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Toscana Cafe and Wine Bar

) #523 of 3,970 Restaurants in San Diego $$ - $$$ Italian, , Vegetarian Friendly
238 5th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-6958
+1 619-231-5788
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good40%
  • Average19%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
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“bruschetta” (10 reviews)
“side salad” (5 reviews)
Open Now
06:00 - 22:00All hours
Italian, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
238 5th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-6958
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Reviewed yesterday

Strolling around the Gaslamp during Comic Con and found/ stopped into this patio restaurant, at K and 5th. Selected it, initially for the "people watching" corner patio table, but it turned out to be much more. Service was prompt, friendly, expedient, by our server, Amber....More

Thank BarbB2000
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a very nice dinner, we had to wait awhile before we finally got waited on but once we got our order in we got the food fast, my sausage dish was very good with lots of sausages in it, my wife had the spaghetti...More

Thank jefe8
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We lucked out when we wandered into this restaurant while looking for a late dinner. We were the only ones at a table and the service was perfect. We shared a Hearts of Palm salad which had an incredible dressing and Fettuccini Alfredo. The Alfredo...More

Thank ArleneB435
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We walked in on a Tuesday evening, lots of room inside, al fresco tables three quarters full. We asked for some wine and then ordered lobster ravioli and sausage and pepper penne. Our salads came out soon, but the entrees took forever. Tables that came...More

Thank 10071stevep
Reviewed 12 June 2017

Amazing Italian food in the heart of Gaslamp Quarter. After the Happy Hour Drinks the food smelled so wonderful we had to stay for dinner. We started with some flatbread with prosciutto feta and greens that was fantastic. I had the Shrimp scampi that was...More

Thank J680LNscottc
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

This was my second time at Toscana, and it was even more delicious ! Our server Lucas was a big part of a great and happy dinner for 7 of us. Started with a sampler appetizer plate: Bruschetta, tapenade, hummus, figs and cheese. We ordered...More

1  Thank Chewtoy33
Reviewed 21 May 2017

Very convenient to the convention center, this restaurant is very nice and the service is excellent. I had the lasagna, which I really enjoyed. Prices are a bit on the high side, but lasagna was worth it!

Thank Davigeta
Reviewed 31 March 2017

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...More

Thank drengen
Reviewed 28 March 2017

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...More

Thank sun20
Reviewed 28 March 2017

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...More

Thank LMK101
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1 June 2016|
Response from NumptyBoy5 | 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
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Romantic
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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