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Centolire Opens Tonight in South Miami: Free Antipasto and Prosecco For All

Centolire Trattoria Italiana, which promises to bring authentic Neapolitan cuisine to South Miami by way of New York City, opens for dinner tonight, July 29, at 8.

The restaurant, under the direction of restaurateur Roberto Patriarca, offers fresh, homemade pastas from various regions of Italy, with a focus on Sicilian dishes.

See also: Centolire: Authentic Southern Italian Cuisine Comes to South Miami

Menu offerings include several antipasti, such as a frutti di mare of calamari, shrimp, and lobster ($18); polpette (veal, beef, and pork meatballs, $10); and fried "calamari and friends," a mixture of fried calamari, zucchini, and shrimp ($17). Salads include burrata e speck ($16), panzanella ($8), and beets and Gorgonzola ($14).

Entrées include a spaghetti con aragosta ($28), osso buco ($38), and grilled whole branzino ($34).

The restaurant is celebrating its grand-opening week with a complimentary antipasto for each table, as well as a free glass of prosecco per guest.

Centolire will be open for dinner Tuesday through Sunday from 5:30 to 11 p.m. and until midnight Friday and Saturday. Lunch service isn't available yet but is in the works.

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Laine Doss is the food and spirits editor for Miami New Times. She has been featured on Cooking Channel's Eat Street and Food Network's Great Food Truck Race. She won an Alternative Weekly award for her feature about what it's like to wait tables.
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