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Ariani Restaurant & Lounge

1529 SE 15TH Ter, Cape Coral, FL 33990-3791
(239) 772-8000
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Ranked #19 of 320 restaurants in Cape Coral
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Italian
Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Dessert
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Dessert
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English first
Cape Coral, Florida, United States
Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014 NEW

Went with friends who never have been here before. We had the 2 for $25 special and it was fantastic. Our friends now have a new restaurant to frequent. Our food was delicious and the plates were beautifully set. The owner, Dario, visited our table with his usual upbeat personality.

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Punta Gorda
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59 reviews 59 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

We celebrated our 50th Anniversary with family and our closest friends. Total of 16 people. Special Dinner entrees...all were outstanding. Service was impeccable- Gianni was our server. The owner, Alice, was so accommodating. Couldn't have selected a better restaurant to celebrate. We were in the private party room that can accommodate 30 people.

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Cape Coral, Florida
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

A group of us went to Ariani's a couple of nights ago to celebrate a family member's birthday. Admittedly, I do have a problem eating in some Italian restaurants due to an aversion I have with the smell of parmesian cheese which started way back when I was a child. But having lived in Cape Coral for many years, I... More

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tampa
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

For the second time in one year our family had dinner at this restaurant. We had most enjoyable food, delicious and freshly prepared meals. The service was par excellence. For one of our family member, they took special care to make a vegetarian dish. The owner Dario who is one of the best known chef in the area spent considerable... More

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Cape Coral, Florida
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

My family of four went for dinner last night and were pleasantly surprised. The food was amazing! The service was impeccable. I would venture to say this was my best experience at a restaurant ever. The chef Dario and his wife Alice truly make you feel like family. This place is a hidden gem in Cape Coral. I highly recommend... More

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Naples, Florida
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

yes we live in florida and there are roaches...but! we do not exspect them to be crawling on our table! we barely started eating our entree, very discreetly called ovr a passing by waitress who "took care of things"- lost our appetites- we expected the manager/owner to come ovr, I guess we were not worth his time...so then we asked... More

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Cape Coral, Florida
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40 reviews 40 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

This restaurant used to one of our favorites for a special dinner. But the past couple of experiences have been disappointing with inconsistent food quality and rushed service. The fish didn't taste fresh although the server swore it was. Even quantities of the identical servings at the same table weren't even. One serving had plenty of shrimp piled on... the... More

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Eau Claire, Wisconsin
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35 reviews 35 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

We ate here with another couple and the food and service were great. We have a reservation for this week also. My wife is half Italian and she ordered the lasagna. It was outstanding just like her mother used to make. I ordered the veal special and it was great with the mashed potatoes and spinach, Our friends ordered the... More

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Kirkland Lake, Canada
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

First visit to this restaurant after being recommended by friends in the area. From the time we got there it was a great experience. We were greeted by a very energetic and fun staff and shown to our table. Great service followed all night. We are a fun group and like to interact with staff in a teasing humerous way... More

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Fort Myers, Florida
1 review
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

Average food. Pasta not homemade. Ate here on Valentine's Day! When we checked our bank statement, we found that the amount posted was more than the amount we charged with our credit card. Restaurant promptly refunded the overcharge after I called them to question it. We should not have to do this and really, how many people check every charge... More

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