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Casanova Restaurant

5th Avenue & Mission Street, Carmel, CA 93923
+1 831-625-0501
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good22%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“gnocchi” (170 reviews)
“breadsticks” (33 reviews)
“rack of lamb” (28 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
5th Avenue & Mission Street, Carmel, CA 93923
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

At Casanova Restaurant everything was excellent: The food, the service, the ambiance, the wine, etc. I recommend this restaurant to anybody looking for a nice and romantic date.

Thank Aguedit
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of the best moment i ve spent in a restaurant. Cosy, and cute place. Very nice service. Amazing food ! Very high level! And the largest wine list i ve seen in my life !! TOP !

Thank Damien M
Reviewed 1 week ago

A group went for dinner - nice ambiance and friendly service. A group of 10 on a Thursday night. Food was good. Winelist is beyond extensive - and there is a knowledgeable and unpretentious sommelier to help find a nice selection. For starters we shared...More

Thank Double64Double
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It’s better than other places around in case you are a tourist and need some Italian it’s a nice cosy place, the problem is that inside although a good place but it’s all a smoking area! So we had to sit in the garden which...More

Thank Roger S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Been visiting Casanova’s since 1999 on every trip to Peninsula. Another winner last night. Reminds me I need to get there more often. Menu was perfect. No single stand out. All dishes were great. The warm olives opened the meal and Lemon tart capped the...More

Thank Mark F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Use to be my favorite, but I won’t be going back. We went to dinner for our 50th Anniversary and were very disappointed. The limited menu is a short list of Small Plates and Large Plates (that weren’t large), with most choices being something we...More

2  Thank CharlesFremont_CA
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our anniversary dinner was like trying to eat on the Laguna Seca Racetrack! First table offered so noisy on patio; we could not hear each other. Moved to alcove next to kitchen with hostesses, guests, waiters running through like a racetrack. Ridiculous noise and activity....More

1  Thank Denise U
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was honestly likely the best gnocchi I have ever had in my life. It was just out of this world. The dessert was to die for as well. Also it’s historic you can look and the menus and see the family going back generations....More

Thank kissedlightning
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Service was excellent....the food is outstanding. They have a wonderful wine selection and deserts are so very good.

Thank E2964QBsandrag
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Warning – Stay away from the lower level dining area, it’s extremely cold. This is also the designated dining area for family with children. Despite having a fireplace and being told that they had adjusted the thermostat to 85, none of that heat was able...More

2  Thank asmeromboyd
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Ye C
12 March 2017|
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Response from Wannabinhawaii | Reviewed this property |
Last time we were there they charged a $30 corkage fee....but if you bring a bottle of their wine...Georis...no charge! Not sure if this is still the deal...definitely call. Love all of the Georis restaurants and wines...if... More
Anita M
14 November 2016|
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Response from alacattle | Reviewed this property |
You will need to call the restaurant. If they are I'm sure it will be delicious.
17 October 2015|
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Response from AlisonB683 | Reviewed this property |
Only at a few tables outside the front
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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 County  >  Carmel
  • Phone Number: +1 831-625-0501
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