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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  • Diners' Choice WinnerMost Booked
Toscano Ristorante reviews from OpenTable diners
81 reviews since May 22, 2014
Overall Rating4.6
  • Food4.7
    Service4.5
  • Ambiance4.1
    Noise LevelModerate
100% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
special occasion (52)neighborhood gem (51)fit for foodies (45)romantic (34)good for groups (16)notable wine list (15)great for lunch (6)hot spot (5)kid-friendly (5)late-night find (3)vibrant bar scene (2)Show More
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2006VIP
    Dined on 9/6/2014
    We have eaten here many times and we're never disappointed, Highly recommended!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • toscanos
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/6/2014
    this was our first time here. we had reservations for 5:30. we were curious about our dining time and were told that there was a 7:00 reservation booked for our table. we usually spend at least 2 hours enjoying our meal. we felt we were being rushed the entire time, as well as being watched by the hostess. i'm curious if when you eat at the bar, is there a limited time you are allowed there as well?? food was delicious
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Time
    pureputt
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    On our last visit to Toscano's everything was excellent from the food to the service. This wasn't our first time and it won't be the last.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, late-night find, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2007
    Dined on 8/25/2014
    As usual, a wonderful dining experience. Extensive menu (love the hand held machines the wait staff uses - asked them if they could get the ball scores). Great presentation and delicious food in all courses. Very attentive wait staff. A place we will return to for special occasions
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Betty
    Betty
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    Always such a wonderful experience at Toscano's, love the food, service, all is amazing!
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • cruiser22
    Dined on 8/22/2014
    The food and service were excellent. The noise level was absolutely horrible! Never go on a weekend. Went to celebrate our anniversary and couldn't even talk to each other. Management was not cooperative. Looked like he didn't care.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Always fantastic!
    Rivgirl
    Dined on 8/22/2014
    There are not enough words to express how wonderful this restaurant is.....Toscano's in Bordentown is a gem. The static menu is fantastic, but if you are a true foodie....live a little. Order the specials. You will not be disappointed. Their aged steak.....absolutely incredible. In top 5 of my all time favorite places to dine.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Amazing!
    Tracy
    Dined on 8/17/2014
    Ron and I frequent Toscano's for late night drinks and dinner weekly. This night was special as our son was graduating Penn State so we invited our Mom's to dinner on Sunday. The service and ambience was terrific. We ordered their 30 day aged porterhouse steak, their eggplant stuffed ravioli with veal, and other plates to share. The steak was incredible as I never tasted anything like that in my life -- highly recommend. The chef is just terrific.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, hot spot, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent, must go again.
    2Occasionalfoodies
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    From the past with duck special that we had in an appetizer portion to my NY Strip and my wife's scallops over mushroom risotto, the entire meal was fantastic. Definitely going back.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2002
    Dined on 8/8/2014
    This was not our first time dining at Toscano's and I have yet to be disappointed. Our party of 8, to the person, raved about the food and the service. I had the dry aged sirloin and it came out sliced off the bone and done to the perfect medium rare temperature. Our waiter was knowledgeable and attentive but not hovering. Looking forward to our next visit.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Awesome
    James
    Dined on 8/2/2014
    Awesome food! The place has a nice small but upscale feel and dim lighting to set a nice comfortable atmosphere. The food is second to none, probably the best Italian dishes I have ever had. Eggplant Rollantine appetizer was great followed with Veal Parm dinner that was awesome. My three dining partners loved there meals as well. The service was great and Todd took good care of us. The owner seated us 30 minutes ahead of our reservation which was very much appreciated.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Betty
    Betty
    Dined on 7/26/2014
    Always love everything about Toscano's, there is no other restaurant like this one in the area. We love it there! The food, service so wonderful everytime we go. Thank-you and don't change a thing!
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • First time.
    NJFishHawk
    Dined on 7/20/2014
    Special Sunday family style menu. Salad for two was enough for three or even four. Same thing for our appetizers and pasta dishes. Main dishes were very good. Can highly recommend this establishment.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Always dependable
    rsaspecs
    Dined on 7/17/2014
    Food quality and presentation is always at a level that is above the areas other restaurants. Would recommend for anyone.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Wonderfully consistent
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 7/17/2014
    We have been to Toscano's the last four or five years in a row for a birthday dinner, and it has never proven us wrong. The food is absolutely delicious; four of us order differently every time, and each of us have been thoroughly thrilled with our choice. Service is top-notch, attentive but not overly so, and we've never felt rushed. Each year when we are deciding where to go, we end up back at Toscano's!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Dinner
    honeybee
    Dined on 7/17/2014
    We were celebrating my sister's birthday. She selected Toscano's and we were not disappointed. Everything was wonderful. We were greeted by Reuben who welcomed us with his usual "happy to see you" smile. Our waitress was efficient and knowledgeable. The food was excellent. My sister had the veal. She raved about it. Took some home and raved about it again. I have been to this restaurant several times and the meal has always been top-notch. I would recommend it highly.
    Special Features:
    special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Creative
    rosieVIP
    Dined on 7/14/2014
    Toscano has the most creative menu I have seen in a long time. Congratulation to chef Zach for accomplishing this difficult task.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • jgp72
    Dined on 7/12/2014
    Excellent meal, atmosphere. and service. Can't wait to return.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Tasty
    tastyVIP
    Dined on 7/7/2014
    Always excellent...thoroughly enjoyed our dinners...many interesting choices.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Celebrated my one year anniversary
    Prettywoman40
    Dined on 7/1/2014
    I met my fiancé there and last night we went back for our one year anniversary. What a great place!
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Chip T.
    CThomas
    Dined on 6/27/2014
    The food and service were outstanding. My wife and I really enjoyed our dining experience. I definitely plan to go Toscano again, and recommend it to all.
    Special Features:
    special occasion, late-night find, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • special touch
    specials4us
    Dined on 6/27/2014
    we had the porterhouse steak for 2 (special order - not on menu). It was pricey, but excellent quality and quantity. Rosemary and thyme flavored with au gratin potatoes and salad. Came in sizzling plate that could extend heating for those wanting additional cooking time. Attentive and courteous service in crowded but relatively quiet atmosphere.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • Great food
    BBudd
    Dined on 6/22/2014
    The food was amazing! My fiancé and I enjoyed everything we had. We will absolutely return
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Delicious food, lots of choices!
    aw2158a
    Dined on 6/21/2014
    I went here with my family for my birthday and ordered the linguine with clams and it was absolutely delicious. I'm a fan of several restaurants in the area, but we had never been to Toscano Ristorante so we decided to mix things up a bit. And, we loved it! My parents aren't big foodies, but even they said the food was fantastic (they ordered the hazelnut-crusted salmon and the tilapia w/ shrimp). There aren't many windows, so the seating area is a bit dark inside, but it was still a great atmosphere.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Always a treat
    Tmanna
    Dined on 6/14/2014
    This place is always a great experience. The chef is very creative. The pork chop ( yes ppt chop ) was simply the best I ever had. The service was top notch. Thanks Rubin! Can't wait to go back.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Roger
    Dined on 6/14/2014
    The food was not as good as we had on previous occasions. Our server was indifferent...
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Very very nice
    jeannelala
    Dined on 6/4/2014
    My friends and I had another memorable lunch here. Everything was top notch and delicious......Service was wonderful.....Highly recommend...
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Special Dinner
    Auntie
    Dined on 6/2/2014
    I met my Niece for dinner. I had not seen her in a while and wanted it to be special. This restaurant, its service, the food, and the atmosphere, made that happen. We both loved it but she felt really special! I am so happy I found it and we went. You should go too!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good but not extraordinary
    PhilyWeekSuccess
    Dined on 5/30/2014
    Good but not extraordinary since my wife and I have visited previously the food was good but not exceedingly special
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, late-night find
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 5/30/2014
    We were late band the owner held our table. Great people. Great house! we love Toscanos
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Impromtu Meeting of the Dine Around
    Mikey
    Dined on 5/22/2014
    As we all love to cook, our gang seldom go out for our Dine Arounds. We chose Toscano based on several of the group's prior experiences there, but we were amazed that they could handle our large crowd so easily. And the place was full. The food, from the appetizers served family style for our gang, through the main courses and desserts were all outstanding. And the service was top notch. Kudos to the folks who have made this neighborhood gem such a success. And if you go, you have to try Emma's Meatballs Salad! Everyone says it sound strange when I describe it, but there was a table full of converts on Thursday night.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Ratings-Only Reviews
    Based on 50 ratings-only reviews submitted since May 22, 2014
    • Overall Rating4.5
    • Food4.6
    • Ambiance4.1
    • Service4.5
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The following 332 reviews are from the Toscano Ristorante reviews archive.
  • Wonderful discovery
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 5/20/2014
    This was a wonderful find in Bordentown. The food was fantastic and service was perfect. Michelle was a great server and the rest of the staff was attentive as well.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 5/19/2014
    Consistently great food. Tasting menu is an excellent value. There is no need to open the menu because there are many specials every night that are just too good to pass up
    Special Features:
    special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • quaint dining
    veggie5
    Dined on 5/3/2014
    Food delicious! We could have used a little more attention from our waitress. We were not asked if we would like another drink, or how we enjoyed our food. But we understand sometimes there are a little "off nights". Definitely would go back.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Out with the girls from work
    cuttremo
    Dined on 5/2/2014
    Great food especially steak ,good bar , and appetizers
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Delicious
    Ladysha
    Dined on 4/30/2014
    The atmosphere reminded me of dining in NYC. Great menu.
    Special Features:
    Fit For Foodies, special occasion, Neighborhood Gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • apultraclassicVIP
    Dined on 4/26/2014
    What a find!! Picked Toscano Ristorante based on it's location (it was half way between us and our dinner partners) and the reviews on open table. I will definitely return. The food was outstanding. My wife ordered the soft shell crab special. Perfect. On a last minute decision I chose the Chicken Toscano, bring your appetite. The plate was overflowing with chicken and sausage. Our dinner guests both had the salmon which they were very please with. Overall a great choice and a great experience.
    Special Features:
    Fit For Foodies, Romantic, special occasion, Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Surprisingly good
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 4/26/2014
    Pastas were excellent (esp papardelle bolognese) and the entrees did not disappoint. Defn going back.
    Special Features:
    Neighborhood Gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Dinner at Toscano's
    JRMartine
    Dined on 4/20/2014
    Dining out on a holiday is rare for us; but, this Easter brought the opportunity to visit Toscano's for an afternoon holiday dinner. The experience was absolutely lovely. The bar out front is very cozy although we were promptly shown to our table by Toscano's owner. Service was friendly without being intrusive. There were many holiday specials that the chef was offering...all sounded wonderful...and one of our chosen entrees was from the specials list...a pork tenderloin with a maple influenced sauce...our other entrée was the scallops with risotto...the scallops were sweet and tender and the risotto very flavorful. Tiramisu delightfully ended our dinner. This restaurant is a gem...find it and enjoy a great dining experience!!!
    Special Features:
    Fit For Foodies, Romantic, special occasion, Great for Lunch, Neighborhood Gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Always Outstanding
    DOCSOL
    Dined on 4/17/2014
    Been about ten times and it is ALWAYS fantastic. Never had a bad dish and everything exceeds expectations. Great find.
    Special Features:
    Fit For Foodies, special occasion, Neighborhood Gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate