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Caruso's Tuscan Cuisine

115 San Jose Ave, Capitola, CA 95010-3261
+1 831-465-9040
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good19%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“tiramisu” (16 reviews)
“pollo” (5 reviews)
“spaghetti” (5 reviews)
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115 San Jose Ave, Capitola, CA 95010-3261
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

So glad we stopped in very small family owned restaurant we had pizza and pasta The sauce was amazing definitely if in the area you must stop by

Thank flyinghighFlorida
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

We have walked by here dozens of times and never given it a thought to stop. Last night we did and was very surprised how good the food was. We asked around because you are inches from the next person. The salads were good, but...More

Thank timteresa0
Reviewed 27 March 2017

We stumbled upon this place after realizing we'd been so enamored with the waves, we'd skipped lunch. It's one block up from the beach, and you can smell the goodness from the sidewalk. We lucked out and arrived just a few minutes after they opened....More

Thank AmySue1981
Reviewed 8 March 2017

We stumbled upon Caruso's on a side street in Capitola. Had several locals inside and every person in it was raving about the food. Funny thing is, it was the chef's night off so they had a more restricted menu. Food was wonderful, woman running...More

Thank SherryLC88
Reviewed 20 February 2017

This is a wonderful find - a little restaurant that seats about 20. The staff was very friendly, and helpful, and our meal was delicious. We had the burrata, procuitto, and tomato special that was perfect. A good glass of wine was recommended. My daughter...More

Thank mshrubress64
Reviewed 15 February 2017

This place is like eating with family...that love you and can cook! We came here for my birthday this year and were not disappointed. The service is exceptional - probably the best I've had anywhere in the area - made us feel special and well...More

Thank jware212
Reviewed 8 February 2017

Really nice tiny restaurant with maybe 6 tables and a small counter to eat. No liquor, and very limited wine list, but outstanding friendly service. The place is a bit dated with 80's decor and kitchy Italian decorations, but the menu is long and well...More

Thank SirNose
Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

I took my parents here for my mom's birthday and we could not have been happier with the way this place turned out. The staff and our waitress in particular were amazing! She was very attentive and personable. The food was delicious and very authentic....More

1  Thank Jake S
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

We eat here every time we are in town. This time was able to bring my 85 year old very picky Italian Mama. And she gave it a thumbs up. The gnocchi are my favorite. The tiramisu is heaven. Very friendly professional staff. See you...More

Thank hippimama715
Reviewed 12 November 2016

the service on our first (and Last) visit here was a disaster. Friends who go their often invited us to join them. They knew our server well, and chatted with him for awhile after we were seated. The salad, appetizer and wine came out within...More

Thank roamingnoni
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Ralph S
Do you allow dogs on your outdoor patio?
24 July 2016|
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Response from MeliSerriteno | Property representative |
Hi Ralph- I do apologize. We don't have an outdoor patio area. Thank you Caruso's
Jim and i are holding a reservation to stay with you from October 4-7. We are an older couple and will be arriving by train from Rome. How do we get up to Villa Pane? Because we have never been to southern Italy we are looking forward to this experience. When I made reservations some time ago I requested a room with 2 beds and we want a room that is light and has a view of the sea. Hope to hear from you soon. Thank you Judy Nielsen Our confirmation # is121497321189
2 November 2015|
Response from LovelyLMP | Reviewed this property |
This traveler is asking about a place in Italy. The restaurant I visited is in Capitola, CA, USA. Please direct the question to the right place.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$33
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Highchairs Available, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 115 San Jose Ave, Capitola, CA 95010-3261
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Capitola
  • Phone Number: +1 831-465-9040
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