Washington, D.C. Restaurants




Tosca Review

Chef Cesare Lanfranconi spent several years in the kitchen at Galileo, Washington's dearly departed favorite Italian restaurant, before starting the sleek, sophisticated Tosca with restaurateur Paolo Sacco. The food draws heavily from Lanfranconi's native Lake Como region, featuring such dishes as polenta with parmesan and grilled fresh fish, but isn't limited by it. Standouts have included lobster ravioli with silky burrata mozzarella cheese. Save room for dessert, particularly the chef's version of tiramisu, served in a martini glass, and take advantage of the $38 three-course pretheater menu until 6:30 pm.

    Contact Information

  • Address: 1112 F St. NW, Downtown, Washington, DC 20004 | Map It
  • Phone: 202/367–1990
  • Website:
  • Metro Metro Center.
  • Location: Downtown

    Restaurant Details

  • Reservations essential.
  • Closed Sun. No lunch weekends.
Updated: 06-05-2013

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