not very busy and we were seated immediately. I ordered the bolognese and my wife ordered the spare rib...More

Thank hjg33
Reviewed May 6, 2018

I had only been here once before and it was OK that time, but I fell in LOVE this second time around!! Drinks were phenomenal (strong, tasty, colorful, interesting mixes), food portions were medium-sized and flavorful with many to choose from. Definitely going back!

Thank price699
Reviewed March 30, 2018 via mobile

Birthday dinner with family- Pros: -Cute place! Small and rather European. -Service. Smart server, attentive just enough. Knew menu and made fine recommendations. Accommodating. -Bread was outstanding as was roasted veggie salad. -3+ meals out of 5 were very good. Cons: -Pomadoro was less than...More

Thank tvdirector
Reviewed March 23, 2018

This is our "go to" restaurant. Consistently great dinners that won't break the bank. The staff is second to none!

Thank Steven P
Reviewed July 15, 2017 via mobile

Personally I found this place's food on a scale 0-10 about a 4.5 . We were seated right away ,nice really really small table in a back patio area? ( not really a patio it was covered by a plastic roof filled with spiders and...More

Thank Bonnie1320
Reviewed July 3, 2017

We celebrated our 50th wedding anniversary with our son at the Centro Cafe, a small intimate restaurant with a unique atmosphere which has expanded since our last visit to include a second floor bar and outdoor patio which is also available for seating. It opened...More

Thank jnj2305
Reviewed July 2, 2017

We ordered out when my son and daughter-in-law came home with their new baby. Ordered 7 different things, and all were terrific! I am gluten-free, and they have lots of choices. Really good!

Thank chrisleinberger
Reviewed June 21, 2017 via mobile

Went for dinner. Had some type of rustic lasagna which was burnt and horrible tasting and I sent it back. Ended up sharing my partner's little pizza which was good. They comped the lasagna:). We got a flourless chocolate dessert which, while tasty, was more...More

Thank skibran
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Open Hours
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 808 E Center St, Milwaukee, WI 53212-3048
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Milwaukee
  • Phone Number: +1 414-455-3751
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