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Toscana Cafe

601 2nd St NE, Washington DC, DC 20002-4909
+1 202-525-2693
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Overview
  • Excellent38%
  • Very good31%
  • Average26%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (18 reviews)
“tiramisu” (6 reviews)
“salads” (8 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
601 2nd St NE, Washington DC, DC 20002-4909
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1 - 10 of 79 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After passing this spot, one of the very few in the area (2nd St, NE), for a couple of days, I decided to give it a try, on a hot and humid late afternoon, for dinner. I was looking forward to a comfortable, air-conditioned, seat....More

Thank Andrew K
Reviewed 15 June 2017

We were looking for a local Italian restaurant in DC and found this cafe online. It has a cute exterior with outdoor seating. Entering the cafe you are passing by a display case of homemade pasta and the kitchen . It is a very small...More

Thank James V
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

After talking to the hostess/waitress, the restaurant is on its third owner within the past couple of years. We started out with antipasto. The waitress was not sure if they had what was on the menu. The basics we ordered were ok but the prosciutto...More

Thank Charles A
Reviewed 4 March 2017

My husband and I visited while on vacation in DC at the recommendation of our hotel. When we walked in, the patio was full so we sat upstairs, that was a mistake. After sitting at our table for about 10-15minutes without any staff coming to...More

Thank Amanda M
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Food was good and prices decent. Automatic gratuity built into check was frustrating(20 percent for a party of 4.). Us midwesterners did not think he had earned it. Server was not attentive and on phone. Only 6 of us in the place on a Saturday...More

Thank MarS2269
Reviewed 11 January 2017

I've been to Toscana a few times for lunch, and it is a fine place for some Italian food that's on the cheaper side. The food is it really that impressive, but the wine is cheap and service is very fast. The best part of...More

Thank jg325
Reviewed 4 January 2017

I come here regularly for either lunch or happy hour. The Gnochi is awesome. The linguine is awesome. The meatballs are awesome. They have a bacon wrapped fig that is also awesome. Only areas of improvement are as follows: The lunch wraps and sandwiches leave...More

Thank par p
Reviewed 17 December 2016

Wow! We lucked into this one! Homemade Italian food done right. We knew we were in a good spot when we walked in and saw the counter full of fresh, home-made pastas. The upstairs is cozy. They also have an enclosed, heated patio. Our waiter...More

Thank KJKNYC
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

We came there for an early dinner, when the place was practically empty. Our order of salad from the menu was not delivered correctly as they did not carry pickled parsnips anymore. No compromise like a discount or other salad was offered by the waiter,...More

Thank Bostonian2011
Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

Had lunch here on a weekday afternoon. The service was okay. The panini was very good. Sit outside if you can. Prices are reasonable.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$20 - US$25
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 22:00
Saturday
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 601 2nd St NE, Washington DC, DC 20002-4909
    (F Street)
  • Public Transportation: One block from Union Station
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC
  • Phone Number: +1 202-525-2693
Description
Toscana Cafe serves delicious, authentic home-style Italian meals with a gourmet touch in Washington, D.C.
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