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Ariani Restaurant & Lounge

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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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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49 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Visited Ariani for my wife's birthday and had a great meal. The menu is very varied and everyone loved their selection. Mine was crab stuffed tilapia and it exceeded my expectations. My wife had the chicken Ariani and said it was the best. The wine selection was very good for a restaurant of this size and reasonable. The bread served... More 

Thank jdcoastie
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Love Ariani's. Dario & Alice are the best along with the rest of the staff. Always feel like a home coming and the food is always excellent!!!!

Thank Kay B
Fort Myers Beach, Florida
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21 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Lived here for 30 years but got to know it just two years ago through our accountant, who is a total fan of it for over 25 years. A Tuesday and packed full. That alone is significant. It is Italian and as in Italy; noisy - but - unbelievably superb!

Thank Raymond P
Kingston, Canada
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Decent service, nice appetizers. Then it fell apart. I'll keep this brief. Not interested in giving it time. My wife and I were there 2 years ago with another couple and really had a great experience. So on this visit to Cape Coral recommended it to our friends. The other lady ordered salmon and received bass. The waiter couldn't understand... More 

Thank BobW65
Punta Gorda
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172 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our friends picked us up at airport @ 6pm. They weren't sure whether we would be late, so they made reservations for 8:00pm. Well, we got there @ 6:30. The hostess & co-owner, Alice, was gracious and seated us immediately. Unbelievable for a holiday. Anyway, we started out with an appetizer of escargot & cream on toast points......delicious! On to... More 

Thank Patricia F
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12 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went for the first time Christmas Eve excited for a pleasurable experience after reading good reviews everywhere. Front hostess (older woman who is the chefs wife) was so snappy and rude to us I was completely shocked. Instantly I regretted having made a reservation as she set the tone for the night. We waited over ten minutes for our server... More 

Thank Donna S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ariani's has the best food in town bar none. We had a party of about 8 on New Years night and we all had a blast! Our waiter Matt was awesome and really went out of his way to connect with us. His recommendation of the Seabass Oscar was spot on. Will definitely be back soon and will ask for... More 

Thank Bob D
Cape Coral, Florida
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have been here multiple times different times of year and the food and service is very consistent. All the meals we have eaten were prepared fresh and presented very well. The staff is very courteous and well trained.

Thank Thomas K
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76 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

This place is amazing!!!! The owner is there every day, or at least when I have been there. My family goes on special occasions because this place is so lovely. We all love everything. I try to get a different dish every time we go, and every thing I have had is melt in your mouth wonderful. The wines are... More 

Thank Betsy D
Springfield, Missouri
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92 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016

Had dinner with friends and the food was well above average. Service was very good also. The restaurant has a warm and inviting ambience. The staff was very attentive and yet did not make us feel like we needed to eat and run. A very pleasant dining experience.

Thank Henry C

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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
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic
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?