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Ristorante Centro

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Altstadt
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Streitgasse 20, Basel 4051, Switzerland
+41 61 262 11 30
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53 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

Wow, this was a very pleasant surprise. Located on the 1st floor with windows all around. Perfect Italian food, very very nice. The service was very good and pleasant. Definitely worthwhile a visit.

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Thank Marc V
London, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

The team was very welcoming and friendly, but the food was poor! Ate the risotto with pine nuts and spinach... but it was full of garlic. The vegetarian lasagne has nothing of homemade, but more of the industrial frozen variety... the spinach and ricotta ravioli were ok.

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Thank Scuderiaedo
Elk Grove, California, United States
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21 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 May 2016

This restaurant was an unexpected pleasure. The wait staff was great along with amazing food. I'd like to eat there again.

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Thank Nadene C
Pons, France
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101 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 April 2016 via mobile

A bit of a hidden gem. Arrived early before a show, but we were welcomed and given seats and drinks while we waited before their 18:00 opening time. Had to rush a bit for show time, which was a shame because the food was great. Just pizzas and pasta this time but very keen to return for a bigger meal.... More 

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Thank Rhys W
Basel, Switzerland
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 April 2016 via mobile

Excellent food and service. We were a party of 5. Everyone enjoyed their meal. The ravioli with salmon was excellent, as was the lasagne. The arrabbiata was its usual fiery best! The pizza 'special' with asparagus was very tasty. The Nero D'Avolo went down well too. It was just a pity we did not have enough time for 'dolce' as... More 

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Thank Michael E
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23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2015

Ate here on a busy Friday night whilst in Basel. Did not book a table but they managed to find us a table for two. Very good selection of dishes. Prices we thought very reasonable for here. Very quick service and meal arrived within 20 minutes. Large portions. I would recommend taglietelli with aubergines which was delicious. Friendly staff who... More 

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Thank carol b
Basel, Switzerland
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110 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2015 via mobile

We went to Centro a year ago and had to return for a second taste of the pumpkin soup. Since then we've been many times. The lunchtime menu is great value and the service is good. We've been many times with our baby daughter and the staff have always been welcoming and accommodating.

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Thank DGM_1981
Heerenveen, The Netherlands
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2015 via mobile

The food was fine and really soon delivered. The atmosphere was not really cosy and doesn't bring a romantic evening. The price you finally pay is not fair for the whole concept. Bring your money to place that deserves it!

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Thank f h
Ruardean, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2015 via mobile

After a hot day walking about in the sun, we decided to pop into this restaurant to get some lunch. After ordering, we were presented with a salad each (that we had not ordered), which was a nice surprise. The pizzas were a funghi and a tricolore. They were both delicious and huge as well. Great if you love a... More 

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Thank Oliver P
Basel, Switzerland
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55 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 April 2015

Very slow service. Unfriendly staff. So-so food (at best). The only advantage is the location, in the heart of Basel. Avoid.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$18 - US$44
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Streitgasse 20, Basel 4051, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Basel  >  Basel>  > Altstadt
  • Neighbourhood: Altstadt
  • Phone Number: +41 61 262 11 30

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?