Experience the Northeast Kingdom of Vermont

Cucina di Gerardo

On the VAST Trail in Island Pond, Vermont


Within walking distance to the sandy shores of Island Pond's pristine lake and on the VAST Trail, visit Cucina di Gerardo for authentic Italian cuisine, pizzas, calzone, subs, soups and salads.

Cucine di Gerardo, newly opened, is owned and operated by the same owners of the Cantina di Gerardo of St. Johnsbury.  For their original family recipe sauce and authentic Italian cuisine, visit either location.


Menu Highlights


Mussels Pesto

Calamari sautéed in choice of Marinara, Fra'Diavlo or Scampi Sauce



Eggplant, Chicken or Veal Parmigiana, breaded and baked, with our own marinara, topped with mozzarella

Meat Tortellini Bolognese, meat stuffed pasta in our own meat tomato sauce

Pasta Vegetale, Mushroom, Broccoli, Eggplant, Bell Peppers in our own Marinara, Fra'diavlo or Scampi sauce over pasta

Shrimp Parmigiana, Breaded Shrimp over Linguine in our own Marinara Sauce, topped with Provolone & Mozzarella cheese and baked

Pizza & Calzone

Authentic, Italian Style, Hand Stretched, Thin Crust with our Original Family Dough and Sauce Recipe

Choose your toppings and fillings.

Daily Soup & Sandwich Options with our own delicious Sub Rolls made fresh in-house




Rated 5.0 Out of 5.0 Stars on Facebook!

"We ordered take out last night (pizza and calzones) it was delicious! The calzones are huge and the best pizza ever!! Highly recommend!! We will be going to try their pasta!!" Kathleen, October 2019


"Highly recommend. Cheese pizza, mozzarella sticks, Caesar salad, and complementary bread with oil and herbs were all excellent. Can’t wait to go back!" Katelyn, October 2019


"Best Italian around highly recommend the eggplant parm grinder" Brittany, October 2019


Restaurant Hours:

Monday & Tuesday

  • closed


  • 4 pm till 8 pm

Thursday, Friday & Saturday

  • 12:00 noon till 3:00 pm
  • 4:00 pm till 8:00 pm


  • 12 noon till 7:00 pm


Cucina di Gerardo

29 Derby Street

Island Pond, VT 05846

Reservations: 1-802-723-1945



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