Gusto Italiano in Auckland Menu

 ANTIPASTO - STARTER
  • Antipasto della casa (2-3 people) $35.50
    • a selection of starters to share, two slices of assorted italian cured meat, a roman style artichoke, oven baked italian scamorza cheese topped with black truffle pesto, a bowl of marinated italian olives and the chef's choice, all in one plate
  • Gamberi gustosi $20.50
    • Four prawns pan sauteed with vine tomatoes, italian parsley, red onion and green capsicum, finished in the oven with italian goats cheese topped with extra virgin olive oil
  • Calamari in padella $17.50
    • Polenta coated calamri rings, pan sauteed in extra virgin olive oil, garlic and parsley accompanied with our home-made mayonnaise
  • Scamorza alforno $16.50
    • Oven baked italian scamorza cheese topped with black truffle pesto, served with a side of garlic bread.
  • Piadina romagnola $17.50
    • Authentic home-made italian flat bread served warm, stuffed with parma ham, stracchino cheese, rocket and parmesan shavings
  • Carpaccio alfunggetto $16.50
    • Thinly sliced beef (raw), smoked with aromatic herbs, dressed with extra virgin olive oil, mushrooms and truffle served with rocket and bread crackers
  • Carciofi alla romana $15.50
    • Three artichokes heart, stuffed with mint and garlic, braised with italian white wine, served on a parmesan cheese cracker
  • bruschette fantasi $13.50
    • Four slices of flame grilled home-made ciabatta, rubbed with garlic, dressed with extra virgin olive oil and seasoned. Please ask your aiter for today's toppings
  • Garlic pizza bread $8.50
  • Garlic bread $5.50
 PASTA
  • Pappardelle al ragu $22.50
    • Fresh ribbon pasta tossed with slow-cooked meat ragout sauce. Finished with truffle oil and shaved parmesa.
  • Panne all' amatriciana $22.50
    • Penne pasta tossed with italian flat pancetta, brandy, fresh chilli, red onions, extra virgin olive oil and fresh italian tomato sauce. Finished with pecorino cheese
  • Spaghetti alla puttanesca $24.50
    • Fresh spaghetti tossed with tomato sauce, sicilian capers, cured black olives, anchovy, fresh chilli, garlic and parsley
  • Gnocchi di zucca $24.50
    • Home-made pumpkin gnocchi pan sauteed with shallot, zucchini, vine tomatoes, cream, extra virgin olive oil, finished with parmesan shavings and fresh italian herbs
  • Spaghetti fruitti di mare $29.50
    • Spaghetti with shrimps, prawns, mussels, calamari, vine tomatoes and fresh chilli, finished with extra virgin olive oil and italian parsley
  • Pansotti burro e salvia $17.50/ $25.50
    • Made in-house fresh pasta pillows, filled with mixed mushrooms, italian ricotta cheese, sundried tomatoes and basil pesto, pan sauteed in a sage butter sauce finished with parmesan shavings
  • Ravioli verde $18.50/ $26.50
    • Home-made fresh green pasta pillows, filled with spinach and chicken tossed with aromatic herbs, vine ripened tomatoes and parmesan shavings
  • Fettuccine gustose $26.50
    • Fresh pasta pan sauteed with smoked chicken breast, sundried tomatoes, sicilian capers and champignon mushrooms in a red onion and chardonnay cream reduction finished with parmesan and fresh herbs
  • Gnoccori ripieni $13.50/ $25.50
    • Home-made big potato gnocchi filled with italian ricotta cheese and truffle pesto, served with fresh italian tomato sauce, parmesan, basil and extra virgin olive oil
  • Tortellini porcine e tartufo $18.50/ $27.50
    • Home style fresh beef tortellini pan sauteed in a truffle pesto and a porcini cream sauce, finished with parmesan shavings and fresh italian herbs
  • Risotto del giorno n/a
    • Carnaroli rice of the day as per blackboards
 INSALATE - SALADS
  • Rucola $9.50
    • Rocket salad served with shaved parmesan cheese, with extra virgin olive oil and lemon dressing
  • Mediterranea $10.50
    • Mixed salad leaves with tomato, onion, cucumber, olives, capers, oregano, feta, extra virgin olive oil and modena balsamic vinegar
  • Caprese $18.50
    • Authentic italian buffalo mozzarella sliced, served with fresh tomato, oregano and extra virgin olive oil
 SECONDI - MAINS
  • Arrosto arrotolato di maiale $30.50
    • Pork belly, marinated with rosemary and white wine, seasoned then oven roasted. Dressed with a sweet and sour tomato sauce, served with roast potatoes, pumpkin and mesclun
  • Tagliata di manzo $30.50
    • Sliced grilled beef sirloin with a red peppercorn sauce served with marinated eggplant, pecorino cheese and artichoke mesclum salad and balsamic baby onions
  • Pollo alla valdostana $33.50
    • Free range chicken breast pan fried with white wine, layered with mushrooms, provolone cheese and fress herbs. Served with roast potatoes and seasonal vegetables
  • Anatra suprema $32.50
    • Duck supreme marinated overnight with fresh italian herbs, oven roasted, sliced and served with red cabbage coked with orange, sultanas and potato mash
  • Agnello allo zafferano $34.50
    • Lamb rump pan braised with white wine in a saffron cream. Served with soft spinach and gorgonzola cheese side, potatoes and the chef's choice of seasonal vegetables
  • Scaloppine al profumo di bosco $34.50
    • Milk white scaloppini pan braised in butter with onions, white wine and fresh herbs. Served with button mushrooms and seasonal vegetables, topped with truffle pesto
  • Pesce del giorno n/a
    • Fish of the day as per blackboard
 CONTORNI - SIDES
  • Seasonal vegetables and roast potatoes $7.50/ $13.50
 SET MENU
  • Vegetarian set menu (for 2) $82.00
    • Antipasto/ Entree to share- Bruschette: Flame grilled sliced ciabatta, rubbed with garlic, dressed with extra virgin olive oil and seasoned. Please ask your waiter for today's toppings./ Scamorza al forno: Oven baked italian scamorza cheese topped with black truffle pesto, served with a side of garlic bread./ carciofi alla romana: Two artichokes hearts, stuffed with mint and garlic braised with italian white wine, served on a parmesan cheese cracker with our home made green sauce.- Pasta to share - Gnocchi di zucca: Home-made pumpkin gnocchi, pan sauteed with shallot, zucchini, tomatoes, cream and extra virgin olive oil. Finished with parmesan shavings and fresh italian herbs. - Salad to share - Mediterranea: Salad leaves with tomato, onion, cucumber, olives, capers, oregano, feta, extra virgin olive oil and modena balsamic vinegar.- Dessert to share - Tiramisu or Panna cotta. Suggested wine chianti albola $10 gls
  • Gustoso set menu (for 2) $98.00
    • Antipasto/ Entree to share- Antipasto della cas: You will taste two bruschette, two slices of assorted italian cured meat, one roman style artichoke, oven baked italian scamorza cheese with black truffle pesto, a bowl of marinated italian olives and one chef's choice, all in one plate.- Pasta to share - Gnocconi ripieni: Made in house big potato gnocchi stuffed with italian ricotta cheese and truffle pesto, served with fresh italian tomato sauce, parmesan cheese, basil and extra virgin olive oil. - Main to share - Pollo all valdostana: Free range chicken breast pan fried with white wine, layered with mushrooms, provolone cheese and fresh herbs. Served with roast potatoes and seasonal vegetables. - Dessert to share - Tiramisu or panna cotta. Suggested wine barbera d'asti $10 gls
  • Seafood set menu (for 2) $107.00
    • Antipasto/ Entree to share - Calamari in padella: Polenta coated calamari rings, pan sauteed in extra virgin olive oil with garlic and parsley accompanied with our home-made mayonnaise./ Gamberi gustosi: Four prawns pan sauteed with vine tomatoes, italian parsley, red onion and gree capsicum, finished to cook in the oven with italian goat cheese topped with extra virgin olive oil. - Pasta to share - Spaghetti frutti di mare: Pasta pan sauteed with mixed mushrooms, shrimp, mussels, italian ham, vine tomatoes and fresh chilli, finished with extra virgin olive oil and italian parsley. - Main to share -Pesce del giorno: Fish of the day as per blackboard. - Dessert to share - Tiramisu or panna cotta. Suggested wine pinot grigio s. margherita $12.50 gls
 DOLCI - DESSERT
  • Dolce del giorno n/a
    • Home made dessert of the day
  • Tiramisu' della casa $12.50
    • One of the most popular italian desserts. Tiramisu is an elegant and rich dessert made by dipping savoiardi (aka lady finger biscuits) in espresso coffee, then layering with a whipped mixture of egg yolks, mascarpone and sugar and topped with cocoa
  • Panna cotta del giorno $11.50
    • A cream based italian dessert served chilled, please ask for today's flavour
  • Tartufo nero $10.50
    • Chocolate ice cream with a zabaglione centre, coated with crushed hazelnuts, dusted with cocoa powder.
  • Affogato $13.50
    • Topped with espresso coffee
  • Corretto $15.50
    • "Corrected" with a shot of amaretto
  • Tartufo limoncello $11.50
    • Lemon gelato with a liquid limoncello core sprinkled with crushed lemon meringue
  • Affogato $14.50
    • Topped with espresso coffee
  • Corretto $16.50
    • "Corrected" with a shot of amaretto
  • Biscotti tozzetti con vino dolce $14.50
    • Home made biscotti (plural of italian biscotto, roughly meaning twice baked) are crispy italian cookies containing nuts, raisin, flavoured with anise and served with a glass of sweet dessert wine
  • Formaggi misti $17.50/ $28.50
    • Selection of italian cheese served with honey and mustards

Nearby Sample Menus

  • Crumbed Prawns 8pcs $9.90
  • Salt and pepper squid 8 pcs $9.90
  • Battered Mussels 8pcs $9.90
  • Meatballs 10pcs $9.90
  • Buffalo Chicken $9.90
  • Spring rolls 12pcs $7.90
  • Garlic Bread 5 pcs $5.90
  • Greek Salad $9.90
  • Ginger pork don
    • stir-fried pork & onion with ginger soy sauce
  • Donburi $10
    • rice bowl dish
  • Teriyaki chicken don
    • spicy teriyaki chicken available on request
  • Karaage chicken don
    • deep-fried seasoned chicken
  • Chicken cutlet don
    • crumbed chicken with tonkatsu sauce
  • Teriyaki salmon don
    • spicy teriyaki salmon available on request
  • Teriyaki tofu don
  • Tempura don $12.00
    • ask for a vegetarian option
  • Chocolate Thick Toast $4.50
  • Spicy sliced pork on rice/noodles $13.00
  • Spaghetti with Beef and black pepper sauce $13.50
  • Spicy Beef Noodles with Beef Tendon and Tripe $13.50
  • Sweet and Spicy Shredded Pork on Rice/noodles $12.50
  • Spicy Cumin Lamb on Rice/noodles $15.00
  • Crispy Squid with spicy salt on Rice/noodles $13.00
  • Deep Fried Prawn with spicy salt on Rice/noodles $15.50
  • Sweet and Sour Chicken $9.50
  • Prawns $12.00
  • Combination Seafood $13.90
  • Sweet and Sour Wonton $9.50
  • Egg Foo Yong $8.50
  • Vegetable Chow Mein or Chop Sueys $8.50
  • Chicken $9.50
  • Steak $9.50
  • Prawn masala $13.00
  • Kerala masala $10.00
  • Mutton curry $10.00
  • Mutton kurma $10.00
  • ●Veg
  • Mathu vada $1.00
  • Dhal vada $1.00
  • Veg: samosa $1.50

Gusto Italiano

Address

263 Ponsonby Road, Three Lamps, Auckland, Auckland, 1011, New Zealand

Phone

093611556

Opened hours

Monday: 5:00 – 10:00 PM, Tuesday: 5:00 – 10:00 PM, Wednesday: 5:00 – 10:00 PM, Thursday: 12:00 – 11:00 PM, Friday: 12:00 – 11:00 PM, Saturday: 12:00 – 11:00 PM, Sunday: 12:00 – 11:00 PM

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Cuisine

Gluten Free , Mediterranean , Pizza , Vegetarian , European , Italian

Features

Romantic ,  Wheelchair accessible ,  Reservations ,  After-hours ,  Waitstaff ,  Takeout ,  Private Dining ,  Lunch ,  Seating ,  Special Occasion Dining ,  Serves Alcohol ,  Dinner ,  Child-friendly ,  Outdoor Seating ,  Full Bar

Location
263 Ponsonby Road, Three Lamps, Auckland, Auckland, 1011, New Zealand