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2101 FREMONT ST, Monterey, CA 93940
(831) 375-5014
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4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm

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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Yummy

I enjoyed my dinner here. Tasty Italian, well prepared. Friendly staff, I had an early dinner so not many customers. Staff checked in a few times during my meal to make sure everything was ok. I would eat here again.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 13, 2015
josch1122
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Palm Springs
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58 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Palm Springs
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158 reviews 158 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

I enjoyed my dinner here. Tasty Italian, well prepared. Friendly staff, I had an early dinner so not many customers. Staff checked in a few times during my meal to make sure everything was ok. I would eat here again.

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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

We choose this place because it was right across the street from our motel. After reading the Yelp reviews we were skeptical about it because of its low rating. We still went because it was convenient. We ordered the lobster ravioli, garlic cheese bread, chicken calzone, prawn linguine, and the Greek salad. We were surprised how big the portions were.... More 

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Middle Village, New York
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49 reviews 49 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

We were staying in Monterey for a few days after a cruise out of San Francisco. We were staying at the Best Western nearby and decided that we had a taste for Italian and didn't want to go searching through downtown. Much to our surprise, they were closed Sunday night. Ok. We'll go on Monday. But Monday they were closed... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

We had a party of six and everybody's food was excellent! I ordered a basil and mushroom pizza that was so fresh and tasty. The others ordered pasta dishes and the sauces were amazing! Service was spot on as well and they were all super friendly and knowledgeable about the food they serve there. Decor could definitely use some updating.... More 

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Littleton, Colorado
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103 reviews 103 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

I ate at Caruso's on a Sunday night and enjoyed the quiet location. The menu was traditional with pizza that is claimed to be their speciality. I had spaghetti and ravioli. Enjoyable, but average.

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Oakland, California
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31 reviews 31 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Caruso's is across the street from the Comfort Inn that we were staying at. You just walk to the corner and cross the street, was very convenient. We had a pizza that we shared and one person had Meatball and Spaghetti. The pizza was deep dish and delicious and the meatball was large and very filling.

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East Sussex, United Kingdom
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89 reviews 89 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014 via mobile

Busy Friday evening. Staff seem rushed and trying to serve too many customers. Pizzas were good but bases could have been thinner and crispy. Two pizzas, one beer and 1/2 carafe red wine ...$60?

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

My wife cannot eat garlic (I know it's sad ). Many non-chain Italian places will make her Alfredo without the garlic and not only did they do that here, they also made us a batch of bread before dinner with no garlic that we didn't even ask for. As for my lasagna... It was huge, meaty, and one of the... More 

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Warsaw, Poland
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8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Tasty food and very nice service. Open only until 10pm, a lot of tables inside, but it was not busy, maybe 5-6 customers around. Good selection of beer, nice pizza with option of free box to take leftover home.

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Ventura, California
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

The bread was so good!! It came free with our dinner. I also loved the lasagna, totally worth the wait. Great food in a crappy part of town.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2101 FREMONT ST, Monterey, CA 93940
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey Peninsula  >  Monterey
  • Phone Number: (831) 375-5014

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza
Open Hours
Sunday
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?