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1515 Palisades Dr, Pacific Palisades, Thousand Oaks, CA 90272-2113
(310) 454-8889
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

First of all somehow Trip Advisor has the city listed as Thousand Oaks, following Pacific Palisades. It's not in Thousand Oaks! On with the review. We had reservations and were quickly seated, we had a friendly attentive waiter, but it seems like all the waiters assist all around, or there are back waiters and bussers galore. We were well taken... More 

Thank Marianne O
Malibu, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 23, 2016

We have gone to Casa Nostra multiple times. The food is always great. the service is superb. It is little hidden away up the hill on Palisades Drive in a nice setting. I love their sea food pasta dishes which I order pretty much every time I go.

Thank George M
Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 4, 2016

I'm reluctant to reveal the secret: there's a wonderful Italian restaurant hidden away in the Palisades Highlands that locals love for lots of reasons: the food is consistently wonderful, featuring homemade pasta; the service is excellent; and the decor is warm and inviting.

Thank Lisa D
Malibu, California
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494 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 24, 2016

It's good but not great food. It's kinda a destination spot but not good enough to travel for. I'm sure we'd return when really really lazy and hungry, because it's close, but probably won't recommend it. Greeted and seated immediately on arrival. Restaurant was 80% full and busy on a Saturday night. I was expecting more. Casa Nostra's food was... More 

Thank SanMo
Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 29, 2015

Went with relatives who dine here often. Up the hill in Pacific Palisades but not a far drive from the ocean. Great pasta, seafood and appetizers. The place is true authentic Italian in a beautiful setting. Service a bit slow but no issues.

Thank Michael K
Nice, France
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37 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 8, 2015

What a wonderful restaurant! Absolutely delicious food (including homemade pasta) and superb service. A good list of wines by the glass, too. Sitting in their enclosed terrace, with its canyon views, was the icing on the cake. One of the friends I was with, who lives nearby, said that restaurants have come and gone in that location, but that this... More 

Thank theartgirl
Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 7, 2015

Hidden away, as many great restaurants are, up Santa Inez Canyon in the Palisades Highlands is this neighborhood gem, which we've tried to keep as a secret spot. Not any more - it's celebrating the 10th anniversary & all is going well. Charming exterior & interior Italiano decor. Authentic dishes served inside or outside on the covered patio. Nice wine... More 

Thank David B L
San Jose, California
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94 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 24, 2015

We recently tried this restaurant for the 1st time. It’s up in the hills in a small commercial complex. The interior of the restaurant was nothing special. The service was good. Food: Calamari appetizer (good with plenty of dipping sauce), Burrata with roasted peppers and tomatoes (cheese good but tomatoes were not ripe), Papardelle D’Anatra (good), Spinach Gnocchi (too rich... More 

Thank Diane W
La Paz, Bolivia
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138 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 19, 2014

After visiting the Getty Villa, we looked for a good Italian restaurant nearby and found Casa Nostra in Yelp. Five minutes driving distance from the Getty Villa. Excellent food and service. Well recommended, quiet and a great luncheon altogether. Good traditional Italian menu with reasonable serving sizes. Gnocchi was excellent as was the risotto and lobster. Great choice if in... More 

Thank JoseLuisContreras
Staffordshire united Kingdom
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48 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 4, 2014

Took our two young Grandchildren for early dinner they were made very welcome by the waiting staff a ex choice of meals i chose the Ragu of Lamb my husband had the Porcini Risotto both were delicious the children chose Pizza which they said were very nice avery enjoyable evening

Thank Pauline T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Mediterranean
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1515 Palisades Dr, Pacific Palisades, Thousand Oaks, CA 90272-2113
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Thousand Oaks
  • Phone Number: (310) 454-8889

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?