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Casanova Restaurant

5th Avenue & Mission Street, Carmel, CA 93923
831 625 0501
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Ranked #13 of 152 restaurants in Carmel
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $1 - $75
Cuisines: French, Italian, Mediterranean
Good for: Romance, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Good for: Romance, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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  • French first
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  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
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English first
Covington, Georgia
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

We had an excellent meal here during our girls trip. The food was fantastic (the gnocchi was exceptional), the wine selections on point and the ambiance fabulous. We sat on the interior patio and had a wonderful time. This is a great spot for a dinner with friends or a romantic evening. Don't miss it when in Carmel!

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Reno, Nevada
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30 reviews 30 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

What a disappointment. Our last night in town a we go this place. The fettuccine was $24 and you could fit it into a coffee mug (and not a big mug). The waiter was putting on airs and pronounced our wine as Shiante (Chianti???? FYI $35 for a half bottle) Save your money and go somewhere you can feel like... More

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Monterey, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

Great meal, great environment. This is a great date night spot, that is off the main drag of carmel. If you get a chance try this place out!

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Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

I love eating a Casanova. Great food and beautiful scenery. The service leaves something to be desired and for the price I expect a little more.

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Denver, North Carolina
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

We found this little place a bit by chance, but we were very happy to have found it. We didn't have a reservation, but they had us seated in less than 10 minutes. The waitress was very information and made some excellent suggestions.The food was absolutely amazing, a very upscale presentation of Duvel beer and an eclectic crowd. Highly recommended.... More

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Elk Grove, California, United States
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33 reviews 33 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

Casanova is tucked into a tiny property off 5th and Mission in downtown Carmel. Once inside, however, the restaurant surprises you with a number of dining options - a lovely shady dining room, outdoor dining bistro style out front where dogs are welcome, and a wonderful=vibrant patio. Service is unfailingly diligent and welcoming. The wine list is extensive; wine prices... More

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Paradise Valley, AZ
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62 reviews 62 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 NEW

My husband and I had the pleasure of dining here last week and it was wonderful, both in terms of atmosphere and food. I had linguini with lobster, mussels and shrimp in a lemony butter sauce and my husband had fettuccini carbonara. Both were delicious and we could tell that the pasta was homemade. The atmosphere is romantic, dimly lit... More

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

We were recommended this restaurant by the manager of the Britannia bar in Monterey. Short taxi ride to Carmel, quick drink in a local bar and then onto the restaurant. Very warm welcome from the front desk. Sat down on time with a tasty appetiser. The sommelier helped us choose the wine, a very reasonable Sicilian number which complimented the... More

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Sherman Oaks, CA
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17 reviews 17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

My husband and I recently took a road trip up to Carmel with our 6 month old lab mix. We chose Carmel specifically because it was so dog-friendly. This extends to the restaurant as well. We had a beautiful, romantic table on the patio with our dog. The food was stellar. Can't wait until our next visit.

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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

This charming restaurant was also one of my favorites. The food and service were superb and the restaurant itself is located in the most charming building. Next time I go back I will request the Van Gogh table room.

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