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“Great dinner” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Casanova Restaurant

Casanova Restaurant
5th Avenue & Mission Street, Carmel, CA 93923
831 625 0501
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Ranked #20 of 151 Restaurants in Carmel
Price range: $1 - $75
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Good for: Romance, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Carpinteria
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
“Great dinner”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2013

Great food and excellant service, easy walking distance from most of the hotels. Great recommendation on the wine

Visited February 2013
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
“Memorable Meal.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2013

This is one of our favorite restaurants in Carmel for a special dinner! It has been enlarged and is now a big restaurant but the intimate and romantic feel is still there due to the different rooms that break up the space. We were there on a Saturday evening at 6pm and the place was packed! Service and food, however was as good as ever.

  • Visited February 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Birmingham, Alabama
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29 reviews 29 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 16 cities Reviews in 16 cities
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
“Delicious, romantic dinner”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2013

Very quaint restaurant located in the heart of Carmel. The wait staff was very knowledgeable about wines and the menu in general. All of the other staff was very helpful and friendly. Our waiter made fantastic recommendations - the lamb along with the gnocchi - which were both incredible. We finished dinner with a slice of the neopolitana pie which was also fantastic. Although a little pricey, it was definitely worth it and we will be back to visit Casanova next time we are in Carmel.

    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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San Luis Obispo, California
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57 reviews 57 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 26 cities Reviews in 26 cities
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
“Favorite restaurant”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2013

This is hands down my favorite restaurant in Carmel!! I love all the different dining rooms, some outside, some inside, by the fire or in the wine cellar! A unique experience every time! The wait staff is always friendly and eager to serve you! Don't miss the Gnocchi appetizer and the profiterole dessert!!

  • Visited January 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Austin, Texas
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Reviews in 55 cities Reviews in 55 cities
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
“Fun and Lively Place”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2013 via mobile

I had lunch at Casanova with friends last weekend following a fabulous round of golf at Spyglass. The staff was charming, the venue was lovely and the food was excellent! I splurged and had the Croque Monsiuer with french fries-- GREAT! The wine list is a bit overwhelming because it is so extensive but that's not a terrible problem to have--especially when the owner eventually intervened and offered assistance. This was my second trip to Casanova and it was even better this time. Definitely one of the places you should go for a meal when you are in Carmel.

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