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Tuscan Blu

327 W Davie St, Suite 108, Raleigh, NC 27601-1702
+1 919-834-5707
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good16%
  • Average12%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible6%
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Italian, Gluten Free Options
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327 W Davie St, Suite 108, Raleigh, NC 27601-1702
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hidden away in the back of a building is the best authentic Italian restaurant I have ever eaten at. The food was fresh, homemade and delicious. This family owned and ran restaurant gave me the feeling that I just walked into moms house for Sunday...More

Thank Kathy L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a wonderful restaurant with delicious homemade Italian food. The owners were so friendly and the food was very reasonably priced. We definitely did not leave hungry!

1  Thank stephjones1982
Reviewed 10 July 2017

4 of us from Southport traveled to Raleigh to attend a concert at Walnut Creek Amphitheatre on June 25. I used Trip Advisor to find an Italian restaurant reasonably close to the venue. I decided on Tuscan Blu in Downtown Raleigh. Easy to get to...More

1  Thank Margie B
Reviewed 3 July 2017

Last minute plans for father's day dinner turned out great. Food was great and everyone in our party thoroughly enjoyed their dishes. Sauce was very close to home cooking!

Thank bpt1983
Reviewed 8 June 2017

Charming building with exposed brick, decor is classic Italian with a little kitsch. Dessert and drinks were divine, service great, not exceptional but no complaints.

Thank BeachyBride2010
Reviewed 31 May 2017

I've always intended to try this restaurant out, but do not like struggling with the crowds & traffic downtown -- there always seems to be a race or festival making it too difficult to park, etc. But we were coming down off a high from...More

Thank GalacticTrotter
Reviewed 11 April 2017

VERY authentic Italian cuisine and drinks, atmosphere, etc. We had an extremely great value of fluffy house salad, bread & EVOO, and pasta meal for $10 for lunch!! Really easy parking for a change - they have their own lot - hard to come by...More

Thank PeJm1093
Reviewed 5 April 2017

Friendly, warmly atmospheric, and some of the best, authentic Italian food we have ever eaten. Also, the menu is very reasonably priced. I can't wait for our return dining experience.

1  Thank Laura F
Reviewed 5 April 2017

The atmosphere is wonderful, and the food is authentic and really delicious! In fact, the putanesca sauce was the best sauce my husband and I have ever eaten -- sorry mom. Also, the portabello ravioli are excellent. When visiting Raleigh (which we plan to do...More

1  Thank Laura F
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

All dishes delicious. Pasta putanesca was outstanding. Service was very good and wine was reasonable

Thank Jason D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Television, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
14:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
16:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
16:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
16:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
16:30 - 22:00
14:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 327 W Davie St, Suite 108, Raleigh, NC 27601-1702
    (Harrington St)
  • Public Transportation: R Line stop #11 at the entrance of our patio. CAT Bus Stop #8840, Route 21 "Caraleigh" Carolina Hurricanes bus going to the RBC Stadium stops at entrance Across from the Amtrak Train Station.
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Raleigh
  • Phone Number: +1 919-834-5707
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Maurizio Privilegi has opened an authentic Italian restaurant at "The Depot" building in downtown Raleigh, NC. The chef prepares dishes from all country sides of Tuscany with new feelings of creation. We use fresh organic products from local farms right here in Raleigh. We also import authentic Mediterranean products directly from Italy. We even grow our own fresh rosemary. gluten free pasta. Enjoy great food for affordable prices with a casual dining experience. The broad variety of items will keep you coming back time and time again to sample more. The menu also allows for large groups to come together, even with varying tastes. We also provide great vegetarian dishes. Located in an historic building with the train visible from the window and a cobble stone parking lot, Tuscan Blu serves you a unique experience for visitors of all nationalities.
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