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Ariani Restaurant & Lounge

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1529 SE 15th Ter, Cape Coral, FL 33990-3791
+1 239-772-8000
17:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We just happened upon this restaurant while family was visiting. What a nice surprise! We did feel a little underdressed; it is not your typical casual restaurant. The food was delicious and the servings were healthy. Highly recommend!

Thank Irishpat45
Mattapoisett, Massachusetts
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Our waitress (Yari) was really good and attentive but couldn't make up for the food. This place came highly recommended so we invited two friends to join us and went off hoping for a great Italian meal. Disappointing. Two of us are of Italian descent so we know good food and this wasn't it. The sauce was bland (you might... More 

Thank marionaymie
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174 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our friends love this local Italian restaurant and had reservations luckily as it was packed yet the food came relatively fast taking into account we all asked for elaborate dishes. Service fast and friendly, food exquisite!! The chef and owner came around to each table to check we were all happy, nice touch! Definitely be back!!

Thank Patricia V
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238 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 140 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place! Large selection of items on the menu and all good quantities of food and great quality. Went with 6 adults and we would all go again and again and we would all recommend this location. Make sure you go hungry.

Thank Helper_One
Skowhegan, Maine
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We got a recommendation from a friend that this was his favorite Italian restaurant in Cape Coral, so we gave it a try. So glad that we did. My family of 5 enjoyed an authentic Italian masterpiece. The chicken ariani and chicken alfredo were to die for. Make sure to order the bruschetta for and appetizer with a nice glass... More 

Thank bsbolduc
Niagara Falls, New York
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have had Ariani in our list. Well let me tell you. If you haven't tried it you really should. From the time we walked in it felt like Little Italy. The staff is amazing as well as all our food choices. Prices are reasonable, great wine list and again the menu is AMAZING. Reservations-yes

Thank catherinew96
New Philadelphia, Ohio
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108 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When you walk in it feels like Italy, sounds like Italy. The staff people are the friendly and smiles on their faces! The decor is all about Italy, beautiful pictures and statues. Had a large Italy menu with too many great meals to choose from, including Steaks, chops, ribs,soups,salads and fish. The wine list is huge and very well priced.... More 

Pittsburgh, PA
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stumbled upon Arianis last year..our first year as "snowbirds"..and now go once a week whenever we stay in Cape Coral! My husband has had the Veal Parmesan EVERY visit, which he raves about from the first forkful..EVERYTIME! I've tried a few dishes on the menu..chicken and pasta, chicken Parmesan, lemon chicken and every dish was excellent. But more than... More 

Thank Judy K
Cape Coral, Florida
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We frequent Ariani because of the consistently delicious food and friendly staff. We love the table side visits from Chef Dario. This Saturday we were a party of 15 to celebrate my grandparents 67th wedding anniversary and Darren took wonderful care of us! If you're looking for THE BEST Italian food in SWFL, Ariani is the place to go!!!

Thank Susan C
Trenton, Ontario
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45 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a great restaurant with great food and great staff. We were in the Cape Coral area for two weeks and we decided to give it a try the first week and liked it so much we made a point of going back again before we left the second week.

Thank GDM50

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1529 SE 15th Ter, Cape Coral, FL 33990-3791
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Cape Coral
  • Phone Number: +1 239-772-8000

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