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Tosca Restaurant

1112 F St NW, Washington DC, DC 20004-1308 (Downtown / Chinatown)
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Ranked #19 of 2,650 Restaurants in Washington DC
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Price range: $31 - $50
Mon - Thu 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Fri - Sat 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Fine Dining
Neighborhood: Downtown / Chinatown
Cross street: between 11th and 12th
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  • Spanish first
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English first
Boston, Massachusetts
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35 reviews 35 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 NEW via mobile

An interesting experience on Saturday night. Very matter of fact welcome and service. Could be seen as efficient or could be seen as indifferent, not really sure which it was. The food was top class and a fantastic wine list. The place was very bright I thought. A little less light would have helped and more engaging welcome and service... More

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45 reviews 45 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

I have been to Tosca and recommended it numerous times and never been disappointed. It is not a flash in the pan. Had the lobster salad and it was excellent. Members opf the group had pork tenderloin, sea bass and the roasted scallops and they were all delicious.Asparagus side(grandmother style) was great. Finished with the warm chocolate cake which was... More

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389 reviews 389 reviews
274 restaurant reviews
142 helpful votes 142 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

We enjoyed our meal here. I had an excellent corn soup and my wife had stuffed squash flowers as an appetizer. I had the signature carrot pappardelle pasta with rabbit Ragu and wife had 2 half portion pastas. Our server was nice and the place was quiet so you could hear yourself talk.

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Florence, South Carolina
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303 reviews 303 reviews
211 restaurant reviews
128 helpful votes 128 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

This is a restaurant for "movers & shakers" of business & government. The atmosphere is very upscale and formal. We would normally visit Il Mulino, but it was gone. It must have closed a few years ago? A friend recommended Tosca, and we were greeted with a glass of Prosecco with his compliments when we arrived at our table. What... More

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Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

We thoroughly enjoyed an incredibly delicious lunch (the chilled peach soup, the ravioli special, and the lightly breaded chicken) paired with excellent wine and an amazing dessert (coconut soup) paired with the perfect Asti beverage. The service is unmatched, the ambiance perfect, and the food is the highest level of excellence. You will not be disappointed. We'll be back!!!

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Northern New Jersey
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146 reviews 146 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Washington has an abundance of good restaurants for sure. But Tosca finally brings exceptional quality Italian cuisine to the city, surely long overdue. We enjoyed some of the freshest salads and seafood, on par with the best in New York, Chicago, San Francisco and even Italy, expertly prepared and served by knowledgeable and professional waiters, who did not miss a... More

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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36 reviews 36 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014 via mobile

My wife and I had a beautifull Friday night dinner at Tosca. The atmosphere is very nice (even if a bit dark) and the food truly authentic-higher end, fresh, home made Italian. I had a 1/2 ravioli with duck meat as starter and it was AMAZING. I then had pesto pasta which was really really good as well. Both home... More

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Warrenton, Virginia
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50 reviews 50 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

For the second time, a fabulous meal. We don't go into Washington very much but Tosca is certainly a good reason to make the drive. The pastas are to die for as they are all made on the spot. My husbands veal chop was a heavenly experience. Reason enough to go again.

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Hokksund, Norway
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

It started as a very nice experience. Good service and very good food. Everything was very good until 10 o'clock. Then the staff wanted us to leave. They stood by us to remove plates, and lined up just looking at our table. Cleaned up the place and removed extra chairs. This ruined a very good experience. Else everything was great.

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Tabernacle, New Jersey
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

I was expecting something great from this restaurant, but it was very average and overpriced. I want to blame the dishes I picked, but when paying such hefty prices I believe everything should taste fabulous. The staff was polite, but not very engaging. Overpriced and mediocre food.

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