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US$16 - US$68
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Italian, Mediterranean
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 9 October 2021

Great food brilliant service so friendly. Just a fantastic restaurant. Nothing was too much trouble. I bout party of 10. All said how good the food was. Starters mains and the deserts were all top draw. The waiters and waitresses just made you feel special....And the atmosphere is second to none. Thank you for making our day.More

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed 5 October 2021

Another lovely evening at La Toscana. Service as always was friendly, attentive & prompt. The food excellent. An unbeatable restaurant!

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed 8 September 2021 via mobile

We went here on a friends recommendation and boy were we glad. We sat on a decked area and the service was exemplary. The food was a treat. I started with Calamari which was beautifully cooked. My main course was sea bass which was fresh...from West Mersea and stunning. A number in my party had the chicken which they were equally effusive in praise. Desserts were divine too. A treat and highly recommendedMore

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed 21 August 2021 via mobile

A lovely evening out with friends celebrating birthdays. The food as always was excellent as well as the friendliness of the staff and the service.

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed 20 August 2021 via mobile

Amazing dinner. First time here, Suzanna made the best espresso martini I’ve had in a long long time and the new waitress, Maddie, who had her second shift was so courteous and lovely. Great place, can’t wait to return.

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed 31 July 2021 via mobile

We’ve visited La Toscana a few times and it is consistently excellent! One of the best Italian restaurants we have been to, including those we have visited in Italy. 5/5

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed 3 July 2021 via mobile

We recently visited this restaurant for dinner for a belated Father’s Day celebration. We decided to go eat at this restaurant, as it had good reviews & it was one of the best restaurants in Billericay. The menu had a great selection of starters, pastas,...meat courses and desserts and it was reasonably priced. For starters, I had scallops with cannelloni beans, pancetta & a butter sauce. My starter was delicious and the scallops was cooked to perfection. My mum had Burrata con Fichi (mozzarella & cold meats etc.) and my Dad had Spaghetti Vongole. Spaghetti Vongole was not on the menu but the chef still cooked the dish for my dad, so thank you to the chef for accommodating his request. My mum and dad both enjoyed their starters. For mains, I had fillet steak with sautéed potatoes, courgettes, tomatoes and mushrooms. I asked for my steak to be cooked medium rare and it was cooked to perfection and the dish was delicious! I also asked for a peppercorn sauce (it’s a £2.90 supplement) and it was a perfect sauce to go with my steak. My mum had spaghetti marinara (seafood pasta) and my dad had calves liver and they both thoroughly enjoyed their dishes. For dessert, I had vanilla panna cotta topped with a rhubarb and gin compote. The dessert was delicious and the panna cotta was very light. My Mum had a Rum Baba and my Dad had Affocato (espresso and ice cream) Once again, all the courses went down well and everything was tasty. In addition, the restaurant had a reasonably priced drink menu and had a good selection of beers, wines and spirits. If you love gin, you should try the Acquverdi Gin- it’s from the Northwestern part of Italy & it was lovely. The staff were also very friendly, polite, accommodating and attentive. Lastly, the restaurant is a ten minute walk from Billericay Railway Station. Overall, we thoroughly enjoyed our dinner and we will definitely come back to this restaurant.More

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed 25 June 2021

Excellent meal with first class service - we will definitely go back. The steak main courses were cooked to perfection.

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed 24 June 2021 via mobile

Went there for my wife’s birthday as we like the restaurant and menu. Food 10/10 Service 10/10 Great visit service was as usual excellent and attentive We had crab linguini octopus and the special rum baba All were superb Will be booking again soon Joao...Well done again 👍 PaulMore

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed 24 May 2021 via mobile

I ate here on 17th May (the day lockdown allowed us to eat inside) and it was as good as ever! Everything cooked to perfection, service was great... can’t fault this place

Date of visit: May 2021
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Response from HOLYMOLEYBATMAN_12 | Reviewed this property |
In the local car parks a couple minutes away which I think is free after 6
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Response from Peter George B | Reviewed this property |
The menu has been very similar for sometime now, there are seasonal theme evenings which see a change. This is a very popular restaurant in Billericay and you need to book ahead so they feel they are doing it right so why... More
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La Toscana is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4