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La Casa di Norma

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$$ - $$$
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1609 SE Hwy 19, Hours Tues - Sat 4-9PM, Crystal River, FL 34429
+1 352-795-4694
04:00 - 21:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very nice, good atmosphere. Hot meals, worth the wait. Be back again for Valentine's day. Mall setting, but easy to find. Right off rt# 19 and fort island rd.

Thank Kevin M
Holiday, Florida
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If you were in Crystal River and missed this place, go back. Norma's is a real treat, while small, the atmosphere is dark and cozy. The owner Norma interacts with guests and provides many great dishes and some off-menu items that are excellent. Beer and wine only, with a limited wine list with carefully selected wines. Thanks to Norma and... More 

Thank jsb2439
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I went for dinner and had a lovely meal. The Bruschetta was delicious. We both had the special of the day which was a Chicken Touscana it had chicken breast with spinach mushrooms and topped with cheese and a sherry wine sauce with a touch of cream served over pasta which was cooked perfectly. The portion was... More 

Thank Rose J
Union Point, Georgia
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43 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016

This is an intimate dining experience. Our hosts were locals and knew the owners/chefs well. The service was excellent and not as slow as expected for a "Mom and Pop" place where everything is cooked to order. Cloth napkins, paper placemats. others in the party enjoyed the wine. Friendly staff.

Thank Joan C
Crystal River, Florida
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7 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

I don't even know where to begin with this review. The staff is friendly and the atmosphere is nice, but as far as I'm concerned, it's lacking in every other aspect. If you take a child with you don't order the "children's portion", and don't be surprised when you get your side salad of browning lettuce.

Thank Tanya N
Leesburg, Florida
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46 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

I do not get the great reviews, they must be coming from the owners? I have been eating Italian food all my life and I have never tasted anything as mediocre as the food at this restaurant. I can get better tasting sauce from a jar. The pasta was under cooked , I don't mean andante, I mean the past... More 

Thank pvlisl
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Our first visit here after living in the area for 5 years! There were 4 of us and each had a different dish. All of us thought our food was excellent. It did take a little longer but well worth the wait. My wife had the Cuban pot roast which I tasted and it was outstanding. We will definitely return... More 

1 Thank Ed J
Crystal River, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2016

I went a few months ago and forgot to write a review, been back because this is a small, intimate setting dinner place with excellent waiters and the owners right there in the middle. Making sure everything is great.

Thank seacowgirl
Homosassa, Florida
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31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2016

I could not believe I had not noticed this restaurant before since I have been in this strip mall several times. It is only open for dinner tue-sat and is quite small but the food is wonderful and worth the wait. It is family run and everything is made on site and you can really tell the difference, fresh and... More 

Thank Ginny C
Homosassa, Florida
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134 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 April 2016

Every town has a special little unassuming restaurant that is a hidden gem.... Casa De Norma is ours. Tucked away in a small strip mall in Crystal River is this special place run by Norma, the namesake and Liseo, her husband and chef, they have a small menu but will create dishes upon request. My favorite is the Pollo Mediterranean... More 

Thank Ronald R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
04:00 - 21:00
04:00 - 21:00
04:00 - 21:00
04:00 - 21:00
04:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1609 SE Hwy 19, Hours Tues - Sat 4-9PM, Crystal River, FL 34429
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Crystal River
  • Phone Number: +1 352-795-4694

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