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Cafe Toscana

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1 Public Sq, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701-1701
570-208-1252
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11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
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  • 81
    Excellent
  • 33
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Really good food.....actually, outstanding food.

Fantastic food, good selection. The service was a bit slow, but nothing too bad. A very enjoyable experience!!

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
BambiLaFawn
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Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
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Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
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78 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fantastic food, good selection. The service was a bit slow, but nothing too bad. A very enjoyable experience!!

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Shavertown, Pennsylvania
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited here on a Monday evening and had a wonderful experience. The bread and bruschetta provided were extraordinary. Other restaurants should definitely take a page from their playbook. The calamari was fresh and light. We enjoyed the Chicken Verona and the penne with vodka sauce. We also enjoyed the cannoli and crime brulee for dessert. Service was good as... More 

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Thank Jane J
Lake Luzerne, NY
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016

Excellent fine dining Italian food. All their dishes are wonderful. I especially enjoy their fish entrees. Service is professional, attentive, and unintrusive.

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Thank David036
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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2015

The food was in general okay, some food tasted off. Water was filled up once and after never refilled. The place looks elegant, but the food and service is not. The only part of the meal we enjoyed was dessert and the wine.

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Thank shneour
Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015

Fine dining and great service. Lovely dining room with really attentive waiters. Nice and quiet so you can have conversation with your dining companions.

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Thank mazores8
Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
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2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

Small but elegant. Quite. Great food. Walking distance to the Kirby for an event. One of the better options for downtown Wilkes Barre.

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Thank Yvette409
Pennsylvania
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015 via mobile

What a perfect restaurant! Wonderful ambience, great service, and the food is outstanding. The bruschetta and dipping oil with bread to start your meal is to die for! And the entrées are fabulous -- love the salmon! If you have never been to Toscana, you must go!

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Thank Travelswith4dogs
Hazleton, Pennsylvania
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32 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

OK, it's not up to Manhattan's top restaurants, but if you want polished service by attentative waiters in a reasonably priced restaurant, spend an evening at Cafe Toscana. My wife and I went there for diner one weekday evening. We were seated promptly, given our menus along with a complimentary bruschetta appetizer. Both of us ordered the 4 course pre-fixe... More 

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Thank gw0409
Batavia, Ohio
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35 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2015

The service in this restaurant leaves much to be desired. The waiters were not attentive, example - Ice Tea, water was never refilled.The presentation of the food was very good. The Insalata della Casa is Excellent as well as the Bread. The Vitello Saltimbocca was Terrible! I wanted it to Jump Out of my Mouth rather than Jump In my... More 

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Thank SCV76
philadelphia
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64 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

We came in town passing through and liked the look & smell of this restaurant. We were pleasantly surprised to have both home baked bread, but also free bruschetta, which was tasty. We both chose the very reasonably priced prix fixe meal, which offered appetizer, soup, entree, dessert, and coffee. My partner enjoyed the calamari, while I enjoyed mussels in... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1 Public Sq, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701-1701
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Pocono Mountains Region  >  Luzerne County  >  Wilkes-Barre
  • Phone Number: 570-208-1252

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

Description

http://local.yahoo.com/info-41653809-cafe-toscana-wilkes-barre;_ylt=Am264zZdtq4WhisiFbaV83mHNcIF;_ylv=3?csz=Wilkes-Barre%2C+PA
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

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