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Casanova Restaurant

5th Avenue & Mission Street, Carmel, CA 93923
+1 831-625-0501
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good21%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“gnocchi” (166 reviews)
“breadsticks” (33 reviews)
“rack of lamb” (28 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 3:00 PMAll hours
Italian, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
5th Avenue & Mission Street, Carmel, CA 93923
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Reviewed yesterday

Our family group of four invited a friend to join us for dinner at Casanova. It was busy and lively as usual. I ordered the Lamb with couscous, kale, and black garlic and it was medium rare the way I like it. Others in the...More

Thank travelfanaticsunltd
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was quite a task getting parked in Carmel but we managed it. This restaurant is quite charming and was recommended to us by the Monterey Plaza. It is VERY "Carmel"

Thank BarryAscot
Reviewed 1 week ago

We reserved a table for six at Casanova on a Sunday afternoon. Brunch goes from 11 to 3PM. We sat in food heaven for 2 hours. Started with the vegetable crudite and endive salad for table appetizers. Our orders ranged from Gnocchi to Eggs Benedict....More

Thank spaventa
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Limited menu. My lamb was great, my friend's pasta was over cooked and mushy. The waiter took it back and offered another item. She said no thank you. The restaurant had three parties with unruly children. One was a crying toddler, another party had two...More

4  Thank linda1482015
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have never gone out on Thanksgiving before. This was a first. There were only six of us. I looked on Trip Advisor and Yelp and it was unanimous that Casanova would be a wonderful place to celebrate. It lived up to all the praises....More

Thank JeriLG
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great night out as a couple on Thanksgiving. Best anti-Thanksgiving ever: quiet, cordial service, great food, and wine. The food almost seemed provincial where you could taste everything without over seasoning/salting. Exactly what we were looking for... They adapted very well on a big weekend...More

Thank TeamSIG
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was once my favorite restaurant in Carmel. I hate to say that is no longer the case. The service was attentive but instead of the full and rich menu, they just say "fish, pork, beef, pasta" etc. You have to ask the waiter what...More

4  Thank Marfak
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This restaurant has a long wait - try to make a reservation if you're able! However, if you can't, this is DEFINITELY worth the wait! It was recommended to me buy a friend so we decided to go. The wait was what they said it...More

Thank Sarah B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Casanova's is to Carmel as much as 17 Mile Drive, Point Lobos, or the cypress tree. You take Casanova's out of the equation and you remove one of the pieces of the foundation that keeps Carmel what it is. I've been coming here since I...More

Thank Gena L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The waiter that we got he wasn't sure about a wine that we want to order. Like appetizer we had a gnocchi with a spinach and they are melting in your mouth, it is a small portion. And we had a beef pappardell sauce was...More

1  Thank MilicaR93
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Questions & Answers
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
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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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