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Toscana

1859 W Central Rd, Arlington Heights, IL 60005
847 222-1989
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Littleton, Colorado
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46 reviews 46 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Had dinner two nights in a row at Toscana. The first night was awesome, we had the Scallops Caruso and lamb shank. Both meals were fabulous. The bread was warm and yummy!!!! The salad was just basic, however the garlic dressing was amazing. One of the best meals I have ever experienced. The next night's dinner was as awful as... More

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Murat M, Owner at Toscana, responded to this review

We would like to apologize for the meal you received on your second visit to our restaurant. We always aim to give our customers prompt service, while also providing them with a quality meal. Clearly we were not up to our service and cooking standards as our service was slow and your meal was not as enjoyable as it should... More

Lake Barrington, Illinois, United States
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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

My wife and I found this place by accident. The name is Italian but being of Sicilian descent I am very critical of Italian restaurants. We enter and see olive oil on the table, always a good sign. Immediately, a bread basket appears; some hard crust bread and thick Sicilian bread with a smear of tomato and tomato sauce. Just... More

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Chicago
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

We've been going here with friends for years. The food is always fantastic with a "large enough" menu plus many specials to choose from. The prices are very reasonable and the service is impecable. Immediately walking in, the bar is on one side and the restaurant tables in front of you. It gives the feeling of being cramped, but they... More

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Mount Prospect, Illinois
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87 reviews 87 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

I ate dinner with a friend on a Tuesday night. We were seated immediately - water and a bread basket arrived not long after - the focaccia bread was very good. I ordered the lamb shank special while my friend had the eggplant parmigiana. My lamb came with good roasted potatoes and a great veggie assortment - the only negative... More

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Arlington Heights, Illinois
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34 reviews 34 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

We discovered Toscana about a year ago and now dine there about once a month. It's not the absolute best Italian food I've ever had but it's very good and reasonably priced. Sunday night our party of six had the Chicken Marsala, baked lasagna, chicken Parmesan, and chicken limone. Everyone was very happy with their dinners. Portions are generous and... More

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Arlington Heights, Illinois
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

My husband and extended family have eaten at Toscana many times with mixed results over the years. But tonight was an all time low. I don't think we'll return any time soon. II ordered Tilapia and was served a very small piece of fish covered with soupy spinach. My husband ordered pasta with a Bolognese sauce. It was salty, more... More

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Murat M, Owner at Toscana, responded to this review

Hi Nancy, We'd like to apologize for your poor dining experience at our restaurant. We always want to give our customers our attention so that we can give them good service, even during during the busiest of times. We also aim to put out good food at reasonable prices. It is unfortunate that we were not able to give you... More

Arlington Heights, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

My mom told me about this restaurant, so we though we would give it a try. Friendly staff, who was willing to help you with any questions you had. Had a great bottle of wine which was inexpensive. Food was terrific. I had pasta and my girlfriend had chicken. Both were done just right. Will definitely be going back weekly!

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Arlington Heights, Illinois
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27 reviews 27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

A week ago, my wife and I went with another couple for dinner at Toscana's in Arlington Heights. I had Puttanesca Pasta. The pasta tasted very "chalky" and clumped together. Not at all a good meal. Then this past weekend, we again went to Toscana's with a group of neighbors. (This outing was planned well before my experience described in... More

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Murat M, Owner at Toscana, responded to this review

Hi Phil, We'd like to apologize for the chalky pasta and the sub-par Chicken Vesuvio. We always aim to put out good food to our customers at good prices to create a great dining experience. It is unfortunate that these meals were not to your liking and hopefully if you return we can cook a much better meal for you.... More

Freeport, Maine
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2013

We had a reservation for 5. The restaurant was extremely busy, every table taken. They brought 4 wooden chairs to the table, and a young man then brought a flimsy plastic folding chair for the 5th. I asked if that was all he had, he shrugged, and an adult brought another wooden chair. Not an auspicious start. We started with... More

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Palatine, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

Visited on Labor Day with a buy one dinner get one free coupon we just happened upon from the newspaper. We arrived at 5:15 to find a busy restaurant, 2 tables were available and we were seated immediately. Bread (delicious) delivered and water glasses filled within seconds. We were promptly greeted by our friendly server and each ordered a glass... More

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