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A premier Italian restaurant in downtown Madison, where we combine Old World Italian traditions with modern techniques.



Join us for handmade pasta, slow-roasted meats, and pizza from our wood-burning oven; our open-style kitchen lets you watch our staff in action as your meal is prepared. 

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Bar Program

Negronis and spritz, vermouth on tap. Colorful cocktails spanning sweet to bitter; elderflower, lemon, Aperol. Curated wine list, Italian-forward.

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Kitchen Table

A meal at Cento is memorable in and of itself, but there’s nothing like savoring the experience from the Kitchen Table, with an up-close look into the bustling kitchen.

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