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Toscanini

Lindengracht 75, Amsterdam, The Netherlands (Jordaan)
020-623-2813
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Ranked #581 of 2,280 restaurants in Amsterdam
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: Jordaan
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77% Recommend
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Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
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English first
Tel Aviv, Israel
Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014 NEW

Italian cafe prepares excellent Italian cuisine. The pizza was one of the best we had ever had. The place is small and simple and the service is very pleasant . Highly recommended!

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Maastricht, The Netherlands
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014 NEW

This restaurant serves Italian food, but don't think pizza or pasta as other Italians serve. It's all very authentic, honest food. Freshly prepared in the open kitchen for all to see. There is lots of choice on the menu, but also on the board. This changes every day. The decor is not highly stylish, but suits the atmosphere. Service is... More

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Chicago, Illiinois
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

For a restaurant where you need reservations days in advance and Trip Advisor reviews were pretty good, I expected more. Maybe it's because I have so many outstanding Italian restaurants in Chicago, Toscanini was just average. The menu was limited. Pasta selections were few. I chose a pasta dish with salad. My husband had a chicken dish with salad. Nothing... More

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Basingstoke, England, United Kingdom
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43 reviews 43 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

We had a stunning meal here - I know every restaurant has good and bad days but we felt that the service was great and the food was delicious. We had chicken and quail, then pannacotta, which were all to die for. It's not going to be 10 out of 10 every time but we just loved it.

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London, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014 via mobile

We were excited to get a table. The bar staff were very nice. The building a bit shabby. We were seated on time. We ordered and then waited. And waited. And waited. Susan came to the table and explained the wait. She was very nice. After one hour ( May have been a bit longer), the blonde lady that started... More

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Israel
Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

We ate here twice during our one week visit to Amsterdam and obviously loved it the first time or we wouldn't have returned: Food was excellent, good service and we loved the atmosphere. However the second time was not as good. We made a reservation 4 days in advance and could only get a table at 21:30. Our waiter was... More

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

We had tried to get into this restaurant on a previous visit and it was always fully booked. This trip we booked ahead. The first waiter we had hardly seemed to care that we were there which was disappointing. The second waiter, however, was much worse. She was actively dismissive of requests for description of items on the menu and... More

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Top Contributor
144 reviews 144 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

Very Italian menu, changes every day depending in what the chef gets in - definitely pricey - but was it worth it? Service was friendly and polite, atmosphere was warm, very busy. Everyone loved the food! YOU MUST BOOK

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014 via mobile

Visited last Saturday and was staggered by both arrogant service and incompetence of the chef Ordered a meat dish on the menu that was clearly not what it said on the menu This is a poor cost cutting measure and one that surprises me . No response after 7 days despite paying in full and leaving my number

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Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
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18 reviews 18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

Toscanini is right in Jordaan, therefore a beautiful location and not the typical tiny Dutch place - actually it is quite large. We opted for 6 course menu and it is totally worth it! the lamb was one of the bets i have ever tried and the sea bass is beautifully grilled and accompanied by a tasty melanzanna. the 6... More

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