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Tuscana West - CLOSED

1350 I St NW, Downtown, Washington DC, DC 20005-3305
+1 202-289-7300
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good37%
  • Average11%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible9%
Sep 27, 2016
“Wonderful find in DC”
Jan 19, 2014
“good food and service”
Restaurant Hours Closed
$$ - $$$
1350 I St NW, Downtown, Washington DC, DC 20005-3305
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Reviewed September 27, 2016

We asked our concierge for a restaurant we could walk to and that didn't require previously made reservations. She mentioned the Italian restaurant Toscana and it sounded perfect, and it was!! They have covered patio seating, and a decor in the Tuscan feel. The genuinely...More

Thank bagelgirl1990
Reviewed January 19, 2014

Made reservations for dinner while on vacation in the city. The first impression of the place was it liked pretty nice and sort of fancy with white table cloths on the tables. We walked in our T-shirts and shorts from doing the tourist thingy (no...More

1  Thank Peterm5555
Reviewed January 1, 2014

We had a great experience here overall. The food was superb. The service was excellent, and the prices were fair. They have a great wine menu as well. If you are in DC, make sure to check this place out. We'll be back.

Thank DrewLuck
Reviewed November 18, 2013

The food was ok. The calamari on the risotto I ate was a little chewy. The service was moderately attentive, but not exceptional. Overall was not very crowded on a Saturday night

Thank ERK7
Reviewed November 4, 2013

This Italian restaurant was recommended by the hotel as it was just around the corner. The surroundings and staff are pleasant enough but the food could be better. The lobster ravioli was big enough but was too salty. The calamari and linguini were a little...More

Thank ASDLondon
Reviewed November 4, 2013

While I've walked past Tuscana West many times on previous trips to DC, this was my first visit for dinner, but it will definitely not be my last. On a recent visit, with Manager Ciro as my server, I started my meal with the best...More

Thank walkerbob
Reviewed November 1, 2013

While on a visit to DC, my husband and I met up with friends for dinner. This was our first time to Tuscana West. We were not disappointed. It was a Friday night, we had a reservation. Our server was very attentive and provided some...More

Thank PWDGolfers
Reviewed October 26, 2013

This is the second time I've eaten at Tuscana West. The first time was a year ago on one of their opera nights. That evening was very noisy due to the crowds; if you go to one of these evenings with a larger group, I'd...More

Thank Joanne T
Reviewed October 24, 2013

Atmosphere truly lovely.food and service excellent. It was "opera night" so, even though the singers were pretty loud for a non-concert venue, their performances were first rate. Overall great evening.

1  Thank Laurie C
Reviewed October 7, 2013

Just an 8 minute walk from Embassy Suite Hotel Convention, this place has a lovely terrace. The Italian menu is full of interesting dishes from chicken to savory pasta . Went twice once on the terrace which was full & the next time our waiter...More

Thank tenorvince
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
$10 - $28
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1350 I St NW, Downtown, Washington DC, DC 20005-3305
    (Between 13th & 14th)
  • Public Transportation: McPherson Square (Blue & Orange)-- just 1/2 block from 14th Street exit
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC>  > Downtown / Chinatown
  • Neighborhood: Downtown / Chinatown
  • Phone Number: +1 202-289-7300
  • E-mail
Our vision is simple: great food, exceptional service, reasonable prices and a welcoming atmosphere in an Italian restaurant right in the heart of Washington DC’s downtown--minutes from the White House, museums, shops, major hotels, convention center and the Metro. Lively and approachable, this comfortable yet sophisticated restaurant features a dynamic open-air kitchen, a social bar, four flowing dining areas and a stylized outdoor patio. Tuscana West is the perfect spot for a romantic evening, a special celebration or an executive power luncheon or dinner. Tuscana West is full of the warm-hearted wines and food that match the spirit of Italy, specializing in delectable dishes that marry simple, well-honed tradition and full Italian flavors with fresh, local seasonal ingredients. We have something for everyone from rustic hand-tossed pizzas fired in our stone pizza oven, to grilled seafoods & meats to hearty pastas. Our decadent desserts and superb wine list, with expert pairing, complete your meal.
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