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Toscana Cafe and Wine Bar

) #548 of 3,982 Restaurants in San Diego $$ - $$$ Italian, , Vegetarian Friendly
238 5th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-6958
+1 619-231-5788
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good40%
  • Average19%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
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Opens in 10 min
All hours
Italian, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
238 5th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-6958
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We walked in on a Tuesday evening, lots of room inside, al fresco tables three quarters full. We asked for some wine and then ordered lobster ravioli and sausage and pepper penne. Our salads came out soon, but the entrees took forever. Tables that came...More

Thank 10071stevep
Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing Italian food in the heart of Gaslamp Quarter. After the Happy Hour Drinks the food smelled so wonderful we had to stay for dinner. We started with some flatbread with prosciutto feta and greens that was fantastic. I had the Shrimp scampi that was...More

Thank J680LNscottc
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was my second time at Toscana, and it was even more delicious ! Our server Lucas was a big part of a great and happy dinner for 7 of us. Started with a sampler appetizer plate: Bruschetta, tapenade, hummus, figs and cheese. We ordered...More

Thank Chewtoy33
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Very convenient to the convention center, this restaurant is very nice and the service is excellent. I had the lasagna, which I really enjoyed. Prices are a bit on the high side, but lasagna was worth it!

Thank Davigeta
Reviewed March 31, 2017

A bunch of eight persons attending a conference dropped in at one of the first places we came across, and we were not disappointed. My seafood pasta tasted delicious, being on the fatty side, which I happen to like. Being a beer lover, they had...More

Thank drengen
Reviewed March 27, 2017

Two of us ate there for lunch recently. At the suggestion of the waiter, I selected sausage panini. It was not good - the bottom bread were very soggy as soon as I picked up, due to the water in the source above.. not good...More

Thank sun20
Reviewed March 27, 2017

When you can you should sit at the outside tables. For cool nights, they have several outdoor heaters. The prosciutto and mozzarella appetizer is delicious. The chicken marsala dish is spectacular and one of their signature dishes. They have plenty of choices and everything is...More

Thank LMK101
Reviewed March 6, 2017

Ordered a meal and drinks from the bar. Food was very good and service efficient. Nice atmosphere and would recommend to others.

Thank Martin B
Reviewed February 18, 2017 via mobile

Atmosphere was great, service was spot on, food was delicious. 5 stars takes something special so not everyone gets five stars but this place is excellent and I would absolutely come back.

Thank Chrisjcain
Reviewed February 15, 2017

This place has identity confusion. Is it a fancy restaurant? Is it a sports bar? Is it a mid-range affordable family restaurant? With the sports on the TV, they have no right to charge almost $40 a plate. We got a groupon that included a...More

Thank foxtrotUtah
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What are the ingredients of your jalapeño and cucumber drink
May 31, 2016|
Response from NumptyBoy5 | Reviewed this property |
you are asking the wrong reviewer sorry i didn’t have that drink
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$30 - $30
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special occasions, Romantic, Business meetings, Families with children, Bar scene, Kids
Open Hours
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 238 5th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-6958
    (K street)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: +1 619-231-5788
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