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Ristorante La Toscana

) #6 of 184 Restaurants in San Rafael $$ - $$$, Italian
3751 Redwood Hwy, San Rafael, CA 94903-3932
+1 415-492-9100
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good36%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“pasta” (14 reviews)
“tiramisu” (5 reviews)
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3751 Redwood Hwy, San Rafael, CA 94903-3932
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

went there on april 23, 2017 @ 1600 with four people . Except for party group, we were the first ones, however in the next 30min the place was full, good sign of the place. At least for the first several dishes, we wanted to...More

1  Thank snoma01
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Great happy hour with tasty bar menu. Dinner on the other hand is spotty with uneven success if you are not a regular patron, who may overlook the lack of perfection in food presentation and quality of preparation because of the happy family friendly atmosphere....More

Thank Olivia C
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

This restaurant was completely remodeled and 2 years ago and has since then continued with a long tradition of great food and atmosphere. Great Happy Hour and great food.

Thank Dan G
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Our family loves this place for parties of 8 or higher. The portions are always large, the pasta is excellent and they have an occasional crazy menu item like wild boar! My praise goes to the staff for bringing us all our food at once,...More

Thank nickwgarcia
Reviewed 18 January 2017

We were looking for a place near the movie theater to have dinner and found La Toscanna. The place was packed with folks at the bar and most tables were full. This was a good sign. Our waiter was very friendly, prompt and knowledgable. He...More

Thank _aendress
Reviewed 11 January 2017

This is an old standby for the unadventurous diner. The tired decor overwhelms the basically very good Italian menu. I wish I could like it more but my soul cries out for something more than plastic flowers.

Thank MaryTheExplorer
Reviewed 5 January 2017

The meal was good, with fairly typical Italian food quality. My sandwich and a salad were blah, and I should have gone with more typical Italian food, which my family ordered and which were much better.

Thank Nancy E
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Dined at La Toscana with a friend for lunch. Their updated menu has some nice surprises. The Buratta starter was delicious. I could have eaten all of it but I did share. The fish was delivered just as we were getting ready to order. Fresh...More

2  Thank Grandma51
Reviewed 12 December 2016

La Toscana has been a hidden local gem for years, and it's still amazing. The dishes are well-prepared, and every one we had was superb. Pasta, seafood, veal, gnocchi, zuppa -- all top-notch and pretty authentic. I say this as someone who lived in Tuscany...More

Thank Eugene E
Reviewed 26 November 2016

Four of us enjoyed an Italian meal, in a nice atmosphere; there is a bar section adjacent that was quite boisterous at times, as they watched a game on TV. We had Osso Buco as the main course, and it was great, around $25. Service...More

Thank nepenthium
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Diana C
We are looking for a place to have lunch near Dominican University for probablty 20 people. After my daughter graduation in May 13,
9 February 2017|
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Response from Eugene E | Reviewed this property |
It would be a good venue. They can accommodate. Call. You might even get the outside area.
Liz K
Hi - Do you allow dogs on the outside patio? Thanks - Liz
24 July 2015|
Response from toscanasanrafael | Property representative |
Hi Liz, Unfortunately we do not allow non service dogs on our patio. We usually do have two tables set up by the front door opposite our dining patio where you would be able to sit with your dog. Hope that... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Private Dining, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
15:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3751 Redwood Hwy, San Rafael, CA 94903-3932
    (North San Pedro)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Marin County  >  San Rafael
  • Phone Number: +1 415-492-9100
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