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Toscana Cafe and Wine Bar

238 5th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-6958
+1 619-231-5788
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good40%
  • Average18%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
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“bruschetta” (11 reviews)
“side salad” (6 reviews)
Open Now
6:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
Italian, Wine Bar, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
238 5th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-6958
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The food was good, the prices were comparable to other restaurants in the area. We enjoyed the atmosphere of the inside of the restaurant. The waiting staff was prompt, got our orders right and were efficient. We would eat at Toscana again.

Thank P7288ZNrussells
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not only is this an absolutely lovely restaurant with amazing food, the staff and owner are equally amazing and lovely!!!!! My husband and I were dining outside when last night when a women came in and sat down. She was alone and just struck us...More

Thank Terra A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food is horrible! The two simplest Italian dishes Chicken Parm and Egg Plant Parm we’re both pre-frozen pieces of cardboard that were put under the broiler until burnt. The cook (no chef would serve this food) put their attempt at gravy all over to...More

Thank Timjmorrone
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The atmosphere was nice, sidewalk dining in the gas light district; however both food and service were at best average. Not worth the price.

Thank SouthernSailor
Reviewed 4 November 2017

Before Halloween and LA-Houston game is on, good food and vine what else you want, OK you can check out people's costume during the commercial breaks. Show and dinner plus the WS Game. Service was very good, eggplant parmigiana and spaghetti were very good and...More

Thank FreeJohnny
Reviewed 4 November 2017

Had a wonderful lunch at Toscana's Cafe. the weather was perfect for lunch on the patio. Our server Sergio did a great job guiding us through the menu. Our meal was perfectly cooked, and oh so delicious. Be sure to check them out for lunch...More

Thank Willsman
Reviewed 12 October 2017

We walked around The Gas Lamp Quarter, but the restaurants were large and loud. Who knew that close to our hotel (The Hilton) we would find this gem!!?? It's intimate, the personal service is exemplar and the food was spectacular. Not cheap, but more than...More

Thank Deborah C
Reviewed 7 October 2017

We went to Toscana for evening meal and the food was excellent: The starters were superb: Bruschetta was excellent: The main meal for me was a pasta dish, can't remember the exact choice but it was very good. Would knock half a point off the...More

Thank JEFF K
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

Went here two nights in a row with different people. Food was good and the atmosphere is very nice. Wine pour was very generous

Thank dvitis29
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

San Diego has so many hidden gems . We were talking to the locals for a place to get a good cup of coffee, I am not a fan of Starbucks. They pointed us to Toscana Italian restaurant. Amazing ambiance. Friendly staff.

Thank jfern1011
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1 June 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
US$30 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
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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