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Caruso's Tuscan Cuisine

115 San Jose Ave, Capitola, CA 95010-3261
831-465-9040
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  • English first
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English first
Longmont, Colorado
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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

Besides have an excellent food experience, we thought the wait staff was wonderful. Our waitresses were cheerful, a little sassy (on the good-natured side) and brought a nice atmosphere to the dining experience. The was well prepared and the wine selection was paired well with the food. Located 1/2 block from the sea-shore in old-town Capitola, this was a very... More 

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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

Ranked #1 in capitola, deserves every star hands down. Drove down to Capitola to see the beach and maybe shop, after a storm and before Christmas. Quaint, quiet town on the winter. Decided to stay for dinner, after being intrigued by menu at caruso's. Greeted by new owners Melissa and Carlos, extremely gracious. We decided to try the asparagus and... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Excellent food & fantastic service. Place is smaller (8 tables) so get there early. Gnocchi like mama used to make and a Tiramisu that is not to be missed. Jason (my server)...thanks for the tip on the Redwood forest nearby, I really enjoyed the hiking

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Westfield, Wisconsin
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65 reviews 65 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

I was pleasantly suprised to find a varying menu of seafood choices as well as some good daily specials. The salmon pizza was delicious!

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Danville, California
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Reasonably short menu with no fancy frills, but the food is excellent, the staff is friendly and personable, and prices are very reasonable. The owners love what they do and have a lot to be proud of. I counted seats ... maybe 18. They don't take reservations. Deal with it. Get there early, put your name on the list, and... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Tiny restaurant with great food. Perfect for romantic evening or night out with the teenagers. Beautiful location on the village of Capitola. Good prices, great food. Make a reservation or you may have to wait a bit. Not open on Monday or Tuesday but worth visiting

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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 via mobile

Always putting my trust in the daily special, I ordered the fresh, literally just caught, halibut. It was the best I've ever tasted. Cooked perfectly & more than generously sized, I thought there was no way I would be able to finish this beautiful meal that was set before me. Wrong! I savored every morsel! Halibut prepared ala Tuscan is... More 

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Bern, Switzerland
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73 reviews 73 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

If you like italian food (I mean the real italian food), this is the place to visit! The owners are very friendly, you can talk italian, spanish and of course english, so we had great chats with them. But of course, the italian food is delicious! The restaurant only has about 7 tables and they take reservations only for parties... More 

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Capitola, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

This is our favorite restaurant in Capitola. The only bad part is when they are closed! I lived in Italy and search for real Italian food...this is it!!

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california
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52 reviews 52 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014 via mobile

Wow!!!!! Amazing!!!!! From the tiny intimate space to the wonderful owners!!! 6 of us went for a 50 th bday. From the time we sat down everything was perfect!!! The calamari was so tender and fresh. Buratta with tomatoes soooo good. I had the truffle raviolis wow!!! N yum!!! Just like Florence. My friends had the gnocchi and raved about... More 

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Additional Information about Caruso's Tuscan Cuisine

Address: 115 San Jose Ave, Capitola, CA 95010-3261
Phone Number: 831-465-9040
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Capitola
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Cuisine: Italian

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