Toscana Ristorante Italiano

4.8
1824 Reviews
$31 to $50
Italian
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."
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Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Sealed or wrapped utensils used
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
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  • Waitstaff wear masks
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  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
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4.8based on recent ratings
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4.7
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4.6
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4.4
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Noise · Moderate
87% of people would recommend it to a friend
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MarsMom
Charleston
21 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall4food5service4ambience4

My husband and I had a nice dinner. Wait staff was attentive. Food was delicious. Place was vibrant with lots of customers. Looking forward to going back and trying something else from the menu.

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ThomasP
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall4food4service4ambience4

food was good, right sized potions. Was a little loud were I sat.

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dwayne
Charlotte
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Sandy was excellent. She made our overall experience very eventful! The days special (Pasta di Giorno) was delicious. The tiramisu was very creamy.

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vipAlanM
Las Vegas
3 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

First time at this restaurant. We all enjoyed our food. Can’t wait to go back.

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OpenTable Diner
Charleston
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our go to spot for celebrating special occasions, or to pop in for lunch. Excellent food, wine, and service!

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vipJeff
Houston
16 reviews
Dined on July 26, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My favorite restaurant in Charlotte since I’ve been coming here for work (11 years). It’s awesome

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OpenTable Diner
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on July 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We are regulars and alway find this place to be one of our favorites. This weekend some of the regular staff were on vacation. The temporary manager on duty while the regular manager was on vacation was fantastic! Very personable and knowledgeable.

Had the Halibut and risotto…. I was fantastic.

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ACamp165
Charlotte
23 reviews
Dined on July 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Another fabulous meal! Had the sea bass & it was so fresh, cooked to perfection. Enjoyed sitting outside tonight - Ryan, our waiter, was top-shelf. Great dining experience tonight!

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garybrealtor
1 review
Dined on July 22, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Prices are higher than other places but food was excellent. Our waiter Sean was Great! Good service like that is hard to find.

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OpenTable Diner
Richmond
2 reviews
Dined on July 16, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience3

Excellent service and the food was great. Our waiter asked if we were there for a special occasion and we let him know it was our anniversary. He promptly returned to the table with champagne and a dessert. The noise level inside is the only downside. It does get loud if you’re trying to have a quiet dinner experience. However, I would not let that sway someone from going there for a special occasion or casual dinner.

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
11 reviews
Dined on July 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Dinner was fantastic. We had the salad special to start…Arugula with burrito, strawberries and balsamic glaze. One of the best salads I’ve had this summer. The pasta special was wonderful…fresh and tasty angel hair pasta with Lobster, crab meat, tomatoes and white wine sauce. The risotto special was really flavorful….creamy with fresh pop of sweetness from the peas and the ribeye on top was tender and delicious. Highly Recommend!! Can’t wait to go back.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Charlotte
7 reviews
Dined on July 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food and the service are amazing!

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MelindaG
Dallas
1 review
Dined on July 14, 2021
Overall2food2service2ambience3

A friend and I had a reservation, but the table they gave us was tiny and in a crowded corner- so we chose to wait for an available booth. For a while we stood and finally asked if we could wait at the bar. We sat at the bar for at least 15 minutes, but no one was there to wait on us and there wasn’t even anyone to flag down…so we weren’t able to enjoy a glass of wine or refreshment while we waited. The frittata was on special for lunch - crab and asparagus. It was fairly dry and the crab was off tasting… maybe canned. For $17 dollars, I had expected fresh crab in the frittata. Lastly, when I ordered a glass of wine at the table, the glass it was served in was smudgy, and the temperature of the red wine ($14 a glass) was overly warm. I would not return to Toscana, even though my friend enjoyed the balsamic dressing on her salad and the bread was fresh and delicious. For a 48 dollar lunch for just my order, I was greatly disappointed.

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Vicki
Raleigh
23 reviews
Dined on July 14, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience4

Food was delicious…Bread and bean appetizer were awesome. My chicken Parma was great and I really liked the little kick it had! The waiter seemed to ignore us as he was piddling around when he should have at least have acknowledged us. He became much friendlier when it got time to pay the bill. I would definitely recommend the restaurant.

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vipRichardC
Charlotte
6 reviews
Dined on July 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Wonderful food and service. Tables are too close together in this deservedly popular little restaurant.

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paulh
Charlotte
4 reviews
Dined on July 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful food, service and ambience. Teal deal Italian

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AshleyS
New York Area
1 review
Dined on July 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We celebrated my mother's 70th birthday and had the PERFECT evening with delicious food. Loved Toscana!

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MaryC
1 review
Dined on July 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Everything was great as usual. Our waitress was wonderful. We had a very rude young lady come to our table to deliver bread and came back to pick up plates and was very rude. She made a nasty comment to me and came back the second time and made a face at me. We have never experienced anything like that in this restaurant and have been going for years.

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byrony
San Francisco
5 reviews
Dined on July 9, 2021
Overall3food4service4ambience3

Food and service was good...it was so loud we couldn't hear one another across the table...will no sit inside again/

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MARKO
Charlotte
3 reviews
Dined on July 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Coming here for 20 years ! Always great food and service.

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vipDisappointed
Charlotte
4 reviews
Dined on July 9, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience4

Service was great and food was delicious. Toscana is a little hidden gem in Southpark!

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DD55
Charlotte
8 reviews
Dined on July 8, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic food, wine list and service. Indoor and outdoor seating, weather permitting. Nice upscale area.

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Scott
Charlotte
2 reviews
Dined on July 8, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Toscana is amazing restaurant. Had business dinner there and the service was incredible while the food and wine is some of the best in Charlotte. I highly recommend Toscana for date night, celebratory event or to impress business clients.

Cant beat an authentic Italian dining experience nestled in the heart of South Park yet quiet and warming.

Scott

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Andi
1 review
Dined on July 7, 2021
Overall1food2service1ambience2

The service was so terrible. We felt so uncomfortable because no one was talking to us. Our server was rude and inattentive. At one point, one of the servers laughed at one of the guys for getting a certain drink. We were rushing to get out of there cause it was such a bad experience. The food was not worth the price either. It was good, but nothing special.

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DianneM
1 review
Dined on July 6, 2021
Overall3food3service3ambience3

We enjoyed our appetizer but the veal filled ravioli was just ok, the pasta was too thick. Our biggest disappointment was they did not have a bottle of wine for less than 50 dollars. After many years of enjoying Toscana we will not be going back.

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WallyB
Charlotte
3 reviews
Dined on July 6, 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience5

The service was a bit spotty, but that is understandable considering the current shallow labor pool available to restaurants. Even so, in my opinion, Toscana is consistently one of the Top 3 restaurants in Charlotte.

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vipSikma
Charlotte
74 reviews
Dined on July 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Best date patio in Charlotte. Excellent authentic Italian food.

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BOBB
Charlotte
1 review
Dined on July 1, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Sandy was an excellent bar maid, very helpful and friendly as always, keep her please.
The food was as we remembered it to be, to die for. We agreed to make this a monthly stop on our rotation. Shared with friends as well.

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Bill
1 review
Dined on July 1, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Enjoyed a great meal and nice service. Will come again.

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vipOpenTable Diner
San Diego
4 reviews
Dined on June 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent too quality food in a great atmosphere! Service was exceptional!

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brittany
Charlotte
1 review
Dined on June 29, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Toscana is our go to for celebrations & birthdays! The food is always superb. This time, we ordered the special pasta with filet mignon with truffle and parmesan as well as the buterra pasta - both were delicious! We look forward to going to Toscana again soon!

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vipOpenTable Diner
Charlotte
3 reviews
Dined on June 28, 2021
Overall4food4service3ambience4

Good experience

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vipOpenTable Diner
Charlotte
6 reviews
Dined on June 26, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was so good but I made my own order 🥰🥰🥰 thanks to the server

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vipDianeM
Charlotte
16 reviews
Dined on June 26, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

50tb wedding anniversary of our dear friends.

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RayP
Charlotte
1 review
Dined on June 24, 2021
Overall1food1service3ambience2

This was a poor outing. Horribly noisy. Food very poor, like it had been “prepared” days prior. Prices for food, given the lack of quality, extremely high. Drinks very costly

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punkin
Kansas City
9 reviews
Dined on June 24, 2021
Overall3food2service3ambience5

Food quite marginal (halibut)
Disappointed for that kind of a restaurant.$$$

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Lady
Charlotte
1 review
Dined on June 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food and service. We enjoyed lunch outside.

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vipFriendofToscana
Charlotte
22 reviews
Dined on June 22, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

As with other restaurants Toscana is having difficulty finding staff to hire. This was barely noticeable though as the service was great on this Tuesday evening and the restaurant was very busy. Great dinner and wine and we would only celebrate our 20th anniversary with Toscana!

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vipljg1
Los Angeles
28 reviews
Dined on June 19, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience1

The food is terrific. Our sever Sandy is fabulous. The noise level is INTOLERABLE!!! Sounds like a sports bar, not upscale dining- very disappointing!

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EatingWellintheUSA
Richmond
24 reviews
Dined on June 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Another fantastic meal and boy was the crowd enthusiastic and jubilant to be eating in a restaurant! Service was both attentive and unobtrusive. Cocktails were delivered in a timely manner. We ate tomato bruschetta, arugula salad with pears and pecans, Caesar salad, veal filled ravioli, and ziti with sausage and peas. Magnificent.

FAQs

Toscana Ristorante Italiano offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (704) 367-1808.

Toscana Ristorante Italiano is rated 4.8 stars by 1824 OpenTable diners.

Toscana Ristorante Italiano does offer gift cards which you can purchase here https://conterestaurantgroup.cardfoundry.com/giftcards.php.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.