Gustoso is a Italian restaurant located at Khar, Mumbai.Dimly lit, chic and elegant in it’s decor, Gustoso has a warm inviting ambiance.It’s food menu is a mix of traditional Italian classics, it includes soup, salads, appetizers, pizza, pasta, risotto, mains and desserts.It also has a elaborate bar menu with a extensive wine collection.So here is what I had -SOUP :-ZUPPA DI PORCINI –
Porcini mushroom soup flavoured with onions, leek, garlic, thyme and truffle oil.
Warm and comforting, loved the aroma of truffle oil coming through !SALADS :-INSALATA DI BURRATA –
Burrata salad made with arugula leaves, cherry tomatoes and avocados. Dressed in a mustard vinaigrette dressing and garnished with balsamic glaze and hazelnuts.
The burrata was soft and creamy, the roasted cherry tomatoes beautifully cut through its richness, arugula added a nice freshness !APPETIZERS :-GAMBERONI ALL’ AGLIO –
Tiger prawns reduced in white wine then tossed in tomato garlic sauce.
The prawns were succulent, the spicy tomato garlic sauce flavoured them aptly.PASTA :-RAVIOLI BURRO E SALVIA –
Homemade ravioli pasta stuffed with ricotta and spinach. Tossed in butter sage sauce.
Ricotta cheese and spinach work like magic together, The butter sage sauce was mild so one could rightly enjoy the homemade pasta, Nice !PIZZA :-INDIANAPOLI –
Hand stretched pizza layered with san morzano tomato sauce, topped with sauteed onions, olives, mushrooms, and jalapenos, garnished with bell pepper reduction and baked in a wood fired oven.
Gustoso is known for its pizza and it delivers, The pizza had a perfect crispy moist crust, bell pepper reduction added a nice spice !MAINS :-CAPESANTE SCOTTATE –
Pan seared scallops served with pea puree and roasted cauliflower.
The scallops were seared to perfection, it had its own natural sweetness, pea puree acted as it’s perfect accompaniment. Loved it !DESSERTS :-TIRAMISU –
Savoiardi biscuits drenched in expresso coffee, layered with mascarpone cream and garnished with cocoa powder.EXPRESSO CROQUANT –
Coffee ice cream made with almond and buttercrunch.Both the desserts were outstanding, tiramisu was light airy and perfect, coffee ice cream was creamy nutty and crunchy !!
If Coffee is your favourite then you can try both the options at Gustoso !Overall, I had a fantastic time.
Gustoso is a perfect option if one wants to enjoy an authentic Italian meal.
Service is very polite and courteous.