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Toscana Cafe and Wine Bar

€€ - €€€Italian, , Gluten Free Options
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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“side salad” (5 reviews)
Open Now
06:00 - 22:00All hours
Italian, Wine Bar, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
238 5th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-6958
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We made a reservation for their Valentines Day menu special! Was so disappointed! The waiter brought us lobster ravioli instead of what they called surf and turf which we ordered and was supposed to be medium rare! Instead cutting half way through the filet mignon...More

Thank SuzeCute
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Four of us dined here after attending a convention, and we all loved it! Although it was a chilly January evening, we were comfy dining outside next to a decorative heater. My lobster ravioli, served in a cream sauce with truffle oil, was to die...More

Thank Gypsygirl3527
Reviewed 3 January 2018

Arrived later than expected to our hotel in the Gas Lamp area and wanted a quiet(er) dinner than the typical Gas Lamp restaurant. Interested in something Italian so walked over to Toscana Cafe and Wine Bar. The staff was very friendly and helpful and when...More

1  Thank DickM45
Reviewed 15 December 2017

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.

1  Thank P7288ZNrussells
Reviewed 9 December 2017 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

2  Thank Terra A
Reviewed 28 November 2017 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 17 November 2017

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 3 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 11 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
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Response from Cezar B | 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, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
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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