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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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Cape Coral, Florida
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 October 2015

Ariani has been in the Cape for years. I have not been disappointed yet! I think the best fine Italian dining in the area.

1 Thank 9BeeKay9
Cape Coral, Florida
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96 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 September 2015 via mobile

We came here as a group of 10 for an anniversary dinner and we were sat in our own private dining area which was very quiet and intimate. Our server Gianni was very attentive, friendly, and accommodating to our party. We started off with a beautiful antipasto try which he served each one of us, we also order the fried... More 

2 Thank Job0211
Cape Coral, Florida
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25 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2015

Food was pretty good. For the area (Cape Coral) it is on point. Wait staff attentive. Only surprise was the bar tab. Will know better next time. Better to come for the food and either pre or post flight if on a budget. Myself and Wife's bar tab was more than food and didn't drink that much...

2 Thank AF_Lucky1
New Jersey
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42 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 September 2015

We were invited to join another couple and they chose Ariani's. I must say we were very pleased with the food, the service, and the atmosphere. We look forward to returning in the future!

1 Thank jetsetfunseeker
N FT Myers
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75 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2015 via mobile

You call this Italian food? Wake up, Cape Coral! Expensive crap overseen by a bully German owner. Really? Paella is Spanish. Don't try to serve it. It was a disgusting slop. My mozzarella and tomato appetizer was priced astronomically. It was packaged store bought old cheese and hothouse raised mealy tomatoes. Gross. Their gravy (sauce) for pasta? Forget about it!... More 

2 Thank JerseyGirl12355
Fort Myers, Florida
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60 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 August 2015

Ariani's was recommended to me as a great place to take my wifeand celebrate our Anniversary . The restaurant has a very comfortable atmosphere. I was glad I made reservations, the place was pretty full. Our server was Darren. He was very attentive and was fun to watch as he would dart in and around the dinning room . We... More 

2 Thank BW639
Cape Coral, Florida
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334 reviews
197 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 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
Reviewed 13 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
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
Reviewed 26 July 2015

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

2 Thank CaptainKeithC

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