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Toscana Ristorante Italiano
Toscana Ristorante Italiano

Toscana Ristorante Italiano Details

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Website: http://www.conterestaurantgroup.com
  • Email: chafik@conterestaurantgroup.com
  • Phone: (704) 367-1808
  • Hours of Operation: Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:30am - 2:00pm; Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 5:30pm - 10:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 5:30pm - 11:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Italian
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Full Bar, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Private Room, Smoking Area (patio only), Takeout, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine, Wine Bar
  • Catering: Bring the flavors of Tuscany to your home, office or special venue. Whether its a large hors d'oeuvres reception or an intimate multi-course dinner Toscana can take care of all you off-site catering needs. Pick-up or delivery is available, delivery fee varies upon location For more information or to place an order call 704.344.9222 or email info@toscana-ristorante.net
  • Private Party Facilities: Toscana would like to personally customize your special and private events. We can comfortably accommodate sixty-five guests for a seated dinner and over one hundred for a cocktail and hors d’oeuvres event. We also have a seasonal patio that can seat up to fifty for dinner guests and is the perfect venue for a summer evening cocktail reception. Toscana is available for private parties, rehearsal dinners, receptions, showers and all of your special event needs. Please feel free to contact us if you have any further questions and we look forward to hosting your events.
  • Private Party Contact: Chafik Elmaghri (704) 367-1808

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Morrison Blvd & Roxborough Rd
  • Parking: Private Lot
A word from Toscana Ristorante Italiano
TOSCANA Ristorante is located in the specialty shops across from South Park Mall, and is South Charlotte’s premiere upscale Italian restaurant. Since 1998 we have offered guests impeccable service and authentic Tuscan cuisine. Toscana is the perfect setting for an intimate meal or group dinners. Our romantic ambience feels just like a tranquil European courtyard that will enclose you with it's old world elegance. Our seasonal menu of Northern Italian favorites is crafted with passion and offers only the freshest ingredients including local produce and herbs, as well as the finest, poultry, prime meats and seafood to bring the true flavors of Tuscany to your table. In addition all pastas and desserts are made fresh in-house daily. You'll also find an extensive list of fine wines featuring all regions of Italy. Come experience the flavors and ambience of Europe right here in the “Queen City."Continued
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerItalian
  • Diners' Choice WinnerOutdoor Dining
Diner Reviews
  • "The food was amazing and the service was outstanding!"
    Dined on 4/8/2014
  • "This is my favorite Italian spot in Charlotte. Great food and service!"
    Dined on 4/12/2014
  • "Pasta was wonderful and cooked al dente to perfection! Wine was overpriced and served in a large glass. The wine did not even meet the halfway mark of the glass so I needed to order to glasses. $18 for 2 glasses of wine is too much, in my opinion and I ordered the least expensive one at that. I could have bought 3 bottles of great Italian wine at Trader Joes for that price. I thought that the wait staff was a little "stuffy' and unfriendly which made me a little uncomfortable. The outdoor dining area was very nice! I would only go there if we could eat outside. Bottom line is that it is great pasta and great outdoor ambiance. Not cheap! We spent $100 and we did not even get desert or coffee."
    Dined on 4/5/2014
  • "Food was excellent....Service was a little slow as the outside dining was full but all if all a wonderful and enjoyable dinner. Can't wait to go back as the food is always good."
    Dined on 4/2/2014
  • "We have been visiting Charlotte annually for the past 20 years and Toscana is always on our list. Lively ambience with consistently good food and an excellent wine list. The receptionist is cool ( not a warm welcome) and the service although impeccable can be aloof. The restaurant is always full."
    Dined on 3/28/2014
  • "Toscana is my favorite Charlotte Restaurant, so my expectations are high. The food is awesome and did not disappoint. We had the Veal Chop and the Halibut. The wine was also great which was recommended by the manager. We ended the night with Tiramisu which was very nice. The service was not quite up to our expectations, however, still very good. We went on a warm Saturday night in March at about 8 pm. There had the outside area open which increases the number of tables over 50%. The staff and kitchen seemed understaffed, and timing was not perfect. The manager spent more time with us than our waiter. Again, did not distract too much as the setting is nice, the food great, and we will return."
    Dined on 3/22/2014
  • "Nothing we can say except fabulous every time we go we are never disappointed f did is fabulous wait staff is top notch and the place is the best."
    Dined on 3/14/2014
  • "Lunch on 3.13.14 was outstanding. This place gets noisy at night but is relatively quiet at lunch. Best Italian food in Charlotte. Never disappoints."
    Dined on 3/12/2014
  • "We had a glass of champagne delivered to our table when we arrived. What a great way to start our special night. The food was amazing from the start. I would highly recommend it . The night was magical & we loved it."
    Dined on 2/28/2014
  • "can't believe it took us so long to find this place, amazingly wonderful. food is wonderful, service is outstanding."
    Dined on 3/1/2014
  • "Great to fond this gem in Charlotte. Grouper and calamari were both perfectly done. The cesar salad needs work, uninspiring."
    Dined on 2/28/2014
  • "Renee always takes great care of us and the food is always good!"
    Dined on 1/31/2014
  • "One of our favorite hidden Italian gems in charlotte. Good is great and staff is great!"
    Dined on 1/25/2014
  • "I really enjoy the food at Toscana Ristorante Italiano. This was my second time there but I will admit my first time was much more enjoyable. The server we had last summer was amazing. Very friendly, outgoing and eager for us to love the place (in a good way). When I couldn't decide what to get, she gave me her opinion but also brought us a small sample of the other item so that we would have the opportunity to taste it. AT NO COST!!!. The server we had this time was courteous and professional but that was it. He just did his job and didn't go out of his way to chat or be warm. Food was great, service was moderate."
    Dined on 1/18/2014
  • "Toscana is our favorite restaurant...always full of life, quality food, great selection and outstanding service. Go-to restaurant for special occasions, treating out of town guests or whenever you want a great meal."
    Dined on 1/23/2014
  • "The grilled octopus was fantastic. Would like less salt in the angel hair pasta with clam sauce. Panicotta for dessert was perfect. Since the space is small and cozy, the noise was "energetic" and we were there pretty early. Would love to go back for same dishes."
    Dined on 1/23/2014
  • "As usual the food was delicious. Wait Staff is friendly and our family was well taken care of!!"
    Dined on 1/23/2014
  • "Top of the line Italian food. Great recepies. Osso Bucco is the best in town"
    Dined on 1/23/2014
  • "The food is always good and the service is excellent. I like the size and the ambience. Location is good as well."
    Dined on 1/23/2014
  • "Toscana is a special occasion place. The food is superb every time. But the service during my last visit ruined the ambience you would expect in such a high caliber restaurant."
    Dined on 1/23/2014
  • "Italian cuisine is my favorite and this was the best Italian meal I've had in some time. The food and service were excellent, and I found a hard-to-find favorite Italian wine on the list. My wife and I had a great evening, We'll be back."
    Dined on 1/22/2014
  • "We were running late and though the restaurant was half empty the hostess said they had given away our table. We had to ask for the owner and then the maitre'd came over said he'd set us. The food came out cold since they must have had 3 of the plates ready and were waiting for the fourth. They did come take the food back and only did they remake 2 of the 3 plates. The third one came back with where half of the food that had been cut was returned. If it hadn't been for restaurant week we probably would have protested the bill. Not a very happy experience."
    Dined on 1/22/2014
  • "Excellent dinner complimented by great, attentive service. Thanks."
    Dined on 1/20/2014
  • "Food, wine, and service was fantastice. Always a pleasure to dine there."
    Dined on 1/14/2014
  • "Love this place, the best staff and many personal touches!!"
    Dined on 7/12/2013
  • "I was part of a party of three which arrived to a 6:30 reservation. The restaurant is small and was already 75% occupied. The atmosphere is good, partly due to its size. The food was good. Service was appropriate. Could have perhaps used some overview of the specials that were listed but none was offered. The noise level became uncomfortable as the hour approached 8:00 which prompted our departure. There's very little sonic padding in the place - mostly ceramic, glass, and metal. Overall, I would recommend, particularly if you like a lively atmosphere."
    Dined on 1/11/2014
  • "You just can't beat Toscana! It always has Phenomenal Food, Wine & Service. My Wife and I don't get out as much as we used to since we had a child, but when we do we always have dinner here. We just love it & its perfect for our date nights."
    Dined on 12/27/2013
  • "Another night at Toscana with some friends that were first timers and had a great time and service was Excellent. the entire staff from the front till you sit and eat are always a pleasure and professional .the chef was nice to make a mushroom risotto which was delicious and a side of grilled asparagus . Other dishes included risotto with scallops,Mare and Bruschetta as the appetizer. Great time with with groups and great for date nights . Before I forget save room for desserts hint Tiramisu is the best in Charlotte I think ."
    Dined on 1/3/2014
  • "As always, Toscano made us feel at home with excellent service and delicious food."
    Dined on 12/31/2013
  • "We have eaten here on several occasions and have always experienced great food and service. I never hesitate recommending Toscana's when asked by friends or an acquaintance "what is a good restaurant in Charlotte"?"
    Dined on 12/31/2013
  • "Quaint restaurant with good energy. Great location too. The food was pricey for the portion size. We were very surprised that the Chicken Parmesan didn't include pasta. All side items are ala carte and small. The waitress was "rough around the edges" - she didn't seem to fit with the upscale experience. We would give it another try although now we know what to expect."
    Dined on 12/20/2013
  • "first time to this delightful romantic restaurant in South park area of Charlotte. Fresh italian specialties."
    Dined on 12/20/2013
  • "the place was very loud, and the tables were very close together. I had the special and it had a very strong fish taste and very salty. My husband had the sea bass and it was OK. I had been there before, but ate outside and had a simple pasta dish. I would not return because I felt for the money we spent we did not have a great meal. Service was adequate."
    Dined on 12/18/2013
  • "Have been a regular patron of Toscana and remain very pleased with the quality of the food and related presentation. Well done!"
    Dined on 12/17/2013
  • "Nice established place with good food. I will return for lunch, but at recent Saturday dinner it was hard to hear a thing. Six of us were at a center table. ( I requested quiet table and a booth might be a bit quieter but maybe not suitable for 6) Lobster risotto was good, not excellent. Bean dip with bread always a great complimentary appetizer."
    Dined on 12/6/2013
  • "Food, ambiance and friendliness represent the best overall restaurant experience in Charlotte!"
    Dined on 11/26/2013
  • "This wonderful little restaurant NEVER disappoints!"
    Dined on 11/23/2013
  • "I took my husband to Toscana for his birthday as it is a favorite of ours. Not only was the food exceptional, a special bottle of wine they recommended (that was not on the menu) was superb. When they learned it was my husband's birthday, they went out of the way to make it special. First, they presented us with 2 complimentary glasses of prosecco and then surprised us with a tasty appetizer to split. A fabulous evening thanks to a great staff and a talented chef."
    Dined on 11/21/2013
  • "If you want food the way it is really prepared in Italy this is your place. They don't try to reinvent the food or put their spin on a recipe. They prepare classic Italian dishes perfectly. The Osso Bucu (sp?) and the mushroom pasta were both terrific. The service is old world without being over the top. Really well done!"
    Dined on 11/21/2013
  • "Fresh, perfectly flavorful. My first pick for Italian every time."
    Dined on 11/16/2013