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La Trattoria Tuscano

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4223 Research Forest Drive, The Woodlands, TX 77381-4557
281-419-2252
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  • 14
    Excellent
  • 12
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 3
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  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Average Food, Below Average Service

Ate here last night, and we won't be back. The place was packed, so we thought that was a good sign--didn't mind the brief wait to be seated. Once we were seated, we apparently became invisible. Waiters attentively served tables around us that were seated after us, and we finally flagged down a... read more

2 of 5 starsReviewed February 28, 2015
Laura E
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Houston, Texas
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Houston, Texas
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW

Ate here last night, and we won't be back. The place was packed, so we thought that was a good sign--didn't mind the brief wait to be seated. Once we were seated, we apparently became invisible. Waiters attentively served tables around us that were seated after us, and we finally flagged down a server who brought us water, bread and... More 

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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Some friends and I came after work for dinner, we all enjoyed our varied dishes. Lasagne and meatballs were very good, as was the fish special, I would recommend this place for couples, friends or business.

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The Woodlands, Texas
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Friendly, relaxed atmosphere. I'm there a couple times a month with a Mah Jongg group and they fall over themselves to accommodate us. They have a separate room for "events". The food is very good and the Key Lime pie is to die for!!

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Baton Rouge,Louisiana
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156 reviews 156 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

We ate here on New Years Eve and the food was excellent as was the wine list especially for half price per bottle! We enjoyed the experience with family and hope you enjoy as well !

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The Woodlands, Texas
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65 reviews 65 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Atmosphere/ambiance - three gold stars. Wait staff-very helpful and friendly, quick service. And they have a wonderful fried zucchini just like I crave. The sauces are authentic and tasty so why on earth is the chicken Marsala and chicken piccata served with blah-frozen-tasting-rubberized chicken? Very disappointing for such a pricey ($16) dish. I'll go back for soup or salad (both... More 

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Montgomery, Texas
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228 reviews 228 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
108 helpful votes 108 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Recently we met good friends for dinner at La Trattoria Tuscano on a Monday night, their regular 1/2-priced wine night, always a good night to visit. We all started with their house salads with balsamic vinaigrette on the side. I can't believe we all had the same starter! My wife then had the nightly special of grilled chicken breast with... More 

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Conroe, Texas
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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

The bread is good but no the best, don't have draft beer and i don't like when i try have take some beer or drink and don't have. the spaghetti is good but is small portion.

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Houston, Texas
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

My test for an Italian restaurant is their sauce and this restaurant passes that test. Not great but very good since I compare all sauces to my wife's excellent sauce. I have eaten here many times and have never been disappointed. The veal dishes are very good, the pasta is freshly prepared. They also have a decent selections of wines... More 

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The Woodlands, Texas
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 via mobile

No complaints about food. It was very good. Ambience/live music caters to the 50+ crowd though.,, 70's lounge music if that's your THING! :)

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The Woodlands
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014 via mobile

Watched 2 groups get water served and orders taken, finally had to get host and even then the server took a few more minutes to make an initial appearance at our table. And...while waiting for our food, the power went out. Not pleasant! Stayed only because the rest of the group had their heart set on Italian food in our... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4223 Research Forest Drive, The Woodlands, TX 77381-4557
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  The Woodlands
  • Phone Number: 281-419-2252

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

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