Our recipes are tried and true family favorites that represent the best that Tuscany and the surrounding region has to offer.
Cafe Toscana’s Northern Italian cuisine is light and delicate and allows the individual flavors to come through. We feature an array of tried and true family favorites, including veal, pasta, risotto, fish, steak and seafood, with a variety of specials to keep the menu always fresh and exciting. There are also an abundant asortment of homemade desserts on the menu.
A new and greatly expanded wine list gives customers plenty of choices for every dish and every palette.
Great downtown destination for Italian cuisine. Larger and very well dressed salad that could be a dinner by itself. Main courses included a potato and vegetable. Dinner for 2 will average $50 to $75 depending in drinks and desert choices. Recommended!
Always great service and awesome food!
Food quality was generally very good. Had an appetizer order of clams that didn’t taste right that was taken off the bill. Another person in our party had the same clam appetizer order and his tasted just fine. Weird right? Everyone enjoyed their entrées. Service was good but not outstanding.
We plan to give the restaurant another visit.
Service was great and food was very good.
I have had some fabulous meals here but not this trip. My caesar salad did not have enough dressing on it to taste. The beautifully shaved parmesan was dry and there were four croutons on the salad. My risotto with mushrooms and brandy sauce also did not have enough sauce which made the risotto rather sticky, however the flavor was good. We sat in a very crowded, very warm room, when there were empty tables available. Then we had to track down someone to pay our bill. Unfortunately, we will not go back. I have never given a bad restaurant review, I hope for their sake they step it up because they used to serve much better meals.
Not made to feel welcomed at all. Not enough waitstaff that night which was when the Kirby Center was hosting The Nutcracker. They had to know or should have known that. Every table was taken and I understand it was busy but when I got there deliberately early, only one table was taken with customers. We were ignored for the first 15 minutes. The food and drink were terrific but service stunk! Not asked if we wanted any more drinks or dessert or anything. It’s a shame because the Chef does an excellent job. Not one smile on any of the workers in the dining room.
We really enjoyed the great authentic Tuscan food and a great service. Reasonable prices and you get a lot of food. There was a large party next table and was very lively but good to see people having a good time.
Highly recommend it.
My favorite place in Wilkes barre
It was OK. Food was warm. Environment was pleasant. Staff were friendly.
Great food, so so service.
Great food. Fantastic service. Bruschetta to start is outstanding. Scallops are the best! Cod, shrimp and mussels in light tomato sauce was super. A great choice.
Food was good. Wine was good. Attention to detail by the wait staff needs to improve.
I would come back to this restaurant 9 out of 10 times. Really enjoyed the meal.
perfect as usual. good food, good wine and great service
Always a great meal. Wonderful staff and the perfect location when attending an event at the Kirby Center.
Very good food at really reasonable prices. Only hiccup was the baked clams....they switched to littleneck clams so you get 6 really small littlenecks in an order. Just not correct. The pasta dishes are very good. Veal saltimboca was excellent. Well priced wine list.
Best Italian food on the East coast. We come here every year from South Carolina.
Service was extremely in attentive had to ask for things more than once
We enjoyed our dinner at Café Toscana. The food was excellent as were the servers.
Unimpressed with the chicken and shrimp dish in light cream sauce. Just beige chicken on plate with 3 shrimp. No flavor. They had good service but staff hovers to take your plate before your done. Always feel as though you are being watched. Bread was very good, no butter. Bruschetta was excellent.
This is an outstanding Italian restaurant. Friendly staff & delicious food.
I go to this place 1 or 2 times a month for a few yrs now & I can tell you I always love the food, I have never got something I didn't like. There food is the best in my eyes.
Best authentic Italian food un the valley. Service is awesome
Great meal great service
Bland salad. Overcooked steak. Almost nonexistent service
Great tasty food. Nice entree choices.
Delicious as always.
The food was phenomenal, big portions and great value. The service on the other hand was terrible. Our waiter did not check on us once except to give us our bill. Another waiter did refill our drinks only after trying to get his attention several times.
We made a last minute reservation after a high school graduation ceremony and was pleasantly surprised.
The staff at Cafe Toscana was very nice and took great care to accommodate my sons milk allergy. We had a later reservation and they did not make us feel rushed in any way. The food was delicious and everyone was happy with the entire meal.
Overall .... It was a wonderful way to end our graduation night.
Thais was our first time dining at Cafe Toscana. We went after a graduation ceremony and the restaurant got very crowded, very quickly. I don’t know if that affected the quality of the service or not. We were promptly seated but it took several minutes for anyone to take our drink order, and then about 15 minutes to actually receive any drinks. We ordered appetizers and our entrees with the appetizers being promptly delivered and were delicious. And then we waited. No one checked on us or asked if we would like additional drinks while we waited. Our entrees were delivered after a fair wait but that’s to be expected on a busy night, and again, the food was quite good. Still no wait staff checked on us or asked about additional drinks or food. Thank goodness for the server filling our water glasses and the waiter for the table next to ours who got some incidental items to go with our meals. We waited about 30 minutes after finishing our entrees and finally asked a food runner to find our check so we could leave.
All in all, the food was quite good but I wouldn’t return. I’d go to the Vault restaurant next door instead.
Food was very good, a little pricey. Service was a tad slow.
Excellent restaurant with superb food. Everyone in our party of seven ordered a different entree and all said their food was exceptional. We are still talking about our experience several days later. Very conveniently located on Public Square in Wilkes-Barre for all downtown events or an evening at the theater. Good-sized portions, with complimentary bruschetta to start, and prices are very reasonable. We will definitely go back soon!
Nice service; Food very good. Fair price. Bar very nice
We were able to get a reservation for two on a Saturday night on short notice. Parking might be an issue if you’re tourists like we were. The meal was outstanding and the staff were hard working and efficient.
The food was excellent! The waitstaff could be a little quicker taking your order.
Absolutely the best Italian food around . Service is awesome. Prices very reasonable. Makes you feel like your in Italy
I order the same dish every time I am there, so I can only speak to how good it is. The portion is perfect, the price is fantastic, the service and atmosphere are also both fantastic. Whenever someone asks for a recommendation, this is the place it tell them.
Excellent! Will definitely go back.
Best Italian food in the valley....worth every penny. Scampi sauce was simply delicious....not thin or greasy....thick and rich lemon undertones. Good selection of wine with a price point for all. Service is always excellent.
Although a bit on the small side, it retains a warm ambiance and intimacy......never too noisy.
This is officially our favorite restaurant.
Directly in - the - middle of beautiful Wilkes - Barre, sits this fine little dining room, Convenient to The adjacent F.M. Kirby Center as well. Their grilled calamari salad is delicious .
Excellent food and service . Best black cherry martini ever. Will definitely go back
Cafe Toscana is rated 4.6 stars by 97 OpenTable diners.
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