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5 Varo Terrace, TS18 1JY, England
+44 1642 633133
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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Our family came here for a 16th birthday. We were all so impressed with the staff and the food. They where brilliant with the kids and made our experience at the resteraunt great!

Thank Georgina W
Rotherham, United Kingdom
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131 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Haven't been for a while but again, the standard of service and food is the same, amazing. The Bruschetta was a great starter to begin with and we decided on fillet steaks this time. My mouth waters just remembering what it was like to eat. As usual Rocco comes to talk to us and passes tips on re cooking. I... More 

Thank Jellygo
Stockton-on-Tees, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited here on a Friday night (7pm) to find it really busy and buzzing. A very friendly place where families are catered for. We had a lovely waitress who got our drinks quite quickly. A bit of a wait to place our order but it really was busy. I had the Pollo Diana and it was really delicious. This is... More 

Thank Linda J
Darlington, England, United Kingdom
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60 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Booked for 7pm & found the place busy, busy, busy! They have an early bird slot from 5-7pm so caught the tail end of that but we were quickly shown to our table -very cosy with a minimalist space between us & the table (very) close by so conversations were shared all round! Having said that our drinks came quickly... More 

Thank Dennis H
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great time at rocco's Italian restaurant caruso. Brilliant food and atmosphere definite must when you are in the Stockton area

Thank Les B
Stockton-on-Tees, United Kingdom
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Always love to pay a visit here when considering Italian! Excellent value especially in happy hour. Food is delicious and authentic. Staff and owner are legendary!

Thank whaleynj
Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First time visitor for husbands 50th birthday. Heard how nice the food is, and it is very nice. My daughter had potato skins then calzone pizza. The waiter said that we could choose any filling, though it wasn't on the menu. I had prawns in lobster sauce and hotshot Parmo (for those who are not local, it's chicken in breadcrumbs... More 

Thank Diane M
Stockton-on-Tees, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came here after having heard very good things about this place, in addition to the fact the owner is actually Italian so we were expecting a true Italian Restaurant pretty much like the ones in our homecountry. It turned out to be such a dispappointment unfortunately and it is not the first time this happens in an Italian owned... More 

Thank AlexRinaldi_91
United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very busy but happy to fit us in early. Chose pizza and salad and it came out quickly and was very fresh and tasty. Owner very friendly as were the staff. As nothing was too much trouble. Would definitely go again next time in the area.

Thank blossom966
Stockton-on-Tees, United Kingdom
1 review
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After reading the reviews on trip advisor about this restaurant me and my boyfriend booked a table for Saturday night. We ordered the squid and Mussels for starters. where do I begin, the squid was like something you would buy from Iceland frozen food shop tasteless!! the salad was plain with no dressing very bog standard, the mussels were the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$12 - $18
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Local cuisine, Large groups, Special occasions, Kids, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Varo Terrace, TS18 1JY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Stockton-on-Tees
  • Phone Number: +44 1642 633133
Caruso. Our great authentic Italian restaurant offers a unique and welcoming environment in which to share life's best moments with friends and family whilst enjoying our delicious food, dessert and wines. You'll be greeted by the enticing aromas of freshly home cooked meals which has been our focus since we opened our doors 35 years ago. Italian food has long been synonymous with health, tradition, culture, history and authentic taste. "A tavola non si invecchia.- Italian proverb. Translation: "At the table with good friends and family you do not become old." We have a small but pleasant bar on entering, the menu is served in the restaurant, the feel is warm and welcoming. Rocco the owner, time permitting will greet you and show you to your table, he has been cooking all his life and brings Italian charm and good humour to the table.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?