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Caruso's Tuscan Cuisine

115 San Jose Ave, Capitola, CA 95010-3261
+1 831-465-9040
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good20%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“spaghetti” (5 reviews)
“prosciutto” (5 reviews)
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115 San Jose Ave, Capitola, CA 95010-3261
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I loved this place. The pizza we shared as an appetizer reminded us of pizza we had in Florence. Our main course, chicken saltimbocca, was delicious. Service great. We will definitely come back.

Thank DanK95620
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very friendly and attentive servers and very nice decor. Starters and mains were fresh and tasty with a good bottle of valpolicella to compliment the meal. Good ambiance to enjoy a family dinner.

Thank Al L
Reviewed 15 July 2017

For Italian with charm, this is you place. As cozy as it gets, the food is beyond great. Terrrific wines available at reasonable prices. The bread is fabulous but don't fill yourself in it, because the positions are quite generous!

Thank socalgalp
Reviewed 9 June 2017 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
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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
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly
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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