La Cantina Toscana - CLICK to see a larger, detail view of La Cantina Toscana
La Cantina Toscana - CLICK to see a larger, detail view of La Cantina Toscana

La Cantina Toscana
1109 1st Ave.
(bet. 60th & 61st)

212-754-5454




Antipasti
Antipasto toscano Con Formaggi - a vast assortment of Tuscan cold cuts served with Tuscan pecarino & parmigiano

Pasta Fresca
La "Vera' Lasagna di Carne - made with fresh pasta, meat sauce & bechamel
Tagliolini Di Limone con Scampi e Asparagi - fresh lemon tagliolini with shrimp & asparagus

Pesce
Filetto di Salmone in Crosta di Patate - roasted filet of salmon in a potato crust, light artichoke sauce, served with steamed vegetables

Carne
Peposo alla Fiorentina - boneless "beef shank" stew, sixteenth century recipe served with mashed potato

Game Menu
Wild Boar Sausage with Cannellini Beans
"Big Ravioli" Filled With Pancetta in a Duck Ragu
Paprardelle with Wild Boar Sauce
Tuscan "Spaghetti" served over a Rich Squab Ragu
Sausage Stuffed Quails Wrapped in Pancetta
Tender Venison Scaloppine Topped With Porcini Mushroom, Served with Sauteed Swiss Chard

La Cantina ToscanaCuisine: Real Tuscan
Avg. Check: $40-$45
Attire: Casual Neat

La Cantina Toscana is an authentic Tuscan restaurant located on 1st Avenue. The owners, who were born and raised in Florence, developed a passion for food and wine that is reflected in the wonderfully creative dishes that appear on the menu.

Some of the most important neighborhood notables dine at La Cantina Toscana, such as the Italian Ambassador to the UN and other well-known dignitaries. There is a Wild Game menu that is available here, which is a rare find at Italian restaurants in New York.
There are wild boar dishes prepared in ways found only in Tuscany. Pheasant and Partridge are available according to availability.

Pasta lovers will delight in the homemade selections, where the flour is imported directly from Italy – a unique characteristic of La Cantina Toscana. Of course, all the desserts are made on the premises as well.

There are usually 10-15 different special prepared nightly, and all are inspired by what is fresh at the market, as well as the Chef’s “mood” on that day. La Cantina Toscan are winners of the prestigious “Award of Excellence” from wine spectator for three years running.

This restaurant has a very different menu, separating it from the rest of the pack. If you dream of Tuscany, this is the place to dine.

DELIVERY; TAKE OUT; CATERING; CORPORATE ACCOUNTS

RESERVATIONS
Suggested

CREDIT CARDS
Amex, Visa, Mastercard, Diners Club

HOURS
Lunch & Dinner
7 Days
11:30am-10:30pm



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