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“Still waiting for food!!!” 1 of 5 stars
Review of Tuscan Moon Grill on Fifth

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Tuscan Moon Grill on Fifth
203 5th St, Kalona, IA 52247-7706
319-656-3315
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Ranked #4 of 10 restaurants in Kalona
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
Mount Vernon, Iowa
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Still waiting for food!!!”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013

I would give less than one star if I could!! My wife and I and another couple made reservations for 7:30 on Weds. the 14th of Aug. We arrived and were quickly seated, that is when it all started to go down hill. Service was on the slow side to get menus and drinks but not to bad, We ordered at about 7:45 and then the wait began. The manager/owner stopped at our table to tell us he was sorry about the wait and that our food would be out soon. He blamed the slow service on all the customers that waited until the last minute to use there groupon coupon. I said he should be happy about the full tables. At 8:30 I asked about our food and the waitress said she would check, that is the last time I saw her. At 8:50 we GOT UP AND LEFT. The other couple decided to wait a little longer at 9:20 they GOT UP AND LEFT! Never going there again!!! Mr Owner you did more damage than good to your business with the coupon.

Visited August 2013
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Date | Rating
  • English first
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English first
Contributor
14 reviews 14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“Love it!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2013 via mobile

The Tuscan Moon is one of our favorite places to dine. Live music on Friday and Saturday nights. Quaint bistro located in business district. Great service with the owners overseeing everything with just the right touch. We have been there several times and tried different menu items all of which have been great. They have a great wine list and are reasonably priced. Desserts are great too. Don't miss the creme brulee! Enjoy!

  • Visited May 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Kalona, Iowa
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Definite Destination Restaurant”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2013

Excellent food, tuscany theme, wonderful win selection. The owners have a gem in small town Kalona that exudes class, dignity and a comfortable atmospher from casual to formal.

  • Visited April 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Iowa City,IA
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
“Always Enjoyable!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2013

Whether it’s a date night or lunch with girlfriends, Tuscan Moon never disappoints. The interior of the restaurant provides a beautiful backdrop to a wonderful dining experience. The food is always great…from the salads to the steak. Also if you are looking for wine pairings, the staff is always there to provide the best suggestions. I’ve eaten at the Tuscan Moon several times this year, and it will continue to be on my list of favorite area restaurants.

  • Visited January 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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North Liberty, IA
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39 reviews 39 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 22 cities Reviews in 22 cities
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
“Moldy bread.”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2013 via mobile

Atmosphere was the best part. Moldy bread, which is odd since the Kalona Bakery is next door. We have not gone back.

    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
    • 2 of 5 stars Food
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