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1 Public Sq, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701-1701
570-208-1252
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Ranked #2 of 244 Restaurants in Wilkes-Barre
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian
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English first
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

Great food, good service, just do not go on a night when there is an event at the FM Kirby Center - the restaurant is overwhelmed. The pastas are home made. The scallops are exceptional - equivalent to what you would get on the Pacific coast.

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Portsmouth, Rhode Island, United States
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

From the freshly made bruschetta appetizer through the luscious tiramisu, we enjoyed deliciously prepared and attractively plated authentic Italian cuisine. My favorite is the chicken Marsala, and my husband's is the seafood pasta. This is our go-to place when entertaining friends and family while visiting W-B. The decor features muted tapestries and fresco painting of soothing Italian scenes. The frosted... More 

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Pennsylvania
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

My wife and I recently tried Cafe Toscana for the first time a few weeks ago, after seeing the rating on TripAdvisor, and looking for a new place to eat in the area. All I can say is, "wow". Walking in, you get a little bit of a "fancy restaurant" feeling, between the setting and the service. Our waiter was... More 

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111 reviews 111 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Excellent Northern Italian food on Public Square. The bread has a very nice crust and the dipping oil is nicely seasoned. The Caesar salad is was nicely done with nice helpings of anchovies and the dressing was not overwhelming. Wine by the glass was as cheap as ordering a bottle (which would be 4 glasses) --- this was the better... More 

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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Seeing as this is the highest rated restaurant in Wilkes-Barre, we figured we would give it a shot. The food was run-of-the-mill Italian. Good, but nothing special. The service however, was the worst service I've ever had at a restaurant. We were seated and then waited 30 minutes for the waiter to give us water and take our order, he... More 

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Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Excellent service and food. Great atmosphere. Always clean and well managed. Great sound of Italian music playing in the background!

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Shickshinny, Pennsylvania
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014 via mobile

Went to dinner with family and friends. Service was excellent and the food was outstanding. Can, t wait to go back.

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Drums, Pennsylvania
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

Cafe Toscana at 1 Public Square in Wilkes-Barre is one of the best restaurants around. It sits across the square from the Kirby Theater, 3 short blocks from a 14 screen movie house and real nice shops. However, the food is what we go for, the rest is gravy. The fare is fine dining Italian style. The wait staff is... More 

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Conyngham, Pennsylvania
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

This was the first time visiting this restaurant in Wilkes Barre. Just picked it on a whim. Service was great as was the selection and quality of the Italian cuisine. This stop was a lunch stop and I can highly recommend it.

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Wanamie
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Outstanding restaurant in Wilkes Barre, Pa. Bruschetta is the best around, served with complimentary olive spread and freshly baked bread. Recommend the fried calamari and any of the veal dishes. Fine decor...service is excellent. You feel welcomed by the staff and are not rushed through dinner. Parking can be a challenge, suggest parking in nearby garages as on-street can be... More 

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Additional Information about Cafe Toscana

Address: 1 Public Sq, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701-1701
Phone Number: 570-208-1252
Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Luzerne County  >  Wilkes-Barre
Open Hours:
Monday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Italian

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