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Toscana Cafe and Wine Bar

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Italian, Wine Bar
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238 5th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-6958 (K street)
+1 619-231-5788
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06:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 06:00 - 22:00
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Trondheim, Sor-Trondelag, Norway
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157 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A bunch of eight persons attending a conference dropped in at one of the first places we came across, and we were not disappointed. My seafood pasta tasted delicious, being on the fatty side, which I happen to like. Being a beer lover, they had ample choices to go with the food. As a whole, the restaurant was a pleasant... More 

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Michigan
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270 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 130 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Two of us ate there for lunch recently. At the suggestion of the waiter, I selected sausage panini. It was not good - the bottom bread were very soggy as soon as I picked up, due to the water in the source above.. not good at all

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Thank sun20
Virginia Beach, Virginia
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202 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When you can you should sit at the outside tables. For cool nights, they have several outdoor heaters. The prosciutto and mozzarella appetizer is delicious. The chicken marsala dish is spectacular and one of their signature dishes. They have plenty of choices and everything is fresh. They offer good wine pairings as well. There is a nice ambience too. Reservations... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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83 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Ordered a meal and drinks from the bar. Food was very good and service efficient. Nice atmosphere and would recommend to others.

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Thank Martin B
Barcelona Spain
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Atmosphere was great, service was spot on, food was delicious. 5 stars takes something special so not everyone gets five stars but this place is excellent and I would absolutely come back.

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Thank Chrisjcain
Utah
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017

This place has identity confusion. Is it a fancy restaurant? Is it a sports bar? Is it a mid-range affordable family restaurant? With the sports on the TV, they have no right to charge almost $40 a plate. We got a groupon that included a $50 bottle of wine, an appetizer to share, 2 meals and a dessert. It was... More 

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Los Altos, California, United States
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588 reviews
434 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 February 2017

Great red wine selection and friendly staff make this a great place for drinks and food. Italian food is quite good with extensive menu for a simple "café". You can eat indoors or outdoors in this charming café in downtown San Diego, CA Gaslamp district.

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Thank Rhett L
San Diego, California
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52 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2017

My 1st time trying this place. Hubby and I dined on a voucher deal, 1 appetizer, 2 entrees, 1 bottle of wine and 1 dessert for $65.00. The interior is really small and as it was a chilly evening we didn't want to sit on the patio. With only5-6 tables occupied, trying to squeeze into a 4 seater table was... More 

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Centennial, Colorado
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103 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2017

Great coffee by Peerless Coffee. Nice selections- try the smoked lox! Very fair prices. A place that isn't crowded for breakfast- but should be!

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Thank jeldenbailey
San Diego, California
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 30 January 2017

A great place for authentic Italian food. Casual dining experience with an exceptional wine selection. I had the Italian Panini. It was one of the best I've ever had. Friendly staff. A perfect place for a business meeting.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Cuisine
Italian, Wine Bar
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
06:00 - 22:00
Monday
06:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
06:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
06:00 - 22:00
Thursday
06:00 - 22:00
Friday
06:00 - 22:00
Saturday
06:00 - 22:00
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?