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“Solid well crafted Italian menu.” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Casanova Ristorante

Casanova Ristorante
33585 Del Obispo St, Dana Point, CA 92629
19494960992
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Ranked #8 of 115 Restaurants in Dana Point
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Italian, Pizza
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Good for: Romantic, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Bar scene, Doing business, Large groups
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Description: Casanova Italian Restaurant and Cocktail Lounge offers authentic North Italian cuisine in a romantic atmosphere. Many customers enjoy our specialties and specially selected wine list. The restaurant has a warm and friendly Italian ambiance with terracotta tiles and many beautiful images of Venice. It offers an indoor as well as an outdoor dinning experience. The delicious cuisine and wonderful music of many greats, including Frank Sinatra and Tony Bennett creates an atmosphere for love and celebration at Casanova. We are located just a mile away from the Ritz Carlton and the St. Regis Hotels off the Dana Point Harbor. Please visit our web site for our most up-to-date menu and dining specialties!
Las Vegas, Nevada
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75 reviews
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“Solid well crafted Italian menu.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2012

Casanova had a solid well crafted Italian menu that they will vary to accommodate. No fuss here and thus has enjoyed a great reputation with locals for years. We have visited at least 4 times this year. Highly recommended for couples or small parties. One of those places where "everyone knows your name"

Visited October 2012
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Lynchburg, VA
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43 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“Great food, locally owned”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2012

We very much enjoyed our meal at Casanova restaurant. The food was outstanding, as good as any you would get at some upscale Italian in NYC without the attitude and price. We shared a nice Greek salad which we were glad to do knowing the portions were large. My husband had spaghetti Bolognese and I had Veal Marsala. Both were so tasty and the veal was tender with plenty of mushrooms and sauce. We took some home so we could try a dessert. Good move as the chocolate cake, made in Irvine, was AMAZING!!! It was warmed with ice cream and whipped cream on the side. Seriously the best I have ever had!!!! The service was very good but the waiters were seriously busy since the place was packed. There is a good reason for that!

  • Visited October 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
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    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Always delicious!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2012

I can always count on Casanova for delicious food and drinks and friendly service. They also have a great happy hour!

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Los Angeles
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“Good Meal”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2012

The restaurant although located in a strip mall had a nice ambiance. Our reservation was honored on time, service was good, food was excellent and this was a good value for the money ! I would go back.

Visited September 2012
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“Amazing”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2012

This is one of the best If not the best restaurants I have been to! The atmosphere is so versatile it's not only a good intimate place for dates and important dinners but also a great famiy dining place! The staff and owner are always genuinely caring, & the service is always quick and Polite. The food of course is amazing it tastes like home made Italian food right from mamas kitchen!! This place is amazing what can I say!!

    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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