La Tosca gets its namesake after the famous opera by Italian composer Giacomo Puccini. It premiered at the Teatro Costanzi in Rome on January 14, 1900 and includes some of Puccini’s best-known lyrical arias and has inspired memorable performances from many of opera’s leading tenors such as Luciano Pavarotti, Placido Domingo and Enrico Caruso.
In 2010 veteran restaurateur Russ Gazzano and wife Giovanna brought their 45 plus years of experience and passion for food to open La Tosca Ristorante and Pizzeria in Villa Park. From our villa-like exterior, to our welcoming, unpretentious atmosphere, La Tosca features muted amber-toned walls, beautiful artwork depicting its namesake and a bar crafted of granite, cherry and mahogany. Our two private Cantinas (booths), are intimate, cozy and always in high demand.
La Tosca showcases generations-old recipes for familiar Italian favorites including your favorite pastas, chicken, fish, veal and steaks. Our award winning pizza includes thin crust, stuffed, pan and individual hand tossed. We strive on using the freshest seasonal ingredients of the highest quality, many of which are imported directly from Italy.
Italy is known for more than just the cuisine, which is why La Tosca’s extensive wine list offers the finest Italian wines with choices from the Piedmont region to Tuscany and Trentino. La Tosca also offers carryout and delivery to the Villa Park, Elmhurst, Lombard, Addison and Oakbrook areas.
Visit La Tosca and come discover an exceptional dining experience. Bon Appetito!