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“Didn't know this gem was here.”

Ariani Restaurant & Lounge
Ranked #32 of 427 Restaurants in Cape Coral
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic
Dining options: After-hours, Dinner, Reservations
2 reviews
“Didn't know this gem was here.”
Reviewed 19 August 2013

After years of living in the cape, I feel left out I didn't know this place was here. The Italian food was as good as I had in Italy and the service was second to none. Mr. Chef Dario absolutely keeps the spirits high there too! Definitely shall return!

  • Visited August 2013
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English first
Level 2 Contributor
9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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“Hometown love with white tablecloths”
Reviewed 10 August 2013

We discovered Arianis in 2010 while building our retirement home in Cape Coral and have been in love with the place and the people ever since. Not only the very attentive and personal staff, but also the many wonderful guests we have enjoyed meeting at the lovely bar. The owner/chef glides through the dining rooms with joy as he greats repeat guests and new faces with smiles, hugs and tickling antidotes. We have celebrated Christmas, anniversaries, and birthdays in this happy place. We also indulge (feeling decedent) feasting on take out at home with a good movie. We always leave Arianis happier than when we arrived.

  • Visited August 2013
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Thank Burpup
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Cape Coral, Florida
Level 3 Contributor
13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Great Food”
Reviewed 1 August 2013

I have been to this italian restaurant many times. The last time we went was for our friends wedding dinner. Service was amazing and the food was terrific. Nice atmosphere.

Visited October 2012
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Cape Coral, Florida
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“What a treasure!”
Reviewed 31 July 2013

The best italian in the Cape - or Ft Myers. Chef Dario and hostess Alice make everyone feel like family, the food is amazing (his 12 versjons of Beef Wellington are some of the best steaks I' ve ever had) with broad choices to please just about every appetite. Reminds me of the great mom and pop italian joints in the NE, with even better food. And Chef Dario's waltzes through the dining room singing "la la la la! are not to be missed.

Visited July 2013
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Thank Jeff W
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Mount Laurel, New Jersey
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27 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“A Cape Coral Gem”
Reviewed 29 July 2013

We were delightfully surprised to find great quality food, large portion sizes, excellent service and reasonable prices. I highly recommend this restaurant. I had the veal with artichokes, my husband had Fettuccine Alfredo, and both were excellent. We also highly recommend the spinach and artichokes appetizer.

  • Visited July 2013
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