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Caruso's Tuscan Cuisine

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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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“tiramisu” (17 reviews)
“spaghetti” (5 reviews)
“pizza” (17 reviews)
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115 San Jose Ave, Capitola, CA 95010-3261
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Reviewed June 2, 2016

Nice Italian food, served well, in friendly intimate atmosphere. We ate there one night & booked for the following evening. The waiter remembered our christian names, welcomed us like friends & the atmosphere again was easy & unhurried - unusual in US.

Thank nobesfam
Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

We stopped by family of four for dinner around 5pm. They kindly told us party in 1.5 hours so should be good. Service was great, our waiter was kind and did a great job. 2 pizzas, 2 pasta carbonara a. All was great minus the...More

Thank Gelliott415
Reviewed June 1, 2016

We were looking for a restaurant with delicious, comforting food and good atmosphere. Caruso's fit just what we were looking for. The restaurant in very small - maybe a handful of tables - and be prepared to squeeze in. Service was very good and food...More

Thank OutoftheBay
Reviewed May 15, 2016 via mobile

I know, Pizza and Tiramisu, basic, right? Not everyone gets it right, for my taste, of course (I'm Italian). Their vegetarian or the margheritta are very good, but they also have other stuff in the menu that you need to try!!

Thank Mauricio O
Reviewed April 10, 2016 via mobile

We had a wonderful meal on a Sunday evening. It's a tiny place with a lovely feel to it. Managed to be seated in minutes. Service was fast and friendly. I had a salmon dish from the specials which was cooked to perfection. The pizzas...More

Thank Cheryl D
Reviewed December 15, 2015

My family was in the Capitola (Santa Cruz) area and we went to Caruso's in Capitola Village for dinner, they accommodated the 7 of us in their small space by moving a couple of tables around in their small and intimate restaurant. The smells from...More

2  Thank CapitolaGuy
Reviewed November 22, 2015

My wife and I decided to return to Capitola for our 8th anniversary on November 17, 2015. We had eaten at Caruso's several years before and really enjoyed it. They don't take reservations, so we called and Augusto, the owner said if we came early,...More

Thank Michael A
Reviewed October 5, 2015

Didn't have a reservation but were seated straight away. Service was knowledgeable and helpful Nice wine choices but what appeared to be limited stock. Brave attempt at a pollo saltimboca but the Veal scallopini was substituted by lamb which really didn't work. Worth another visit...More

1  Thank Daveandavril
Reviewed September 17, 2015

Arrived promptly at 5:00. They only take reservations for parties of 6 or more and there are only 7 tables and bar seating in the restaurant. Only open 5 to 9 pm Tuesday to Sunday. My hubby and I split a mista salad and it...More

1  Thank Danice
Reviewed September 11, 2015

Dined here with 2 work colleagues and we were very happy to find Caruso's. We sat at the bar and watched the chef in action and seeing all the food being prepared made it even harder to choose. I opted for a Prosciutto Pizza which...More

1  Thank Laura H
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Questions & Answers
Ralph S
July 23, 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
November 1, 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
$10 - $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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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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