gusto (noun)

hearty or keen enjoyment, as in eating or drinking, or in action or speech in general: to dance with gusto.
Synonyms: enthusiasm, delight, relish, zest, spirit, fervor.

Gusto Wine Lounge and Restaurant is officially open to the public inside the newly remodeled Prairie Links Golf & Event Center. Serving dinner Friday and Saturday evenings as well as Sunday brunch.

DECEMBER THURSDAY DINNER SPECIALS

december 7th

pasta night

$14.95
$6.95 for kids

december 14th

gusto smokeout

Brisket $14.95
Sausages $12.95
Chicken $12.95
Pork $12.95

december 21st

build your own pizza

december 28th

guilty pleasure (2 for $20)

Cheesy Fries With Bacon
Combo Platter: Fried Cheese Curds, Fried Pickles, Chicken Wings, Fried Onion Rings

OUR MENU’S

serving lunch thursday – saturday 11AM – 2PM

serving dinner thursday – saturday 5 – 10PM

serving brunch sunday 10AM – 1PM

LUNCH MENU

starters

Arancini  |  7.95

Risotto fritters filled with parmesan and mozzarella cheese, fried and served with creamy tomato sauce

Shrimp & Potato Tots | 7.95

Potato pillows rolled with shrimp, fried and served with citrus remoulade

Chicken Wings

6 Wings | 7.95
12 Wings | 11.95
Traditional bone-in chicken wings, fried to a golden crisp and tossed with your choice of buffalo, BBQ, or sweet soy glaze

Crispy Portobello Mushrooms  |  7.95

Sliced portobello mushrooms, breaded and lightly fried, served with roasted red pepper aioli

Fried Pickles  |  6.95

Golden fried pickle chips served with a side of peppercorn ranch

Onion Straws  |  6.95

Golden fried onion straws served with a side of red pepper aioli

Soft Pretzel Bites | 6.95

Bite-size soft pretzel spheres, baked and served with our homemade pimento cheese sauce

salads

Buffalo Chicken Salad | 7.95

Fresh chopped romaine topped with organic chicken tossed in buffalo sauce, cherry tomatoes, cucumber, hard-boiled egg, croutons, a blue cheese wedge, and served with your choice of dressing

Halfie | 9.95

Local organic mixed greens and angel hair pasta, tossed with cherry tomatoes, cucumber, feta cheese and housemade oregano vinaigrette

Gusto Caesar | 7.95

Fresh cut romaine and croutons, tossed with our housemade parmesan caesar dressing

Strawberry Salad  |  7.95

Fresh spinach, sliced strawberries, toasted almonds and lemon croutons served with strawberry balsamic vinaigrette

sandwiches & wraps

Gusto B.L.T Sandwich  |  8.95

Sliced pork belly topped with lettuce and grape tomatoes, tossed in our Gusto sauce on a tasted bun

Monte Cristo  |  8.95

Toasted Texas toast piled high with applewood smoked ham, hickory turkey, and melted provolone cheese served with strawberry sauce

Gusto Burger | 9.95

Certified angus burger topped with bacon and colby jack cheese, served with lettuce, tomato, onion, pickle and a side of our specialty Gusto sauce

Brat Burger | 9.95

Seared bratwurst patty served on a toasted bun topped with our dill potato salad and zesty mustard glaze

Mozzarella Melt | 8.95

Add Chicken | 10.95
Fresh mozzarella, tomato relish, and basil cream sauce served on toasted Texas toast served with a side of basil vinaigrette

French Dip  |  10.95

Thinly sliced prime rib piled high on a hoagie roll, served with a side of au jus and our housemade creamy horseradish

Turkey Melt  |  8.95

Thinly sliced turkey, bacon, and caramelized onion compote topped with provolone cheese on toasted Texas toast

Chicken Pita  | 9.95

Sliced organic chicken tossed with cherry tomatoes, cucumbers, romaine, feta cheese with a creamy yogurt sauce served in a soft pita

Salad Du Jour Lettuce Wraps  | 8.95

Ask your server about our cold salad of the week

pasta

Buffalo Chicken Pasta | 12.95

Chicken and broccoli tossed with bowtie pasta and a buffalo cream sauce topped with a wedge of blue cheese

sides

Curly Fries | 2.95

Dill Potato Salad | 2.95

Gusto Cottage Cheese | 2.95

Pasta Salad | 2.95

desserts

Funnel Cake Fries | 6

Golden funnel cake fries, sprinkled with powdered sugar, and served with a side of marshmallow icing

Key Lime Tarts  |  6

Homemade key lime custard on miniature pie crusts

BRUNCH MENU

Gusto Waffles | 7.95

Two fresh cooked Belgian waffles served with your choice of blueberry, strawberry topping, or traditional maple syrup

Links Breakfast | 11.95

Golden breakfast potatoes, a choice of two eggs scrambled or over easy, choice of sausage or bacon, a fresh cooked Belgian waffle with your choice of blueberry, strawberry topping, or traditional maple syrup

Apple Cinnamon Streusel French Toast | 9.95

Cinnamon infused bread lightly battered and grilled to golden brown perfection served with a warm cinnamon apple topping

Biscuits & Gravy | 8.95

Three sausage and egg sliders on golden biscuits served with peppercorn sausage gravy

Steak & Eggs | 13.95

Three eggs of your choice, blackened certified angus prime rib, served with golden breakfast potatoes

Lobster & Crab Eggs Benedict | 13.95

Toasted English muffin, two over easy eggs, fresh jumbo lump crab, fresh cold-water lobster and topped with a lemon hollandaise

Gusto Loaded Omelet  |  11.95

Four egg omelet with bacon, sausage, onion, green peppers, mozzarella, and colby jack cheese served with golden breakfast potatoes

Seasonal Omelet  |  11.95

Chef’s choice of a three egg omelet with toasted English muffin, served with golden breakfast potatoes

Gusto B.L.T Sandwich  |  9.95

Sliced pork belly, topped with an over easy egg, lettuce and grape tomatoes tossed in our Gusto sauce on a toasted bun served with golden breakfast potatoes

Gusto Caeser Salad  |  7.95

Fresh cut romaine and croutons, tossed with our housemade parmesan caesar dressing

Monte Cristo  |  8.95

Toasted Texas toast piled high with applewood smoked ham, hickory turkey, and melted provolone cheese served with strawberry sauce and served with french fries

Broccoli Cheese Frittata  |  8.95

DINNER MENU

starters

Sesame Crusted Ahi Tuna | 14.95

Sesame-crusted seared ahi tuna served with a sweet soy glaze topped with a cucumber ginger slaw and crispy wonton

Shrimp & Potato Tots | 7.95

Potato pillows rolled with shrimp, fried and served with citrus remoulade

Soft Pretzel Bites | 7.95

Bite-size soft pretzel spheres, baked and served with our homemade pimento cheese sauce

Seared Beef Carpaccio | 12.95

Our cola-cured 6 oz. flatiron steak, grilled and served with microlettuce and sherry vinaigrette

Arancini  |  7.95

Risotto fritters filled with parmesan and mozzarella cheese, fried and served with creamy tomato sauce

Lobster Cocktail  |  12.95

Basil butter poached cold water Canadian lobster tail, chilled, sliced, covered in basil butter, and served with our homemade cocktail crema

Crispy Portobello Mushrooms  |  7.95

Sliced portobello mushrooms, breaded and lightly fried, served with roasted red pepper aioli

soups & salads

French Onion Soup | 5.95

Our take on a classic french onion soup, piled high with homemade fried onion straws

Halfie | 9.95

With Organic Chicken | 13.95

Local organic mixed greens and angel hair pasta, tossed with cherry tomatoes, cucumber, feta cheese and housemade oregano vinaigrette

Caesar Salad | 7.95

With Organic Chicken | 11.95

With Seared Sockeye Salmon | 17.95

Fresh cut romaine and croutons, tossed with our housemade parmesan caesar dressing

Bacon & Blue Cheese Salad  |  9.95

Local organic mixed greens, served with caramelized pork belly, sweet onion chutney, and blue cheese croutons

Strawberry Salad  |  7.95

With Organic Chicken | 11.95

Fresh spinach, sliced strawberries, toasted almonds and lemon croutons served with strawberry balsamic vinaigrette

entrées

Prime Rib

12 oz | 12.95
24 oz | 23.95

Certified angus beef, aged 60 days, slow roasted and served with homemade au jus and creamy horseradish

Butter Braised Roasted Beef Tenderloin | 24.95

8 oz. certified angus beef tenderloin, aged 60 days, roasted to your liking, sliced on a bed of sweet onion chutney and served with cabernet mashed potatoes and parmesan asparagus

French Onion Bison Burger | 15.95

Our bison burger is seared to perfection, topped with french fried onions, fresh mozzarella, caramelized onions, and Gusto sauce, served on a toasted ciabatta roll

Pan Seared Mediterranean Salmon  |  23.95

Wild-caught Alaskan sockeye salmon filet, pan-seared and served with quinoa and brown rice pilaf topped with lemon cucumber tzatziki and sautéed spinach

Seared Scallops and Corn Risotto  |  21.95

Sweet jumbo diver scallops, seared to perfection and served on top of our creamy corn risotto and asparagus tips

Chicken Chardonnay  |  13.95

Pan-seared organic chicken breast with roasted grape tomatoes, sautéed spinach, and fresh melted mozzarella served over vermicelli rice noodles tossed with chardonnay scampi sauce

sides

Cabernet Mashed Potatoes | 3.50

Cheese Broccoli Gratin | 3.50

Creamy Corn Risotto | 3.50

Gusto Caeser Salad | 3.50

Garlic Scampi Spinach | 3.50

Quinoa & Wild Rice Pilaf | 3.50

Parmesan Fries | 3.50

Side Salad | 3.50

Dressings: Peppercorn Ranch, French, Honey Mustard, Blue Cheese, Strawberry Balsamic Vinaigrette, or Oregano Vinaigrette

Toasted Parmesan Asparagus | 3.50

desserts

Chocolate Waffle Sundae | 9

Chocolate waffles served with vanilla ice cream and topped with whipped cream and cherry caviar (Serves 2 to 4)

Funnel Cake Fries | 6

Golden funnel cake fries, sprinkled with powdered sugar, and served with a side of marshmallow icing

Caramel Apple Crisp  |  7

Baked homemade caramel apple crisp topped with ice cream and caramel

Key Lime Tarts  |  6

Homemade key lime custard on miniature pie crusts

kid’s menu

Cheese Quesadilla | 5.95

Chicken Strips | 5.95

Grilled Chicken  |  6.95

Prairie Dogs  |  5.95

REVIEWS

Gusto Wine Lounge & Restaurant

A brand new restaurant in Waverly, Iowa open to the public at Prairie Links Golf Course

Gusto will be closed on November 25th, December 2nd, and December 9th