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Cafe Toscana

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1 Public Sq, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701-1701
+1 570-208-1252
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Italian, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1 Public Sq, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701-1701
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Reviewed September 16, 2016

This IS an Italian restaurant! The young people working there spoke Italian to each other! We started with the calamari in a very light batter. I had POLLO VERONA, Yum & very filling! DH had a four cheese ravioli! It's worth the short drive into...More

Thank winos73
Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

Very good pizza. Nice atmosphere with indoor courtyard. Good selection of pasta and pizza for lunch. Service is quick and waitstaff very friendly. Pizza Toscana - mozzarella, olives, arugula - light and delicious!!

Thank kristenandreatabar
Reviewed September 7, 2016 via mobile

If you want to try some fresh Italian food this restaurant is for you. Located on the square in Wilkes Barre it's great for venues at the Kirby. Great salads, soups & many choices for entrees, all at reasonable prices. A must if you are...More

Thank Trish C
Reviewed August 16, 2016

Visited on a recent Monday night and the service was extremely slow, waiting 20 minutes just to get a glass of wine. Minestrone soup was mostly peas with a few carrots and potatoes. Very disappointing considering this is an Italian restaurant. Meals were ok, prices...More

Thank mellieturn24
Reviewed August 11, 2016

Food and service was of the highest quality. I literally lingered to savor every morsel, every drop, every portion of my soup, entree and dessert. I could eat here everyday!

Thank Tyrone J
Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

Locals like to keep this a secret. One visit and you will see why. The menu, the service, the food that will now be one of your favorites is why. It's cozy and always busy and yet you are treated as if you are the...More

Thank Francinet270
Reviewed July 18, 2016

An excellent choice. We were visiting Wilkes-Barre and had to dine early to make a program at 7:30 on a Saturday evening. Very glad we made reservations for 5:00 because we needed them. These folks know how to run a restaurant. Service and food were...More

1  Thank CURRACH
Reviewed June 25, 2016

just had the most delicious Eggplant Rollatini. Paper thin eggplant cooked to perfection , stuffed with the appropriate amount of spinach and ricotta cheese. Ceaser salad was lightly dressed with an enormous amount of freshly sliced Parmesan. Will definitely stop back on my return trip...More

1  Thank dsroditi
Reviewed June 17, 2016 via mobile

After traveling 6 hours from New England we were happy to try this highly recommended Italian restaurant . We just wanted a light meal and were served the most delicious assortment of our favorite things. The soup was homemade and delicious the salad much larger...More

Thank Susan C
Reviewed June 3, 2016

Toscana has impeccable service and food. The wine and cocktail list is extensive. I recommend the Cherry Noir martini. Your are served by a team of waiters, not just one person, so it can be a bit confusing as to whom to ask if you...More

Thank slizzie
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March 31, 2017|
Response from _mmgteacher | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately, I'm not sure. I know they have items on their menu that are gluten free, such as chicken etc, but I would recommend giving them a call to be sure.
Kilian F
March 22, 2015|
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Response from PennyandKatie | Reviewed this property |
They do not have a private party room. They have discrete areas. But depending on the number you could rent the whole restaurant.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Kids, Special occasions, Families with children, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Public Sq, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701-1701
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Pocono Mountains Region  >  Luzerne County  >  Wilkes-Barre
  • Phone Number: +1 570-208-1252
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