Fare: Traditional & non-traditional Italian
Price: Moderate - Expensive
Food Quality: 2 1/2 Stars
Service: 2 Stars
Decor: 3 Stars
Overall Rating: 2 1/2 Stars
Note: Four star Rating System from:
1/2 star = poor to 4 stars = best in class
With attractive Tuscan courtyard ambiance, it's one of the top outdoor patio dining experiences in South Jersey.
Noise Level: Moderate
Recommended For: Diners who enjoy a BYOB with a choice of traditional & non-traditional Italian dishes in a rustic, Tuscan setting.
Not Recommended For: Diners who prefer a large menu of Southern Italian, red sauce, dishes served in large portions.
Recommended dishes: When available, For an appetizer, The Warm Crab Cheesecake; For entrees, The Fiery Lobster Tagliolini, a spicy Lobster dish with sauteed longhot chili peppers, olive oil, white wine, cherry tomatoes, and parmesan shavings over homemade tagliolini.' The Branzino, imported from the Mediterranean sea bass slow cooked; and The Champagne Pear Sacchetti, homemade pear & ricotta stuffed pasta sacks.
Liquor: BYOB with local NJ wines available from Hopewell Valley Vineyards.
Ristorante Toscana is popular with diners who enjoy BYOB Italian food with rustic Tuscan ambiance. A good place to come to celebrate a special occasion.
Ristorante Toscana is a family owned restaurant that serves a large selection of both traditional and non-traditional Italian dishes influenced by the latest trends in Italian cooking.
In the mood for an unusual taste of one of their tasty non-traditional Italian specialties? Start your dinner with the Warm Crab Cheesecake appetizer. Cheesecake for an appetizer? Yes, it’s a crabcake with a blending of cheeses, jumbo crabmeat, chopped shrimp, roasted pepper, & cucumber fresco.
Other non-traditional appetizer dishes are the Crudo (Italian Sushi) with several tuna and shellfish selections.
Many of the pizza and beef menu items are cooked on a their wood-burning stove. They offer a good selection of well prepared thin crusted brick oven pizzas.
While the decor is attractive, it tends to be a bit overdone with it's attempt to create Tuscan ambiance. The spacious, ornate interior features a wood-fired oven, faux-stucco walls, chandeliers, walls adorned with large pictures, and tiled flooring.
For a summertime dining treat, eat outdoors in the attractive courtyard with Tuscan ambiance complete with overhead grape vines, flowers, and a waterfall. It's one of the top outdoor patio dining restaurants in South Jersey.
(updated: July, 2018)
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