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Casa Dora Italian Cafe

108 E Forsyth St, Jacksonville, FL 32202-3318
+1 904-356-8282
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
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“cannoli” (3 reviews)
“spaghetti” (5 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza
$$ - $$$
108 E Forsyth St, Jacksonville, FL 32202-3318
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Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

My husband and I took our nephew to Casa Dora for lunch! The food was AMAZING! The owner made us feel like part of the family. My nephew is a big eater (Navy guy), he went back for 2nd’s! And he can’t wait to bring...More

1  Thank misty s
Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

We stopped here to grab a quick meal before going to Circus - the owner is a very friendly man and he took care of us well - the food was very good and we got in and out as we were pressed for time...More

Thank gt33d
Reviewed 30 March 2018

Small. Great service. Good food. Great all around. Give it a try. Cozy. Love the owner. I got spaghetti and meat sauce. Yum

Thank Amy H
Reviewed 11 March 2018

Although you aren't sure if you should sit or if someone will come to your table, this is a great dining experience. The food is authentic Italian and worth any wait you may have. I believe the older gentleman who waited on us is also...More

1  Thank JandN93
Reviewed 5 February 2018

Oh my what yummie Italian food. Pete is a wonderful host. Can be a little costly but um um so good. Eat in or to go. Small place but always busy..

Thank 1kimmie
Reviewed 31 January 2018 via mobile

We wandered around downtown Jacksonville in search of a good restaurant and almost gave up. The Landing certainly isn’t it with the drug deals going down in the parking lot. We did find Casa Dora and glad we did. It has a charm you don’t...More

1  Thank zenbion
Reviewed 23 January 2018

First, if you visit Jacksonville and stay downtown during the weekend -- there are not many places open for dinner. The restaurant was recommended by a local who lived in the downtown area as we out for stroll. Do not let the outside of the...More

1  Thank formerrower
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed a simple pre-race dinner of spaghetti in homemade marinara sauce and fresh grouper. The fish melted in our mouths and the spaghetti sauce was really tasty.... and the menu was very reasonably priced. The owner was really pleasant to us, even though...More

Thank Ed H
Reviewed 21 November 2017

Nice setting but food I find rather average. People come here for a quick lunch. You pick from a buffet style counter. It is all just a bit average.

Thank Jeroen B
Reviewed 15 November 2017

I lived in Italy back in the 90s, so I know Italian food very well. This place does quite hit the mark, but the food is still good. This place is small and dated but it has a nice atmosphere. The staff was extremely nice...More

Thank Cajun_D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 15
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 108 E Forsyth St, Jacksonville, FL 32202-3318
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Jacksonville
  • Phone Number: +1 904-356-8282
Casa Dora Italian Restaurant is located in Downtown Jacksonville on East Forsyth Street next to the Florida Theatre. You can find the owner Chef Sam Hassan and the store manager Freddie in the restaurant each day. They have been cooking homemade Italian food with love and care since 1976. Stop by and try some of Casa Dora's delicious food and see why 'Homemade is Better.'
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