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Trattoria Gusto

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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ANTIPASTO‎
7.50
Zuppa
Fresh tomato gazpacho, sliced cucumber garnish
Small 6.00
Large 10.00
Vegetable Platter
Marinated olives, artichokes, pickled onions, oven dried tomatoes, crostinis
Small 10.00
Large 16.00
Formaggi
Gorgonzola, bocconcini, asiago w/ chef’s garnishes, olive oil crostinis
Small 12.50
Large 18.00
Salumi – Calabrese, Prosciutto, Genoa, Olives, Pickled Onions, Olive Oil Crostinis
12.00
Beef Tartare
Cab striploin, shallots, capers, parsley, spicy garlic aioli, crostini
10.00
Fried Bocconcini
Lightly breaded bocconcini, tomato sauce, basil pesto
9.00
Mussels
Steamed mussels, fennel, celery, leek, carrot, saffron white wine broth
7.50
Bruschetta
Thick cut bread, diced tomato, red onion, basil & shaved parmesan
11.00
Calamari
Pan‎ seared chili & orange marinated calamari w/ burst cherry tomatoes, frisee & radicchio
5.00
Fried Brussel Sprouts
Browned brussel sprouts tossed w/ lemon juice & parmesan
SALAD‎
8.50
Bread sticks +1.00 each
Caesar Salad
Romaine hearts, gusto dressing, parmesan shavings, pancetta crisps, crostini
7.50
Bread sticks +1.00 each
Verde Salad
Spinach, frisee, pea tendrils, radicchio, cucumber, cherry tomatoes, lemon vinaigrette. Enhance your caesar or verde salad: add chicken +6, spot prawns or scallops +8
8.00
Bread sticks +1.00 each
Caprese Salad
Fresh tomatoes, bocconcini, fresh herbs, arugula pesto
14.00
Bread sticks +1.00 each
Tuna Salad
Rare‎ seared albacore tuna, fennel & arugula salad, garlic & parsley pesto
Bread is served upon request
PASTA‎
14.00
Pomodoro
Spaghettini w/ fresh tomato sauce & basil, shaved parmesan
17.00
Bolognese
Spaghettini, spicy beef ragu, basil, shaved parmesan
15.00
Chicken & peas +6.00
Crab +8.00
Alfredo
Penne w/ our cheese & garlic alfredo sauce. Chef mathew’s suggestion: add chicken & peas + 6, add crab + 8
20.00
Aglio Olio
Hand made fettucini, blue crab, red pepper, zucchini, cherry tomato, lemon aglio olio
16.00
Rose
Penne, mussels, red pepper, cherry tomato, green bean, rose sauce
22.00
Puttanesca
Linguini w/ spot prawns, scallops, capers, sun dried tomatoes & olives, spicy aglio olio. Enhance your seafood pasta: add spot prawns + 8, add crab + 8, add scallops +8
LUNCH‎
19.00
Verde
Ceasar
Pesce Salad
Seared salmon, quinoa, arugula, pistachio, oven dried tomato, apricot, lemon vinaigrette
14.00
Verde
Ceasar
Chicken Parmesan Sandwich
Breaded chicken breast w/ tomato sauce & mozzarella, basil pesto
13.00
Verde
Ceasar
Roast Vegetables Sandwich
Eggplant, red peppers, zucchini, buffalo mozzarella, garlic aioli
15.00
Verde
Ceasar
Chicken Club Sandwich
Balsamic marinated chicken, bacon, spinach, apple, red pepper aioli
13.50
Verde
Ceasar
Salumi Sandwich
Calabrese, genoa, prosciutto, tomatoes, pea tendrils, mozzarella, dijon mustard
All sandwiches are served w/ your choice of side salad: verde or ceasar
PIZZA‎
14.00
Margherita
Cherry tomatoes, basil, tomato sauce, mozzarella
18.00
Carnivore
Chicken,‎ calabrese, sausage, tomato sauce, mozzarella
15.00
Giardiniera
Roasted eggplant, peppers, zucchini, arugula pesto, mozzarella & bocconcini
17.00
Omnivore
Prosciutto, black olives, oven-dried tomatoes, red onions, arugula, goat cheese
About
Located in the historic Waddell Hotel, Gusto is the perfect location for a romantic evening, intimate family gathering or business event. First rate service combined with exquisite cuisine in a beautiful historic setting.
PRICE RANGE
US$15 - US$26
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
CUISINES
Italian, Canadian
FEATURES
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts Credit Cards
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All reviews brunch puttanesca pasta beet salad scallops bread brussels sprouts eggs benedict sun dried tomatoes overlooking the river great italian food lovely restaurant great patio wine list old building capitol theatre great lunch
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful restaurant within a charming hotel beside the river in quaint Port Hope. The decor is beautiful with a bar area for drinks or the formal eating area. The Italian menu features mostly pastas and pizza but also has quiche, salads etc. The beet salad...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank aytraveler
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The patio offers a pleasant ambiance with the sounds and view of the river. The menu presents a appealing selection of food and wine options.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank davidtC7269CS
Reviewed 11 December 2018 via mobile

Dinner for 26. Amazing food andservice. Drinks before the meal were served quickly. Everything was so smooth for such a large group. Will be back for sure.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank mrslovey16
Reviewed 11 December 2018

Words alone can not describe the wonderful experience !!! The swrvice and ambiance were and was above and beyond anything in North America..

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank DonR1191
Reviewed 10 December 2018

My wife made reservations in plenty of time for us to celebrate our anniversary. My wife had requested a specific seat and time and was assured that everything would be ready for us to celebrate our ANNIVERSARY. We arrived on time and noticed a couple...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Eric B
Reviewed 7 December 2018 via mobile

Love the decor and atmosphere. So cozy and welcoming. Great service. Food is fantastic. Servings are generous. Nice wine list. They over a reasonable theatre special as well.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank DiannaA123
Reviewed 20 November 2018 via mobile

Fabulous service food was delicious. Our waiter David, not Jake, was terrific he was very informative about the building about Port Hope made it a great night

Date of visit: November 2018
2  Thank Irene C
Reviewed 11 November 2018 via mobile

We met some friends had great lunch and drinks, everything was good. We have been to other restaurants in Port Hope, like Table & Loft which we found very unacceptable, we suggest this Hotel & Restaurant. Happy Travels,

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank huntleyandrews
Reviewed 6 November 2018

I had the Whitefish and it was delicious - great chef here! The large room holds a lot of people but there is nothing to absorb all the sound and I could note hear the people at my own table. Any way you could hang...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Jane B
Reviewed 1 November 2018

I stayed at the Waddell Hotel for two nights in October. The staff was super friendly and very helpful when deciding on something to eat! I got the alfredo penne and added chicken and I must say it was one of the best pennes that...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Leslie S
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John F
8 July 2016|
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Response from BrantfordMark |
Yes
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drgiti_lvision
17 October 2015|
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Response from WaddellManagement | Property representative |
Thank you for your question! Though we do recommend reservations, we also accept walk in guests who do not have a reservation, provided we have table availability.
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