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Upcoming Performance Prix Fixe Dinners April 18th & 25th

Before Conspirare's singular performance of "How Little You Are," a commissioned work by young American composer Nico Muhly, please join us for dinner on April 18th.

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Hop over for Easter Brunch!

Celebrate Easter with friends and family while dining al fresco on a beautiful spring day. Our expansive Italian Brunch Buffet includes a huge selction of delectable dishes featuring local produce and farm-fresh eggs. Sip a variety of beverages with fresh squeezed juices or try a hand-crafted cocktail. We look forward to seeing you!


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Trefethen Winery Proprietor to Host Dinner @ Gusto on Weds March 4th

Call to reserve your spot at the table with the proprietor of Napa's Trefethen Winery, Loren Trefethen. Seats are $90 per person and are all inclusive. Pairings selected by Gusto Sommelier, Chris Dufau. The menu by Gusto Chef Jason Tallent has been built to complement these estate wines from the Oak Knoll District of Napa. Dial 512.458.1100 for a credit card reservation... continue reading

Chamber Music Center Pre-performance Prix Fixe

Follow the "North Star" to Gusto this Saturday before the Chamber Music Center presents the piece at First Unitarian Church this Saturday, featuring pianist Michelle Schumann.

2/14 Valentine's Day Menu

We will be offering this gorgeous prix fixe in addition to our regular menu. This Valentine’s Day menu crafted by Executive Chef Jason Tallent with wine pairings selected by Manager & Sommelier Chris Dufau will help create the perfect romantic evening. Love is in the air at Gusto!

Executive Pastry Chef Beryl St. Jeanne reveals new dessert menu!

Gusto is excited to present an updated dessert menu featuring Italian classics, like Tiramisu, alongside other newly refined, hand-crafted desserts. Try the perfectly balanced Budino, or the piquancy of seasonal blood oranges with the Olive Oil Cake. There are enough new flavors to require multiple visits for a complete survey. We'll have the espresso and digestifs waiting, too.

Winemaker dinner hosted by Francesco Dadi of the Ormanni Winery in Tuscany, Italy

Be sure and join us Thursday, February 12th at 7:00 PM for an intimate winemaker dinner hosted by Francesco Daddi of the Ormanni winery in Tuscany, Italy and Gusto Managing Partner Cameron Lockley. We'll also be introducing Gusto Sommelier Chris Dufau and Executive Chef Jason Tallent. Tickets are $85 per person, all inclusive; $75 for Austin Wine & Food Foundation members. Space is limited to first 20 people who sign up:... continue reading

Austin Chamber Music Center Prix Fixe - Sat, Jan 24th

Before you head to First Unitarian Church on Saturday evening to enjoy "Transfiguration" performed by the Aeolus Quartet, join us for dinner. In addition to our regular menu, we are offering a Prix Fixe menu for $20. Include wine pairings for and additional $15. We look forward to seeing you this weekend!

Aids Services of Austin Red Ribbon Brunch

Saturday, November 22nd 12pm to 2pm @ Gusto

Join us for a special Sunday brunch along with the good folks at ASA and help support their important services here in Austin.
Tickets $50 @

2nd Annual Austin Meatball Festival

Saturday, November 22nd 12pm to 5pm @ Winflo Osteria

Show your support for Gusto Italian Kitchen – reigning “Public Choice” favorite meatball - and come enjoy meatballs from a variety of local Austin restaurants while benefiting Austin Lifeworks. Tickets $15 @ or $20 at the door.

Special Prix Fixe Offering in conjunction with Austin Chamber Music Center

Saturday, November 15th 4pm until Close @ Gusto

We will be offering a special three course prix-fixe menu offering for $20 in addition to our regular menu offerings. Come out for dinner before or after ACMC’s presentation of “La Lune” at First Unitarian Church just around the corner from Gusto.

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Local Beers put the Oak in Oktoberfest

What lends itself to autumnal flavors better than the celebrated ales of Oktoberfest? This month, we are proud to feature OAKtoberfest as well as Liberation IPA from our local brewer bretheren at Live Oak. Oaktoberfest is a classic amber beer that pairs well with heartier dishes like our Sterling City lamb shank with polenta or Strube Ranch Wagyu sirloin. Try the crisp citrus notes of the IPA with simple antipasti or a selection of small plates. Have a seat on our patio and take in the... continue reading