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1615 West St, Southington, CT 06489-1027
860-628-2282
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat - Sun 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
Description: Cava has established itself as a taste of luxury. An experience of Old...
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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Good for:
Romance
Bar scene
Large groups
Doing business
Local cuisine
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

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Visitor rating
  • 90
    Excellent
  • 29
    Very good
  • 16
    Average
  • 18
    Poor
  • 20
    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
Christmas Eve

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 14, 2015
Teresa B
,
Terryville, Connecticut, United States
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Bar scene
  • Large groups
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Takeout
  • Late Night
  • Dessert
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173 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Westfield, Massachusetts
Top Contributor
87 reviews 87 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Great Italian restaurant with a large selection of food at reasonable prices. Good location next to RT 84. I had the best Veal Parm around. The facility was clean and the staff was very friendly and courteous.

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Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Cava has potential to be a very good restaurant. although the location (along a busy road that runs past ESPN) is less than desirable, the restaurant's ambiance is fantastic. Food is good although slightly overpriced.

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Southington, Connecticut
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

If you are looking to dine in elegance Cava is the perfect choice. Upscale Italian cuisine with an upscale atmosphere. Exceptional service, do not expect to be rushed. Sit back and relax! The food was amazing and so was its presentation. I would not recommend taking small children. But it's wonderful restaurant to go to kids free!!!

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Marion
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

Lovely restaurant with good food, service and exceptional atmosphere. An enjoyable experience :)). I recommend Cava for special occasions. We enjoyed our visit greatly.

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Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

If you are looking for a beautiful environment with fantastic food an excellent service you cannot go wrong with Cava. Beginning with the wait staff offering you a taste of the featured wine of the evening you feel like a valued guest. The food is not only delicious but the presentation is very artistic. Our pasta dishes and steak, a... More 

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Rocky Hill, Connecticut, United States
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

Cava's is a restaurant that I was longing to go to. We picked it to dine with friends who were moving out of state. It turned out to be a very disappointing choice. We all chose different appetizers, drinks, and entrees. And all were less than satisfying. The drinks were small, appetizers bland, and the meals were tasteless. But our... More 

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

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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CT
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 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
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1615 West St, Southington, CT 06489-1027
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Southington
  • Phone Number: 860-628-2282

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients

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.
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

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