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“Just Ok!”

Caruso's Italian Restaurant
Ranked #846 of 1,819 Restaurants in Albuquerque
Price range: $5 - $30
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Takeout
Reviewed May 21, 2014

We went here this evening on a recommendation. It was nothing like I thought it would be.

It is ok if you are a college student or someone on a budget.

The salad dressing was the highlight of the meal.

We ordered the lasagna and it was merely tolerable. It lacked garlic, rosemary and oregano. In my humble opinion it fell terribly short of the mark.

I would rather eat frozen lasagna as to go back here.

Service was poor. The server acted as though he did not want to be there, and it showed big time.

The place is old and is in DIRE need of a remodel and a rework of the food.

Thank tah52
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Reviewed August 9, 2013

After a long day on the road and checking in at a nearby Hampton Inn, we drove down the road looking for a place to eat not knowing exactly what we were looking for. Since Italian looked good we stopped in literally by chance . . . and had a very good pasta dinner. The place isn't fancy but we found it homey, the staff very friendly, accommodating and the food very tasty. The pasta was cooked just right and the meatballs and sauce seasoned perfectly. We thoroughly enjoyed our meal here.

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Thank TFopinion
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Reviewed September 21, 2012

Only went once and was disappointed. Lackluster menu and food. This place reminds me of the 60s, as the interior has not been updated since then. The menu is very basic and tired. We won't be back.

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Thank BartoloNM
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Reviewed June 26, 2012

Not the best Italian you ever had but has the taste of Homade Cooking Italian Style.

I recommend the lasagna, a good alternative to the chain places!
Not the fanciest of places but clean and friendly!

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Thank Richardjr
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Reviewed October 20, 2011

Salad was iceberg lettuce with a ton of cheese, one pepperoni slice and store bought dressing. The bread was cold and stale. The manicotti was alright but nothing to write home about.

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Thank majeffries
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