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Tuscan Blu

327 W Davie St, Suite 108, Raleigh, NC 27601-1702
+1 919-834-5707
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good16%
  • Average12%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible6%
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“lasagna” (15 reviews)
“bread” (16 reviews)
Open Now
2:00 pm - 10:00 pm Hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
327 W Davie St, Suite 108, Raleigh, NC 27601-1702
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Reviewed 4 February 2018

I was so looking forward to trying Tuscan Blu. The place is in an old Railroad warehouse which is great but atmosphere does not make the food taste good. I would have given it 2 stars except the building was unique. Our server suggested the...More

Thank Robbguy
Reviewed 13 January 2018

For my money, Tuscan Blu may be the most under-appreciated restaurant in Raleigh. This may have much to do with its location between The Pit barbecue restaurant and the local train station in a long, low brick railroad warehouse. Few folks seem to know about...More

Thank Gene1206
Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

Overpriced microwaved lasagna, evidenced by burns of the tomato sauce on plate. Indicative of a 4 to 5 minute heat cycle in a microwave. Totally unacceptable for the illusion of quality. Will never ever return, and will make it a duty to turn people away...More

Thank Clandestine_one
Maurizio P, Owner at Tuscan Blu, responded to this reviewResponded 16 January 2018

We are sorry we did not meet your standards. We believe we know you and jealousy is a bad trait to have. Next time you like to offend someone, you offend your family.

Reviewed 22 December 2017

A colleague and I visited Tuscan Blu while staying in Raleigh on business. The restaurant was recommended by the hotel we were staying at. The atmosphere was pleasant and staff were friendly but otherwise it was disappointing. Despite the restaurant being half empty there seemed...More

Thank Zed_Gordon
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

Went there for a family dinner on a Thursday night. Food was absolutely delicious and staff was very friendly.

Thank Dea_yay
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

We went here for a dinner before going out downtown. We had a large party, but the restaurant only had 2 other tables they were serving. The food was amazing! Everyone in the party loved what they got. The drinks were also really good. The...More

Thank Sierra D
Reviewed 9 September 2017

This is a wonderful intimate restaurant in Raleigh's Warehouse district. The food is consistently good and the atmosphere is cozy with indoor and outdoor seating. Owners are always there and happy to interact with their customers. A definite go to for a pleasant dinner out.

Thank TR667
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

We were visiting Raleigh from out of state and were craving Italian. We found Tuscan Blu online, and were thrilled with the service and food. I had the Chicken Parmesan, my husband had the seafood linguine. Both were cooked wonderfully. The portions were a good...More

Thank Lindsey H
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

My husband and I wanted to try some place new. I saw Tuscan Blu on TripAdvisor. After looking at the menu and liking what we saw, we decided to try it. It is a small, quaint place. The staff is very pleasant and helpful. The...More

Thank jones3311
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Hidden away in the back of a building is the best authentic Italian restaurant I have ever eaten at. The food was fresh, homemade and delicious. This family owned and ran restaurant gave me the feeling that I just walked into moms house for Sunday...More

Thank Kathy L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 30
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Television, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids
Open Hours
2:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
2:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 327 W Davie St, Suite 108, Raleigh, NC 27601-1702
    (Harrington St)
  • Public Transportation: R Line stop #11 at the entrance of our patio. CAT Bus Stop #8840, Route 21 "Caraleigh" Carolina Hurricanes bus going to the RBC Stadium stops at entrance Across from the Amtrak Train Station.
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Raleigh
  • Phone Number: +1 919-834-5707
  • E-mail
Maurizio Privilegi has opened an authentic Italian restaurant at "The Depot" building in downtown Raleigh, NC. The chef prepares dishes from all country sides of Tuscany with new feelings of creation. We use fresh organic products from local farms right here in Raleigh. We also import authentic Mediterranean products directly from Italy. We even grow our own fresh rosemary. gluten free pasta. Enjoy great food for affordable prices with a casual dining experience. The broad variety of items will keep you coming back time and time again to sample more. The menu also allows for large groups to come together, even with varying tastes. We also provide great vegetarian dishes. Located in an historic building with the train visible from the window and a cobble stone parking lot, Tuscan Blu serves you a unique experience for visitors of all nationalities.
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