Gustatio
 

Gustatio, a Latin word for the first course of a meal, is an Italian restaurant in the center of Groningen opened in late 2014. 

The owners are a family from Rome with a long experience in tourism and catering. 

Our menu is based on Italian classics such as Carbonara, Amatriciana, Ragù alla Bolognese. 

All of our pasta dishes, are prepared with  homemade fresh pasta, with gluten-free options. 

Our brigade consists of Italian chefs from different parts of the country, so that we can bring you the most authentic Italian culinary traditions.


"The owners of this relaxed osteria like to bring traditional Italian cuisine to the fore. No complicated combinations here, just home-made pasta and powerful flavours to take your taste buds on a journey. Deliciously authentic cuisine."

Menu

Antipasti

Tagliere (For two people) Gluten free 20€

Mix of imported cold cuts and cheese from Italy, served with bread

Antipasto di Pesce (For two people) Gluten free 20€

Mussels sauté in a sauce of tomatoes and lobster 

Roastbeef Tonnato 10€

Homemade roastbeef with tuna sauce

Burrata e Friarielli 9.5€

Burrata with turnip greens (cooked with garlic, chili and anchovies)

Bruschetta (Vegetarian) 8.5€

Altamura’s bread, tomato, basil, extra virgin olive oil, garlic

Bruschetta Piccante 9€

Altamura’s bread, melted buffalo mozzarella, Italian spicy salami, garlic

Bruschetta Salmone 9€

Altamura’s bread, smoked salmon, lemon dressing, garlic

Bruschetta Scamorza e Alici 9€

Altamura’s bread, scamorza and anchovies, garlic

Insalata Caprese (Vegetarian) 7.5€

Tomatoes, mozzarella, basil, extra virgin olive oil 

Insalata Mista (Vegan) 6€

Mix greens, carrots, balsamico dressing

Pane Tricolore (Vegetarian) 6,5€

Bread with sundried tomatoes spread, pesto and goat cheese


Please inform us about any allergies!

Le Classiche

Our pastas classica are made in the truest Italian way. Therefore, with years of history in mind, we choose not to add or change any ingredients to the original recipes.

Tagliatelle al Ragù 13€

Bolognese sauce, parmesan

Carbonara 13€

Spaghetti alla chitarra,  guanciale Romano, eggs, black pepper, pecorino

Amatriciana 13€

Bigoli (thick spaghetti), guanciale romano, tomato sauce, pecorino

Cacio e Pepe (Vegetarian) 13€

Spaghetti alla chitarra with black pepper and pecorino

Romana (Vegetarian/Vegan option) 13€

Bigoli, garlic, chili, tomatoes, basil, pecorino

Spaghetti di Mare  19€

Spaghetti alla chitarra, mussels, clams, squid and a sauce of tomatoes and lobster

Pappardelle al Pesto (Vegetarian)  13€

Pesto, potatoes, string beans

Sedani al Salmone 13.5€

Sedani (short pasta), smoked salmon in a creamy sauce, parsley

Sedani alla Puttanesca (Vegan)  13€

Tomato sauce, capers, olives, oregano

Rigatoni alla Sorrentina  (Vegetarian)  13€

Tomato sauce, basil, mozzarella

Rigatoni alla Norma (Vegetarian)   13€

Tomato sauce, eggplant, basil, salty ricotta

Tagliatelle Panna Piselli Prosciutto e Funghi  16€

Prosciutto, peas and mushrooms in a creamy sauce


Gluten-free pasta + 2€  

Children portion   7-10€

Extra bread 2€

Le Speciali di Gustatio

Our pastas are made in the truest Italian way. Therefore, with years of history in mind, we choose not to add or change any ingredients that would alter the flavour of the original recipes.

Tagliatelle al Manzo 19€

Served with beef slowly roasted in red wine, parmesan

Pansotti Agnello e Fave               20€

Filled with lamb and artichokes, served with a cream of fava beans, parmesan

Caserecce verdi Burrata e Guanciale 20€

Spinach Caserecce (short pasta) with burrata, guanciale Romano, pistachio, parmesan

Caserecce Asparagi e Guanciale 19€

With guanciale Romano, asparagus, cherry tomatoes, pecorino

Tortelli Zucca e Pistacchio 20€

Filled with ricotta and spinach, served with a pumpkin and goat cheese sauce, pistachio, parmesan

Caserecce Agnello 19€

With lamb ragu, parmesan

Ravioli alla Genovese 20€

Filled with mix meats, served with beef sauce, parmesan

Rigatoni al Pescespada 20€

With swordfish, eggplant, cherry tomatoes, mint

Pappardelle Broccoletti e Salsiccia 19€

Broccoletti, homemade sausage, parmesan

Pappardelle al Ragu Bianco 19€

With beef roasted in white wine and rosemary, parmesan

Pasta e Fagioli 18€

Pappardelle in a borlotti beans crem, with rind and parmesan

Lasagne

Lasagna alla Bolognese 13€

Minced meat and tomato sauce with bechamel

Lasagna Funghi e Spinaci (Vegetarian) 13€

Spinach, mushrooms and ricotta with bechamel 

Lasagna al Salmone 13€

Smoked salmon, mozzarella and tomato sauce with bechamel

Gnocchi

Gnocchi al Pesto (Vegetarian) 13,5€

With homemade pesto and string beans

Gnocchi al Manzo 14€

With beef slowly roasted in red wine, parmesan

Gnocchi al Ragù 14€

With Bolognese sauce, parmesan

Gnocchi alle noci (Vegetarian) 13,5€

With a creamy walnut sauce, parmesan

Gnocchi al Gorgonzola (Vegetarian) 13,5€

With Gorgonzola sauce

Gnocchi al Nero di Seppia 15€

Black gnocchi made with squid ink, served with squid, peas in a tomatoes and lobster sauce

Risotti 

Risotto ai Funghi (Gluten Free) 18€

Risotto with mushrooms, parmesan
[20 mins]

Risotto Calamari e Zafferano  20€

Risotto with saffron, calamari
[20 mins]

Dessert

Tiramisù 8€

Mascarpone, raw eggs, chocolate, espresso, Marsala

(Not suitable for coeliacs)

Cannoli Siciliani  8€

Cannolo filled with a cream of ricotta, chocolate, almonds

(Not suitable for coeliacs)

Tartufo 8.5€

Ice cream cake made of pure chocolate and hazelnut, served with a shot of rum

(Not suitable for coeliacs)

Pannacotta 8€

Choice of chocolate, creme caramel or strawberry topping

Bonet 8€

Flan made with dark chocolate, amaretto and caramel

Tortino 8.5€

Chocolate lava cake with a warm heart, served with vanilla ice cream
[13 mins]

Carpaccio Ananas 8€

Pineapple carpaccio marinated with a ginger, orange and lemon zest sauce, with vanilla ice cream

"Un buon dolce non riempie lo stomaco, ma il cuore"
V. P.

Media & reviews

"Look no further for quality pasta with generous portions"
"An excellent meal and truly Italian experience"
"Italy on a plate"
"A piece of Italy in Groningen"

Michelin Guide 2020

"The owners of this relaxed osteria like to bring traditional Italian cuisine to the fore. No complicated combinations here, just home-made pasta and powerful flavours to take your taste buds on a journey. Deliciously authentic cuisine."

Contacts & Opening Hours

Oosterstraat 3 - 9711NN Groningen

Address:
Oosterstraat 3 - 9711NN Groningen

Telephone:
+31 050 3136400

Opening Hours:
Monday:  13:00-16:00   |   17:00-22:00
Tuesday til Saturday: 12:00-16:00    |      17:00-22
Sunday: 13:00-16:00     |     17:00-22:00

Reservation is highly recommended

When booking, please mention if you come with a pram or if you would like to use a highchair. Since our restaurant is small, we cannot meet your needs without mentioning this information.

No pets allowed except for service dogs.

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