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Gusto Italian Café

Located right across the street from the Center Harbor Inn is quite possibly our new favorite breakfast and brunch spot, Gusto Italian Café. Offering authentic Tuscan Italian food in a setting where you truly feel as if you are dining in Italy, the café is the perfect spot to visit and relax, learn a bit about Italy and enjoy a true taste of Italian cuisine.

Owners Nick and Elena work hard to bring a sense of Tuscany to the Lakes Region of New Hampshire. Offering breakfast and lunch Wednesdays through Sundays, the menu is stock full of authentic Italian classics including paninis, bruschetta, detailed charcuterie displays and of course authentic fresh pasta dishes. Gusto’s menu is inclusive providing options for individuals with dietary restrictions including gluten free, keto, vegan and nondairy dishes. Be sure to save room for dessert as Gusto always has a delectable selection at the onsite bakery providing authentic Italian pastries made daily.

There are many customers who come through the doors of Gusto café to enjoy a delicious meal, snack or cup of coffee including familiar faces who stop by as regulars and out-of-state vacationers looking to try something new (many of which return on the daily during their trip!) Many customers stay a while to enjoy not only the delightful food offerings, but the live entertainment that the café offers frequently as well. The musicians certainly add to the atmosphere, enhancing the Italian experience.

Gusto also offers an onsite Market where they sell pasta noodles, homemade sauce, meatballs and the option to preorder meals for the whole party including: classic lasagna (with a vegetarian option), cannelloni stuffed shells, chicken parmigiana, pasta salad, their signature panini bites trays, quiche and more! Nick and Elena are working hard on their newest project and will soon have their very own storefront providing many more options in their upcoming expanded Gusto Market! The new Market will also be located in Center Harbor, situated behind the café and provide imported goods, exhibit Tuscan themed works of art and of course sell traditional Italian food. Other great offerings the café provides consist of a pasta of the day dish, events like wine tastings and cooking lessons and catering. Next time you are in the Lakes Regions, be sure to visit Gusto Café, ciao!

Twin Barns Brewing Located in the NH Lakes Region

Guests of the Center Harbor Inn have the option to discover a vast amount of activities in the Lakes Region during their NH getaway. Nearby options include boating on beautiful Lake Winnipesaukee, getting some fresh air while hiking the local and well-maintained trails and mountains, or visiting one of the region’s delicious offerings of food, wine and beer. After an exciting day exploring the area, there is no better way to unwind than enjoying an evening with a cold, craft brew in hand. Located in Meredith only 10 minutes from the Inn, Twin Barns Brewing Company is a newly established brewery sharing their handcrafted creations in the Lakes Region.

There’s a wide variety of brews available at Twin Barns catering to every beer lover’s unique taste buds. With diverse styles including IPAs, porters, wheat beers, stouts, and more, the brewery makes it a point to provide an array of signature taps for visitors to enjoy. The food menu at the brewpub is just as enticing as the beer list with options including chowders, flatbreads, a variety of burgers and even a children’s menu. You can’t go wrong with a delicious meal paired with an equally delightful brew under the beautiful antique twin barns!

During the warmer months, the brewery opens their large outside beer garden for guests to enjoy. Offering an outdoor bar and a variety of spaces to relax, play lawn games, take in some fresh air and catch up with friends and loved ones, the beer garden is a high-season hotspot for both locals to the region and vacationers. Throughout the summer weekends there is scheduled live music and events for all to enjoy in the beautiful and natural outdoor location. The live entertainment extends into the fall, winter and spring with the music moving inside the conjoined barns as well as other fun activities available throughout the week including music bingo and trivia nights!

After returning back to the Inn from your visit to Twin Barns Brewing Company, continue the laid-back vibes by enjoying a relaxing soak in our spacious outdoor four-season hot tub overlooking beautiful Lake Winnipesaukee. There is no better way to experience the Lakes Region than appreciating some delicious locally crafted brews and taking in the beauty of the region firsthand by lodging lakeside.