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La Corte Bistro

1520 Lafayette St, Cape Coral, FL 33904-9731
+1 239-542-2224
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Overview
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good13%
  • Average8%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
Travelers talk about
“beet salad” (11 reviews)
“duck” (16 reviews)
“beef tips” (7 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM Hours
CUISINES
American, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
RATINGS
Food
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Value
LOCATION
1520 Lafayette St, Cape Coral, FL 33904-9731
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Reviewed April 29, 2018

Our children had had such a good time the evening before they suggested we all visited for the last meal before going home to the UK. From the car park, I wondered what to expect however, entering via the garden was like walking into a...More

1  Thank Malcolm D
MichaelBodetti, Owner at La Corte Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded April 30, 2018

Malcolm, Thank you very much for the excellent review. We enjoyed your visit and hope you stop in again on your next vacation to Cape Coral. Be well Michael

Reviewed April 29, 2018

Sat at the bar for a 7:30 PM reservation until past 9 PM as the restaurant was way understaffed. Witnessed the disastrous service on display as food was sent back, took over an hour for people to get served, etc. My experience has to be...More

6  Thank gabrielmurphy
MichaelBodetti, Owner at La Corte Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded April 30, 2018

Hi Gabriel, I always start out letting our reviewers know how much I appreciate feedback and welcome them to give us another try but in this particular case I want to let all the readers know who you really are. The very nice couple you...More

Reviewed April 27, 2018

We had a wonderful evening. The atmosphere is so romantic and the food was awesome. If you would like a great selection of wines at reasonable prices you won't be disappointed. We will be back for sure.

Thank Jeanne A
MichaelBodetti, Owner at La Corte Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded April 30, 2018

Hi Jeanne, Thank you very much for the nice review. We appreciate your business and for taking the time to write such a nice review. Michael

Reviewed April 17, 2018

Outstanding Lunch. Ambiance is excellent. Owner and staff were extremely easy to work with and very accommodating to our needs. I would highly recommend for a group party .

1  Thank Maureen M
MichaelBodetti, Owner at La Corte Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded April 30, 2018

Hi Maureen, Thank you for selecting La Corte to host your sorofity birthday party. We enjoyed having you and look forward to your next visit. be well Michael

Reviewed April 17, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I celebrated our 52nd Anniversay at La Corte. With much enthusiasm we made reservations and were welcomed at the gate. Needless to say, we were very disappointed. I ordered paella which was dry and sticky. 2shrimp, 3 mussels and 2 dry scallops....More

Thank Ginny B
MichaelBodetti, Owner at La Corte Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded April 30, 2018

Hi Ginny, I am sorry that you did not have a good experinece at La Corte. We always try to give every customer full satisfaction and appreciate hearing of any problems while you are still at the restaurant. This way we can figure out the...More

Reviewed April 16, 2018

Decided to overnight in Cape Coral on the way to a long weekend on Useppa Island. Picked La Corte on the way and were very, pleasantly treated to a great experience. Fine dining room, Courtyard, separate bar and eating area all designed with a euro...More

Thank Marty E
MichaelBodetti, Owner at La Corte Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded April 30, 2018

Hi Marty, Thank you for finding La Corte on your trip. We appreciate the review and your visit. we hope to see you again on your next trip to Cape Coral. Michael

Reviewed April 11, 2018 via mobile

Another fantastic meal at Lacourt bistro. We had a party of 10 for Easter dinner. Food as always was creative delicious and fresh. Our server was MOIRA. She was so well-versed on the menu and all of the ingredients. It was a true pleasure having...More

Thank Dove17
MichaelBodetti, Owner at La Corte Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded April 30, 2018

Thank you for joining us on Easter and for taking the time to write such a nice review. We appreciate your business and your company. We look forward to your next visit. Be well Michael

Reviewed April 8, 2018

This was not my first time here and won't be my last. I am very picky with what gets served to me. I am a home chef and usually get disappointed when I go out to eat. My sister-in-luv and I went out for a...More

Thank Dawn C
MichaelBodetti, Owner at La Corte Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded April 30, 2018

Hi Dawn, Thank you for your continued patronage. We enjoy having you and your friends at La Corte and we look forward to your next visit. be well Michael

Reviewed April 8, 2018

Nice evening in a lovely Courtyard setting. Good food, decent wine list and friendly service (thanks Paul). One of our party had the escargot, tasted good but not impressed with presentation. I had the duck, excellent.

Thank Mike D
MichaelBodetti, Owner at La Corte Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded April 30, 2018

Hi Mike, Thank you for visiting La Corte and for taking the time to write such a nice review. We hope to see you again soon. Be well Michael

Reviewed April 1, 2018

we visited the Restaurant frequently over last 8 years but last visit was disapointing, when I asked for Penne A'rabiata they would not do, instead they offered penne vodka which came with a yellow Sauce but nothing like Italian taste. I ordered the Italian speciality...More

2  Thank curtis69
MichaelBodetti, Owner at La Corte Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded April 3, 2018

Hi Curtis, Thank you for taking the time to write a review and provide feedback. I am sorry that you were not satisfied with your experience at La Corte. La Corte does not claim to be an Italian Restaurant. While we have some very good...More

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Dove17
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Response from Melanie F | Reviewed this property |
Better check with the wife :-)
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I️ didn’t try, but he didn’t balk at a firm handshake. So give it a shot and tell him Rick Stringfellow put you up to it. I’m sure I’ll hear about it on Facebook. Ask for Nick Elmer.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
$25 - $50
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Special occasions, Families with children, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Large groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Monday
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1520 Lafayette St, Cape Coral, FL 33904-9731
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Cape Coral
  • Phone Number: +1 239-542-2224
  • E-mail
Description
La Corte offers Lunch and Dinner Monday through Saturday and Brunch on Sunday’s. “La Corte, is a Fine Dining destination restaurant in beautiful downtown Cape Coral” said Vincenzo Palmese, one of the owners at La Corte . Owner Michael Bodetti said: “Why go out to dine, when you can go out for an experience”. While owner Alex Vitali said: “Enjoy our beautiful gardens enriched by the Florida sunshine. La Corte focuses on four (4) key components to create “The La Corte Experience”. Environment: • Indoor & outdoor seating – each with a different experience. • Designed by renowned International Architectural Designer Sabrina Fontanili, who created an environment that transports you somewhere between New York & New Orleans • An environment with perfect combination of freshness, warmth, charm and elegance • Cuisine by Renowned Chef Tim Spain • Chef Tim uses the best ingredients to create beautiful, yet healthy masterpieces. • We have our own herb garden and Chef Tim can be seen picking herbs for some of his famous dishes. • Entertainment: We work with the best musicians in the area to bring you a variety of musical entertainment. • Daytime dining in our gardens with the sound of nature’s musicians, birds chirping • Service: La Corte’s Training Academy develops our servers to create a consistent, professional enjoyable experience for our customers • We implemented a state of the art service system to ensure all orders are processed as effectively as possible so that the meals are delivered in a timely way to all the guests at your table. • La Corte is open Starting October 11th 2016: • Lunch Monday through Saturday from 11:30am to 2:30pm • Dinner Monday through Saturday from 5:30pm to 10pm. • We offer an Early Dining Special from 4:30pm to 5:30pm. • Sunday for Brunch from 11am to 3pm • La Corte hosts weddings and private parties of all types from 20 to 200 guests. • La Corte was founded by: Michael Bodetti, Vincenzo Palmese and Alex Vitali. • La Corte is located in the rejuvenating downtown Cape Coral at 1520 Lafayette Street, Cape Coral, FL 33904. For Menus.
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