Toscano Ristorante
Toscano Ristorante

Toscano Ristorante

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.toscano-ristorante.com/
  • Phone: 6092910291x
  • Hours of Operation:
    Lunch: Tuesday - Friday: 11:30am - 2:30pm; Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 9:30pm, Friday & Saturday: 5:00pm - 9:30pm, Sunday: 3:00pm - 7:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Diners Club,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Italian, Fusion / Eclectic
  • Executive Chef: Zachary Melker
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Delivery, Full Bar, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Catering: We offer our unique culinary flair for your special catering needs. Present your family, friends, clients or colleagues with a tasteful experience in your home, office, a hall or our Farnsworth Avenue location. We offer a delicious selection of reasonably priced packages and menu choices that will surely please your guests and impress them with your decision to go beyond what they may normally expect at a catered function. Try Toscano"s catering services for your next affair. Off Premises - In House - Drop Offs - Pick Ups. Enjoy Toscano's at home tonight.

Getting there

  • Parking: Public Lot
  • Parking Details: There is a free public lot directly across the street. There is also on-street parking.
A word from Toscano Ristorante
We are located in Historic Bordentown, New Jersey.
Our mission is simple. To have our guests experience a taste of Italy in a friendly, clean, and comfortable setting. Our guests are welcome to enjoy cocktails or a glass of wine before and after their meal in our cozy bar area.
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Toscano Ristorante reviews from OpenTable diners
78 reviews since May 25, 2014
Overall Rating4.6
  • Food4.7
    Service4.5
  • Ambiance4
    Noise LevelModerate
100% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
special occasion (50)neighborhood gem (48)fit for foodies (43)romantic (32)good for groups (15)notable wine list (14)great for lunch (6)hot spot (5)kid-friendly (5)late-night find (3)vibrant bar scene (2)Show More
  • Great Food
    JohnMat
    Dined on 4/16/2014
    I went to Toscano's with two of my girlfriends for Bordentown Restaurant Week. The restaurant was crowded when we arrived but never had a problem with the service or the food. Our server was very attentive even though he was quite busy, he made suggestions and was very friendly. The three of us all ordered the same food and we really loved everything we ate. I have been to this restaurant several times for both lunch and dinner and it never fails to produce excellent food. Will definitely be returning.
    Special Features:
    Fit For Foodies, Good for Groups, special occasion, Great for Lunch, Neighborhood Gem, Vibrant Bar Scene, Notable Wine List
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Getting a little pricey
    BillyD
    Dined on 4/6/2014
    I still think this is the best place in the Trenton area. This last trip cost me a fortune. Some of the specials are very pricey. My bad I should have asked. Every thing was spectacular!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Improved Italian
    Joel
    Dined on 4/3/2014
    The Italian Egg Roll was an international triumph, a diplomatic marriage of ingredients and presentation.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, great for brunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Nice Place for Dinner
    ChuckF29
    Dined on 4/1/2014
    Went to dinner at Toscano's to celebrate a birthday. The food and service were both very good, as was the ambience. The only complaint I would have is that the pricing is a little high. A lot of the dishes were well over $25. Would recommend this place for special occasions and romantic evenings.
    Special Features:
    romantic, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Bordentown Gem
    Camkid2
    Dined on 4/1/2014
    I have been coming to this restaurant for some years now and I have never been disappointed - the food is absolutely fabulous - its all done with precision and presentation of food is also stupendous. Its a bit pricey but I dont mind paying if I know I am getting a good meal and that has always been the case. Keep up the good work Toscano's - :)
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Birthday dinner
    Katz
    Dined on 3/30/2014
    The food and service were excellent. There was an abundance of food; so much, that we we were able to have dinner the next day. We shall return.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • toscano Night
    jefg
    Dined on 3/28/2014
    From the moment we stepped into the restaurant anything and everything was awesome. I would recommend this restaurant to anyone who enjoys food and large portions.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • well worth a visit
    ricker
    Dined on 3/27/2014
    I was very impressed with the food quality, amount, and price. We had the veal medallions with crab and broccoli-rabe.. Enjoy
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Love this place!
    Debbie
    Dined on 3/23/2014
    Toscano's is a fine dining restaurant with a wonderfully relaxed atmosphere. It's perfect for a romantic evening out. The service is impeccable, the food is outstanding, and the ambiance is perfect for a conversation over dinner. I love this spot!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Always a great meal
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 3/22/2014
    This is one of our go-to special occasion restaurants. As always, it never disappoints!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • delicious and excellent service
    mamaflo
    Dined on 3/15/2014
    First time at Toscano and what a great find! The food was delicious and portions very generous! The menu is extensive-- lots of choices! They also had quite a few specials. Our server was excellent--so pleasant and knowledgable. She spoke slowly so you could really here everything she told us about a dish or clarified ingredients. We will definitely be back and want to try one of their steaks. They smelled great and come at sizzling from the kitchen.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Special Treat
    Jill
    Dined on 3/13/2014
    Wonderful for that special occasion! Presentation and taste were right on spot. Tentative wait staff. If you enjoy calamari the Bacon Dusted Calamari is the best. Steak perfectly aged and prepared. The veal and shrimp bellissimo was just that "Bellissimo'!!! Highly recommend this restaurant!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Restaurant in Great City
    JoelD
    Dined on 3/5/2014
    Historic Bordentown City presents almost three centuries of American history while offering some of the best dining in New Jersey. Toscano makes any visit there even more special. It's a beautifully appointed restaurant with a knowledgeable and helpful staff. Ingredients are ultra-fresh and are part of a very creative array of nightly specials. From the regular menu, the house-made pastas and sauces are not to be missed. The wine list is not long, but presents some outstanding choices at some affordable prices. For a very special day and evening, take in the special history of this little City and cap it off with a visit to Toscano. You'll be glad you did.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • ask the price of the specials
    mike
    Dined on 3/1/2014
    I love to dine at Toscano. I have areal problem when a special is double the amount of the usual menu items and they dont tell you or post the price. My friend and I both had the Veal Oso Buca special. After getting the bill and feeling it was more then it should be we noticed our special was 48.99 each Ouch I have never paid that much for Veal Oso Buca even at 5star rated NYC resturants. It might be a while till I go back to Toscano but l'm sure I will one day.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Best chef in the Northeast!!!
    JDFoodieVIP
    Dined on 2/27/2014
    The food is unbeatable and the creativity and presentation is outstanding. To have such a great chef in this area is a blessing. If you don't see something on the menu, just ask and you may be surprised to have a dish made for you. I can't say enough about the food - the best and freshest ingredients make everything delectable. The staff is so friendly and focused on providing great service that you will always be treated like royalty - from the minute you walk in the door. Toscano is an A+, top restaurant that should not be missed.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Toscano's Experience
    gototoscanos
    Dined on 2/22/2014
    Amazing food prepared with fresh ingredients / this place know what they're doing. Excellent wine list. Staff was amazing. Avoid the back if they have large parties - get's a bit loud. However - nothing else to complain about. GREAT EXPERIENCE - 3 separate times now. Must comment on the EXCELLENT STAFF. Great synergy and unselfishness - water glasses and bread basket always filled. Multiple staff stopped by to see how we were doing - but not to a point were it was annoying. Watched the staff clean and prepare a table - took 9.8 seconds ;-) Kudo's to the management (and of course to the chef's and preparer's - mise en place).
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, romantic, late-night find, neighborhood gem, hot spot, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • amazing food
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 2/20/2014
    This food was absolutely amazing, mouth watering appetizers drink and entrees! highly recommend this hidden gem!
    Special Features:
    romantic, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • A gem in Bordentown, NJ
    OpenTable Diner Since 2005VIP
    Dined on 2/18/2014
    The food is always great! It gets pretty busy, so I would always make a reservation. Homemade pasta is my favorite! Service is good; staff seems very knowledgeable and professional. Always a wonderful experience!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Cannot wait to go again!
    JImmyCVIP
    Dined on 2/15/2014
    From appetizers to entrees to dessert, everything was delicious. I strongly recommend this restaurant to anyone within reasonable driving distance. You will not be disappointed!
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Romantic setting...
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 2/12/2014
    Romantic setting....bar was vibrant. Decided to have a drink before dinner. Bar scene was rely nice. Service was excellent. We were quite pleased with our meal. Plenty of choices and portions were more than adequate
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list, romantic, late-night find, neighborhood gem, hot spot, great for lunch, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good Food - Good Service
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 2/11/2014
    We went to celebrate our Anniversay on a Tuesday night. I did not know that they had a "Tasting" Menus that night. They have this offering on Monday and Tuesdays only. Not cheap, not too pricey and worth trying. Normally Tasting Menus are small versions of the basic menu and not very good. This one was the exception - regular portions and excellent food. I had a LARGE bowl of crab bisque, a butterfish that dare I say was like butter, and a tiramasu. My husband ordered off the menu - a veal special and eggplant appetizer and chocolate cheescakse with peppermint ice cream. Meal was the best we have had for a long time. Am planning to go again. Would recommed that you ask for the Upper Level when you make reservations.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The Monday/Tuesday tasting
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 2/10/2014
    The Monday/Tuesday tasting menu is a terrific value. All foods are delicious with fresh ingredients and very creative.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Genius
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007
    Dined on 2/8/2014
    This is by far the best restaurant in this area. The chef is just a culinary genius.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, notable wine list, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • My first disappointing meal
    Joeyv
    Dined on 2/7/2014
    I've eaten here a bunch of times and always enjoyed the food and the service. I went last Friday and the place was pretty crowded and a bit too noisy. We ordered a nice bottle of wine which the server decanted for us. Nice touch! The appetizer was a tomato, buffalo mozzarella and eggplant stack. Nice juxtaposition of textures. Then the main course. My lady had a butter fish stuffed with crab. Very flavorful and delicate. I ordered the specially aged porterhouse. I'm a steak guy and I know that aged meat is superbly tender and flavorful. The steak arrived done to perfection. Unfortunately, it was as tough as shoe leather. That tells me they aren't aging quality meat, but cheaper stuff. They took it off the bill, but it was a bad experience.
    Special Features:
    hot spot, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • outstanding
    jernic
    Dined on 2/7/2014
    I would recommend this restaurant to anyone. Drinks were reasonable price. dinner average price included salad, main course between $23.00 to 35.00. Must ask price for speicals could be pricey. Enjoyed the hold experience
    Special Features:
    romantic, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • great choice
    dinner4two
    Dined on 2/6/2014
    What a great choice for dinner. The atmosphere was friendly and the servers were excellent. There were many specials presented by our server and we chose a few of them that were outstanding. We would definitely come back to try other selections. We were there to celebrate our anniversary and it was nice to see so many others celebrating at Toscano's.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Happy wife
    Betty
    Dined on 2/6/2014
    Went for our anniversary,have been there 6 times before,just love this place.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Our favorite restaurant!
    DougL
    Dined on 2/1/2014
    Never a disappointment. Spectacular food with warm, personal service. The menu looks amazing but the specials are always so good that we still haven't ordered from it in over 5 visits. Must try the pane Toscano and daily special gnocchi. Plating never ceases to amaze.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Toscano's birthday dinner
    CBHAF
    Dined on 2/1/2014
    We recently celebrated my husband's birthday at Toscano's, and as usual, had an wonderful experience. The food is outstanding and the service is excellent! My husband had the Cowboy Steak and declared it the best steak he has ever had, and we have eaten at several fine steak houses across the country. My pasta dish was also excellent. We strongly recommend Toscano's for a great dining experience!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Our Favorite Neighborhood Place
    mwolters
    Dined on 1/27/2014
    Toscano's is a great little restaurant with a nice bar and food that rivals any NYC italian restaurant.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good food but very very noisy.
    Steve
    Dined on 1/17/2014
    Good food (we liked everything we ordered), a good wine list (nice varied selection from all over the globe), and good service (water glasses were often refilled without needing to ask), but it is very noisy. It was so noisy that we almost after being seated.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • great food
    likepastaalotVIP
    Dined on 1/15/2014
    Food was delicious….ample portions and very wide selection of noteworthy dishes. Only negative was our server suggested the special appetizer for our group of 8, and we were surprised to find out it was $80 when we got the bill. We would have preferred to have known that before ordering it.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A wonderful experience
    Tony
    Dined on 1/8/2014
    We had a wonderful experience. The food was amazing, and the staff took great care of us!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Skip the Caeser Salad
    Wednesday
    Dined on 12/16/2013
    Really like this place- nice balance between casual and "fine" dining. Great bolognese....nice little house salad that could be larger....loved the peppermint ice cream that comes with chocolate cake! Nice touch.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Thomas Paine in Italy
    motownManVIP
    Dined on 12/4/2013
    Once home town to Thomas Paine, Toscana in Bordentown is now the home of true Classic Italian cuisine. If you died after just eating the appetizers, Saint Peter couldn't miss the smile (and sauce) on your face! Excellent!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • I would recommend Toscana;
    Bmsforty
    Dined on 12/3/2013
    I would recommend Toscana; however, be sure to ask the special prices. There was a steak special for 2 priced at @ $75, out of line with Bordentown, NJ. Three of our party ordered scallops and 2 were not satisfied being served 3 medium scallops as an entree.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Food is consistently great.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 12/2/2013
    Food is consistently great. Always interesting specials. The tasting menu was a great value. The squash ravioli in brown butter was exquisite and the pumpkin cheesecake was heavenly. Donna, the waitress is excellent
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • MY FAVORITE SPOT
    ItalianatHeart
    Dined on 12/1/2013
    The service and food are always exceptional. It was a Sunday, so we chose from the Family-Style Dinner Menu which I highly recommend for large groups. We enjoyed the Bacon-Dusted Calamari and Italian Eggrolls as an appetizer, Chopped Antipasto, and Penne Vodka. For our main courses we had the Chicken & Shrimp Bellisimo (the marsala wine sauce has such a fantastic flavor) and one of the best Chicken Parmagiana I've ever tasted. And of course, you cannot leave Toscano without having one of their signature desserts. The four of us had the Maple Crème Brulee, Pumpkin Cheesecake, Custard, and Tiramasu. Can't wait to visit again for New Year's Eve!!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, neighborhood gem, hot spot, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Best Italian restaurant in
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 11/30/2013
    Best Italian restaurant in Burlington County. A little lengthy on the reservation (took 4 weeks to get a weekend dinner res) but it was so worth it.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, romantic, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • This fantastic neighborhood
    disappointedVIP
    Dined on 11/23/2013
    This fantastic neighborhood gem has made moving to this suburban area an extremely pleasant surprise. The caliber all around is comparable to any restaurant I have been to in NYC !
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.