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Cava Restaurant

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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2017 Winner
RATINGS
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Atmosphere

Food and ambience

Local cuisine, Steakhouse, Seafood, Italian, Vegetarian Friendly

Menu

ANTIPASTI‏
$9.00
Bruschetta
Basil pesto, tomatoes, calamata olives, fresh buffalo mozzarella, red onions, olive oil.
$10.00
Mozzarella Carozza
Fresh mozzarella lightly sauteed, over capers, fresh tomato sauce.
$11.00
Calamari Fritti
Fresh fried calamari.
$13.00
Antipasti Delluso
assorted Italian cheese, marinated vegetables, Itallian meats.
$6.00
Seafood Chowder
Shrimp, scallops, crab meat, lobster meat.
INSALATA
$9.00
Di Casa
Mixed greens, tomatoes, cucumbers, calamata olives, croutons, red onion, balsamic.
$9.00
Ceasar
Romaine hearts, parmesan croutons, pecorino romano. Add grilled chicken $5 add three grilled jumbo gulf shrimp $7 add cajun salmon $9 add three pan seared diver scallops $9
$10.00
Grecian Chop
Romanine hearts, tomatoes, cucumbers, calamata olives, red onions, scallions, dill, fata cheese.
$10.00
Spinaci
Fresh spinach, crumbled gorgonzola, dried cranberries, strawberry vinaigrette.
$13.00
Wedge
Crispy iceberg lettuce wedge, crumbled gorgonzola, tomatoes, crispy bacon, red onion, buttermilk honey mustard
BURGERS & PANINIS‏
$11.00
Cava's Angus Burger
red roasted peppers, onions, mushrooms, gorgonzola, hard roll, French fries.
$9.00
Portobella
proscioutto, tomato, fresh mozzarella, balsamic reduction, basil oil, hard roll, French fries.
$9.00
Grilled Chicken Panini
Marinated, bacon, lettuce, tomato, pesto calamata olive mayo, focaccia, pasta salad.
$9.00
Roast Beef Panini
Caramelized onions, mushrooms, provolone, horseradish mayo, focaccia, pasta salad.
$9.00
Shaved Pork Panini
Italian long hots, onions, cheddar, sweet and spicy barbecue sauce, focaccia, pasta salad
$11.00
Classic Angus Burger
bacon, American cheese, lettuce, tomato, red onion, hard roll, French fries
$9.00
Turkey BLT
Bacon, turkey, lettuce, tomato, cheddar, mayo, focaccia, pasta salad
$10.00
Italian Wrap
Salami, cappicola, prosioutto, fresh mozzarella, lettuce, basil oil, balsamic reduction, tomato basil wrap, pasta salad
SECONDI
$12.00
Chicken Parmigiana
Home-made marinara, mozzarella cheese, penne.
$12.00
Eggplant Parmigiana
Home-made marinara, mozzarella cheese, penne.
$14.00
Vongole
Little neck clam, garlic, basil, extra virgin olive oil, linguini.
$14.00
Roma
Chicken and sausage, sundried tomatoes, calamata olives, spinach, zuchinni, garlic, evoo, penne.
$16.00
Tortellini Italiano
Gulf shrimp, capers, fresh tomatoes, basil, olive oil, fresh buffalo mozzarella, tortellini.
$15.00
Seafood Stuffed Crepe
Scallops, crabmeat, shrimp, ricotta, asparagus, lobster sherry cream sauce.
$11.00
Simply Pasta
Meatballs or sausage, your choice of linguini, cappelinni, penne topped with marinara.
$14.00
Wild Mushroom Risotto
Arborio rice, wild mushrooms
$18.00
Tuscano
Scallops pan seared served over a grilled vegetable bruschetta risotto.
$19.00
Cava's Seafood Pasta
gulf shrimp, scallops, fresh picked maine lobster meat, Simmerd in a lobster dill cream sauce, farfalli
STONE PIES‏
$11.00
Margharita
Fresh mozzarella, tomato sauce, basil.
$13.00
Bianco
ricotta cheese, mozzarella cheese, roasted garlic, red onions, Italian sausage.
$14.00
Shrimp Scampi
Shrimp, roasted garlic, extra virgin olive oil, mozzarella cheese.
$13.00
Pollo
Chicken, broccoli, extra virgin olive oil, mozzarella.
$13.00
Soup $+4.00
Di casa salad $+4.00
Italiano
Fresh mozzarella, proscuitto, fresh tomatoes, extra virgin olive, pepperoni.
CHOP HOUSE
We proudly serve angus certified beef steaks. All served with baked potato and vegetables
$29.00
16 Oz Center Cut New York Strip
$28.00
8Oz Filet Mingon
$27.00
14Oz French Cut Veal Chop
$Market
Steak Del Giorno
About
Cava has established itself as a taste of luxury. An experience of Old world charm and romance, both in its decor and cuisine. Its upscale fine dining experience caters to those looking for an evening out, a special occasion, or private events. The cuisine is authentic Italian, using the finest ingredients. The menu alone exceeds any expectation. The daily additions to the menu, both appetizers and entrees are prepared daily by our executive chef based on the freshest market products. Cava expresses its zest in season, both during the holidays, and on our cocktail list. There's a charm with each season, that should be brought to the table.The luxurious decor reflects the old world charm, with
PRICE RANGE
$18 - $28
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
CUISINES
Steakhouse, Seafood, Italian
FEATURES
Outdoor Seating, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Cava's Christmas decorations were beautiful and plentiful. I loved the Frozen room with the penguins but the most romantic was Harry Potter's room. The food is delicious and the serving sizes are very large. I took my four year old daughter to dinner at 7:30...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank natalia a
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a great meal here with a large party for a family birthday! We have been here before and always enjoyed the food as well as the decorations. My only complaint is there is no place to wait once the bar is full. The...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Traveler_200950
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you choose this venue for the Christmas Decorations then you are in for a treat. The Decorations were the highlight of our experience. The food took very long to serve. The menu is pricey and the portions small. The server was great however he...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank David S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Cava’s is well known for the amazing Christmas decorations they put up each year so my husband and I decided to go over and take a look. We were hoping to have a drink at the bar, get a couple of apps and enjoy the...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank drcrushser
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I were told that you must experience the decorations at Cava during the Christmas season. They were right! We were put in the Harry Potter room. I was actually happy that we had early dinner reservations (4:30) because it was not as...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Alicia O
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We made reservations for a birthday dinner. It was made clear that we could only have our table for two hours. Upon arrival the waiter again emphasized that we only had two hours. This became the joke of the evening. We were literally stuffed in...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank LittlePupsMom
Reviewed December 16, 2018 via mobile

Do go for the atmosphere and decorations, which are impressive but a bit gaudy for my taste. Food and service are fair. Be prepared to wait on weekends as the place is VERY crowded. It’s also pricey.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Dcrow
Reviewed December 15, 2018

I recently brought a group of clients to Cava and was so disgusted by their arrogance and rudeness I cancelled my next two groups there and plan to bring them to Aziago's in Southington. If you've got a few Michelin stars I'll handle a bit...More

Date of visit: December 2018
4  Thank Ann M
Reviewed December 12, 2018 via mobile

Six of us attended this winter wonderland themed restaurant for dinner. Our waiter, Isaac, was very attentive and the food was relatively good. The restaurant was extremely busy so we ordered drinks, appetizers and entrées quickly and we all were very understanding when we had...More

Date of visit: December 2018
6  Thank JaynesTwins
Reviewed December 11, 2018

I was a little reluctant at first when learning of a $25.00 charge per person would be charged if we were either late or for any reason had to postpone with in 48 hours. We got by that and left early and arrived early to...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank FredR1688
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HDimauro
November 28, 2018|
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Response from FredR1688 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, Folks were pretty casual and I wore jeans and a fleece
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eckstrasse7
July 27, 2018|
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Response from Jane K | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely! It appears to be super fancy, but as long as you dress nice [i.e. no jeans, sweatpants, etc.] you'll be fine.
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