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Gusto Cucina Italiana

When you’re out enjoying all the fun, exciting, beach and other activities in Cape Coral Florida the surrounding area has to offer, you’re bound to hear your stomach rumble. All the fun in the sand, sun, and water takes a toll and you’ll work up an appetite. If you’re looking for delicious Italian to fill you up or a special date night, look no further than Gusto Cucina Italiana, located at 229 Del Prado Blvd N #15, in Cape Coral. Join them for dinner Tuesday-Thursday 5-8 p.m. and Friday & Saturday 5-9 p.m. Closed Mondays. Reservations can be made by calling 239-458-5900. 

Gusto Cucina Italiana Appetizers

Start with a traditional Italian crostini! Crostini bread, fresh mozzarella, tomato, and roasted red pepper are finished with a Balsamic glaze. Choose the mozzarella frita, homemade fried mozzarella with marinara dipping sauce, or taste the sea with sauteed mussels in a light plum tomato sauce. You can also choose a caprese salad full of fresh mozzarella, tomato, basil, Balsamic glaze, and oil. 


An Italian restaurant by the sea is bound to have plenty of seafood dishes. Shrimp Scampi and Parmigiano join linguini pescatore – sauteed shrimp, calamari, scallops, clams, and mussels in a white wine red sauce with a touch of spice over linguini.   


Taste traditional Italian chicken dishes like chicken parmigiano and chicken marsala or try something new with chicken and shrimp la rosa, a bed of angel hair pasta hosts sauteed chicken breast accompanied by shrimp, garlic, spinach, and tomatoes in a white wine sauce, and melted mozzarella cheese.  


Choose an Italian favorite like cheese ravioli, or pappardelle alla bolognese, or go for something new like tortellacci gusto, a stuffed tortellacci mixture, veal, beef, grana padano cheese, tomato cream sauce, ham, ground beef, and onion. 


Vegetarians have choices, too! Enjoy traditional eggplant Parmigiano and gypsy capellini: mushrooms, broccoli, light tomato sauce, roasted red peppers, sun-dried tomatoes, and artichoke hearts over angel hair. Ask about making one of their other dishes vegetarian friendly! 

Pork & Veal

Pork Milanese features breaded pork, arugula, tomato, Parmesan shavings, and roasted potato in lemon butter sauce, while veal picata boasts a tender selection of veal accompanied by fresh mushrooms, capers, and roasted potatoes in a lemon butter sauce. Veal Michelangelo combines veal and plenty of seafood like sauteed shrimp, sea scallops, chopped clams, and jump lump crabmeat in a lightly spiced tomato cream sauce. 


Bring the kids along and treat them to their favorites like fettucine alfredo, chicken fingers with a choice of vegetable, or linguini with meat sauce. 


Cap the evening with a delicious house made dessert. Savor flavors like tiramisu, creme brulee, or cannoli cake. 

Irresistible Italian Evening in Cape Coral

From a cozy studio to a spacious four-bedroom for a larger group, Cape Coral 4 Vacations has a vacation rental that’s perfect for you on your next Florida adventure. Step in and feel the stresses and worries of home melt away, knowing all your needs will be met. Enjoy preparing a meal like the one you tasted at Gusto Cucina Italiana in the fully equipped kitchen. Stretch out with some popcorn and your favorite show or movie. There are multiple private spaces like patios, balconies, and even your own bedroom. Choose a premium unit for flat screen TVs, stainless steel appliances, a wet bar, plush furnishings, and more to enjoy fun activities in Cape Coral Florida. 

Contact us today to start planning a Cape Coral adventure to remember for years to come!