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“Not an authentic Italian restaurant”
Review of Tuscato Ristorante Italiano - CLOSED

Tuscato Ristorante Italiano
Price range: $30 - $30
Cuisines: Italian
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Restaurant details
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: 4th
Transit: While in Summit County, take the free Summit Stage to 6th and Main in Frisco for worry-free transportation to your next Tuscato meal.
Description: Centrally located on Frisco's historic Main Street, Tuscato has been a locals' favorite for fine Italian cuisine in a warm & casual setting since 1989. Come and enjoy classic Italian comfort food based on old family recipes, or try one of our nightly dinner specials featuring fresh fish, seasonal produce and handcrafted sauces. Our extensive wine list is designed to enhance your dining experience at an affordable price point. Voted Best Italian Restaurant in Summit County 4 out of the last 5 years according to a readers' poll in the Summit Daily News.
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
25 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Not an authentic Italian restaurant”
Reviewed March 25, 2014

We are visiting from Scotland for a couple of weeks and after a great days' skiing in Breckenridge we were all ready for our evening meal having booked Tuscato the evening before. The person who greeted us was genuinely welcoming (the owner?) as was our waiter. Some of the group had appetisers which were good. Sadly, the main meals were a complete mixed bag of quality. The sausage dish was very good as was the chicken with lemon. The steak (last one available @ 7:30pm?) was not good, the spaghetti with tomato sauce was not at all tasty (all italian food should at least be tasty), and the beef lasagne was just plain terrible (and couldn't be eaten). Without asking, the waiter apologised for the quality of the lasagne and did not charge us; he also removed the 18% standard service charge for our party size. Whilst this was a good recovery tactic sadly, it won't encourage us to return. My suggestion / message to the owner would be, perhaps reconsider the authenticity of your restaurant and demand your chef gets back to basics in cooking classic italian dishes.

  • Visited March 2014
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2 Thank Jasp1818
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New Orleans, Louisiana
Level 6 Contributor
473 reviews
255 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 267 helpful votes
“tasty food and good wine list”
Reviewed March 22, 2014

our small group of friends enjoyed a very good meal and wine after a day of skiing in summit county. this restaurant is right on main street in the middle of town. it is easy to get to. the kitchen understands the nuances of itialian cuisine and delivers a delectable meal. the owner, drops by to assure that your meal and wine is to your liking. this restaurant deserves a return trip for us all.

Visited March 2014
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1 Thank worldexplorer53
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Sydney, Australia
Level 6 Contributor
1,486 reviews
415 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 637 helpful votes
“Italiano Bellisimo !! Scusi the Spelling”
Reviewed March 21, 2014

My notes (and memory) remind me that this was one of the BEST meals I've had , Italian, Chinese, French or otherwise !! We didn't have a booking and the place was pretty full so we were placed in the "Romantic" section! Pretty funny for 2 mates of over 35yrs standng but we laughed it off. The meal was exceptional , from the bread to the salads to the mains. All served by a friendly staff who were quick to top up glasses and basically spoil us. The whole experience was warm & friendly as we watched the snow fall , the NHL over the bar area and looked forward to tomorrows ski after a wonderful meal (and pretty inexpensive too )

  • Visited January 2014
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Thank Skeney57
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Wakefield, Michigan
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Good service and food!”
Reviewed March 18, 2014

Not sure why some people gave such a poor rating. We have eaten there several times and have had good service and food! Would recommend this restaurant!

  • Visited March 2014
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1 Thank markandmichele
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San Diego
Level 6 Contributor
333 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 224 helpful votes
“Good Italian at reasonable price”
Reviewed February 25, 2014

Good food, comfortable setting and reasonable prices. I had the proscuitto wrapped scallops with spinich salad and penne pasta. Both had large portions. Although busy, the service was good. Make a reservation during the weekend. It is located on Main St in downtown Frisco.

  • Visited February 2014
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Thank SolarT
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