Toscanova
Toscanova

Toscanova

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Website: http://www.toscanova.com/
  • Phone: (310) 551-0499
  • Hours of Operation:
    Lunch: Monday - Sunday: 11:30am - 4:00pm;
    Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 4:00pm - 10:30pm
    Friday - Saturday: 4:00pm - 11:00pm
    Sunday : 4:00pm - 10:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Italian
  • Executive Chef: Agostino Sciandri
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cafe, Chef's Table, Counter Seating, Dancing, Delivery, Entertainment, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Takeout, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine, Wine Bar
  • Special Events: To book a party in our private room please call us directly at:
    (310)551-0499

Getting there

  • Parking: Valet
  • Parking Details: Valet or Parking structure.
A word from Toscanova
Toscanova, the elegant Italian Trattoria named after its celebrated executive chef partner Agostino Sciandri, is one of the latest additions to grace the enclave restaurants in Century City. Satiating the palate is an unusual and enticing variety of pasta dishes, seafood and steaks, Spaghetti allo Scoglio, and Risotto Ai Funghi. Following the success of Century City, Chef Agostino Sciandri is introducing the flavors of Tuscany to Calabasas, opening April 2012.





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  • Diners' Choice WinnerGreat for Lunch
Toscanova reviews from OpenTable diners
61 reviews since July 24, 2014
Overall Rating4.1
  • Food4.1
    Service4.2
  • Ambiance3.9
    Noise LevelModerate
92% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
great for outdoor dining (27)great for lunch (23)neighborhood gem (20)good for groups (15)fit for foodies (14)special occasion (10)notable wine list (8)kid-friendly (6)great for brunch (3)romantic (3)hot spot (3)late-night find (2)scenic view (1)Show More
  • The staff was good, but the food was not.
    Martinshushu
    Dined on 11/14/2014
    The staff was good, but the menu was a bit deceptive. A mediterranean salad was not made with finesse for example. The main courses were quickly done and not really Italian.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • If you don't want to be a waiter.....
    NancyVIP
    Dined on 11/14/2014
    We had the rudest, un-friendliest, surliest waiter ever. He never smiled. Gave me angry looks as if I'd dragged in s--t on my shoes. My friend got the appropriate amount of tomatoes on her grilled calamari salad and I got about two, but I would not dare mention it because the waiter was so scary. If I end up with him again I would have to ask for a different table.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • eurowinophile
    eurowinophileVIP
    Dined on 11/8/2014
    We dined on superbly prepared and served appetizers (including a tiger prawn in shell) and sea food entrees (including branzino deboned at the table) accompanied by a half bottle of soave by Pieropan and a bottle of verdicchio by Bucci. With this dinner, this restaurant has now moved up to our short list of fine restaurants in Los Angeles.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • had lunch here
    OpentableFanVIP
    Dined on 11/8/2014
    Things like noise level I can't be sure of. I was here for an 11:30 (early) lunch, so there weren't many people there. It felt elegant, and the food presentation was excellent. I had the Mediterannae salad, which was pretty and tasted good. My lunch partner had the carpaccio and enjoyed it.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A Fine Meal if a Bit Predictable
    BeverlyHillsDinerVIP
    Dined on 10/11/2014
    I like Toscanova. I don't always love it. Saturday night is a busy time but the service remains superb. The noise level is a little louder than I would like when the restaurant is crowded. The food is very good, the atmosphere fine, and the appetizers and entrees are solid. If you are in Century City to shop or see a movie, it's the best restaurant choice.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 9/25/2014
    Well established Italian restaurant continues to have great food, reasonable prices and good service.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2001VIP
    Dined on 9/18/2014
    Excellent attentive service; great food; sizable portions; reasonably priced;
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Pleasantlyl surprised
    rangodogVIP
    Dined on 9/17/2014
    This restaurant has been in Century City for a long time. For some reason I have never tried it before. Was pleasantly surprised. The service was perfect. The food, salad Niciose was very good. Had a good tangy lemon dressing. Give it a try when you are in the area. They even validate for parking.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Delicious Italian
    FIRSTTIMERVIP
    Dined on 9/4/2014
    I have been to this restaurant many times and had a new dish which I loved. The sole was grilled with a side of fresh veggies. Delicious, light and perfect for lunch. Service is always top notch. I continue to go back and enjoy this place. I am sure you will too.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • only okay but great service
    norcaldisplace
    Dined on 8/1/2014
    The wine was good. The ambience was nice, trendy. Our waiter was very attentive and our food came in a timely manner. But the food itself wasn't that great. My son ordered salmon but the vegetables were unseasoned. My ravioli was good, but it seemed like it needed a bit more pizazz. Dessert: it was great. I would go back because the location was great, the ambience nice. Great place to meet friends. Maybe I will try something else.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Nice place
    debbVIP
    Dined on 7/29/2014
    For a restaurant in a mall, Toscanova isn't bad. The food is about average, but the service was great. Very crowded restaurant, and noisy.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Ratings-Only Reviews
    Based on 50 ratings-only reviews submitted since July 24, 2014
    • Overall Rating4.1
    • Food4.1
    • Ambiance4
    • Service4.2
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The following 320 reviews are from the Toscanova reviews archive.
  • Rude Hostess
    BevHillsDinerVIP
    Dined on 7/18/2014
    When we arrived we were not greeted, instead were treated rudely by the hostess (an unprofessional, young Hispanic who barely understands English). The servers and waiter were cordial and nice and lunch experience was good and the food was edible. Ordered glass if Chardonnay, Burrata salad and John Dorey entree all very good.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • diningoutVIP
    Dined on 7/10/2014
    love the restaurant - the host is so great to us - the food is consistently really good - and we love carla!!!
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Toscanova is Tops
    RuthE
    Dined on 6/28/2014
    My 1st time there with 3 others who love it & with good reason. Outdoor ambiance delightful, not on street level so no deafening motorcycles or exhaust fumes! We 4 shared everything, pizza Margherita, Mediterranea salad(including yummy house-made mozzarella), perfect house-made pappardelle with melt-in-the-mouth wild boar ragu (fabulous!), started with elegant Bellini cocktails, finished with 2 stellar desserts (tart tatin outstanding). Couldn't have been better. Can't wait to return, so many other tempting items to try!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • BillVIP
    Dined on 6/22/2014
    handsome venue with traditional Italian dishes and attentive service.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, great for outdoor dining, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Loved Dario
    ShellyVIP
    Dined on 6/15/2014
    Food outstanding as I have been a few times before although they were out of the artichoke salad my favorite
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, fit for foodies, great for lunch, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Sunday Brunch on the Patio
    LauraLVIP
    Dined on 6/8/2014
    They have a lovely outdoor seating area and we thoroughly enjoyed our meal. They have a Brunch menu, but we had the Caesar salad; the Salmon & Pasta Bolognese. Yum!
    Special Features:
    great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Dinner on the run
    MakdineVIP
    Dined on 5/31/2014
    We had the best meal here before heading to a movie. They had a table outside as we requested ready for us. They were quick to respond when told we were rushing a bit for a movie. The food came out quickly and was delicious. Great kids menu. Service was outstanding. Definitely a do over when in century city.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Italian
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 5/29/2014
    Service was very good. Great spot for a business lunch. Very good meal...pasta was great and combined with swordfish, was very filling.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 5/16/2014
    I was annoyed by the waitress who asked me which "brand" of wine I wanted, but not my guest. I specifically ordered the "grilled" chicken I was questioned in Italian (I did not know what she was asking). Instead of "grilled" chicken I got breaded chicken and the waitress insisted she said something i Italian and I told her I specifically asked for "grilled" chicken. When I paid for me and my guest (who went to the restroom) I told the waitress to put the cost for the meal and wine on my card and keep the cash for a tip, the waitress returned to my table to question me about my method of payment in front of my guest even though she had already charged my card. I felt like the waitress was trying to belittle me in front of my guest.
    Special Features:
    special occasion, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Authentic Italian
    foodie
    Dined on 5/16/2014
    So nice to eat at an authentic place and not the usual phony-Italian fare. The Octopus and Potato Appetizer salad (Polipo e Patate) was right on point and not an item you generally find outside of Italy. Pizza was perfect. The Pappardelle with Wild Boar Ragu was fresh with deep flavors. Nice variety of price on the menu for any budget.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, great for lunch, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Outstanding Italian Food in a Mall!
    UCLADinerVIP
    Dined on 5/8/2014
    Unexpectedly fabulous - must taste: Octopus & Potatoes appetizer. Fish done accurately, very good wait staff. Only complaint: making me look like a no-show to open table, despite my regular visits!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Good for business lunches
    Toscanova
    Dined on 4/30/2014
    Good service, good food. Manager came over several times to make sure everything was OK.
    Special Features:
    Fit For Foodies, Great for Outdoor Dining, Great for Lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great for Lunch
    Iz79VIP
    Dined on 4/30/2014
    Always reliable. Good option for lunch in Century City.
    Special Features:
    Great for Brunch, Great for Outdoor Dining, Great for Lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • It Was okay
    2foodiesVIP
    Dined on 4/19/2014
    My wife and I stopped in at Toscanova after visiting the Annenberg Space and were slightly dissapointed. The music was odd, they were playing something you would find in a night club (Techno). The ambiance was nice, this is a very stylich restaurant. We ordered carpaccio as an appetizer and were a bit dissapointed in the flavor of the beef and the thickness of the parmesan. The beef needed salt and acid (lemon) and the cheese was so thick it made it difficult to manage. For the main I had beef taglietelli and my wife had the totellini; the pasta was a bit too aldente and the beef was ground instead of shredded. Overall is was an okay experience, the standout was the staff, the were very attentive and curteous.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great Service!
    luvf00d
    Dined on 4/17/2014
    Loved the services that we got there! Out waitress was amazing! Food was delicious. WE normally go to the one in Calabasas, that one is very nice as well...
    Special Features:
    Good for Groups, Romantic, special occasion, Late-Night Find, Hot Spot
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Consistently good!
    mikemVIP
    Dined on 4/15/2014
    We frequent Toscanova when shopping at Century City and can always count on a quality meal. My wife likes to "create her own" pasta and they are more than willing to work with her. Look forward to returning.
    Special Features:
    Great for Outdoor Dining
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Good but not great
    LadoodieVIP
    Dined on 4/11/2014
    Toscanova is a place I go to because it is convenient as opposed to brilliant. I can't really fault it but there is not amazing about it either. If you are in century city and feel like having Italian food in a pleasant atmosphere, then it is a good place to go.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Had better times
    PrivateDInerVIP
    Dined on 4/9/2014
    Been here before when it was really good! Maybe too busy or not a great server but it was kind of off this time. Try again
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Overpriced American Italian Food
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 4/5/2014
    Rude hostest. Specials punched on guest. Not sure if there is one Italian in the kitchen. Over cooked steak special- pasta not flavorable. Would not return - would not suggest.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Always a delight
    restaurantguy55VIP
    Dined on 3/26/2014
    Conveniently located in Century City, the menu is rich with many choices, great pizzas and my favorite, the chicken Milanese. Just a delight.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Toscanova delivers again!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013VIP
    Dined on 3/8/2014
    Once again, my hubby and I had a delicious meal at our favorite spot. The food and service were the best! I love this place. I feel like I am visiting Italy when I dine there.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, great for brunch, notable wine list, kid-friendly, romantic, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Unflexible!
    NancyVIP
    Dined on 3/5/2014
    My guest is a rather tall person who asked the host if he would please give us a bigger table, but the host refused. I was talking with a friend at the table we were about to be seated at so I missed the exchange, but my guest said the host flat out refused the request. I know they were probably booked up, but perhaps the host could have found one table if even outside. So my guest was a bit physically uncomfortable.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Gem in the Mall
    FIRSTTIMERVIP
    Dined on 3/3/2014
    Love this restaurant. Great food and great service. Always delicious pizza, pasta and desserts. Recommend for business lunch, family dinner, special occasion. Outdoor patio nice area for al fresco dining.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, notable wine list, romantic, neighborhood gem, great for lunch, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Service
    blackjack21
    Dined on 2/19/2014
    The bus boys do all the work and they are the ones that make sure you have and get everything you want out of your food dining experience....They bring you the food, drinks, bread, re-fill your drinks, ask how you are doing and then clear your table. The waiter/tress all they do is take your order. At the end of our meal experience, I gave our bus boy a bigger tip than our waitress, who in my opinion deserved nothing.... The food was very good!
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Star in the mall
    FIRSTTIMERVIP
    Dined on 2/18/2014
    I have been to Toscanova many times and always get great service in a relaxing environment. The outdoor patio area is great for watching shoppers stroll by. I have been to this restaurant for lunch, dinner and happy hour. Always a great time and delicious food. I have had the pizzas, pastas, risotto and salads, all worth the trip.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, kid-friendly, romantic, scenic view, neighborhood gem, great for lunch, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • It is fine but no prize
    LadoodieVIP
    Dined on 2/12/2014
    Toscanova is somewhere you go because you are at the mall already and want to have Italian as opposed to you should go there for the restaurant itself. Having said that, there is absolutely nothing wrong with it either.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Had the Chipino and it wasn't
    Luv2eatVIP
    Dined on 2/7/2014
    Had the Chipino and it wasn't very. Fish wasn't very fresh and would never had it again................!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, vibrant bar scene, great for outdoor dining, kid-friendly, great for lunch, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Ambiance
    RRloveit
    Dined on 1/31/2014
    I love the ambiance of this place inside and out doors. The food was great especially the beet salad which is one of my favorite. I would definitely go back and recommend to friends...
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, vibrant bar scene, romantic, late-night find, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • DInner and a Movie
    Pete
    Dined on 1/19/2014
    Did a great job giving us a fantastic meal in one hour as we went to a movie. Fantastic service, wine and truffle pasta.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, notable wine list, kid-friendly
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.