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About Il Toscano - Douglaston

For almost three decades, Il Toscano has been known for taking fresh, seasonal ingredients and preparing sumptuous Northern Italian style cuisine.

42-05 235 St.
Douglaston, NY 11363
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Dining Style:
Fine Dining

Cuisines:
Italian, Contemporary European

Hours of Operation:
Dinner: Tuesday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm,

Friday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm,

Sunday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm

Cross Street:
Douglaston Parkway

Dress Code:
Smart Casual

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(718) 631-0300

Website:
http://iltoscanony.com/

Catering:
Please see our website iltoscanony.com for details
You may also call 718-631-0300 and ask for Alex or Arturo

Parking Details:
Free attended parking in the L.I.R.R. lot across the street. On-street parking is also available.

Public Transit:
The Port Washington branch of the L.I.R.R.- Douglaston Station.

Executive Chef:
John Binder

Private Party Facilities:
The Wine room and Sky room are both available for private events or wine dinners.



We have our Table X which is in a secluded part of the dining room and can accommodate up to 5 persons (advanced reservations required).



Check out our Country Style Tuscan Table upstairs!



See ILTOSCANONY.COM for photos, menu and details.

Private Party Contact:
Alex Privilegi: (718) 631-0300

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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Il Toscano - Douglaston Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

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4.6

service

4.4

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4.4

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4.0

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Moderate

92% would recommend it to a friend

Special Occasion (29)
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Good for Birthdays (19)
Authentic (18)
Good for Anniversaries (18)
Good for a Date (17)
Romantic (13)
Worth the Drive (12)
Creative Cuisine (10)
Quiet Conversation (9)
Comfort Food (8)
Cozy (8)
Notable Wine List (8)
Bar Seating (6)
Good for Groups (6)
Business Meals (5)
Casual (5)
Handcrafted Cocktails (3)
Hot Spot (3)
Fun (2)
Late-night Find (2)
Sunday Lunch (2)
Vibrant Bar Scene (2)
Kid-friendly (1)
Disabled Access (1)
Gluten Free Options (1)
Healthy (1)
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·Dined 2 days ago

Limited menu. Food is average at best

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined 2 days ago

Not only slow, terrible service but to top it off when we got home they mixed up the food we had asked them to pack up. We took our friends. I was planning to eat it for lunch - annoying!

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 (New York Area)·Dined 3 days ago

Never disappoints! I just celebrated my 56th birthday Saturday evening and the food was spectacular as usual. The service is tops, the wine was just lovely and they had one of the best veal chops ever! Thank you for such a lovely evening!

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Charleston)·Dined 3 days ago

Excellent food

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined 3 days ago

Don’t know if it was the food or the company but we had an amazing evening. Shared the zucchini flowers which were flawless. Amazing veal chop and lobster Toscano

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·Dined on December 3, 2017

Love Il Toscano, they always have delicious specials.

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on December 2, 2017

I've been coming since I was a kid. Tight space, close tables, loud rooms, but wouldn't change it. Edited down menus from when we last dined at Il Tuscano. Though we saw no one waiting for a table the service was very rushed. They had our entre's at the table long before we finished our salads. Personally, being rushed in any restaurant on a Saturday night after I've had a long work week doesn't work for me. We were rushed all night. Server refilled my glass with the wrong wine . BUT he did bring a fresh glass and a fresh pour. The pasta with lamb was delicious and a very generous portion. The fish dishes were also generously sized and perfectly prepared. Excellent coffee, espresso and cappuccino. Can't wait to go back...

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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 26, 2017

you always get a good meal when you go here staff is very friendly and helpful.......nice variety on the menu plus specials......does get crowded as evening goes on so it's good to make a reservation.......great dining experience in a nice setting

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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 26, 2017

We were at a table upstairs right by the bar and very noisy. People bumping into you in the space. Really a hall not where a table of 8 belongs.

Tags: Casual, Special Occasion
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 25, 2017

Never disappointed when dining here. Can't wait to go back again!

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on November 18, 2017

Magnificent.

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on November 13, 2017

Had to wait 20 minutes on a Sunday to be seated. Waiter asked if we would like a glass of wine,
I ordered red and said any dry red is fine. When the check came we were billed $32 for one glass of ordinary red. Thought that was outlandish especially for a neighborhood restaurant in Queens. Food was just okay.

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on November 12, 2017

Il Toscano is my wife and I’s favorite Italian restaurant. Everytime we come here we are amazed by the great food and service. The father and son owners are always very welcoming and make you feel at home.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem, Business Meals, Worth the Drive, Authentic, Good for Groups
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 (Richmond)·Dined on November 11, 2017

We love the lobster special, often invite friends to share in the feast.
Always special!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Birthdays, Creative Cuisine, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion, Worth the Drive, Notable Wine List, Bar Seating, Authentic
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·Dined on November 11, 2017

Specialty foods
Shrimp dish swordfish dish & steaks were served hot off the oven.
Service was impeccable 5+

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·Dined on November 2, 2017

Never disappoints! Outstanding waiters and service. The food is always excellent and Alex is always there to greet you with a warmth not typical anymore. You feel truly welcome and a wanted guest. The food speaks for itself and their signature dish is a must if you enjoy lobster. I always enjoy my nights at Il Toscano and you will too!

Tags: Authentic, Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic, Worth the Drive
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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 29, 2017

Lovely restaurant, food and service. Seating area is crowded with minimal space between tables. Bread basket could have better samplings.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion, Authentic, Good for Anniversaries, Worth the Drive, Romantic, Good for Birthdays, Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on October 28, 2017

This is usually a very comfortable and reliable restaurant - good food, nice atmosphere. However - on this occasion, I felt as if we were being rushed to order and complete our meal. That type of treatment took away from the enjoyment of the evening.

Tags: Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem
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·Dined on October 25, 2017

Your lobster (in the shell for me) over spinach is, an all time favorite I will use the left over shells to make a delicious stock, for a base for lobster/ stuff mushrooms!

Tags: Comfort Food, Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem, Quiet Conversation, Authentic
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on October 21, 2017

neighborhood hidden gem, great entrees, the foie gras app is to die for, and when they have sweet breads mmmmmm. napoleon dessert wonderful

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Vibrant Bar Scene, Creative Cuisine
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·Dined on October 15, 2017

Lasagna was horrible and the jack Daniel Manhattan was watered down. The fried calamari and baked clams were excellent

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on October 12, 2017

Always consistent with friendly professional service

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 10, 2017

This is our family's special occasion restaurant. Birthdays, anniversaries, we take every opportunity to come and enjoy a great meal! The staff treats you like family.. and the lobster is amazing (so is everything else on the menu)! Love this place.. and we'll keep visiting for years to come!

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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 1, 2017

Service was horrible
Food was great
Too noisy
Waiters were inattentive

Tags: Good for Birthdays
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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 30, 2017

It was amazing as always ! The food was great and we enjoyed it very much . Will go back soon !

Tags: Good for Groups, Good for Birthdays, Late-night Find, Creative Cuisine
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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 23, 2017

We had some excellent meals as well as service. The staple lasagne was super good!

Tags: Comfort Food, Worth the Drive, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion, Handcrafted Cocktails
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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on September 23, 2017

Always delicious

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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 17, 2017

Always a great meal. Love the IlToscano Lobster. Friendly staff. Easy Parking across the street.

Tags: Cozy, Special Occasion, Romantic, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries
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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 17, 2017

A gem. Food was delicious and the service is very professional. Great dining experience.

Tags: Good for a Date, Casual, Romantic, Business Meals, Good for Anniversaries, Quiet Conversation, Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Neighborhood Gem
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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 17, 2017

Great food
Great vibe
Excellent service
A must!!!

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Late-night Find, Neighborhood Gem, Worth the Drive, Fit for Foodies, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Creative Cuisine
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on September 16, 2017

Il Toscano is always my go to spot for special occasions. Excellent food & service.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on September 16, 2017

Delicious food and excellent service! Don't miss it.

Tags: Special Occasion, Quiet Conversation
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vip
 (Miami)·Dined on September 12, 2017

Lobster out of the shell with garlic butter over linguini..I will be dreaming about it
forever...Best food ever, friendly service.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Cozy, Bar Seating, Quiet Conversation, Authentic, Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion, Romantic, Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List, Creative Cuisine
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on September 10, 2017

great food - great friends had a really nice time - my friends travel far to have the lobster special , it never disappoints

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on September 9, 2017

Excellent service delicious meal will def rec this Resturant

Tags: Authentic, Fit for Foodies, Romantic, Worth the Drive, Good for a Date
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·Dined on September 8, 2017

We had the special salad which was probably the best salad I've ever had. Then shared Nonnas lasagna as the second course. All I can say is I wish she was my Nonna! Finished off with the lobster special out of shell. Delicious and no fighting with your food. Would have loved to try a dessert but after all that we didn't have any room! Service was great and love the atmosphere. A great way to celebrate our anniversary.

Tags: Authentic
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on August 30, 2017

I have been to this restaraunt many times before. It is convenient since it's in the neighborhood. Food is always good although the menu is limited. It's is fine Italian food. service has never been great, however I was surprised at how poor it was today. We felt like we were putting them out by showing up. They never offered to give us another glass of wine we had to call them over to get one. The water glasses were never refilled even though two of our foursome were just drinking water. Finally we had to ask for the check three times even though the place was clearing ou Finally we stood up to leave and they got the check

I will not return

Tags: Authentic
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·Dined on August 26, 2017

We arrived as the last of our party of six. The other four were seated upstairs The Maitre d noticed my husband had a cane and asked if he could go upstairs. When we said no he relocated our party immediately and was extremely gracious about it.
The food was as always amazing. We have been there many times but the other four were there for the first time. We all agreed it was a wonderful dining experience

Tags: Kid-friendly, Fun, Fit for Foodies, Disabled Access, Creative Cuisine, Good for Birthdays
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vip
 (Orlando)·Dined on August 24, 2017

From Florida, this is our 5th Dining adventure at Il Toscano! Wonderful once again. The delightful owner greeted us like family as we entered and our spacious dining table in the side dining room was most ably served by Mr. Miller. The Chef's specials were, as always, amazing!
Most HIGHLY RECOMMEND

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on August 23, 2017

Mature clientele -restaurant lacks a "vibe".
We were able to order two dishes that were not listed on the menu without a problem.

Tags: Quiet Conversation
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