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1615 West St, Southington, CT 06489-1027
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Ranked #21 of 166 Restaurants in Southington
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat - Sun 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian, Pizza
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
Description: Cava has established itself as a taste of luxury. An experience of Old world charm, and romance both in it's decor, and cuisine. It's upscale fine dining experience caters to those looking for an evening out, a special occasion, or a private events.The cuisine is authentic italian, using the finest ingredients. The menu alone exceeds any expectation. The daily additions to the menu, both appetizers and entrees are prepared daily by our executive chef based on the freshest market products. Cava expresses it's zest in season, both during the holidays, and on our cocktail list. There's a charm with each season, that should be brought to the table.The luxurious decor reflects the old world charm, with modern nuances. The warm feeling of home, paired with a featured glass of wine is sure to put your mind at ease. Each room has a separate serenity encompassed by different fixtures. The "Fireplace room" and it's cozy, warm candle lit atmosphere will soothe you and your guests after a long day at the office, or for a romantic evening. The "sunroom", filled with light, white linen, and paired with the right company, makes for an impressive room for a private dining, or the right place to impress that someone special. The "sunroom" serves as a private banquet room for all occasions.When the sun sets, and the lights are low the "Main DIning Room" has a grand dining table for occasions with more intimate groups. Everyone can enjoy a cocktail,or glass of wine, at the granite top bar, surrounded by dark cherry wood. There is a more casual atmosphere in the back tavern, with high top tables for a "girls night out" or just a couple appetizers while watching "the game".In addition to the dining experience, the cuisine has upscale items with aged angus certified steaks, fresh atlantic salmon, pasta dishes, lighter fare, and authentic flavors throughout. Cava strives to leave an impression. The dining experience is that of traditional Italian, perfect for a relaxing meal.Cava is well renowned for elegant private events. Private dining events range from wedding receptions, baby showers, bridal showers, business meetings, cocktail hours, birthdays, rehearsal dinners, holiday parties, and all business functions. Private rooms are available for any events.
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English first
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

i visited o my way back to Nyc. I must say, what a joke ! food was horrible. bartender was great. owner is stuck in the 80s ! i have never been so disappointed . They focus on their location near ESPN. too bad, cause the administration probably dines at Real Italian restaurants!

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25 reviews 25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

I had the opportunity to visit their holiday light display twice this season. Going to see their lights is well worth it. The amount of time and effort they put into decorating is amazing. Pictures don't do it justice. Gorgeous! I've eaten at Cava 4 or 5 times in the past few years. Every time I've walked away thinking, "gee... More 

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Terryville, Connecticut, United States
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Have visited this restaurant every Christmas Eve for past 5 years .The decorations for holiday are always an awesome plus.This year we noticed a change in portion sizes and flavor of food. It's more average tasting then over the top ,as years past , still a bit pricey.Our drinks also tasted watered down.We think maybe change of staff members or... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015 via mobile

My husband and I went to Lunch on a Saturday at 2:00. Only offered dinner menu even though website has lunch menu listed. My husband ordered "Prime Rib Special". Only came with small serving of whipped potatoes and a few asparagus spears. No salad. When we got bill it was $45.00 for this special! This is an excessive price for... More 

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4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

My boyfriend and I dined at Cava for the first time and decided what better time than for our New Years Eve dinner. The pro's- beautifully decorated. I enjoy holiday festive decorations and this restaurant did take the cake! Each room was well thought out and such a sight. Our dinner came out in a good amount of time and... More 

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Slingerlands, New York
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292 restaurant reviews
254 helpful votes 254 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

Once you get past the tiny waiting area/vestibule it was great. The place is decorated with more lights and holiday decorations than I have ever seen. Beautiful. We had the pleasure of having Kristin serve us, and she did a great job. Poured a small taste of the featured wine of the day (overpriced Clos du Bois Cabernet) which we... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

went for a small office party of 6 . The food was barely average and not of great quality. We started with the chefs choice apps for 5. Surprised the chef let it leave the kitchen. The homemade ravioli served was poor to fair in taste,the Chicken Parm was not a hit, the tortelinni same poor to fair, the overdone... More 

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Durham, CT
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50 reviews 50 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

If you haven't experienced their winter decorations you should ! Incredible food, impeccable service, amazing decorations. A must!

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East Hampton, Connecticut
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171 reviews 171 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
119 helpful votes 119 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

My friends and I wanted our monthly dinner to be at a restaurant well decorated for the holidays..... we make the right choice !! Upon opening the door we entered a lovely birch tree forest .. each room was creatively and beautifully decorated. We were seated in the lovely Emerald Room. It was very small and therefore quite noisy with... More 

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Rocky Hill, CT
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

This was my 2nd year visiting during the holiday season and it never gets old! The decorations are the most creative I've ever seen...inspirational! Lunch was fabulous and the staff couldn't have been more accommodating. Expensive, but worth a splurge!

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Additional Information about Cava Restaurant

Address: 1615 West St, Southington, CT 06489-1027
Phone Number: 860-628-2282
Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Southington
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: Italian, Pizza

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