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Casanova Restaurant

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5th Avenue & Mission Street, Carmel, CA 93923
+1 831-625-0501
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
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Reno, Nevada
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36 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had dinner reservation for 6:30 on Thanksgiving night. Apparently, they have a difficult time during holiday periods. They had run out of fresh oysters which set a disappointment tone for the evening. The service was very slow as they squeezed all the patrons into the small restaurant. The waiter finally stop by the take our order. Being that it... More 

Thank hmill2015
Sacramento, California
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I've gone here several times in the past and have always been greeted nicely and seated in a great spot. Food is delicious and presented nicely. I love their spinach gnocchi!

Thank Priscilla_4u
Modesto, CA
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216 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 229 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our family choose to celebrate a special occasion in the Van Gogh room. Six of us were seated at a table that once belonged to the artist, Van Gogh. The 9 course meal menu is set by The chef. The minimum cost is $1700. 4 people drank wine for a $400. bill. It is important to note that I am... More 

Thank travelwhere
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been to Casanova approximately 10 times because it has been one of my favorite all time restaurants...however...after three disappointing experiences I will not return. #1 - husband and I came in the evening in jeans and nice jackets and were told we should probably choose a more casual restaurant. (um...really? This is California) #2 Daughter and daughters-in-law went... More 

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Fort Washington, Maryland, United States
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate dinner at Casanova's one evening prior to leaving Carmel. It had a wonderful reputation, but the dinner was a disaster. We were seated next to a table of 8 people. The people were very loud with offensive language. The meal came out quickly but was not at all up to par. During the meal, both servers and the... More 

Thank Jim P
Stillwater, Minnesota
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

WE were seated outside where there were heat lamps that tossed out so much heat I didn't want to stay but there was no other area in which to eat what I'd ordered. My husband's meal was so bad he didn't even want to pay for it (he did though). Tables so crowded I was in on the conversation of... More 

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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132 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went there for dinner with a party of 10. Despite the unruly size of our table, we had a great waiter and excellent service throughout the evening. With this many people we sampled most of their menu and I heard only one complaint about the quality of the food or its preparation - that pertaining to the halibut main course... More 

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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food was excellent. We both had seafood dishes for lunch and loved them; plenty, tasty, and served hot.

Thank Mark P
North Hampton, New Hampshire
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I had reservations at Casanova last weekend and were very disapppointed. The main receptionist was rude, to say the least. We waited 25 minutes to be seated after our reservation time and were ask to sit in a very small, confined space. I am a tall individual and could not fit at the table. We then waited... More 

Thank John B
Shelter Island, New York
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our third night and third dinner in Carmel by the sea, we ate in Casanova. We had wonderful experiences in all our restaurants until tonite. The food when it arrived was very good. We were seated and left for 10 minutes without seeing a server. After our order was placed we waited another 10-15 minutes for our appetizer No one... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 75
Italian, Mediterranean, European
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?