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Centro Restaurant

Centro Restaurant

8.97 reviews
$$$$
American, Italian
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1003 Locust St, Des Moines, IA 50309
(515) 248-1780
http://www.centrodesmoines.com/
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Conveniently located in downtown Des Moines, within the restored Temple for Performing Arts, lives one of the city’s most popular restaurants, CENTRO (pronounced chen-tro and translated means city ... Read more
center). The urban eatery specializes in serving delicious Italian inspired food featuring fresh ingredients and masterful preparation by Chef George Formaro. CENTRO’S lively, casual yet upscale atmosphere make it perfect for dining with family, friends, clients and business associates. Boasting a four-star menu, an impressive wine list, a bold dining room and a high level of service, CENTRO has earned its reputation as one of the best nights out Des Moines has to offer. The menu features wood-grilled specialties, pastas, classic Italian entrees and New York-style pizza from coal-fired brick ovens; as well as sandwiches and full-meal salads.

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Pella, Iowa
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Great food. Great wine. Great location. Great ambiance. Loved everything about this place. I had the homemade cavatelli. The noodles are made by a chef previously employed at Centro but now has his own business. The sausage is slightly spicy and comes from a local favorite, Grazianos.

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Memphis, Tennessee, USA

Really nice contemporary Italian food.

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Best salmon I've ever had

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Good food, definitely great appetizers

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