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Cava Restaurant

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1615 West St, Southington, CT 06489-1027
+1 860-628-2282
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Went here today for lunch absolutely beautiful...sat on the roof top lounge...quickly greeted by server... atmosphere was amazing... turkey burger was so good...sid not want to leave it was so nice...cant wait to go see it at night and have dinner!! Very happy

1 Thank Donna L
Southington, Connecticut
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12 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I gave it another try but the food is really bad and overpriced. First time, food was cooked uneven, burnt on one side. Bread was cold and hard, neither of us enjoyed it. This time, my dish tasted spoiled! I was told I would have to pay even if I send back! I wanted to eat it and never send... More 

Thank elinct
Middlebury, Connecticut
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Definitely not ITALIAN !! The restaurant is just lovely and beautifully decorated. Our server was very friendly as was the gentleman who greeted us upon arrival. And that is where it ended. 2 specials were ordered--one was 5 oz and the other was 2oz ! The chef should have known that both orders were going to the same table. Food... More 

1 Thank Karen B
United States
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130 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I'd heard so much about Cava and finally decided to try it. The four of us were seated at a very small table. We started off with cocktails. I will say that my Dirty Vodka Martini was one of the best that I ever had. The others had wine. We ordered an antipasto appetizer to share and had move things... More 

Thank ScarlettandRhett
Oxford, Connecticut
1 review
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

The hostess was very friendly and all of the food came out in a timely manner. The server paid attention to everything we needed and even made some good recommendations for dinner. Dessert tray is showed after dinner and I had a hard time deciding which dessert to choose.

Thank buypal1996
Southington, Connecticut
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127 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

Had a wonderful birthday dinner. This place really dresses up for the holidays and is a MUST visit. The quarters can be tight here so if your claustrophobic.. maybe it was due the wedding reception next door? Not inexpensive but certainly don't feel I am not getting value. Great menu and presentation and the look is a treat, especially for... More 

1 Thank Dirk6460
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 17 March 2017

My first visit at Cava was a few years ago, admiring and being awed by the beautiful decorations. Cava offers an extensive menu, from modern inspired dishes, to homemade Italian classics. If you are looking for an elegant atmosphere, delicious food, and impeccable service, I highly recommend Cava.

1 Thank Esmeralda B
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Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

First time at Cava Restaurant. Heard about Cava from a friend who visited several times and recommended it highly. It did not disappoint. Food was delicious and the ambience was great. All the rooms are decorated and pretty. Fireplace room is nice and cozy... Would suggest it. Cava was fantastic, worth the time and im looking forward to rooftop patio... More 

1 Thank Ioulios N
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Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

This restaurant came highly recommended by the hotel receptionist. Menu had a great selection and the portions are very generous. Dinner and Dessert was delicious! The only issue that I came across was not having a reservation because the place was packed on a Tuesday, but they were able to seat me in 15 minutes.

2 Thank mollyy12345678
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Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

The restaurant has a very elegant atmosphere. Staff is very friendly. Meals were good size portions and priced right. Highly recommend the pistachio cheesecake for dessert!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$18 - US$30
Seafood, Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Full Bar, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1615 West St, Southington, CT 06489-1027
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Southington
  • Phone Number: +1 860-628-2282
Cava has established itself as a taste of luxury. An experience of Old world charm and romance, both in its decor and cuisine. Its upscale fine dining experience caters to those looking for an evening out, a special occasion, or private events. The cuisine is authentic Italian, using the finest ingredients. The menu alone exceeds any expectation. The daily additions to the menu, both appetizers and entrees are prepared daily by our executive chef based on the freshest market products. Cava expresses its zest in season, both during the holidays, and on our cocktail list. There's a charm with each season, that should be brought to the table.The luxurious decor reflects the old world charm, with modern nuances. The warm feeling of home, paired with a featured glass of wine is sure to put your mind at ease. Each room has a separate serenity encompassed by different fixtures. The "Fireplace room" and it's cozy, warm candle lit atmosphere will soothe you and your guests after a long day at the office, or for a romantic evening. The "sunroom", filled with light, white linen, and paired with the right company, makes for an impressive room for a private dining, or the right place to impress that someone special. The "sunroom" serves as a private banquet room for all occasions.When the sun sets, and the lights are low the "Main DIning Room" has a grand dining table for occasions with more intimate groups. Everyone can enjoy a cocktail,or glass of wine, at the granite top bar, surrounded by dark cherry wood. There is a more casual atmosphere in the back tavern, with high top tables for a "girls night out" or just a couple appetizers while watching "the game".In addition to the dining experience, the cuisine has upscale items with aged Angus certified steaks, fresh atlantic salmon, pasta dishes, lighter fare, and authentic flavors throughout. Cava strives to leave an impression. The dining experience is that of traditional Italian, perfect for a relaxing meal. Cava is well renowned for elegant private events. Private dining events range from wedding receptions, baby showers, bridal showers, business meetings, cocktail hours, birthdays, rehearsal dinners, holiday parties, and all business functions. Private rooms are available for any events.

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