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“Delicious food, good service, intimate interior”
Review of Casa Nostra

Casa Nostra
Ranked #1 of 9 Restaurants in Ben Lomond
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
Reviewed April 9, 2017

We, a party of 11, went to this place on a friend's suggestion and liked this place a lot. They have different types of sittings (open outdoor, covered outdoor, big-hall indoor, small corner section indoor) that offer you good choices depending upon the weather and your mood. The waiter was knowledgeable and friendly.

We loved Portabella mushroom appetizer (a daily special), Scampi della casa (shrimp) and Cannoli (desserts). The side dish of roasted potatoes was delicious. Pasta dishes were good too but they weren't exactly the differentiation.

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Thank Rawa13
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Reviewed March 25, 2017

We haven't been to Casa Nostra in awhile, and we were pleased. Service was spot-on, seating comfortable, the place is small enough that you don't have to scream to be heard by your companion. Ambience leaves a little to be desired; harsh overhead lighting is OK for burger-doodle but an Italian restaurant could shoot for something better. We ordered a pasta dish and the lobster (special) and both were very good; no complaints at all. Good house wine and excellent selection of beers. Also, Tap Room is nice, very casual, separate place to pop in and have a drink or snack. Casa Nostra is worth checking out; the cuisine is top notch.

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Reviewed February 22, 2017

Ambience, food and entertainment; this place has it all and very friendly, too. Moderate parking area! (near the little town where most businesses reside) Many remodels have been done before, this owner bought the place. (now there is statuary---Italy in the air)

Thank molucca
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Reviewed January 2, 2017

My friends and I went up to Ben Lomond for a nice meal. Before, I called just to make sure they were open and had lasagna my friends favorite. Once we arrived, it was going pretty well, bruschetta was excellent, house salad was nothing special, spinach salad was very good, beef carpaccio was average, polenta with mushrooms was rather bland. I ordered the truffle raviolis which was very good. However, my friend's long awaited lasagna was over cooked, the noodles were mushy and the bottom was black and burnt. We pointed out to the owner/waiter and he said he would bring out another piece. Well, it got busy and he either thought we said not to, but ultimately he did not come back to the table to give us another piece (and what was the point, the whole pan was probably burnt) or offer us something else. Instead he ignored us for the rest of the evening, until he finally cleared the plates off the table and asked us if we wanted anything else. When the bill came, not only did we leave the burnt lasagna for the waiter to see, he charge us for it. My friends was furious and did not tip and explained to the owner/waiter on the way out. Needless to say the owner/waiter did not appear to care or want to discuss the matter. I won't be back and I suggest you not order the lasagna.

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Reviewed November 14, 2016

Like the new tap room with bar menu and beers on tap fun place to catch a game with friends . The main restaurant is also great for a more intimate meal wonderful surroundings in the redwoods

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Thank rex S
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