Plan Your Event
Whether you would like to entertain a select small group or host a large reception throughout the entire restaurant, Cento offers a number of options suitable for any occasion. We tailor each event to suit your needs and a dedicated staff will ensure that every detail of your event is attended to. We look forward to treating your guests to exceptional wines, modern Italian food, and the Italian standard of hospitality.
The building was built in 1908 and still features the original stained glass, brick, and mosaic tiles, providing for a beautiful and unique atmosphere. Located just steps from State Street and Capitol Square, Cento is the perfect location in downtown Madison.
SEMI PRIVATE DINING ROOM
Capacity : 40 guests
Space: Experience Cento from the intimate atmosphere of our second dining room, which can seat up to 40 guests. Our second dining room is equipped with a private bar (inquire about staffing a private bartender) and is perfect for any occasion, whether it's a business function or a celebration with family and friends.
Food and Beverage Minimum:
Sunday through Wednesday : $1500
Thursday : $2,000
Friday and Saturday : $2500 (choose one-time slot, 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm or 8:30 pm - 11:30 pm or the entire evening for : $5,000)
Saturday & Sunday brunch : $750
Monday through Friday : $1,500
Food and beverage minimums do not include tax or 22% gratuity service charge.
We're sorry, but take-home food, wine, or gift certificates cannot be applied to the food and beverage minimum. When the event has concluded, if you have not met the minimum (excluding tax and 22% gratuity) the remaining balance will be charged as a food and beverage minimum. Fees, menu offerings, and menu pricing are subject to change.
Capacity : 130 for a seated dinner, and 150 for a reception style with appetizers and mingling without a full seated dinner.
Space: Exclusive use of the entirety of Cento, which includes our dining room with an open kitchen, large main bar, and semi-private dining room which includes a second bar. Inherent in our existing space are maple floors, plaster beam ceilings, interior brick walls, and stained glass dating back to the 1920′s, all enhanced with modern design details like plush booths.
Food and Beverage Minimum: Food and beverage minimum varies based on day, time, and season. Please inquire.
At Cento, we pride ourselves on hosting spectacular private events. Whether you would like to entertain a select small group or host a large reception throughout the entire restaurant, Cento offers a number of options suitable for any occasion.
We enjoy the opportunity to host functions outside of the restaurant whenever we can. All offsite functions are considered on a per case basis. Please inquire with email@example.com for availability and quotes.