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 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.