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Casanova Restaurant

5th Avenue & Mission Street, Carmel, CA 93923
831 625 0501
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Ranked #20 of 152 Restaurants in Carmel
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $1 - $75
Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Good for: Romance, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Casanova's restaurant in Carmel is an ideal place to spend an evening with your loved one. The food is fantastic, the wine list extensive and yet personalized and the service top notch.

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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

We had reservations and looked forward to fine dining with charming, quiet ambiance. We were sorely disappointed. Certainly poor value for the experience! It was a cool night and our area was drafty, with supplemental heating sporadically providing some heat. We shall not return.

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Menlo Park, CA
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

I first heard about Casanova's over 30 years ago and have always wanted to dine there but never had an opportunity. I dined alone on a Thursday evening and the restaurant was packed. Great atmosphere.. casual, yet service was top notch. I had the gnocchi appetizer, which was delicious and the best I've ever had. My dinner entree was the... More 

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Pacific Grove, California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

This is one of the best restaurants in Carmel. The outdoor seating is not in the direct sun but really pretty. I had their capellini special with filet minon in an incredible red sauce. The meat was tender. I took half of it home and enjoyed it for dinner. My friend had their omelette special with fennel, goat cheese and... More 

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San Diego, California
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38 reviews 38 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

We first discovered this place right after they had opened, and try to get here every time we're in Carmel. Lovely setting, believe it used to be Charlie Chaplin's housekeeper's cottage, They've expanded over the years, but the garage still 'houses' the restrooms, and the ambience is wonderful, as is the food. The also gone away fro the three item... More 

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Tehran
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27 reviews 27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

We went there for a birthday event. Atmosphere was great. Staffs were really polite . I am a vegetarian and it's food was one of the most delicious veg food that I have ever had. The other person food looked awesome and they really enjoyed .starter , virgin olive and whole grains bread was great. Desert was awesome. I chose... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Resturant ambiance is great . We ask the waiter to help us with California wines as we are very familiar with French wines and wanted to try local wines . He was not able to recommend any wines , his rely was that he knows only about full bottles and wines by the glass and we were asking for half... More 

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Louisville, Kentucky
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Like most places in Carmel, this is a small restaurant, so you sit rather close to everyone but never too close to have an intimate dinner experience. Service is prompt but not rushed. The wine and drink list is extensive and staff is knowledgable enough to make a qualified selection to compliment your dinner. I can highly recommend the veal.... More 

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Santa Monica, California
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61 reviews 61 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

This little house is deceiving. Once you walk through the main entrance, there must be an additional 7 or 8 rooms. The food is excellent. The fettuccine with seafood is perfect. The service is excellent too. And try the desserts.

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Abbots Bromley, United Kingdom
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61 reviews 61 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

We had a nearly perfect meal and evening at Carmel's lovely Casanova's Restaurant. Part of the credit must be given the weather: there was not a cloud in the sky, the temperature had hit 90 earlier in the day, and a dinner under the stars was a perfect way to finish a wonderful day. The menu is fully stocked with... More 

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Additional Information about Casanova Restaurant

Address: 5th Avenue & Mission Street, Carmel, CA 93923
Phone Number: 831 625 0501
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey Peninsula  >  Carmel
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 3:00 pm  5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 3:00 pm  5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 3:00 pm  5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 3:00 pm  5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 3:00 pm  5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 3:00 pm  5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 3:00 pm  5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 1 - 75
Cuisine: French, Italian, Mediterranean

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