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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, Vegetarian Friendly
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33585 Del Obispo St, Dana Point, CA 92629-1527
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Reviewed 12 August 2013

visited with friends on a recommendation. Arrived in good time and seated in a lounge which was most enjoyable. When shown to our table, excellent atmosphere and helpful staff. Was very impressed with the way the waiter took a board and explained each of the...More

Thank Phil J
Reviewed 8 August 2013 via mobile

We found this place on Trip Advisor and what a find. Great Italian food, mostly tomatoe based sauces. But the seadood risotto was delish and filling. Salad comes with the meals so you may not need appetizers too unless you are very hungry.

Thank Julia32174
Reviewed 5 August 2013 via mobile

Found our way here after coming directly from the beach. Meredith, our server, was so accommodating. Despite being a little fancier place we did not feel out of place at all. Brought 2 hungry teenage picky eaters and they loved the pizza and lasagna. I...More

Thank Sibapu
Reviewed 31 July 2013

Located in a fairly hideous shopping strip, you'd be likely to pass this place up, but you shouldn't. Their tomato sauce (the ultimate decider when eating southern Italian food) is really very good. The bar is great, the staff is friendly, and it's clear that...More

Thank Foodie021
Reviewed 24 July 2013

Great atmosphere and prompt service. Our waiter referred to us as the lady and gentleman, and they had special servers for parmesean. The owner opened the door for us at the end and was all over the restaurant throughout checking on tables. The food was...More

Thank Leeju01
Reviewed 23 July 2013

This place is fantabulous! We came in closer to closing after an excruciatingly long commuting work day. Exhausted, starving and soooo ready for some wine, we were greeted with a genuine smile and awesome service. This place had been highly recommended by our friends who...More

Thank mozerdoodle
Reviewed 22 July 2013

I went once alone but i can tell that casanova is a beautiful small italian restaurant with character and wonderful food! Beautiful service and friendly staff ! Worth visiting in Dana Point ! :)

Thank marinahalkia
Reviewed 3 July 2013 via mobile

I wanted to know if this place could live up to the ratings. It DID. I know...it's in a strip mall. Let that go. These guys are on it... Super friendly, quick service and stellar food. We had the eggplant parm app and the marguerita...More

Thank Barnesology
Reviewed 27 June 2013

The service was exceptional! The pizza tasted like genuine sicilian pizza, as well as all the dishes my group ordered. The best Italian I've had since being in Italy no doubt. The pink lady fettucini is to die for! My drink never dipped below the...More

Thank Lydia S
Reviewed 27 May 2013

We enjoyed our dinner here. The food and service were both excellent. We received a complimentary dessert for our 20th anniversary. It was delicious as well.

Thank Angiehall
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2 February 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
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
Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
15:30 - 22:00
15:30 - 22:00
15:30 - 22:00
15:30 - 22:00
15:30 - 22:00
15:30 - 22:00
15:30 - 22:00
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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