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LRI Business Plaza, Makati, Luzon, Philippines
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Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Delicious!

I tried the Garden Salad, Bresaola appetizer (a rich, air-dried salted beef) and the Tagliatella Tartufo pasta, all of them were very tasty. My friend ordered the pizza with 4 Different Varieties. Its a good idea to be able to enjoy four kinds of pizza served on one plate, he loved it. After... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 12, 2015
Veronica D
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Singapore
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Vancouver, Canada
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2015

Had one of the best meals in Manila. Good quality food. Great service and just a really laid back nice experience.

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Thank independentVan
Melbourne, Australia
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114 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2015

Dinner with friends last night. Very authentic Italian dining, pleasant atmosphere, very good waiting staff. Service was fast and unobtrusive. Wine list is excellent, plus beers, cocktails etc. Great looking pasta as well.

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Thank 655Denis
Philippines
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69 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Caruso offers the best quality and service you can expect from an Italian restaurant or from any kind of restaurant, for what that matters. The attention for the selection of ingredients and the selection of every dish is exceptional and definitely very unusual in Manila, where in most Makati restaurants junk food is widely preferred.

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Thank Island_boy75
Sharon, Connecticut
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205 reviews
163 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

We had a very enjoyable dinner and while the prices are expensive, all of the dishes we had were very well done. We will definitely return.

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Thank Bruce C
Singapore
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

I tried the Garden Salad, Bresaola appetizer (a rich, air-dried salted beef) and the Tagliatella Tartufo pasta, all of them were very tasty. My friend ordered the pizza with 4 Different Varieties. Its a good idea to be able to enjoy four kinds of pizza served on one plate, he loved it. After finishing off the delicious food, we capped... More 

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Thank Veronica D
Newquay, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

A visit back to my birth town and whilst here invariably I try to include a visit to Cafe Caruso this small Italian town restaurant, nothing flash about the decor , just a very busy Italian serving great food at reasonable prices, and with a cheerful management and staff. Due to town market alterations the restaurant will be resited and... More 

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Thank Roy055
Manila, Philippines
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141 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

Located across the street of Alliance Francaise, we decided to walk in for lunch as we didn't have to move our parked car (parking is scarce in this area which might be a problem on busy evenings). We had spinach ravioli, tuna carpaccio, brushetta and a pizza. All of the dishes were good. Nothing fancy but good. Prices were on... More 

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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38 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2013

I'm Italian, and when I go for Italian food probably I'm a bit severe in my evaluations. Having read quite good reviews, I was having great expectations about Caffe' Caruso. Well, at the end of the evening I was having a mixed feeling. The restaurant is located in Makati, in a quite busy area, and parking might be a problem.... More 

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Thank lucassen
Makati, Philippines
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61 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2013

Can't say it enough pizza, pizza, pizza! The food at Caruso is good but if it's pizza you are looking for this is the place, probably the best in Makati. I like the open kitchen, parking is always easy and the service while not over the top is decent. They have a good selection of Italian food and will even... More 

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1 Thank Mister-Makati
Ottawa, Canada
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149 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2013

Best authentic Italian I`ve had so far in Manila. Easy to see there is a strong Italian influence behind everything in this restaurant from the ambiance, wood oven, open kitchen, wine list, and service, to the quality and selection of food. Located directly across from the Alliance Francaise in Makati, this Italian resto is deceivingly large and an unexpected treasure... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: LRI Business Plaza, Makati, Luzon, Philippines
  • Location: Asia  >  Philippines  >  Luzon  >  Metro Manila  >  Makati

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza, Cafe

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