Looking for an Italian restaurant in Marin for your next casual lunch, business meeting or special event?
Ristorante La Toscana serves authentic Tuscan lunch in our casual upscale dining room, private dining room, outdoor patio and full bar.
Run for three decades by the Mori family and Chef Giovanni Raccanello, this popular Italian restaurant serves traditional Tuscan lunch classics from the Lucca region of Italy. Antipasti include Bruschetta, Burrata, Fritto Misto, Beef Carpaccio and Minestrone della Casa. Lunch salads include the traditional Insalata della Casa, classic Caesar Salad and Italian favorite Insalata Gamberoni, as well as a Northern California specialty, Dungeness Crab Louie. And for a main lunch course, from pasta dishes such as House Made Lasagna to hearty entrees like Veal Milanese, La Toscana offers the perfect lunch entrée for every palate. Try the house lunch special: Gnocchi della Casa with your choice of sauce!
La Toscana’s newly renovated main dining room provides the perfect environment for any lunch agenda, with comfortable booths, elegant tables and an inviting bar where you can pull up a stool and watch the game while you eat.
Located across the 101 from the Marin Civic Center in northern San Rafael—an easy hop from downtown San Rafael as well as spots north such as Novato and Petaluma—La Toscana’s prime location makes it one of Marin’s most popular and convenient Italian restaurants for lunch.