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Authentic Tuscan Italian
Wow. Amazing food. First class. If Trattoria Toscana was anywhere near Los Angeles, prices would be much higher and wine would be $15 for 3 oz. measly glass. Instead it is located in a strip mall in Temecula with plenty of parking for free and...More ... read more
Rebecca B via tripadvisor.com - Aug 14, 2017
Outstanding!
One of the few authentic Italian restaurants I have ever been to. Flavors were excellent, rich, extremely high end. Ambience was comfortable. Hard to find in the Palm Plaza...turn in at Palm Plaza South, immediate right at Shakeys, park near Sees Candy ...restaurant faces Ynex...More ... read more
Marilyn M via tripadvisor.com - Aug 14, 2017
Very good authentic Italian food! ...
Very good authentic Italian food! All the pasta is house made fresh, (homemade) and very good. The service was great, we had the calamari for appetizer and was seasoned well and tasty, also tried the vanilla tiramisu and was delicious, a must try! We had reservations and walked in and were immediately seated, no waiting. Our server w ... read more
Fabiana S. via yelp.com - Aug 12, 2017
SO delicious! Excellent service! ...
SO delicious! Excellent service! On our first visit our waiter Gino gave us recommendations and we took him at his suggestions & everything we ate and drank was excellent. All pasta options are made fresh. I had a veal shank that fell off the bone. Their Tiramisu is divine. Everyone working is friendly and helpful. Not a rushed feeli ... read more
Amy G. via yelp.com - Aug 11, 2017
Very healfull love ir ... read more
Esmeralda Gonzalez via google.com - Aug 7, 2017
I tend to wait for more then one ...
I tend to wait for more then one visit to rate a place.  This was my second visit to this wonderful restaurant.  Folks are funny and friendly.  They overheard that we wanted to test out the soup so ... surprise!  A bowl with two spoons suddenly appeared at our table.  I had the Sea Bass on this visit.  AMAZINGLY delicious and the pre ... read more
S H. via yelp.com - Aug 6, 2017
Yum. Original. Tuscan. We will be back. Fresh and delicious.
Yum. Original. Tuscan. We will be back. Fresh and delicious.
Rebecca O'Reilly Boyle via facebook.com - Aug 6, 2017
The real deal. Toscan food for sure. Fresh made pasta. Delicious desserts. ... read more
Rebecca Boyle via google.com - Aug 5, 2017
Outstanding and personable service. Incredible food. Excellent wines and desert you will love.
Outstanding and personable service. Incredible food. Excellent wines and desert you will love.
Bill Bandy via facebook.com - Aug 1, 2017
Authentic Italian in Wine Country!
This little gem was recommended to us by the staff at our Inn. A bit difficult to find as it is located in a large shopping center, but, worth the search! All pasta is hand made in house, and the menu is perfection. Our server,...More ... read more
fled2az via tripadvisor.com - Jul 31, 2017
Best Italian restaurant in Temecula
Pietro's outstanding cuisine and customer service makes it a great dinning experience. Best in town restaurant!
edgar876 via tripadvisor.com - Jul 30, 2017
Italian your way!
Take a trip to Italy locally and enjoy delicious food. The atmosphere is beautiful with such a feeling of warmth as one feels part of a great Italian family.
Elaine M via tripadvisor.com - Jul 30, 2017
Temecula Italian
We have been to this restaurant numerous times. It is excellent. The owner is a wonderful person and the food is amazing. You are not rushed. As in Italy you can sit for hours with good food, wine and conversation. Can't wait to attend one...More ... read more
Lynn C via tripadvisor.com - Jul 30, 2017
OUTSTANDING
Everything about the experience was outstanding...the atmosphere, the staff, the food, the wine...everything! Thank you so much for a wonderful experience especially for our first visit. We've been blessed as active duty military to live 5.5 years in Italy (Napoli and Sardinia) so loved the...More ... read more
Ray B via tripadvisor.com - Jul 29, 2017
Great Lasagna and Terra Masue ... read more
Robert Walker via google.com - Jul 29, 2017
Food was so great, I will say that the first time I went I felt a little bit discriminated by a young man which was the waiter,..I got upset because there was many tables empty and he said the tables are reserved answer sat us on the bar ..as another couple I observed and heard if they had a reservation which they didn't he gave the ... read more
Jorge Acuna via google.com - Jul 28, 2017
I'm going to have to say this place is amazing my waitress was awesome the food was spectacular I
I'm going to have to say this place is amazing my waitress was awesome the food was spectacular I will definitely be going back excellent place ... read more
Kevin Byler via facebook.com - Jul 24, 2017
Good food and service. Price is very reasonable ... read more
regilo souza via google.com - Jul 23, 2017
Amazing, all fresh pasta, try the filet mignon ravioli with gorganzola sauce or how about a Chilean Sea bass or freshly made Italian sausage Lasagne, or the truffle pasta, OVER the top!!! ...Really, there's always 1 extra thing. Pietro, you ROCK!
Janet Panozzo via google.com - Jul 23, 2017
By far the best italian restaurant in town! Awesome food, great service and the best owner/chef you
By far the best italian restaurant in town! Awesome food, great service and the best owner/chef you can find.
Mike Gordon via facebook.com - Jul 21, 2017
Best Lunch Ever!!!
My wife and I wanted to enjoy a quiet lunch with great food. We trusted trip advisor comments and ratings. We are so glad we did!!! This was by far the best Italian food I have ever had. I had the Sea bass and my...More ... read more
Justin U via tripadvisor.com - Jul 20, 2017
Fantastic fresh, authentic Italian food and the service is always great. The owner is kind and take
Fantastic fresh, authentic Italian food and the service is always great. The owner is kind and takes time to meet and talk with the customers. I definitely recommend this restaurant.
Karina Pina Smith via facebook.com - Jul 19, 2017
Enjoyed a lovely meal here recently ...
Enjoyed a lovely meal here recently. Would have given 5 stars but they did not have Clamato Olives in stock to prepare a special dish. So sad. However the Calamari appetizer was extremely tender, one of the best I have experienced. The Caesar Salad was Fresh and Crisp with Anchovies @ $19 a bit steep but worth it according to my husb ... read more
Rebecca W. via yelp.com - Jul 18, 2017
Food was incredible and Gino was even better!!!
Kara Pardue via google.com - Jul 12, 2017
Very good food... wish they had more of menu choice of lunch items like panini etc...a bit pricey ... read more
Ruby Daoust via google.com - Jul 8, 2017
5 Stars for Food and Serive
Talking about finding a gem in an undiscript strip mall. The food was outstanding and our service was impeccable. The owner/chef made the rounds to make sure everything was perfect, and it was. HIGHLY recommend this place!!!
WindyCitySoCalKen via tripadvisor.com - Jul 7, 2017
Awesome Italian Cuisine!
Excellent food in both taste and quality (not to mention price!) We really enjoy this place and visit monthly...
Michael M via tripadvisor.com - Jul 6, 2017
Delicious!!
My husband and I had the lobster and mushroom pasta ... they both are to die for!! Serving are large so we were able to share, which was also nice. We were impressed with the service and the food ... not to mention their bread...More ... read more
Melisa C via tripadvisor.com - Jul 6, 2017
Italian Gem
We were visiting Temecula for an anniversary weekend and found this little gem of an Italian restaurant. Everything tasted really fresh and delicious. Our waiter Gino was the best. He made some great food and Italian wine pairings that were amazing. The food really tasted...More ... read more
RustyDinker via tripadvisor.com - Jul 5, 2017
The best food I've had in a long time, the waitress was awesome and the food can quickly ... read more
Bridger Morrison via google.com - Jul 3, 2017
It may seem strange that I have ...
It may seem strange that I have celiac disease and my favorite place in town is an Italian restaurant, but it's true. Very fresh sea food. Excellent salads. A little European coffee counter inside if you just want an espresso.  Plus the most amazing chocolate brûlée you can imagine. The owner/chef is truly gifted. A hidden gen in a s ... read more
Katinka C. via yelp.com - Jul 3, 2017
My husband and I love this place ...
My husband and I love this place. The pasta is unlike anything I had ever had before-it is truly "homemade," and it's fresh and flavorful. The ambiance is wonderful as well. This is our favorite Italian place in Temecula!
C. C. via yelp.com - Jun 29, 2017
Greeted with a handsome Italian ...
Greeted with a handsome Italian gentleman who was welcoming and seated us promptly giving us specials of the evening. We had to try the octopus appetizer which was wonderful, very tender and nice garlic olive oil. We ordered homemade potato and cheese ravioli with a mushroom cream sauce and Osso buco both to die for. We were paired w ... read more
Nora A. via yelp.com - Jun 23, 2017
Excellent Italian Restaurants
We decided to eat at this restaurant because of the reviews. From the time we opened the door we had a wonderful experience. Our waiter Gino was extremely knowledgeable about the menu and wines. He offered his opinion about wine and the food. Our meal...More ... read more
Lynn C via tripadvisor.com - Jun 20, 2017
The best of the best!!!!Italians are all about family and that is how Pietro runs the house!!!He
The best of the best!!!! Italians are all about family and that is how Pietro runs the house!!! He and the staff are wonderful and make you feel like you are in Sardinia! Burst of flavors, joys and lots of kisses and hugs!!!!!!!
Dolly Mancarella via facebook.com - Jun 16, 2017
What a wonderful experience.Real Italian food cozy great service and the owner takes pride in his operation. It is very small reservations suggested ... read more
Joseph Furnari via google.com - Jun 13, 2017
Classic European cuisine
Classic European cuisine. Classic European service. A very enjoyable evening. Fresh bread, fresh homemade pasta, delicious ingredients. I had spinach salad and lasagna while my wife had the lobster ravioli, complimented with a bottle of Cabernet Franc. To round out the evening we finished with...More ... read more
Mark P via tripadvisor.com - Jun 10, 2017
Classic, hole-in-the-wall restaurant. Classic European service. A very enjoyable evening. Fresh bread, fresh homemade pasta, delicious ingredients. I had spinach salad and lasagna while my wife had the lobster ravioli, complimented with a bottle of Cabernet Franc. To round out the evening we finished with a Hot Mocha. Everythin ... read more
Mark Patton via google.com - Jun 10, 2017
The food was phenomenal, and our server was amazing! Definitely going back.
Destinee Guerra via google.com - Jun 10, 2017
Homemade pasta. Great service. ... read more
Joao Henrique Braga Feitoza via google.com - Jun 10, 2017
Excellent food great environment.
Darryl Hill via google.com - Jun 5, 2017
Fantastic. We came in on a whim ...
Fantastic. We came in on a whim after our usual favorite for Italian food was closed. It was empty but filled up as we ate. The food was authentic and nothing short of delicious. Portion sizes were reasonable, leaving me satisfied with a bit to take home. Our server, Andrea, was prompt and very nice. Overall, we aren't sure that we'l ... read more
Stefani H. via yelp.com - Jun 5, 2017
Best Italian food in the states! Takes us back to our beloved Italy.
Best Italian food in the states! Takes us back to our beloved Italy.
Melinda McAdams Mize via facebook.com - Jun 4, 2017
The whole experience was awesome ...
The whole experience was awesome. Gino was great, the lasagna and the papaderlle salmon pasta dish was incredible. Highly recommended!
Frank Z. via yelp.com - Jun 3, 2017
Wonderfully Fresh
Went tonight for a Gourmet dinner. Ordered two "Specials". Had fresh Buffalo Mozzerel with tomatoes and Basil for Appetizer. It tasted wonderful. The Osso Bucco was prepared perfectly and served with perfect Risotto. The Chilean Seabass my wife had was a delight! We ate early...More ... read more
Skipfishy via tripadvisor.com - Jun 1, 2017
This is a great family restaurant ...
This is a great family restaurant. The staff and owner were super generous with our children; and the portions for food were amazing! My son left his hat behind accidentally; and the owner ran after us so we wouldn't forget it! Super friendly and kind! Our new go-to Italian place for sure!
kc d. via yelp.com - Jun 1, 2017
Best Italian around. Try the paperdele fungi ... read more
Alex Goldner via google.com - May 31, 2017
Italian Charm and Delicious Dinner!
My husband and I were in Temecula for an Anniversary Getaway and I wanted to enjoy Italian and give a small local business our business. We went early on Sunday evening and had a little confusion with a new waiter as to whether or not...More ... read more
Luvboatgal via tripadvisor.com - May 30, 2017
BEST FOOD AND HOSPITALITY!!
Pietro is fantastic and makes you feel at home. The food is outstanding, the service is fantastic. Pietro would come out and mingle as often as he could and sometimes bring out samples of something new he would be thinking of adding to the menu....More ... read more
Dolly M via tripadvisor.com - May 30, 2017
We happened into this restaurant ...
We happened into this restaurant by accident on our way home to San Diego. I was a bit skeptical at first because it's so rare to find good Italian food in Southern California, but I was really pleasantly surprised. Everything about this restaurant was excellent.First the food... we started with the cheese, meat & roasted vegetable p ... read more
Kaitlin B. via yelp.com - May 27, 2017
Food here is delicious. Small restaurant ...
Food here is delicious. Small restaurant.  Some people dress up and some are in Jean's. Food: ordered the brushetta mix which included the normal brushetta but also one with cheese and Carmelized onions. (so good) and a huge fresh ball of cheese in the center of the plate. The spaghetti with panchetta was great. Simply plate, nothing ... read more
Meg S. via yelp.com - May 26, 2017
A wonderful, genuine experience
This was my first visit and it was nothing short of a pleasure. Gino our server was outstanding and the food was wonderful. We will certainly be back!
consalvi via tripadvisor.com - May 25, 2017
Great seeing you Pietro!! Great dinner! Thank you for my birthday tiramisu and Gino's comedy show. Ciao ... read more
Sal LaBarbera via google.com - May 25, 2017
The reviews are right, this place is legit! Amazing food and great service. Everything is handmad
The reviews are right, this place is legit! Amazing food and great service. Everything is handmade, and it tastes like it. Good portions, great prices, and again delicious food!! We'll be back!!
Mary Ann Priore via facebook.com - May 21, 2017
What a heck of an experience at ...
What a heck of an experience at this one of a kind Italian restaurant.  I had a strong urge for Italian and would have settled for something generic but as luck had it I chose a gem in the heart of Temecula that had me wanting more.  From the moment I walked into the dining room I knew this was gonna be a unique experience.  The owne ... read more
Kenneth P. via yelp.com - May 21, 2017
Amazing Dinner. It's not cheap ...
Amazing Dinner. It's not cheap but you get what you pay for. The most incredible pasta. I had never had homemade pasta before and boy it's something to experience. So authentic. Pietro is so nice and friendly. He brought over another dish for us to sample. It will become one of our favorite places when visiting Temecula. Definitely a ... read more
Veronica S. via yelp.com - May 15, 2017
We had the chicken parmigiana and ...
We had the chicken parmigiana and Gnocchi in Gorgonzola sauce both were very good. Pasta was very good as well. Enjoyed tiramisu, regular and chocolate, both very good.
David F. via yelp.com - May 14, 2017
Outstanding
Some of the best Italian food I have had in Southern California! You can tell the pasta and sauces are homemade, and they taste delicious. The octopus appetizer was so good! Gino is amazing and attentive and made great reccomendations from the menu.
Erica N via tripadvisor.com - May 13, 2017
What a fantastic little place tucked ...
What a fantastic little place tucked away in the middle of a plaza! They had multiple gluten free options and I went with the saffron risotto, it was really excellent. The rest of our party had the file and the eggplant parmesan, everyone really enjoyed their meal. Definitely a great spot if you're in the mood for Italian!
Daniel L. via yelp.com - May 13, 2017
awesome good.great service..will definitely return for lamb and pig roast
awesome good.great service..will definitely return for lamb and pig roast ... read more
Loren Johnston via facebook.com - May 13, 2017
My wife and I were given a gift ...
My wife and I were given a gift card by her parents. We finally got to use it and were not disappointed. We both absolutely loved everything about it. It is clean, unique, loaded with charm, and the food and wait staff were fantastic. Gino, our waiter, was phenomenal and had great recommendations. We ordered the Insalata Arroto to st ... read more
Brandon C. via yelp.com - May 12, 2017
An amazing Anniversary dinner for family. Delicious authentic Italian restaurant with a personal touch of service. I highly recommend this establishment. The owner Gino and head waiter Pedro were very pleasant, giving us top notch service and the meal was beyond delicious. We all left here satisfied. I wish it wasn't 60 miles from ... read more
claudio sanchez via google.com - May 11, 2017
This place is amazing spent our last 2 wedding anniversary here. Gino was amazing, Pedro very fun to talk too ... read more
Russ Capuano via google.com - May 11, 2017
Don't look any further! You won't be disappointed. I've never been to Italy, but the homemade mus
Don't look any further! You won't be disappointed. I've never been to Italy, but the homemade mushroom pasta was out of this world...!Excellent! We were very satisfied. Gino helped us with our meal choices, and was a fun Server. ������ ... read more
Cindy Benitez via facebook.com - May 9, 2017
Amazing food and atmosphere. Gino made excellent recommendations. Will be our regular stop when in
Amazing food and atmosphere. Gino made excellent recommendations. Will be our regular stop when in Temecula!!!
Brenda Bitgood Bolanis via facebook.com - May 8, 2017
Best ravioli I had ... great service ...
Best ravioli I had ... great service from Gino ... we will definitely be back next time ... read more
Therese M. via yelp.com - May 7, 2017
Very friendly staff, I was with a large group and we're very accommodating. A little pricey but the food was incredible. ... read more
John Osullivan via google.com - May 1, 2017
Great atmosphere and staff. Excellent food. ... read more
Mark Severn via google.com - May 1, 2017
One of those unique experiences ...
One of those unique experiences when EVERYTHING tasted pretty great! BEST spaghetti I have tasted in quite some time.
Sarah M. via yelp.com - Apr 30, 2017
Best Italian Food and Service in Temecula
My wife and I took my parents to dinner for the first time last week to celebrate my wife's birthday. Our son had recommended Trattoria Toscana to us because Italian food is my wife's favorite. He told us that pasta is made fresh every day....More ... read more
Kevin W via tripadvisor.com - Apr 29, 2017
What a great Italian meal! Small ...
What a great Italian meal! Small place but felt like I was in Italy. Get Gino as your server, he won't lead you astray.Great service, great food. Fresh fresh fresh ... read more
Wendy V. via yelp.com - Apr 28, 2017
Authentic Italian!
We were referred to Trattoria Toscana from the Inn at Europa Village where we were staying for a wine country getaway. What a wonderful experience! The restaurant is small and unassuming from the outside in a shopping center. The service from Pietro was so personal...More ... read more
divin1 via tripadvisor.com - Apr 25, 2017
Very Toscana
It is a very small restaurant very well located. Everybody exceptnus, are Italian. Vegetarian friendlynas well.
Jorge M via tripadvisor.com - Apr 22, 2017
Dinner with new friends
Gino took great care of us. The eggplant was great, the sea bass and truffle pasta were spectacular! Homemade pasta, family owned and operated. A truly hidden gem. Make the effort, you will not be disappointed!
webgem via tripadvisor.com - Apr 15, 2017
Wonderful homemade pastas
Enjoyed a lovely Italian dinner in this small, intimate restaurant, specializing in tuscan cuisine. Their homemade pastas are especially good with rich sauces and great flavors. Reminded us of some of the little trattorias we visited while in Italy. Great service too. A great little...More ... read more
worldtraveler535 via tripadvisor.com - Apr 14, 2017
This place was very good! My first ...
This place was very good! My first time going and not disappointed at all. My boyfriend ordered some meat dish and he absolutely loved it with the paella. I ordered a vegetarian ravioli with mushrooms and a white sauce and without the red wine sauce that goes on top of it. It was perfect. I have a small food allergy which they made a ... read more
Jallil T. via yelp.com - Apr 12, 2017
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