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Casanova Ristorante

33585 Del Obispo St, Dana Point, CA 92629-1527
+1 949-496-0992
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Overview
  • Excellent74%
  • Very good17%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“calamari” (16 reviews)
“osso bucco” (5 reviews)
“pizza” (14 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
33585 Del Obispo St, Dana Point, CA 92629-1527
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Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

Every time we go to Casanova's for dinner, it is never a disappointment. Food is fresh; service is superb;atmosphere is very relaxing. They are always spot on with refilling our water glasses. What else is there to say!!

Thank Maureen D
Reviewed 12 May 2017

I usually go for happy hour which is very good. Good drinks and tasty food. I did order a full meal once...a marsala dish and it was excellent.

Thank dqkitri
Reviewed 6 May 2017

Very nice restaurant in the middle of run down plaza. Good food, very good service by an Italian/Croatian server. Highly recommended.

Thank Calmhawk
Reviewed 31 March 2017

We are lucky enough to have Casanova's within walking distance of our home in California and it's always one of the first restaurants we visit. I would recommend it to anyone looking for a casual, clean setting with food that you can tell wasn't rushed...More

Thank Joseph B
Reviewed 18 March 2017

Local Italian restaurant. Service great. Try the chicken parmesan...very good. Pricey for a small local eatery.

Thank Ed F
Reviewed 16 March 2017

My first visit to Casanova had there pizza & calamari very good . However I ordered their Chilean sea bass and the feed me tailapa, horrible. Will never go back..

1  Thank 1978Dogg
Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

Wonderful neighborhood Italian restaurant in Dana Point. Red leather booths, extensive Italian entrées, soups and salads, full bar, and Frank Sinatra favorites playing in the background!!! What more could you want..... Great service and atmosphere. Convenient off street parking. Highly recommended.

Thank Daryl H
Reviewed 22 January 2017

The restaurant was within a short drive from hotel, so made a reservation. The place has a nice club atmosphere. We were promptly seated and served bread with typical oil/vinegar combo. Extensive wine list and menu. Main course comes with salad so no need to...More

Thank 16traveller20162016
Reviewed 11 January 2017

My mother in law has been gone for at least 25 years and I have searched for a lasagna that tasted as good as hers. Enter Casanova and the search is over. The taste, texture and presentation took me back to the Best.

Thank Grandpagolf1
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Once again , another great dinner at Casanovas, great neighbor Italian restaurant . Have eaten here dozens of times , we always have the Calamari - the best in Dana Point . Lobster ravioli a favorite as well , also eggplant parm .. Cannot go...More

Thank travelagent333
casanovaristorante, Owner at Casanova Ristorante, responded to this reviewResponded 19 December 2016

Thank you so much. We love all the dishes you took the time to mention, too. We hope you come again soon!

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I do not know if Casanova's is a gluten free options restaurant.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Romantic, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
15:30 - 22:00
Monday
15:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
15:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
15:30 - 22:00
Thursday
15:30 - 22:00
Friday
15:30 - 22:00
Saturday
15:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 33585 Del Obispo St, Dana Point, CA 92629-1527
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Dana Point
  • Phone Number: +1 949-496-0992
  • E-mail
Description
Casanova Italian Restaurant and Cocktail Lounge offers authentic North Italian cuisine in a romantic atmosphere. Many customers enjoy our specialties and specially selected wine list. The restaurant has a warm and friendly Italian ambiance with terracotta tiles and many beautiful images of Venice. It offers an indoor as well as an outdoor dinning experience. The delicious cuisine and wonderful music of many greats, including Frank Sinatra and Tony Bennett creates an atmosphere for love and celebration at Casanova. We are located just a mile away from the Ritz Carlton and the St. Regis Hotels off the Dana Point Harbor. Please visit our web site for our most up-to-date menu and dining specialties!
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