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Caruso's Restaurant

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2435 N 200 W, between Crooked Lake and Lake James, Angola, IN 46703-9147
+1 260-833-2617
11:00 - 14:00
Closed now
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Sun 16:00 - 20:00
Tue - Fri 11:00 - 14:00
Fri - Sat 16:00 - 21:00
Sat - Sun 11:30 - 14:00
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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The best home grown Italian restaurant around! Several visits have made me a die hard fan. Pasta? Incredible. Ambience? Amazing. Staff? Top notch. Breadsticks? To die for. Enjoy.

Thank amyscribner
LaGrange, Indiana
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A friend of mine had never been here to eat and I talked her into eating here. She wanted to go to Bob Evans or Pizza Hut, man, I wish I would have listened to her. We didn't pay attention to the time, so yes, we did the unthinkable, we walked into this restaurant at 1:45 on a Thursday afternoon!... More 

Thank grandmacookin
Management response:

We are sorry that you were disappointed with your visit. Our recipes and staff for over 40 years remain the same. If you would be so kind as to contact us by phone, we would like to talk with you about your next visit. More 

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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are looking for superb Italian cuisine, this is THE restaurant to visit. Caruso's has been in the Angola area for forty years, and they continue to provide excellent food to its patrons. I recommend their pasta, and their salmon streak - "acquolina in bocca"! - so good! My wife is a bit more adventurous, enjoys their salads and... More 

Thank Jim H
Angola, Indiana
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5 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

This is one of our favorite restaurants. We can count on good food and good service. Summer fun and Caruso go hand and hand.

Thank Bettie W
Cedar Lake, Indiana
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29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2017

Trip Advisor was correct again. This place was just right. Food was great, wait staff was friendly and the prices were fair. A wide range of food selection, able to please everyone. Our group of 15 was just that...... Pleased.

Thank Michael G
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6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

Service was friendly and prompt. Ambiance was very nice. Pizza was good, but if you are looking for Chicago style deep dish pizza, this was not it!

Thank Betty H
Angola, Indiana
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20 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017

First visit to Caruso's, food, and service were average at best. Not the best way to spend $50.00 Not sure if I would return based on the visit. Breadsticks however were awesome, they were fresh and hot.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

A staple around the Lake James area; always bustling and for a good reason. The food is consistently great, the service warm and expeditious. Not a bargain of a meal, but worth the money as it truly is delicious. Does not disappoint.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Fort Wayne, Indiana
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38 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

I have been going to Caruso's since I was a little kid. We had a tradition of going there every Friday for pizza, even though we lived 30 minutes away. They always had the Franke booth waiting when we got there! The quality of the food has not changed one bit! It is every bit as good as what it... More 

Thank Hyesagmn
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43 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

Always great food no matter what you order. I have never had anything that wasn't good, fresh, and hot. The bread sticks are amazing. Authentic Italian food and family owned and operated.

Thank Randal M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$9 - US$28
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
16:00 - 20:00
11:30 - 14:00
11:00 - 14:00
11:00 - 14:00
11:00 - 14:00
11:00 - 14:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2435 N 200 W, between Crooked Lake and Lake James, Angola, IN 46703-9147
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Angola
  • Phone Number: +1 260-833-2617
Family-owned and operated full service restaurant since 1976. Family friendly and full-service bar with Italian and American cuisine. Full menu is available for takeout. Gluten free menu available.

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Elkhart, IN
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?