The market showcases a selection of imported Italian specialty items along with locally sourced meat, sustainable fish, and produce from local farms. The Centrolina kitchen produces daily hand crafted fresh pasta and sauces, antipasti and entrees available for takeaway. The Centrolina bakery offers a daily changing array of biscotti, crostata and cakes in addition to locally made bread from Bread Furst and a full service Barista bar featuring Vigilante coffee.
- Surfaces sanitized between seatings
- Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
- Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
- Contactless payment available
- Limited number of seated diners
- Distancing maintained in common areas
- Extra space between tables
- Waitstaff wear masks
- Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Amazing food and service!!!
Looking forward to my next visit
Even in these dire COVID time, dining at Centrolina was a pleasurable experience, a way of enjoying some degree of normalcy
Had a great date night at Centrolina. It is one of my favorite spots because of the fresh ingredients!
Love the food and the service.
Wonderful service and excellent food! Patio with heaters.
Everything about Centrolina makes it worth a visit. We had outstanding service from Mossimo and excellent food. I highly recommend the octopus starter, but everything from appetizer to dessert will have us coming back. And a big shoutout to Chef Amy who always makes sure to come out and say hello.
Amazingggg food! Chef Amy Brandwein is a culinary genius. Very excited that I finally made it here for dinner. The service was absolutely incredible as well, I am so so pleased. You must eat here!
I had a great dinner at Centrolina last night. Everything was delicious as usual:)
Thank you for a great evening and services! My husband and I enjoyed celebrating his birthday at Centrolina on November 16.
I'm not a veggie person but I decided to try an all veggie menu - best decision that I've made when dining out! Service was terrific and CV/19 protocol clearly in place. Way to go Amy! Mario C
Food and service was wonderful. Heaters were provided as promised. A beautiful evening overall. Would not hesitate a return.
Great date spot!
Bright and lively, modern Italian eatery located in the City Center section of DC features a wonderful range of Homemade pasta’s, salads, meats and seafood dishes.
Both the food and service were exceptional and I would highly recommend.
Dined outside on an unusually warm November evening, where social distancing protocol was adhered to. Temperature was taken before seating, and all staff wore masks correctly. Staff were attentive, and quick to take orders, explain menu, and provide drinks without being overbearing.
The hint of rosemary in the mushroom flan made clear the chef's culinary chops, and the pappardelle was light and al dente.
I hope Centrolina continues to do well even when the weather turns cold. It's a lovely spot that has been able to provide high standard of food and service despite the many challenges over the past eight months.
reasonably good food, a bit overpriced (might be because of pandemic)
This is by far our favorite restaurant in DC. Always great food. Consider yourself lucky if you dine in while truffle season is active!
Excellent all around
It was so nice to be able to go out and dine.
Tagliolini escargot ragu - good, hearty, noms, 10/10 would do again
Pesce swordfish - good, a little over cooked, became tough at a certain point
Anatra - where’s the duck sauce... but actually was a bit dry and would’ve liked a sauce to compensate, radicchio had good initial flavor although bitterness still present in aftertaste
Cavolfiora - was good
Our server and the entire staff were awesome. The food was awesome, I would suggest sharing a pasta and getting individual entrées. The pasta dishes are wonderful but small and would not consider them a main dish. I would highly recommend Centrolina, the entire experience was very good.
We have eaten here 2 weeks in a row because it has been awesome. Excellent food and service. The heat lamps outside definitely keep you warm.
Great food and service!
Service and food was excellent. We felt very safe and the outside heaters kept us warm and cozy,
Consistently tasty dishes. And they continue to change with the seasonal ingredients
Excellent food, we go back often and Centrolina never disappoints us!
The amount of food you get for the price here is a joke. I love fine dining and am happy to shell out for a nice meal, but the joke is really on you here. The food quality is wonderful but there is a laughable amount of food offered to you- it is truly insulting. The waiter brought us two of the tiniest pieces of bread I'd ever seen in my life. They must be laughing in the kitchen serving people this stuff. I felt like Oliver Twist.
Amazing food and service. Patio dining tables are well-spaced and the area is cozy despite the cool weather.
Our server, Rachel, and server assistants were great. The food was delicious. Overall, great experience.
Our patio dining experience on Friday night was outstanding. Due to the lovely weather, the atmosphere was great; the service was helpful and timely; and the food was excellent.
Everything was delicious, but the mushroom Creme Brule, the Veal ravioli, and the duck ragu gnocchi were exquisite. Bravo!
Amazing meal per usual. The funghi appetizer is amazing - one of the best dishes I have had all year. Sat I side and felt perfectly safe as all tables were more than 6 feet apart. Service was outstanding!
We ate lunch outside at Centrolina and it was fabulous! We really appreciated their careful attention to COVID-19 social distancing procedures, and as always, the food, service and ambiance was first-rate. We'll definitely be back!
Wonderful getaway in the city during covid! Centrolina has set up lovely dining option outdoors with well-spaced tables and heaters (luckily we did not need one on our evening out). We were greeted promptly and had temps taken and shown to our waiting table. Sadly at our 7:15 reservation several of the seafood items were unavailable as was one of the appetizers. We were a party of four and three of us were drinking wine with the fourth having a cocktail. The wine came quickly but the cocktail took a seeming long time. It finally arrived, but was the wrong cocktail. The owner of the cocktail decided not to return it because of the long time it took to come out and it was a fine cocktail at any rate! All that said, dinner was lovely!! The appetizers (stracci and finocchio) were truly first class, and the main courses were as good as they get. Both gentlemen in our group ordered the scallops and both ladies ordered the branzino. So, while not perfect, we all concluded it was a lovely evening, well worth the money, with an idyllic atmosphere and charming staff making us forget for a few hours that we are living in the most unusual of times. I could go back every evening and enjoy the setting and wonderful food!
Tempura squash & apples was a great starter. Maccherone pasta and branzino were excellent entrees.
Amazing food. Amazing service. Amazing ambiance.
This is hands-down one of the best restaurants in the city.
I had not been back to Centrolina since last February when I had dinner there early this week. It is one of my favorite Washington restaurants, and I was happy to return: much has changed but none of those qualities that make Centrolina so excellent an experience: superlative service and exceptional food. I had ravioli with veal, crudo of tuna and oxtail, and a tiramisu that was classic and delicious. This restaurant remains at the top of its game, and it is managing the pandermic requirements flawlessly.
Amazing food and service. Dined outside it was lovely. All Covid procedures followed.
Dinner was superb! The outdoor area was thoughtfully set up, with appropriate space and heaters for the chilly night. The cocktails were delightful, especially the Italian derby, and the food was fantastic. A great date night!
You can order delivery directly from Centrolina using the Order Online button. Centrolina also offers delivery in partnership with Caviar. Centrolina also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (202) 898-2426.
Centrolina is rated 4.8 stars by 1728 OpenTable diners.
Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.