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Tuscan Tavern

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16483 Moneta Rd, Moneta, VA 24121-5756
+1 540-297-8900
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Sringfield, VA
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35 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

Enjoyed an off-season visit at Tuscan Tavern. Started with Calamari (done perfectly), pizza (great thin crust), and eggplant parmigiana (great red sauce). This is a small place as it only seats 99. Easy to get into in the off season, but can't say what it's like during the summer. Homemade desserts (did not have any on this visit, but many... More 

Thank RSandVA
Chocowinity, North Carolina
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

Ages 11-75 in our group ALL enjoyed the food! Bread is amazing & everything was fresh & hot! Great for families.

Thank IBXBeverly J
San Juan, Puerto Rico
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28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

The food is authentic, moderately priced and very tasty. If you have a salad, get the house salad dressing. Also, you do not want to leave without trying a dessert. By the way, if you are a Pittsburgh Steelers fan I believe you get special pricing!

Thank Simply H
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29 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

This place has very good pizza and baked sandwiches..The owners are very friendly and they have a nice bar area..

Thank D G
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

This is our second trip to Smith Mountain Lake. Our first stop was Tuscan Tavern based on our previous experiences. Once again we were extremely happy with everything about this restaurant. The owners Tony and Maria welcome you like long lost friends. My wife had the Tuscany Pizza and said it was the best Alfredo spinach pizza ( her favorite)... More 

Thank Mark Webster T
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

This is our second time in Smith Mountain Lake. One of the many reasons we chose SML for our vacation destination was Tuscan Tavern. Just as we anticipated, the food and friendly service did not disappoint. The stromboli is one of the best ever. We definitely plan on eating here a few more times during the rest of our stay.

Thank Jazzymoe
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32 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Tuscan Tavern is one of my favorite places to eat in Moneta, VA! Their veal parmesan and chicken piccata are to die for! Being on Weight Watchers, I avoid pasta as often as possible, and they are happy to replace it with veggies instead, which keeps me on program. The decor is so comfortable and inviting, and the service is... More 

Thank Ann S
Cary, North Carolina
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

Read other reviews and felt a need to respond. I personally was disappointed. There are some questionable quality over-priced wines and the food is barely passable. However for its price point and location it has potential. So despite my disappointment I'm not sure where else I'd go. Hence my best of the worst rating. Vinnie's next door is a pre-made... More 

Thank Cary_DC
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108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

We were seated right away. The service was not bad but our server was rushing around like crazy. I heard another table ask the waitress if they were short of servers. She told them it was only two servers normally. We ordered the pizza.It was not bad it was just tasteless. Boring sauce and cheese.

Thank Storm886
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33 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Went to try the pizza. Very good crust, sauce and toppings. It was really good so we decided later in week to call in order. Went to pick up and lady at register was quite rude. Most likely will not go back cuz of her attitude.

Thank sammie1968

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16483 Moneta Rd, Moneta, VA 24121-5756
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Moneta
  • Phone Number: +1 540-297-8900

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