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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
949-496-0992
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Ranked #1 of 113 restaurants in Dana Point
Cuisines: Italian, Pizza
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
Las Vegas, Nevada
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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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38 reviews 38 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
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28 helpful votes 28 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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“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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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“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 via mobile

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
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