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Toscana Bar Italiano

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Wed, 1/23
8:00 PM

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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner


$15 - $30
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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Add protein to full size only. Add Protein: Grilled Chicken $5, Grilled Shrimp $7, Steak Tips $8, Salmon $9
Half Portion $7.0
Full Portion $12.0
Kale Caesar*
freshly picked baby kale tossed with house Caesar dressing, croutons and shaved parmigiana
Half Portion $7.0
Full Portion $12.0
Italian Wedge*
iceberg wedge, gorgonzola, cherry tomatoes, house-cured pancetta and toasted hazelnuts, topped with house gorgonzola blue cheese dressing
Half Portion $7.0
Full Portion $12.0
Arugula & Beet*
fresh arugula, radicchio and endive over a bed of roasted beets and goat cheese dressed in a lemon vinaigrette topped with roasted walnuts
sliced prosciutto di Parma, imported parmigiano cheese, marinated Italian olives, grilled marinated vegetables, fresh mozzarella & crostini
Arancini (2)
Arancini with pea risotto, stuffed with meat sauce and fresh mozzarella. Served with Italian sausage béchamel and crispy onion rings
Eggplant Rollatini
breaded eggplant stuffed with ricotta, mozzarella and spinach; baked with mozzarella cheese and house-made pomodoro sauce
Mini Meatballs (3)
hand-made mini meatballs served in marinara sauce, shaved parmigiana cheese and crostini
Gnocchi Fritti*
pan fried gnocchi dumplings tossed with pancetta, pecorino cheese, English peas, garlic and oil
Broccoli Rabe*
broccoli rabe sautéed with garlic and extra virgin olive oil
Stuffed Long Stem Artichoke (1)
long stem artichoke stuffed with goat cheese and wrapped with proscuitto di Parma; served with a tri-colore salad and drizzled with balsamic reduction
Burrata Caprese*
local burrata and tomatoes drizzled with extra virgin olive oil and balsamic reduction
Sausage Vinegar Peppers and Potatoes*
thinly sliced pan fried Idaho potatoes, sautéed with our house-cured vinegar peppers, sausage, cherry peppers, garlic and extra virgin olive oil
P.E.I mussels sautéed with shallots & thyme in a white wine tomato sauce
free form, personal size only
traditional tomato, basil, mozzarella and parmigiana cheese
Ricotta & Sun-Dried Tomato
parmesan white sauce, mozzarella cheese, ricotta, sun-dried tomatoes, corn, and topped with fresh arugula
Chicken Parmigiana
a hearty portion of panko-breaded chicken breast, mozzarella, pecorino romano, tomato sauce
Sausage and Brocolli Rabe
spicy tomato sauce, mozzarella cheese, broccoli rabe, sausage and shaved pecorino romano cheese
Tartufo & Arugula
mozzarella, ricotta, prosciutto, caramelized onions, garlic, truffle oil & arugula
Fusilli alla Vodka
house made fusilli tossed with diced sausage, English peas and pink vodka sauce and mozzarella
hand-made fettucine pasta tossed with our famous pork & beef ragu
sautéed prosciutto cotto, wild mushrooms, green peas and shallot cream sauce tossed with hand-made fettucine
Eggplant Parmigiana
Thick sliced breaded eggplant, layered with fresh mozzarella and basil. Served with your choice of fussili or linguine
Fusilli Affumicato*
sautéed cherry tomatoes, grilled eggplant and spinach tossed with smoked mozzarella in a roasted garlic and extra virgin olive oil sauce
fresh potato dumplings tossed with tomato sauce, basil and fresh mozzarella; topped with dollops of local ricotta
house-cured pancetta and creamy egg-based alfredo sauce tossed with fettuccine pasta and cracked black pepper
Frutti di Mare
fresh mussels, clams, scallops, shrimp and calamari simmered in fresh marinara sauce over linguine pasta
Lobster Ravioli
Maine lobster stuffed ravioli and chopped shrimp simmered in a light vodka sauce with spinach and cherry tomatoes
Fusilli Campagnola*
sliced Italian sausage and broccoli rabe tossed with fusilli in a garlic white wine sauce and topped with shaved parmigiana cheese
Shrimp Fradiavolo
fresh all-natural shrimp sautéed in a spicy marinara sauce over linguine
Salmon Limone*
pan seared Atlantic salmon filet with lemon basil cream sauce and capers; served with spinach and roasted potatoes
Kona Rib Eye
grilled, espresso-rubbed bone-in 16oz rib-eye topped with shallot butter; served with asparagus and parmigiana truffle fries
Scallop Risotto*
pan seared Maine scallops served over risotto, corn, chopped Vermont bacon and shaved parmigiana cheese
Risotto Fresca*
pan seared all-natural shrimp, served over creamy risotto with arugula and fresh cherry tomatoes
Marinated Steak Tips
house marinated steak tips served with french fries and sautéed spinach
Your choice of chicken or veal cutlet layered with breaded eggplant and fresh local ricotta. Served over fusilli or linguine
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All reviews fusilli arancini eggplant wild boar ragu scallops live within walking distance craft cocktails sister restaurant the north end italian food small restaurant monday night great specials an appetizer cozy atmosphere service was great dining experience
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We went before attending a concert at the Cabot. We had a reservation but arrived late due to nurse responsibilities. The host was ready to send us away but the manager recognized that sometimes a nurse get hung up helping others & offered us a...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Irishmom4
Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

I am just lucky to live within walking distance to this tiny little gem. Great bar...try the blueberry lemon drop martini! The food is excellent. From the eggplant rollatini to the arancini...you can't go wrong. Great specials. Friendly staff. Good energy..it can get a little...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Cheryl M
Reviewed November 3, 2018 via mobile

We have been to Toscana dozens of times. We have had great meals—in our opinion, the best in Beverly. Tonight the hostess was not welcoming to the point of being indifferent. Our table hadn’t turned over yet so we decided to sit at the bar....More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank mOmwteens9
Reviewed September 16, 2018 via mobile

This restaurant was busy the night we went. The waitress we had was up beat and very informative. She obviously loves her job. The food is all freshly made. We generally just do appetizers to try several small dishes. The eggplant rallatini was tender and...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank 2gmas
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

Not sure if reservations are required here but would strongly recommend. Small restaurant but the food is delicious. My friend got salmon and I got chicken parm. Had the pan seared scallops for an appetizer. Everything was great. Our server was very attentive and had...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank KimF460
Reviewed August 27, 2018

Every meal I have had here has been better than the north end. Save the time and money and enjoy Italian food at its finest. Great place even for a just some apps and drinks. If you can't make it out call for take out....More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Matt M
Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

Outstanding Sangrias. Local neighborhood spot that is intimate. If you enjoy a small restaurant with a friendly wait staff that tends to your needs without realizing she is there this is it . Menu isn’t huge but everything tastes great. Impressive presentation. When full it...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank lena022016
Reviewed May 7, 2018

First....... two positives. The bread, with roasted garlic dipping olive oil, was 5 stars. Our waitress, Alisandra, was a gem, attentive and caring. The broccoli rabe with sausage was prepared by someone who understands broccoli rabe. It was very good. But now the negatives: The...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank differentname
Reviewed March 27, 2018

They took a chance on the location, being a little more up and coming but the biulding is adorable. We always eat at the bar. The bartenders are always friendly. My only complaint and something pretty easy to fix, dimmer the light switches by the...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank SkiingFamilyLoveWins
Reviewed March 2, 2018

We went here on a Monday night. We mad our reservation online we were seated right away at a nice table. The food was great as was the service. I ordered the pasta special for the week and it did not disappoint. Great date night...More

Date of visit: February 2018
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