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All 24 Makawao Restaurants

Casanova Italian Restaurant

1188 Makawao Ave, Makawao, Maui, HI 96768-9448
(808) 572-0220
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Ranked #8 of 24 Restaurants in Makawao
Price range: $35 - $35
Hours:
Sun - Tue 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Wed - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Cuisines: Delicatessen, Italian, Pizza
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Baldwin Avenue
Transit: Maui Bus stops at Casanova parking lot.
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English first
Baltimore, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 NEW

It may seem odd to rave about an Italian restaurant on Maui since it's usually all about the fish dishes but we had an outstanding (and reasonably priced!) meal at this restaurant in Makawao - which is also a cool town to walk around in with many galleries, craft shops and boutiques.

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Kyoto, Japan
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81 reviews 81 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Fun in a unique way. Not fine dining, but a good meal can be had here. Most pastas are excellent and the pizza can be pretty good, too. Live entertainment on many nights after 9. My advice? Eat at the bar, chat up the always friendly locals sitting next to you and soak up a bit of upcountry living.

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Makawao
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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

My go-to for date night and Damn-good pizza is Cassanovas in Makawao. After 5pm dinner doors open with reservation suggested but not required. The Deli side is doable for a breakfast and coffee, or maybe a quick deli meal while cruising around Makawao for shopping, or maybe your local hangout to sit outside to watch the cars drive by...but wait,... More

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Maple Grove, Minnesota, United States
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36 reviews 36 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Several people we talked to recommended this restaurant. It is modest from the outside, and even by the door. Then you walk to your table and it's spectacular. In the dining room the entire rear wall is glass windows looking into lovely greenery. Lighting is perfect - indirect and bright enough to read and see the food; soft enough to... More

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GourmetloverKula, Owner at Casanova Italian Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you very much for sharing your appreciation and taking the time to write such a detailed review. Great way to start my day! It warms our heart to know that guests like you notice our efforts. Mahalo. Grazie. More

singapore
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46 reviews 46 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014 via mobile

Note: this is a review of the sandwich shop and not the full restaurant. My daughter ordered the turkey blt and I had the caprese sandwich. We ordered take away so we could eat in the car on the way up to Haleakala. I know it sounds silly to gush about a sandwich, but for the rest of the trip... More

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GourmetloverKula, Owner at Casanova Italian Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your appreciation for our sandwich! These are the little things that make life perfect: a great sandwich where and when you do not expect it and the majesty of Haleakala Crater. For us at Casanova, it's such a warm feeling to know that guests like you notice our efforts. Thanks!. More

Lahaina, Hawaii
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Delicious authentic Italian food and a wonderful ambiance at dinner. Loved everything about the restaurant - good wine list.

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Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

This was a borderline between average and slightly deficient, with a leaning to the lesser. We went to celebrate some friends anniversary and got in for their 'happy hour special'. As wine drinkers we were excited to know they had both red and white wine by the carafe at the 'happy hour' special price. So we ordered the red wine... More

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Costa Rica
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29 reviews 29 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

We have eaten at Casanova's lots of times and we always end up opting for the Dinner for 2 meal deal that is about $60. You get a choice of appetizer or pasta, soup or salad, main entree, and dessert. Each of these are split into two plates to share. Fortunately the portions are large, so when they split them,... More

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Aldergrove, Canada
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104 reviews 104 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

We were pleasantly surprised with first the service, and then with the meal. We had the Crab Napoleon and a Spinach Salad, both excellent, the pista gloria were the entrees, I had the Cioppino Brodetto, which was superb, my wife the Rib Eye Steak, a rarity as she would usually ask for something seafood. she was delighted with her selection.... More

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GourmetloverKula, Owner at Casanova Italian Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your appreciation. We do put our heart on what we do and to know that guests like you notice and enjoy our efforts, it's a very warm feeling. Thanks. Mahalo. Grazie! More

Hawai'i
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240 reviews 240 reviews
146 restaurant reviews
103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

I've been here several times but only for drinks. I finally ate something! While their sister restaurant, Bistro Casanova is way closer to where I live, the menu here is a little different. ATMOSPHERE: The open-air restaurant is plain and simple. Old interior that's a mixup of tavern, bistro and patio, but clean, which is what matters. The place turns... More

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Additional Information about Casanova Italian Restaurant

Address: 1188 Makawao Ave, Makawao, Maui, HI 96768-9448
Phone Number: (808) 572-0220
Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Maui  >  Makawao
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Thursday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Friday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Average Prices: USD 35 - 35
Cuisine: Delicatessen, Italian, Pizza

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