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4223 Research Forest Drive, The Woodlands, TX 77381-4557
281-419-2252
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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  • 14
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  • 12
    Very good
  • 6
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  • 3
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    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great Italian as Usual + 1/2 Price Wine: What's Not to Like?

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 11, 2014
MaroonDawg67
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Montgomery, Texas
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Houston, Texas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

The atmosphere is nice and the staff is friendly and very accommodating. Patio is quite pleasant with a parking lot veiw. The menu is not incredibly creative but it has a good variety of choices without going over board. I was taken a back at the wine list for a restaurant in a suburban strip center. No budget selections really:... More 

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The Woodlands, Texas, United States
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17 reviews 17 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

I patronized this restaurant heavily after opening. The waiters are energetic, but the menu look has changed along with the quality of the food. Tough and unevenly cooked chicken breast, cheaply done Caesar and the marinara has become more bland. The best thing on the menu is the mussels linguini and on our recent visit, it was missing the basic... More 

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Houston, Texas
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

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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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 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
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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158 reviews 158 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 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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71 reviews 71 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 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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260 reviews 260 reviews
159 restaurant reviews
122 helpful votes 122 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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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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