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Trattoria Cento Lire

#436 of 3,014 Restaurants in Hamburg
Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
St. Pauli
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Karolinenstr. 12, 20357 Hamburg, Germany
+49 40 41359177
12:00 - 15:30
18:00 - 23:00
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Mon - Fri 12:00 - 15:30
18:00 - 23:00
Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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Dublin, Ireland
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146 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

Ate twice here on two business trips, lunch and dinner. Both were very good, authentically Italian. The maitre d' is entertaining, almost a caricature of an Italian maitre d. The complimentary limoncello (we were offered out choice of drink) after we had asked for the bill at dinner was a lovely gesture. Would happily return. €55 for dinner for 2... More 

Konstanz, Germany
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

We visited the Trattoria with a group and everybody was satisfied. The vegetarian gnocchi were very good, as there was the seafood pasta. The pizza is cheap and tasty. The service was friendly, but a bit inflexible.

Thank 920stephanie
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132 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

Quick and friendly service. The food was really tasty (soup, spinach & parmesan salad, pizza with prosciutto and champignons). Very reasonable price and nice atmosphere.

Thank PTPassport
Budapest, Hungary
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016

A friend and I were walking around in the neighbourhood and wanted to have something light before a concert in Laieszhalle, which is nearby. We told the waiter that we have altogether an hour, and the food arrived accordingly, after less than 10 minutes that we ordered. We had pizza and tagliatelle with forest mushrooms. Two simple yet very good... More 

Thank kata_szekeres
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

Accept no creditcard?! Restaurant in West Europe 2016. Not serviceminded at all, not even a hello. To order food took like forever. Not a smile from one of the 10ish people that works at the restaurant. Has potential with a great location near the centre outside a huge fair.

Thank ChrisAsk
Salvador, Brazil
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628 reviews
339 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 664 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016

The Karo area has plenty to offer in all terms, it's the neighbourhood of the young and alternative, always very colourful and worth a stroll! Therefore, one can find cosy restaurants there and this one, near the Congress Centre and the U2 station, is worth a stop for lunch! Their burrata is superb, just like in Italy! I had a... More 

Thank vitorbabrazil
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

Had a lovely afternoon. Food was great and the best service. They even created a nice bed for our little daughter who fell asleep before dinner. Highly recommended!

Thank Alaidde
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 March 2016 via mobile

Nice meal and nice atmosphere, perfect for a simple lunch. Located directly in front of messe entrance south.

Thank Daan v
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64 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2016

This is the type of restaurant everyone wants in their neighbourhood. Local, simple, friendly. Food is rustic Italian. Prices are low. Service is effective and attentive, yet very friendly. I had a classic, mixed salad of greens and a Vitello Tonnato. Both dishes very fresh and tasty. I also had a caraffe of the house red wine. At the price... More 

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Scheveningen, The Netherlands
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2015 via mobile

Everything you would hope for in a trattoria, good value for money Italian food made with fresh produce. We walked in for lunch and discovered this local favourite. Busy for a good reason! The handwritten menu insert with the daily specials is a tad difficult to decipher, but authentic.

Thank mephistoNL

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:30
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:30
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:30
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:30
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:30
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Karolinenstr. 12, 20357 Hamburg, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Hamburg>  > St. Pauli
  • Neighbourhood: St. Pauli
  • Phone Number: +49 40 41359177

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