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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” (157 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly
5th Avenue & Mission Street, Carmel, CA 93923
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Restaurant seats over 250 patrons and has a menu full of great selections from mussels to Croque Madame! The proprietor owns a vineyard and features great wines under the Georgis label!

Thank Lpatch
Reviewed 4 days ago

After playing Pebble Beach and doing some wine tasting we ended the day at Casanova on a recommendation from a friend. It was wonderful. We had Gnocchi as an appetizer fantastic! The main courses including my pasta dish was fantastic. The waiter suggested a great...More

Thank Bigcityeater
Reviewed 6 days ago

Ok food, ok service, nothing to be remembered. It just felt that if they were serving about 25% fewer people, everybody would be happy. Tomato soup was good, fish was fair, everything was pricey. When a town has nothing else to do at night, they...More

Thank Christopher M
Reviewed 6 days ago

This is a quaint restaurant with tones of atmosphere. Very good service. Small menu but the food ordered was excellent. Extensive wine list.

Thank Nick L
Reviewed 1 week ago

We hosted family members from Italy at the Casanova, so I will share some of their impressions in addition to mine. Over all, we enjoyed a pleasant lunch in a quiet outdoor setting. My group ordered a wide array of dishes, including the Gnocchi Casanova...More

Thank fords4ever
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have dined at Casanova multiple times, and I will not deny that this is a favorite spot for many tourists and locals alike. But for whatever reason, I always leave feeling a bit underwhelmed. The decor/location is cute, like a small cottage, and the...More

Thank hyedb
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Interesting structure that appears to be a small home that was remodeled a few times too many. We were taken to a small table located in a miniature hallway between two other small rooms. Service was polite and prompt. Very good appetizer. Wife's order had...More

1  Thank Philip S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wanted to celebrate our 48th wedding anniversary while we were in Carmel and immediately thought of Casanova; where we had previously dined. We had a reservation and were seated in the covered outdoor area and kept warm with their heaters. We all enjoyed the extensive...More

Thank tennisman35
Reviewed 1 week ago

This charming and delicious is a treat for the eyes as well as the digestion. We always wait for a seat on the enclosed patio to enjoy the creative floral arrangements and quiet. There are too many great choices to have a favorite. The service...More

Thank kathy h
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great food with cool outdoor somewhat enclosed porch area. If it gets too cold, they have overhead heat lamps which actually work great. Tuna and Gnocchi apps were both great. Not cheap but in an area where there are a ton of restaurants all of...More

Thank Kevn B
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Ye C
11 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
13 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.
16 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
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 - 15:00
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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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