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“Just amazing”
Review of Casa Italia

Casa Italia
Ranked #275 of 1,046 Restaurants in San Juan
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Dining options: Reservations
Reviewed 1 June 2014

This is an extremely good restaurant. The food is rich and fresh. The have a fairly good selection of wines. Service is first class.

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Reviewed 13 May 2014

This place is a house turned restaurant. So don't expect anything flamboyant. Its a nice homey place. The maitre'd is the wife of the chef and she is very to the point. Not one to be engaged in friendly banter (but she isn't disrespectful either). My lady asked is they had truffles and she quickly and very dryly replied "Don't you know we are out of season, of course we don't have em!".

You can tell this place has a regular crowd and the cars outside let you know they are an affluent crowd. I had their filet mignon and it was a BIG HEARTY dish. I really enjoyed it but I was caught by surprise by the size of the dish. I wished I had known about it before hand so I could have ordered something else OR ordered less appetizers. Regardless, it was thoroughly enjoyable.



Place is a bit dark, bit stuffy and very ~classic~ in its feel.

We didn't see anyone young, most patrons looked over fifty. So I would say... If you are somewhat young (under 40) and trying to have some quality time with your partner and don't want to run into people you know, then this might be the right place :wink: :wink:.

If I need to have a discreet moment/place, then I KNOW i'll be coming back here!

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1  Thank PRFoodsie
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Reviewed 11 May 2014 via mobile

My wife and I and friend had an excellent experience at this quaint Italian restaurant. From the valet parking, the waitstaff, meeting the chef and the overall service was great. Food was perfect with excellent presentation and a lot to choose from. Make sure to ask what the specials of the night are, we had several and they were awesome. Am planning on returning soon.

2  Thank Whitma
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Reviewed 14 November 2013

This is hands down the best Italian restaurant in Puerto Rico; true Italian cuisine with its unique flavors, combinations of savors and “light” sophistication. Chef Alberto Gianati puts as much dedication in something as basic as his (excellent) gnocchi 4 formagi as he does in his branzino served with a light white wine sauce and roasted vegetables. The menu offers a large variety of options which are complemented with the day’s specials based on the day’s fresh deliveries. Marí, the Maitre D, will help with your selection or accommodate practically any special request whether on the menu or not. Marí is full of energy and takes pride in maintaining the high standard of the establishment both in the kitchen and in the dining room. If you are wearing shorts and flip-flops and are looking for a pizza joint, this is NOT the place you’re looking for. The atmosphere is intimate, the dining room is small and patrons usually speak in a soft tone (rare occurrence in PR). If your children spend their time playing video games at the dining table or have a tendency to be loud, spare yourself the trouble and either leave them with the babysitter or look for another place. Having a meal at Casa Italia is like being invited to a friend for diner. It’s a privilege and not a due and it’s the chance to experience a unique gastronomical feat.

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3  Thank Replicant_Roy
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Reviewed 26 September 2013

Many restaurants announces great italian food but, its not true. This excellent restaurant offers genuine Italian appetizers, dinner and desserts!! The ambiance is very nice and relaxing. Highly recommended!!

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