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Tuscany Italian Bistro

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36178 Emerald Coast Pkwy, Destin, FL 32541-4705
+1 850-650-2451
Tue - Sun 17:00 - 22:00
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New Lenox, Illinois
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124 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Here's a tip...go to happy hour 4-7. Sit at the bar. Food was great as was the bar staff. Live music starts @ 7. Home run for us. I have dined here several times in the past four years always at the bar for happy hour (January - March), and each time has been a good dining experience.

Thank Rmangun
Miramar Beach, Florida
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196 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is probably the worst Italian restaurant that I have eaten at in the past 15 years. The only reason that it gets a two is because the employees are so friendly and accommodating. The food is really well below average. If in the Destin/Miramar Beach area choose Mimmo or Fat Clemensa.

Thank Donald C
Nashville, TN
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91 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Being as how our anniversary is on Valentine's Day, we always have to make reservations if we plan to eat at a special restaurant and this was no exception. The only time I could get was 4:00 pm when they opened but that was fine as we don't like to eat too late. The restaurant was decorated for Valentines Day... More 

Thank travelerted
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43 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

My family & I ate here and maybe our waitress was just having a bad night or bad week but she made mistake after mistake; so many in fact I felt like I was being pranked! For starters, there were only three tables with people so it wasn't crowded ok. Our waitress got my wine wrong, she brought not only... More 

Thank M_Galentine
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93 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2017

Our group of 5 were unanimously pleased with our visit to the Tuscany Italian Bistro: with the ambience, the food, the service. Our server, Elena, was anxious to please. The glasses of wine were generous portions. The "small side salads" were twice the size we anticipated, and the vinaigrette dressing was delicious. Some of us enjoyed lamb shanks, other of... More 

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Kennebunkport, Maine
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378 reviews
231 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 153 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

Had a great meal here with friends. The Rack of Lamb with a very tasty red wine reduction sauce was excellent. My husband had the Rigatoni with Spicy Italian Sausage, Mushrooms & Cheese and said it was very good. The atmosphere is fun. The piano bar which has a very good musician/singer is very loud, so if you want a... More 

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Miami Beach, Florida
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

We love the atmosphere, entertainment and food at this restaurant so much, we take everyone who visits to experience Fabio, the best waiter on the Emerald Coast!

Thank bbrock2016
Apalachicola, Florida
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76 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

My husband and I use to frequent Guglielmo's and we're so sad when it closed. While not the same menu as the previous restaurant this place still serves some the best Italian food you can find in N. Fla. This new space brings me right back to Italy - it's such a beautiful place. Service was excellent and the food... More 

Thank PFootlocke
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

I was looking for Italian for my birthday. This place was lovely. The staff were friendly and attentive. I felt the food was over priced. Most pasta dishes were 19.95. I ordered lasagna and added a side salad. Both were just ok. I could have made a meal of the rolls and dipping oil. The rolls were crusty and delicious... More 

Thank Vicki N
Destin, Florida
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25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

We ALWAYS make this our go-to Destin Italian dinner restaurant! We have sat in both the bar area - for special happy hour menu, and in the romantic dining area. We are never disappointed! The staff has remained the same over the years and are extremely friendly.

Thank YourDestinConcierge

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 36178 Emerald Coast Pkwy, Destin, FL 32541-4705
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Destin
  • Phone Number: +1 850-650-2451

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?