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“Amazing ambiance along with delicious food.”

Casanova Ristorante
Ranked #12 of 148 Restaurants in Dana Point
Cuisines: Italian, Pizza
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Good for: Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings
Dining options: Dinner, After-hours, Reservations, Takeout
Description: 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!
Reviewed April 29, 2018

The minute you step into the building you expect to see Dean Martin or Frank Sinatra in a booth. It is like stepping back in time in a good way. The staff took care of us like we were celebrities. The food is authentic Italian and so much. You could split a meal. I would definitely recommend that you stop in the next time you are in Dana Point.

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Reviewed April 22, 2018

Food is excellent. Throw back to my east coast roots back in NY. Owner and the staff are friendly & accommodating. 1) Awesome Eggplant Parm, 2) Chicken Parm, 3) Crazy good Pizza. The drinks never leave you wanting for the other half too show up. Full to the top. Very few do a free pour these days! What's not to like. Worth your time exploring the menu.

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Reviewed January 25, 2018

Came here for dinner with friends and though we did not have a reservation we were able to get seated outside pretty fast. I would recommend you make a reservation though as this place got really busy. You can tell the diners are regulars with the way they interact with the servers. The staff are nice and friendly. The food was fantastic! Pasta was al dente and the pizza was amazing too. I can't wait to go back.

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1  Thank qhunnyb
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Reviewed January 21, 2018

This cozy, shopping center located restaurant is a real find. As soon as you walk in, you get a homey feeling - the staff is very friendly, the decor appealing. The menu is is fairly typical of a most Italian restaurants - the selections are many and the quality of the food is excellent. The veal parmigiana was tender, tasty and not overwhelmed with the tomato sauce. The complimentary warm, Italian bread and olive oil was appreciated. A very sufficient wine list was filled with many domestic wines and enough Italian wines to satisfy those expecting a good Chianti, Sangiovese or Valpolicella. The prices were very reasonable, especially for this rather touristy area. This restaurant is popular with locals - reservations are suggested.

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Reviewed November 5, 2017 via mobile

I love this restaurant. Huge menu and and wine list so delicious. Worked in the area so I was there 3 times . The servers were great and even dressed up for Halloween.

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