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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 good29%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
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“garlic bread” (8 reviews)
“lasagna” (9 reviews)
“cheesecake” (8 reviews)
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108 E Forsyth St, Jacksonville, FL 32202-3318
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Reviewed 30 April 2017

We dropped in, a group of 7 people and were welcomed by Fred (the owner). It took a looong time before he was able to take our orders, but he dropped by from time to time with some friendly bantering and assured us that the...More

Thank Kropell
Reviewed 30 March 2017

We popped into this place before a show at the Florida Theatre. It was set up like a buffet/salad bar. Once we decided what we wanted the gentlemen behind the serving trays scooped our food out and proceeded to heat it up in the microwave....More

1  Thank Matt C
Reviewed 14 March 2017

We went there as a group of about 30 and had the back room. Fred, the owner, was great fun and treated us like members of his family. The food was very good and there was a lot of it. It was a fun place...More

Thank DonnieRam
Reviewed 7 March 2017

Stopped in here the day before Valentines Day. We were staying at the Hyatt 2 blocks away. Wasn't sure what to expect as it was a Monday and downtown area gets pretty quiet at night. This place was fantastic.! The best meal I have had...More

1  Thank travelcrazy58
Reviewed 6 March 2017

After all the recommendations and rave reviews, I was very disppointed with my meal here. I came by for lunch, midday and had spaghetti and a salad. The spaghetti was sauce was watery and thin..barely any tomato, and was bland. The salad was a bowl...More

1  Thank TenWill_Beach
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

We were attending show at the nearby Florida Theater and needed dinner. Went by the Casa Dora restaurant and let walking only to return after the staff at theater Recommended it. To be honest it was outstanding!! Manager was warm and inviting. Wait staff as...More

1  Thank yarnel2001
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

Love coming here to get a truly authentic independent dining experience. Right next to Florida Theater and the BAP art gallery. Always a good experience and value. Chicken Bianca and a generous pour on Friday night make for a great night in downtown Jax

1  Thank KMBud
Reviewed 9 February 2017

In town for a conference. My Uber driver mentioned that Casa Dora had good food as we drove by. Later that day as I wandered around downtown Jacksonville, I found myself outside the restaurant. I stopped to look at the menu and check it out....More

Thank jelmwood
Reviewed 1 February 2017

Decided to check it out before going to a show down the street. The food was delicious, but the service not so much. Had to wait in line to order "buffet style." The gentleman at the register was very friendly, but the young lady seemed...More

1  Thank Kathy K
Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

Dirty, cheap wine if they even have what's on the pitiful list, out of what I asked for, calamari was horrible, we had Rez for big group and there were 2 staff members in all including chef.... so terrible service. I hate to give bad...More

2  Thank Ashley T
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
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
  • E-mail
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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