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Toscana Cafe and Wine Bar

$$ - $$$
Italian, Wine Bar
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238 5th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-6958 (K street)
+1 619-231-5788
06:00 - 22:00
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 06:00 - 22:00
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Klosterneuburg, Austria
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I was here for breakfast. was very nice, I had pancakes and my friend had omlette with goat cheese, very nice. The waiter was very friendly, he did not take money for bringing the coffee a bit late. location is superb.

Thank Rajiv K
Victoria, Canada
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210 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped in for lunch here while attending a conference. We found restaurant prices in the convention center area expensive but this one deserves special mention for being so ridiculously over priced. The service was pretty bad. There were only two tables so it wasn't that we were ignored or the service was slow. They were constantly around to see... More 

Thank sixtysix66_66_66
Bradenton, Florida
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Five of us went to this place for dinner when we were visiting San Diego last week. We ordered Chicken Pesto Penne and it was horrible. First, we received a bread basket with tomato sauce as a complimentary appetizer. Tomato sauce tasted like it was just warmed up from the can and no cooking was done to it (not even... More 

Thank sergeevich92
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93 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We decided to have diner near the conference center, and chose this place. It's very nice and fancy (and expensive), but the service wasn't good: the waiter told us he needed the table in 1h30 as he was seating us, didn't explain the happy hour, didn't let us order happy hour 4 min before the happy hour time was over.... More 

Thank Ana Clara B
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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39 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Toscana is in the heart of the Gaslamp district of San Diego. We went first for drinks and sat outside in a wonderful atmosphere. We then went back twice for dinner and twice for breakfast. Food, service and ambience are great. Highly recommend this place if you are in San Diego.

Thank Marvin L
Kansas City, Missouri
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64 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great hearts of Palm salad. I make a point to stop in for this salad every time I am in San Diego. Highly recommended nervier was adequate but not outstanding.

Thank Traveler7221
San Diego, California
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30 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Good spot to grab a quick lunch if you are attending a conference at the Convention Center. A lot of outdoor seating and a solid lunch menu with a good variety of salads and sandwiches. The Ahi Tuna sandwich and side salad was very good.

Thank mikaylashea
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341 reviews
258 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Nice spot for lunch or dinner. We stopped in for dinner based upon the look of the place and sat outside. The staff is very friendly and accommodating. We sat outside which is really nice. The prices are very reasonable. The food is just average however in our opinion. I had Chicken Parm and my wife had Chicken Piccata which... More 

Thank Thomas K
Dallas, Texas
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77 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Wonderful patio right off the street perfect for people watching in the evening. We just worked out way through the appetizers, including the cheese board, and a few bottles of wine. Good service, prices and food.

Thank traveljuggernaut
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131 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

In town for a conference. Staying nearby and found this place on a walkabout. Very Friendly staff. HAd the Tiramisu pancakes. Excellent. They made a customer (very common in Tuscany) Melon and Prosciuto plate for me (not on menu) and it was quite good. One of the better Capuccino's I'd had in the year since last in Tuscany. Will go... More 

Thank Padraic M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 30 - USD 30
Italian, Wine Bar
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Child-friendly
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?