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Casanova Restaurant

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5th Avenue & Mission Street, Carmel, CA 93923
831 625 0501
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11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Northern Califonia
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153 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is absolutely charming. The ambiance is excellent, refined yet comfortable. It is exceptional in affect. The staff is friendly, eager to please, very professional. The food is outstanding. Some items are pricey, but it is well worth it. Ingredients are fresh and top quality, preparation and presentation outstanding. This place has always been remarkable. There are few places... More 

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San Francisco Bay Area
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We celebrated our 32nd anniversary at this highly rated restaurant (thanks, fellow trip advisors! You never steer me wrong). We had the Faust cabernet wine--deep, dark, and hanging on the glass. Delicious. For an appetizer, we dined on an array of cheeses, lavender honey, pistachios, and bread. Yummy! My husband and I both dined on the halibut which was cooked... More 

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Beirut, Lebanon
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211 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Heirloom tomatoes and gnocchi for appetizers, halibut was a good choice. I was undecided between creme brûlée and lemon puff pastry. Winter recommended brûlée and it was wonderful. Wine list is quite extensive and very expensive. There are cheaper options at the bar they don't tell about, so ask. Cute place, professional wait staff. Lovely evening. We were upstairs in... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were a party of 6 here in August, 2016 Very charming & rustic restaurant. It seemed everyone we asked about restaurants in Carmel said Casanova was "the best". Maybe it had been too highly recommended and my expectations were too high. Here's my opinion ..... WINELIST is huge....3 sommeliers available to help. Great wine options ranging from $55 per... More 

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Chico, California
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29 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The service here was excellent and the food delicious, my husband had the lamb which he said was wonderful and I had the cannelloni,equally good. They have a very extensive wine list and a wonderful atmosphere we will definitely go back again.

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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33 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely Italian style restaurant with excellent service and delicious homemade style food!! Incredible pasta; especially the gnocchi. Don't miss them!!

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Houston, Texas
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I think the restaurant had an off night when our group visited. We had a table for 8 and our waiter seemed like he would have rather been elsewhere then waiting on our table and the others around us. The food was ok - wine good. At the end of our meal, the computers went down and our tab had... More 

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L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue, France
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48 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

At first glance, this is a tiny restaurant with a few tables on the patio. But once through the door it opens into a busy restaurant that is nicely done in a rustic setting. Be sure to call ahead for reservations. I had the cannelloni, which was excellent and my wife ordered the fettucine. The waiter recommended a bottle of... More 

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Kannapolis, North Carolina
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4 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was served spoiled lamb. I took a large bite and noticed a strange taste, but knew that lamb can sometimes be a little wild tasting, so I tried a second bite and also ask my son to taste it. He took a bite and also notice a strange taste, so he also tried a second bite and then we... More 

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Perth, Australia
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34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Recommended to me by a local friend and it didn't disappoint. Great place, full of locals enjoy the great summer weather. Service, food, ambiance, all excellent.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$75
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean, European
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5th Avenue & Mission Street, Carmel, CA 93923
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey Peninsula  >  Carmel
  • Phone Number: 831 625 0501

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?