Tavolino Ristorante in Tucson is the perfect combination of classic Italian tradition and modern elegance. The dimly lit, white-tablecloth restaurant features an open kitchen, eccentric bar, a candle on each table, and mouthwatering food. Tavolino’s romantic ambiance makes it a date night hotspot.
The black, white, and red accent colors and exposed brick wall in the interior of the restaurant immediately put a guest at ease. The candlelit setting and superb wine list will have any couple feeling romantic and renewed after a long day at the office. Friendly staff, delicious eats, and a comfortable setting are all features of Tavolino.
Upon arrival, guests are served warm bread and olive oil and offered a glass of wine from the excellent wine menu. For starters, newcomers should try the Frittura Mista. The appetizer, which consists of lightly fried calamari, shrimp, zucchini, and eggplant, is served with a spicy tomato sauce and lemon wedges. This fun, fried delight is the perfect combination of salty and spicy.
The Pollo allo Spiedo is a wood-fired dream. The slowly roasted half chicken is infused with rosemary and served with seasoned potatoes and cooked-to-perfection spinach. The meal, although filling, will have you savoring every last bite.
For pasta lovers, the Penne alla Boscaiola is great. The penne pasta dish is served with mushrooms, Italian sausage, and a sizzling hot tomato cream sauce. The pasta is made perfectly, with just enough of everything, creating a dish that will leave you full yet wanting more.
For a gold-medal finish, Tavolino offers an array of freshly made desserts. The chocolate gelato, served in a martini glass with a cookie, is rich, chocolaty deliciousness. Next time you and your partner need a quiet, romantic setting and good food for a relaxing date night, reserve a table at Tavolino.