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Caruso's Tuscan Cuisine

115 San Jose Ave, Capitola, CA 95010-3261
+1 831-465-9040
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good18%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“tiramisu” (17 reviews)
“spaghetti” (5 reviews)
“prosciutto” (5 reviews)
$$ - $$$
115 San Jose Ave, Capitola, CA 95010-3261
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Reviewed 2 June 2016

We were looking for a restaurant with delicious, comforting food and good atmosphere. Caruso's fit just what we were looking for. The restaurant in very small - maybe a handful of tables - and be prepared to squeeze in. Service was very good and food...More

Thank OutoftheBay
Reviewed 15 May 2016 via mobile

I know, Pizza and Tiramisu, basic, right? Not everyone gets it right, for my taste, of course (I'm Italian). Their vegetarian or the margheritta are very good, but they also have other stuff in the menu that you need to try!!

Thank Mauricio O
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Reviewed 11 April 2016 via mobile

We had a wonderful meal on a Sunday evening. It's a tiny place with a lovely feel to it. Managed to be seated in minutes. Service was fast and friendly. I had a salmon dish from the specials which was cooked to perfection. The pizzas...More

Thank Cheryl D
Reviewed 15 December 2015

My family was in the Capitola (Santa Cruz) area and we went to Caruso's in Capitola Village for dinner, they accommodated the 7 of us in their small space by moving a couple of tables around in their small and intimate restaurant. The smells from...More

2  Thank CapitolaGuy
Reviewed 23 November 2015

My wife and I decided to return to Capitola for our 8th anniversary on November 17, 2015. We had eaten at Caruso's several years before and really enjoyed it. They don't take reservations, so we called and Augusto, the owner said if we came early,...More

Thank Michael A
Reviewed 6 October 2015

Didn't have a reservation but were seated straight away. Service was knowledgeable and helpful Nice wine choices but what appeared to be limited stock. Brave attempt at a pollo saltimboca but the Veal scallopini was substituted by lamb which really didn't work. Worth another visit...More

1  Thank Daveandavril
Reviewed 18 September 2015

Arrived promptly at 5:00. They only take reservations for parties of 6 or more and there are only 7 tables and bar seating in the restaurant. Only open 5 to 9 pm Tuesday to Sunday. My hubby and I split a mista salad and it...More

1  Thank Danice
Reviewed 11 September 2015

Dined here with 2 work colleagues and we were very happy to find Caruso's. We sat at the bar and watched the chef in action and seeing all the food being prepared made it even harder to choose. I opted for a Prosciutto Pizza which...More

1  Thank Laura H
Reviewed 31 August 2015

My wife and I tried this small restaurant and were very pleased. The waiter recommended that we split a salad and it was sufficient for two. She had the spaghetti pollo and I tried the spaghetti Mori 4. It was excellent. Every piece of seafood...More

1  Thank 64calbear
Reviewed 26 August 2015

OUTSTANDING! The food rates at the top of any we have had, and we have traveled the world, so this is saying a lot. I had the spaghetti polo and almost licked the plate. It was exquisite. My husband had the gnocchi and it was...More

Thank Rebecca998
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Questions & Answers
Ralph S
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
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
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Highchairs Available, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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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