Fare: Traditional Italian, Steaks
Food Quality: 3 1/2 stars
Service: 3 stars
Decor: 3 stars
Overall Rating: 3 1/2 stars
Note: Four star Rating System from 1/2 Star = Poor to Four stars = Best in Class
Noise Level: Moderate - High during peak times
Recommended For: Diners who enjoy excellent "Old World" dining with well executed, traditional Italian & Steaks
Not Recommended For: Diners who may prefer more complex, creative Italian food preparation in a more trendy setting
Recommended dishes: The Creek Stone Farms Prime Center Cut Filet; The Squid Ink Tagliatelle with Lobster ragu and chives; and The Gnocchi Osso Bucco with shredded veal osso bucco, spring peas, mascarpone, and herb veal au jus.
Liquor: Bar is stocked with reasonably priced, mid-range wines, beers and cocktails.
Toscano Ristorante, located in downtown historic Bordentown, nestled into one of the older buildings, is a "Hiiden Gem" in a town with many good restaurants
Toscano Ristorante is popular with diners who come to celebtate a special occassion, or to enjoy an "Old World" culinary treat complete with bar service, and an excellent Italian & steak menu
The restaurant is owned and operated by John Antinoro, with Antinoro's nephew Zack Melker, serving as executive chef.
The ambiance is elegant but not imposing, having a pleasant vibe with soft lighting and tables set with faux candles, and white table linens.
The entrance opens up to a small bar on your way to settling into the bi-level dining area with seating for 20+ tables.
They offer an extensive selection of standard menu items and daily specials. The menu is well executed using fresh, quality ingredients with mostly traditional Italian classics and a few creative selections.
Save room for their sumptuous desserts, they are made in-house.
They serve a value priced Prix-fix menu on Monday and Tuesday. Thursday is Steak Night!
There is street parking and a large public parking lot across the street next to Farnsworth House.
Toscano Ristorante is open seven days/week: Mon 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm, Tues, Wed & Thurs 11:30 am - 2:30 pm & 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm,
Fri 11:30 am - 2:30 pm & 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm,
Sat 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm, & Sun 3:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Reservations are recommended, especially on high demand weekends.
(updated February, 2019)
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