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TOAST Enoteca & Cucina
TOAST Enoteca & Cucina

TOAST Enoteca & Cucina Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.toastenoteca.com
  • Email: carlos@toastenoteca.com
  • Phone: (619) 269-4207
  • Hours of Operation: Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:30am - 2:00pm; Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 1:30am, Sunday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm; Sunday Brunch: During Padres Home Games 11:30am-2:00pm (June 26, July 17, July 31, August 21, September 4, September 18, September 25)
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Italian
  • Executive Chef: Martin Gonzalez
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking Area, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Smoking Area (patio only), Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine, Wine Bar
  • Catering: We do cater. Contact our restaurant for more information.
  • Entertainment: The unhurried atmosphere of TOAST Enoteca & Cucina is perfect for San Diegans and visitors looking for a destination that celebrates fine wine, food and company. TOAST Enoteca & Cucina features modern décor that radiates the sophistication of a New York or San Francisco wine and food experience. Its inspired artwork, refined decor and modern imaginative lighting set the tone for this very chic location. Guests can enjoy the atmosphere, great rare wines and delicious Italian creations in its wine lounge or expansive outdoor patio.
  • Special Events & Promotions: Attention Diners: If finding parking is stopping you from dinning with us-We will be offering 2 hour validation parking @ Diamond View tower(COX Communication-Building) today October 7th &Tomorrow October the 8th . This offer applies for guest check's of $50 or more. Thank you for your patronage.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: 10th
  • Public Transit: For information of trolley and bus stops please see the site below: http://www.sdmts.com/Trolley/Trolley.asp
  • Parking: Public Lot
  • Parking Details: Easy parking is available.We will be offering 2 hour validation parking @ Diamond View tower(COX Communication-building) located on 10th Ave. right past J St. This offer applies for guest check's of $50 or more. Also metered spots on the street (free after 6pm), and in parking garages across the street from the restaurant.
A word from TOAST Enoteca & Cucina
TOAST Enoteca & Cucina is a one-of-a-kind, modern Italian restaurant and wine bar that brings the world's premier wines to the charming East Village neighborhood of San Diego's famous downtown. It's the newest place in San Diego to celebrate fine wine, authentic Italian cuisine and great company.

A truly unique concept, TOAST Enoteca & Cucina features up to 400 exceptional wines for tasting or purchase, many of which are traditionally difficult to come by in San Diego.

Through the interactive use of state-of-the-art wine dispensing Enomatic machines, guests have the opportunity to experience a variety of the world's most prestigious wines. Two years in the making, the TOAST Enoteca & Cucina menu features an array of authentic Italian cuisine that can't be found anywhere else in town. At 1,650 square feet, TOAST Enoteca & Cucina can accommodate 50 patrons inside and 30 on the patio.
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerNotable Wine List
Diner Reviews
  • "Great neighborhood spot. Knowledgeable and attentive staff. Excellent wine list."
    Dined on 4/11/2014
  • "This place is really great! You have to go try the Supper Club on Thursdays. Off menu food paired with wine, does not disappoint! Highly recommend! Get there a little early for happy hour, 1/2 price appetizers and drinks!"
    Dined on 4/10/2014
  • "A wine bar with an extensive selection, innovative sampling capability, the absence of overinflated prices, delectable dishes and an attentive staff. Will definitely recommend as well as return."
    Dined on 3/20/2014
  • "Had a fantastic dinner at TOAST! Wine selection was truly extensive with great prices, and the food was out of this world! Charceuterie board was a delight to the palate. Lasagna was simply amazing! Great service is a fun restaurant. It's going to be a San Diego favorite for me."
    Dined on 3/25/2014
  • "We when to celebrate my wife bithday, with a last minute late reservation on a saturday. The staff were very nice even after we arrive 15 min before closing, I had the Insalata Tiepida di Polipo It was very good served warm with chunks of octupuss, and the pasta it was superb, defently will come back here"
    Dined on 2/8/2014
  • "My boyfriend ordered off the Restaurant Week menu, and I ordered off the real menu. We were really intrigued by the pay-by-the-ounce wine options, which we ordered and was intriguing. But eventually we got bored of trying the different wine options, and eventually ran out of money we put on the card. In the midst of trying wine, we also ordered our food. It took about 45 minutes to get our main course, and even then only my boyfriend got his food. Mine didn't come for another 10 minutes. And my boyfriend's RW entree portion size was TINY. And then we made the mistake of ordering dessert. Again, another 40 minutes to get dessert. And again, my boyfriend's came out about 10 minutes before mine. I was tired by the end of the meal."
    Dined on 1/24/2014
  • "I find myself recommending Toast over and over again whenever we're looking for a nice dinner and drinks out - and they never disappoint! The vibe is classy yet trendy yet intimate all at once. Food is always super delicious. Last time there I had the restaurant week menu of kale/pear salad, pizza and apple pie a la mode and it was all flavorful, fresh ingredients and great portions. And the wine tastings from the wine dispensers are so fun, especially when you want to add a little somethin' different to a dinner night out. I plan to keep coming back."
    Dined on 1/19/2014
  • "We took full advantage of the half glass option on the wine list, trying a variety of delightful wines. Although I had planned on trying the intriguing seafood risotto with a kale almond pesto, I couldn't resist the restaurant week specials. The Gorgonzola pear appetizer was deliciously rich, although my husband preferred his kale, Parmesan and pear salad. The mains were straightforward: I had a red, white and green pizza--fresh arugula on a simple cheese pizza. My husband had the pasta option. Both desserts were just what we wanted: mint chocolate chip gelato for me and apple tart for him. We wish that we still lived in SD so we could take advantage of the chef's nights or just go there again. The only downside was the bar TV."
    Dined on 1/19/2014
  • "We had a party of 8 and everyone's meal was excellent. Had several appetizers, all very good as well. The mushroom sauce on the chicken was superb and the 30oz Porterhouse was more than enough for two. Also loved the variety of wines, although we stuck with their Paso Robles cab and pinot noir. Our servers were all friendly and helpful. Can't wait to go back."
    Dined on 1/12/2014
  • "The menu was very good for a pre-fixe menu on new years and the wine was enjoyable. Our last course was overcooked, but the rest of the menu and the excellent service saved it."
    Dined on 12/31/2013
  • "Highly recommend the lasagna with pumpkin. Food was delicious. Wait staff was great as well."
    Dined on 12/11/2013
  • "there were nine in our group, and the service was slow... but since there were so many of us we were fine with this... if I was on a date that wasn't going so well or if I were in a hurry I would have been irritated. . . wine selection was ok to good. we found three bottles to enjoy. food was great...I loved the ambience...."
    Dined on 11/1/2013
  • "A great place that's never packed but always wonderful. Their wine selection is superb. The pork shoulder is amazing and the bread is delicious."
    Dined on 10/21/2013
  • "We reserved a table at this restaurant for a Sunday night and there was only 1 other table of people there. Usually, that is not a good sign, however not the case for Toast. The plus side to being only one of two tables full of poeple is that you get very personalized service and our waiter didn't disappoint. He was very knowlegeable about the history of the restuarant and food as well as an acomplished sommelier. Everything we ordered tasted like it was prepared fresh and with quality ingredients. They have a wine preservation system so the by the glass menu is outstanding as well as affordable. I'm not sure why the place was empty but I would recommend this place to anyone and hope to go back some day!"
    Dined on 10/20/2013
  • "Must try the "SALCICCIE E RADICCHIO AL FORNO" (Homemade, roasted Italian sausage) together with the PANE OLIO E ACETO (bread w/ oil and vinegar). Timing of antipasti and main course was not good ... we had just started to enjoy the antipasti when the entree was served."
    Dined on 10/12/2013
  • "Felipe my waiter was great! Attention to details, good with suggestions! First time here would definitely eat here again!"
    Dined on 10/12/2013