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Casanova Ristorante

33585 Del Obispo St, Dana Point, CA 92629-1527
+1 949-496-0992
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good17%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Italian, Pizza
$$ - $$$
33585 Del Obispo St, Dana Point, CA 92629-1527
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Reviewed November 2, 2016

We were at Casanova's at 7:00pM on a Friday. The place was packed but the wait was only 5 minutes. The ambiance is great. The service terrific. We ordered and split veal masala which was absolutely delicious and plentiful. The dinner garden salad and dressing...More

Thank normaredk
casanovaristorante, Owner at Casanova Ristorante, responded to this reviewResponded December 18, 2016

Thank you for taking the time to write a review for us. We're so glad that you spent your Friday night with us, and we hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

Huge portions so delicious . The salad they serve with the meal was so large I could make a meal if it. The bread is so fresh. I really enjoyed my meal. They also have a large wine list.

Thank Bridgetpianos
casanovaristorante, Owner at Casanova Ristorante, responded to this reviewResponded December 18, 2016

We spend a lot of time selecting the right wines, so we are very glad that you appreciate our large wine list. We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed August 27, 2016 via mobile

At Happy Hour about a year ago or so... I go in to have a glass of wine and do my emails on my phone: About a 65 year old man is drunk at the Bar. He gets up to leave and trips and lands...More

1  Thank robert j
Reviewed August 11, 2016 via mobile

The exterior and signage made it look like a romantic Italian restaurant, but inside was different. It was more like a nice family restaurant but wasn't special. The food was fine, but with so many other good Italian restaurants in the area, I don't see...More

Thank Scottbehr
casanovaristorante, Owner at Casanova Ristorante, responded to this reviewResponded December 18, 2016

We genuinely value our guest’s comments and regret when their expectations are not met. We are sorry that you were disappointed about the ambiance, but we hope that you will come back again soon so we can show you that romance is very much alive...More

Reviewed July 25, 2016

Excellent food, wine and service, all for a very reasonable price! I highly recommend this restaurant!

Thank paddywolff
Reviewed May 20, 2016

What a charming local treasure, tucked away in a shopping strip it might be easy to miss, so don't! Upon entering the decor is charming and welcoming as is the hostess. It has a very nice bar and excellent service. Now to the the food...More

Thank Julieona1a
Reviewed May 5, 2016 via mobile

Located in the shopping it is some place where we rarely go to eat, but this gem is a real locals surprise and an absolute delight. The sooner the decor inside is so typically old style Italian restaurant. The staff is in white shirts, ties...More

Thank 6547tomb
Reviewed May 4, 2016

This little Italian restaurant in the neighborhood is a pretty safe bet.. It is always "good enough".. never great but also never disappoints ! Portions are huge so easy to share. Happy hour menu have some good deals.

Thank PG13LA
casanovaristorante, Owner at Casanova Ristorante, responded to this reviewResponded December 18, 2016

Thank you for your review! We work hard to ensure our guests' satisfaction. Next time you have a meal at Casanova, please let us know how we can be great instead of just "good enough." We'd love to have another opportunity to welcome you back!

Reviewed April 12, 2016

I came here on Tuesday and it's a comfortable place with an older local crowd. I had a good meal, with a nice merlot/Sangiovese mix wine and the salmon Livornese. It cooked the salmon just right with a tasty fresh tomato pieces with olives, wine...More

Thank CaTraveler7777
Reviewed March 7, 2016 via mobile

I cannot say enough about the service. The waiters are very attentive and they met our needs. Food is great and atmosphere is relaxing. The price is right.

Thank Maureen D
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February 2, 2017|
Response from Grandpagolf1 | Reviewed this property |
I do not know if Casanova's is a gluten free options restaurant.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, 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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
3:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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3:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
3:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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3:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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
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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