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Casanova Restaurant

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5th Avenue & Mission Street, Carmel, CA 93923
831 625 0501
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11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Outdoor Seating, Reservations

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  • 473
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    Very good
  • 100
    Average
  • 57
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  • 34
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great Italian Place

This restaurant came highly recommended. The place itself was very pretty, with a series of rooms,leading in to one another, and small side rooms. We were seated, and we pretty much knew what we wanted, as we had read the menu online. Interestingly, there were no "specials". This could have been... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 18, 2015
Bryan P
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Fair Lawn, New Jersey
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  • Romantic
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Fair Lawn, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

This restaurant came highly recommended. The place itself was very pretty, with a series of rooms,leading in to one another, and small side rooms. We were seated, and we pretty much knew what we wanted, as we had read the menu online. Interestingly, there were no "specials". This could have been because we were there on Pebble Beach week, and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

Voted one of the most romantic restaurants! It's like a little Italy. Nice choice of wines. Service very good.

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Tucson, Arizona
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

Prior to our trip to Carmel we asked everyone where to eat. . . . Everyone was in concert when recommending Casanova. They were right. It was almost extraordinary. Our group of 4 seniors was greeted by the owner, seated in a wonderful table and cared for by a most spectacular waitress. The food, of course, is the reason you... More 

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Clearfield, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

About three years ago we were looking for a place to have breakfast and we found Casanova's. The food and service was so good we swore if we were in Northern California again we were going to go back. Well we did and we came for dinner this time. Again, the service and food was outstanding. If you like seafood... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015 via mobile

Casanova is not only a charming restaurant but everything my husband and I ordered was delicious! We broke up a long drive that day with a leisurely lunch and it's now on my 'Must Return To' list! Perfection! From fantastic French fries to seafood, this quiet spot will not disappoint!

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015 via mobile

Dinner at Casanova is like eating in a friends home. Each room of this house,in the town of Carmel, is quaint and bustling. Dinner is enjoyable with your choice of drinks or wine. The menus is inviting and interesting. We were sitting outside, I am guessing the original patio, as we watched the perfect night approach. It was magical and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

Besides the fabulous atmosphere this place has delicious food and the owner makes a point to visit all tables. Don't leave without trying the spinach gnocchi!!! Not made with potatoes rather spinach and pasta flour...little pillows of heaven!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

The atmosphere really can't be topped. The outdoor patio (pet friendly), the courtyard, and the interior are all comfortable and inviting. The food is consistently excellent (but if you oder the hamburger, ask for the relish on the side--it can overpower the other flavors.) We did have spotty and slow service, but the surroundings and food made up for it.

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Avalon, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

Recommend by our Uber Driver and we were not disappointed. Most impressive was the absolutely enormous wine list which was matched by the knowledge of the sommelier, Blake Northey.. Great food and a wonderful ambience.. Would go back in a heartbeat

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

Excellent food and superb service especially seeing as we hadn't made a reservation!!!! Went here with my family of five and a lovely 3 course meal which was cooked to perfection and of a good value.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5th Avenue & Mission Street, Carmel, CA 93923
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey Peninsula  >  Carmel
  • Phone Number: 831 625 0501

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 75
  • Cuisine: Italian, French, Mediterranean

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic
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

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