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Casa Dora Italian Cafe

) #156 of 1,618 Restaurants in Jacksonville ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Italian, Pizza
108 E Forsyth St, Jacksonville, FL 32202-3318
+1 904-356-8282
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible7%
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“garlic bread” (8 reviews)
“lasagna” (9 reviews)
“cheesecake” (8 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza
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108 E Forsyth St, Jacksonville, FL 32202-3318
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Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the few things that I really miss about working downtown is eating at Casa Dora. The food is delicious, whether you get a couple of New York style slices or something heartier. Freddie, the owner, is always a pleasure to chat with and...More

Thank DHTravelAdvisers
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Place was dated but we were giving it the benefit of the doubt because reviews were good. Cook was dropping food on the floor, pizza toppings were bad, excuse was because they were closed yesterday and would be closed tomorrow. If u are not going...More

Thank Sherry A
Reviewed 30 April 2017

We dropped in, a group of 7 people and were welcomed by Fred (the owner). It took a looong time before he was able to take our orders, but he dropped by from time to time with some friendly bantering and assured us that the...More

Thank Kropell
Reviewed 30 March 2017

We popped into this place before a show at the Florida Theatre. It was set up like a buffet/salad bar. Once we decided what we wanted the gentlemen behind the serving trays scooped our food out and proceeded to heat it up in the microwave....More

1  Thank Matt C
Reviewed 14 March 2017

We went there as a group of about 30 and had the back room. Fred, the owner, was great fun and treated us like members of his family. The food was very good and there was a lot of it. It was a fun place...More

Thank DonnieRam
Reviewed 7 March 2017

Stopped in here the day before Valentines Day. We were staying at the Hyatt 2 blocks away. Wasn't sure what to expect as it was a Monday and downtown area gets pretty quiet at night. This place was fantastic.! The best meal I have had...More

1  Thank travelcrazy58
Reviewed 6 March 2017

After all the recommendations and rave reviews, I was very disppointed with my meal here. I came by for lunch, midday and had spaghetti and a salad. The spaghetti was sauce was watery and thin..barely any tomato, and was bland. The salad was a bowl...More

1  Thank TenWill_Beach
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

We were attending show at the nearby Florida Theater and needed dinner. Went by the Casa Dora restaurant and let walking only to return after the staff at theater Recommended it. To be honest it was outstanding!! Manager was warm and inviting. Wait staff as...More

1  Thank yarnel2001
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

Love coming here to get a truly authentic independent dining experience. Right next to Florida Theater and the BAP art gallery. Always a good experience and value. Chicken Bianca and a generous pour on Friday night make for a great night in downtown Jax

1  Thank KMBud
Reviewed 9 February 2017

In town for a conference. My Uber driver mentioned that Casa Dora had good food as we drove by. Later that day as I wandered around downtown Jacksonville, I found myself outside the restaurant. I stopped to look at the menu and check it out....More

Thank jelmwood
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 15
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 108 E Forsyth St, Jacksonville, FL 32202-3318
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Jacksonville
  • Phone Number: +1 904-356-8282
Casa Dora Italian Restaurant is located in Downtown Jacksonville on East Forsyth Street next to the Florida Theatre. You can find the owner Chef Sam Hassan and the store manager Freddie in the restaurant each day. They have been cooking homemade Italian food with love and care since 1976. Stop by and try some of Casa Dora's delicious food and see why 'Homemade is Better.'
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