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.Event Menu
Semi-Private Dining Room
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.
Sunday through Wednesday has a food and beverage minimum of $1000
Thursday has a food and beverage minimum of $1,500
Friday and Saturday have a food and beverage minimum of $2000 (choose one time slot, 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm or 8:30 pm - 11:30 pm)
The semi-private room can be booked for the entire evening for a food and beverage minimum of $4,000
Saturday & Sunday brunch has a food and beverage minimum of $750
Monday through Friday has a food and beverage minimum of $1,000
Food and beverage minimums do not include tax or 19% 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 19% gratuity) the remaining balance will be charged as a food and beverage minimum. Fees, menu offerings, and menu pricing are subject to change.
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 love to host birthday parties, pre- and post-show dining groups, corporate lunches, rehearsal dinners, wedding receptions, showers and company events. 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 introducing our guests to new wines, modern Italian food and the Italian standard of hospitality through our special events. We will customize menus to enhance your event whether it's rustic, family-style dinner in our semi-private dining room or a multi-course modern Italian lunch or dinner.
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.