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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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Cape Coral, Florida
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320 reviews
186 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2015

We enjoy going here for special events, and with good friends. The food is not th usual Italian- American- it is very high quality Northern Italy cuisine. The owner and chef usually will come out to ask how was everything, and ask about your experience. Servers are attentive and courteous. A bit expensive, but in my opinion, it is worth... More 

2 Thank diver34118
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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198 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2015

Whenever we visit my brother in ft Myers we find a reason to celebrate at Ariani's. We are never disappointed. The food is excellent, the waitstaff knowledgable and experienced, the owners make you feel like family, the atmosphere is elegant AND friendly.

1 Thank ommm77
Estero, Florida
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60 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2015

Excellent upscale Italian preparation of classic Italian dishes. Beautiful decor, outstanding service, warm, friendly atmosphere. Definitely do not need to leave the Cape for fine Italian dining.

2 Thank Kenneth F
Cape Coral, Florida
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2015

Great Salmon. Always a great experience. Clean friendly restaurant. A special place for us. We recommend this restaurant.

2 Thank CaptainKeithC
Temple, Georgia
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2015

By far the best Italian Restaurant I've ever had. The food is excellent and the service is even better. The owner's are also very friendly. Each and every time we visit the owner will visit your table with smiles and sometimes a free glass of wine. Looking forward to our next visit next summer.

3 Thank jimthegem
Sarasota, Florida
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2015

We all loved our food. White tableclothes, very experienced staff, bread for starters, nice quiet atmosphere- enjoyed our time visiting with old friends over good wine and food!

1 Thank Searchingthesand
Bonita Springs, Florida
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457 reviews
338 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 185 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2015 via mobile

This a go to place if you are looking for Italian food on Cape Coral. A cozy place and the staff makes you feel welcome. Wait staff very attentive and offer to cook anything you may not see on the menu. That's a sign the kitchen knows what they are doing. House salads were yummy. Pork tenderloin was wonderful. Lamp... More 

2 Thank Kenneth K
Brooksville, Florida
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344 reviews
225 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 136 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2015

Northern italian cuisine, good for special occasion dining. Rooms available for parties of 8-10. Not what I look for in a restaurant but appeals to many. Overdone decor, lots of heavy food. Dark and outdated. Lots of old diners.

1 Thank AnitaS484
Cape Coral, Florida
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26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2015

I took a friend here for Christmas Day with the Artichoke app on My mind. I am happy to say that this Dinning experiance was so much better. There were Two servers per table, (we did not need for a thing) food was fresh and hot from the kitchen (Pork Schnitzel ) and the Neapolian was Fantastic. They really stepped... More 

1 Thank Tammy C
Cape Coral, Florida
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205 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2015 via mobile

I like Italian food it's very difficult to get authentic Italian food and this is good I wouldn't say fantastic but it's very good. They have a 26 year anniversary special which includes many entrées soup or salad and dessert for $26 per person including a glass of their house wine.

1 Thank Sharron E

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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, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, 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?