We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

La Corte Bistro

Ratings and reviews

Certificate of Excellence2018 Winner
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value

Location and contact

About
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
PRICE RANGE
$25 - $50
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
CUISINES
American, Mediterranean, European
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
Reviews (309)
There are newer reviews for La Corte Bistro
See the most recent reviews
Filter reviews
285 results
Traveler rating
187
37
25
17
19
Traveler type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
187
37
25
17
19
Show reviews that mention
All reviews beet salad duck beef tips veal saltimbocca scallops seafood paella creme brûlée chicken wrap cheese cake rice key lime pie brew babies great bottle of wine almond joy special evening beautiful restaurant fine dining
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
51 - 60 of 285 reviews
Reviewed March 4, 2018 via mobile

We used to visit this restaurant years ago and wanted to try it again now that the new owners renovated. I happened to mention it was our anniversary when I made the reservation and to our surprise, they had a special table set for us...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank kimrusso48
MichaelBodetti, Owner at La Corte Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded March 9, 2018

Hi Kim, Thank you very much for taking the time to write such a nice review and giving La Corte an excellent rating. We appreciate your business and hope to see you again soon. Be well, Michael

Reviewed March 4, 2018

After a fine night of dining the folks at La Corte Bistro gave Gayla and me the grand tour of both restaurants. Our wonderful host Mrs. Sabrina Fontanili was duly responsible for the beautiful decor. The food was fantastic and the staff was infectious, like...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Steven F
MichaelBodetti, Owner at La Corte Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded March 9, 2018

Hi Steven, Thank you very much for taking the time to write such a nice review and giving La Corte an excellent rating. We appreciate your business and hope to see you again soon. Be well, Michael

Reviewed March 4, 2018

Celebrated my birthday here 3/1 and was very pleased. The owner Michael greets you at the front gate and checks you off the tablet he carries. Quickly seated and our waiter Paul shows up soon after. Had the pork osso bucco and my wife had...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Geonyg57
MichaelBodetti, Owner at La Corte Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded March 9, 2018

Thank you very much for taking the time to write such a nice review and giving La Corte an excellent rating. We appreciate your business and hope to see you again soon. Be well, Michael

Reviewed March 3, 2018

A wonderful upscale place in a mundane restaurant town of Cape Coral. A bit pricey, but a great responsive staff and good atmosphere. With eight of us, scallops were great,pasta pescata , great, good lasagna, steak good. But, duck - so-so. Not enough sauce and...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank capecoral2
MichaelBodetti, Owner at La Corte Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded March 9, 2018

Hi Kirk, Thank you for taking the time to write a review and for providing feedback. I very much appreciate your business and the feedback. I do take issue with your comments on the wine. The price you quoted is not correct - the cost,...More

Reviewed March 3, 2018

Great atmosphere. Good Food. Great - and well-trained - help. Great music. Good wine list. Relaxing and romantic - intimate - you can talk. Nice place.

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank jlmurvin
MichaelBodetti, Owner at La Corte Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded March 9, 2018

Hi Helen, Thank you very much for taking the time to write such a nice review and giving La Corte an excellent rating. We appreciate your business and hope to see you again soon. Be well, Michael

Reviewed February 27, 2018 via mobile

We ate here with another couple at the beginning of our month’s stay and returned for our last dinner on our final night in Cape Coral. Stone Crockett was our waiter. Very pleasant young man. We ordered a split Caesar with no anchovies and it...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank skm4444
MichaelBodetti, Owner at La Corte Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded March 2, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to write a review and for providing the feedback. I will pass on the information to make sure that we continue to improve and do not make the same mistakes. We appreciate your business and look forward to seeing...More

Reviewed February 27, 2018

I had the Osso Bucco at the waiters suggestion. It was fall of the bone tender and delicious. The mash potatoes were some of the best I have ever had. The Mai Tai was made with pineapple juice instead of the typical orange juice. It...More

Date of visit: February 2018
1  Thank Randy L
MichaelBodetti, Owner at La Corte Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded March 2, 2018

Hi Randy, Thank you for taking the time to write a review and giving La Corte 5 stars. Be well and we hope to see you again soon. Michael

Reviewed February 24, 2018

We decided to try this restaurant out based on the reviews on TripAdvisor. Unfortunately we came away hugely disappointed. Paul our server could never be found, he said bread was coming up shortly and it arrived at exactly the same time as our meals. Two...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank MICHAEL M
MichaelBodetti, Owner at La Corte Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded February 27, 2018

Hi Michael, Thank you for taking the time to provide feedback. I am very sorry you had a bad experience at La Corte on Saturday. I will have a discussion with the server to ensure this does not happen again. There is no excuse for...More

Reviewed February 24, 2018

Husband and I tried this place last week. We had been here when it was two different places. The food was great! We both had the shank and it was done perfectly. Our server was knowledgable, pleasant and made sure we were taken care of.

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank mollysbridge
MichaelBodetti, Owner at La Corte Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded February 27, 2018

Hi Molly, Thank yo for taking the time to write such a nice review. we appreciate you trying us out and hope to see you again soon. Be well, Michael

Reviewed February 10, 2018

This restaurant is hard to find and while I'd like to say it was worth it, it wasn't. When the hostess had seated us, she gave us a talk and my husband and I couldn't understand a word she said and she left. My husband...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Jeanette123
MichaelBodetti, Owner at La Corte Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded February 11, 2018

Hi Jeanette, I am sorry that you did not have a good experience. Our restaurant does have an international flair but while our hostess has an accent her English is better than many Americans so I am a bit surprised that you did not understand...More

View more reviews
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
SwegsN
December 3, 2018|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from Andrea G | Reviewed this property |
There might bem but they changed hands & will be open under a new name.
0
Votes
Dove17
November 8, 2017|
Answer
Response from Melanie F | Reviewed this property |
Better check with the wife :-)
0
Votes
Dove17
November 8, 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from ricksR1188FG | Reviewed this property |
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.
1
Vote
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing