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“Highly recommended!” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of La Toscana

La Toscana
Ranked #8 of 34 Restaurants in Te Anau
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Italian, Pizza
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Restaurant details
Good for: Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Dining options: Dinner, After-hours, Lunch, Delivery, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Wellington
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Highly recommended!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2012

We were in Te Anau over New Year and went looking for a restaurant that would cater for adults and children alike. And we found it at La Toscana. Even though we went early we got the last table. Service was speedy and came with a smile.
We ordered a mixture of the pastas and pizzas. All delicious. Plus they had an extensive wine list. And all great value for money. I would highly recommend to anyone and will definitely be back next time we are in Te Anau.

  • Visited January 2012
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Jackson, Wyoming
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380 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 168 helpful votes
“Very good special pasta of the day and OK pizza”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2012

After a day at Milford Sound and getting into Te Anau past 8pm, we stopped into La Toscana for a quick meal. The food was good, the service was prompt and courteous and it was fair value. I had the special pasta of the day, penne with scallops and bacon in a lemon cream sauce. It was really quite good, plenty of scallop chunks, and the bacon pieces were thinly chopped and cooked crispy. A 500ml carafe of house wine was reasonable at NZ$21 . My wife had the Vegetarian 2 pizza. It was average, but it may have been that our tastes tend toward more airy dough while this crust, particularly at the bottom, was well cooked, but a bit dense. The topping was fine. The servings were large and leftover pizza left with us. Dinner for two, with wine, without appetizer or dessert, came to NZ $53.50. If you happen to go, say Hi to Mark who appreciates your comments about the food preparation and wants to please.

  • Visited February 2012
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Thank jimfromjackson
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Seattle, Washington
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49 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
“Excellent Italian - with lots of Gluten Free Options!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2012

Great pasta and pizza (a nice change from the basic steak and potatoes food we ate all over NZ). I am a gluten free eater and I was over-the-moon excited about the gluten free pasta while traveling! I have a hard time finding places in the States, so I really appreciated this little gem!

Visited February 2012
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New York City
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72 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 186 helpful votes
“Delightful Surprise”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2012

We spent two nights in Te Anau in January. Just walked around and found La Toscana.
Excellent pasta and soups. Service very good. Highly recommended. A little piece of Italy in New Zealand.

  • Visited January 2012
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Saskatoon, Canada
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“Great take-away pizza!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2012

Ordered a large "Quasi" and it was yummy! And got 10% off for take-away. Super!

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Thank RicknElsie
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