Gusto Blog

"Tour of Italy" begins this Weekend, July 8th - 10th

Gusto Italian Kitchen + Wine Bar is proud to present a three part series of prix fixe menus, each featuring the cuisine from a different region of Italy, in partnership with the Austin Chamber Music Center’s Summer Festival.  This Friday through Sunday, July 8th – 10th, we will be traveling to the Tuscan region for the first weekend of the Festival.  Check out the seasonally inspired menu from Chef Justin Turner below and make your reservations now.  The prix fixe menu... continue reading

Special Prix Fixe Menu Thursday, May 12th & Friday, May 13th

Join us this Thursday or Friday evening, May 12th or 13th, and enjoy a special prix fixe menu being offered in conjunction with Conspirare's presentation of "Stephen Paulus: A Lyrical Life".  Check out the menu below and make your reservations today!  The prix fixe menu is in addition to our everyday favorites and can be ordered at any time throughout the evening.  We encourage you to check out the Conspirare performance as well - visit for more information.


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Join us at Gusto for Mother's Day Brunch!

Join us this Sunday for a special Mother's Day Brunch at Gusto - a true Italian feast!  We will be featuring an seasonal buffet of breakfast and lunch items, including a prime rib carving station, dessert, coffee & juice.  Check out the menu below and make your reservations now while there is still space.


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Special Easter Brunch Menu

Gusto is excited to offer a special Easter brunch menu on Sunday, March 27th from 10am to 3pm.   Chef Justin Turner will be featuring a seasonal antipasti buffet as well as thoughtfully crafted a’la carte dishes hot from the kitchen for everyone in the family.  Check out the menu below and make your reservations today using the reservation widget at the bottom of the homepage or by calling 512-458-1100.

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Special Prix Fixe Menu Offering February 20th & 21st

Join us at Gusto Italian Kitchen this Saturday and Sunday, February 20th and 21st, for a special Prix Fixe menu offering both evenings in celebration of Austin Chamber Music Center's performance of
"Ghosts of Shakespeare" and Conspirare's performance of "Considering Matthew Sheppared".  Check out the menu below and make your reservations today!

Celebrate Valentine's at Gusto February 12 - 14

Celebrate Valentine's at Gusto!  We will be offering a special Prix Fixe menu in addition to our regular offerings for dinner starting at 4pm on Friday, February 12, Saturday, February 13, and Sunday, Febraury 14.  Check out the menu below and make your reservation today as reservations are limited.

Gusto to be closed in the evening on Super Bowl Sunday

Gusto will be closing at 2pm on Sunday, February 7th.  Please come see us for brunch from 10 to 2.  We will re-open for normal business hours the following day.

Ring in the New Year with our Pre-Fixe Menu

As we say goodbye to 2015, let's celebrate all that it has offered us and the good times we can look forward to in 2016! In true Gusto fashion, we will have an outstanding pre-fixe menu along with wine pairings available the evening of Dec 31st, in addition to our full menu. Make a reservation with us today so that you can take part in an evening of feasting and fun!

Pre-Concert Menu for Conspirare’s Christmas Performances

We are offering a special pre-concert menu in conjunction with Conspirare’s Christmas performances December 5th through 7th. The menu fits the season and occasion perfectly (if we do say so ourselves!).

Gusto Holiday Closures and Reduced Service Hours



Happy Holidays to all of our Neighbors & Friends!

Please note the following special holiday hours:


Wednesday, Nov 25th    OPEN ALL DAY ................ Closing early at 9pm

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Austin Chamber Music Center Pre Fixe - Sat, Nov 14th

Featuring the award-winning Cavani Quartet performing Beethoven, Schulhoff,and Shostakovich, the Austin Chamber Music Center presents "White Russian." Stop by Gusto to partake of a delicious menu that compliments this spirited performance:

Gusto closing early for dinner Sunday, Oct 25th

In order to show our gratitude for the hard work of our very dedicated staff, Gusto will be closing at 8:00pm on Sunday, 10/25.