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Tuscan Blu

#166 of 1,139 Restaurants in Raleigh
Certificate of Excellence
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327 W Davie St, Suite 108, Raleigh, NC 27601-1702 (Harrington St)
+1 919-834-5707
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14:00 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun 14:00 - 21:00
Tue - Fri 11:30 - 14:30
16:30 - 22:00
Sat 14:00 - 22:00
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57 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Small and romantic joint!!!!! Our food was LIFE!!!!! So glad I picked this place for date night!!!!! Wife had salmon with angel hair noodles with a meat sauce and I had tuna with broccolini in a lemon and capers sauce. Wife isn't a wine drinker but, we asked for our meal to be paired with a glass of wine and... More 

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Thank Harold W
Raleigh, North Carolina
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39 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I enjoyed a wonderful meal at the bar. We were welcomed by the owner, a true Italian gentleman from Livorno, Italy. The seafood dish was outstanding. Great location in the warehouse district, with outside dining in warm weather.

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Thank John L
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Fantastic service and the food was awesome!!!!! Quaint small local Italian restaurant. Very good selection.

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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

Was warmly greeted by the owner. We dined early so not a lot of folks there yet. Very courteous young waiter who was very responsive and made sure everything was correct. The serving were very generous and well prepared. I had the chicken parmesan. Lots of cheese and very tasty sauce. My wife had gnocchi with chicken and basil cream... More 

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Thank Ray H
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

My review echoes what many others say... the service is so bad that you feel uncomfortable. Food was so-so, which is a shame because the atmosphere is great. Go to Caffe Luna instead if you want quality Italian food, good service and nice atmosphere.

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North Carolina
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37 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016

An unexpected visit to Videri Chocolates (be sure to visit before or after dinner) brought us to this area on Davie St. We perused the menu on the door and decided it was worth a try so we didn't have to move our car! We were so glad we took a chance on this delightful little restaurant! Dinner started with... More 

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Thank AutumnLeave
Elizabethtown, North Carolina
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27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016

Went here before show, review in Yelp was not quite accurate. While the food was very good, the amount was a little sparse for the price, especially the Antipasto Appetizer. The waiter was so unfriendly he made us feel very uncomfortable, like we were an inconvenient annoyance.Wanted dessert, asked if the Tiramisu was made there fresh, he was so annoyed,... More 

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Thank rockysouth52
Fayetteville, North Carolina
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33 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016

We found this place while researching restaurants close to the Red Hat Amphitheater. Apparently, we got there a little early, before they opened for dinner service at 430. The door was open, so we went in. We didn't realize they weren't open yet, and we told (a little abruptly) to come back. We almost didn't. But, being from out town... More 

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Thank L H
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Mixed bag. It's Restaurant Week in Raleigh. I would think as a restaurant owner this is an important week to make a good first impression. It didn't happen. So many restaurants to choose from, we won't be back. I like the setting and decor. I think a little background music might add to the atmosphere. Waitress was friendly, but somehow... More 

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Thank Andy W
North Carolina USA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016

We had tickets to see Aussie Pink Floyd last night. Show was spectacular. We chose to eat at Tuscan Blu as the located was excellent. We parked in a lot across the street for $5. We chose not to park in the Valet parking lot. It was a 5 min walk after dinner to the theater. They had a $20... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Television, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
14:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 14:30
16:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 14:30
16:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 14:30
16:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 14:30
16:30 - 22:00
Saturday
14:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 327 W Davie St, Suite 108, Raleigh, NC 27601-1702
    (Harrington St)
  • Public Transportation: R Line stop #11 at the entrance of our patio. CAT Bus Stop #8840, Route 21 "Caraleigh" Carolina Hurricanes bus going to the RBC Stadium stops at entrance Across from the Amtrak Train Station.
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Raleigh
  • Phone Number: +1 919-834-5707
Description
Maurizio Privilegi has opened an authentic Italian restaurant at "The Depot" building in downtown Raleigh, NC. The chef prepares dishes from all country sides of Tuscany with new feelings of creation. We use fresh organic products from local farms right here in Raleigh. We also import authentic Mediterranean products directly from Italy. We even grow our own fresh rosemary. gluten free pasta. Enjoy great food for affordable prices with a casual dining experience. The broad variety of items will keep you coming back time and time again to sample more. The menu also allows for large groups to come together, even with varying tastes. We also provide great vegetarian dishes. Located in an historic building with the train visible from the window and a cobble stone parking lot, Tuscan Blu serves you a unique experience for visitors of all nationalities.

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