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 lunch and dinner Thursday-Saturday as well as Sunday brunch.

FEBRUARY THURSDAY DINNER SPECIALS

february 1st

pasta night

february 8th

breakfast for dinner

february 15th

2 entrées for $20

february 22nd

italian night

OUR MENU’S

serving lunch thursday – saturday 11AM – 2PM

serving dinner thursday – saturday 5 – 9PM

serving brunch sunday 10AM – 1PM

LUNCH MENU

starters

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  |  6.95

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

Soft Pretzel Bites | 6.95

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

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

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

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 tossed in our Gusto sauce, and pickle.

Brat Burger | 9.95

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

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

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 served without zesty mustard sauce.

Grilled Chicken Sandwich  | 9.95

Grilled chicken sandwich topped with lettuce, tomato, pickles, and onions with your choice of side

Grilled Pork Tenderloin Sandwich | 9.95

Grilled pork tenderloin sandwich topped with lettuce, tomato, pickles, and onions with you choice of side

Breaded Pork Tenderloin Sandwich  | 9.95

Breaded pork tenderloin sandwich topped with lettuce, tomato, pickles, and onions with your choice of side

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 syrup

Links Breakfast | 11.95

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

Jr. Links Breakfast | 4.95 (Ages 10 and Under)

Two scrambled eggs, choice of sausage or bacon, and a fresh cooked Belgain waffle with your choice of blueberry, strawberry, 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

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

Biscuits & Gravy | 8.95

Three sausage and egg biscuit sliders served on a bed of peppercorn sausage gravy

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

Breakfast Pizza | 11.95

Bacon, Sausage, Ham, Eggs, and Cheese on a 9″ crust

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

Crab Cakes | 12.95

Zucchini crab cakes breaded in Panko with Remoulade Aioli

Seared Beef Carpaccio | 12.95

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

Crispy Portobello Mushrooms  |  7.95

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

Soft Pretzel Bites | 7.95

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

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

Gusto Caesar | 7.95

With Organic Chicken | 12.95

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

Walnut Salad  |  7.95

With Organic Chicken | 11.95

Fresh greens topped with walnuts cranberries dates feta cheese and our own pickled onions with a blueberry pomegranate salad dressing.

Chef Salad  |  11.95

Fresh greens topped with tomatoes, cucumbers, black olives, turkey, ham, chopped bacon, and shredded cheddar cheese with your choice of dressing

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 roasted leek mashed potatoes with our Gusto Vegetable medley

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

Pepperoni Pizza | 9.95

9″ cheese and pepperoni pizza

Speciality Pizza | 11.95

Please ask your server for details.

Pan Seared Mediterranean Salmon  |  23.95

Wild-caught Alaskan sockeye salmon filet, pan-seared and served on a bed of our Caribbean style couscous and green beans

Seared Scallops and Orzo Carbonara  |  21.95

Sweet jumbo diver scallops, seared to perfection and served on top of our orzo and mornay

Chicken Chardonnay  |  13.95

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

Chicken Piccata  |  14.95

7 oz. tenderized chicken breast sauteed in butter with capers lemon and garlic

sides

Roasted Leek Mashed Potatoes | 3.50

Side Caeser Salad | 3.50

Couscous | 3.50

Parmesan Fries | 3.50

Gusto Vegetable Medley | 3.50

Side Salad | 3.50

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

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