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LRI Business Plaza, Makati, Luzon, Philippines
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Frankfurt, Germany
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4 reviews
Reviewed 8 May 2016

i just love their menu as real authentic italian food, thin pizze as they should be non of that oil soaking stuff u get elsewehre, perfect starters imported directly from italy, loads of excellent wines. only short coming for my taste are the deserts which are very much on the to sweet side, but thats probably paying tribute to the... More 

Thank griffingmbh
Vancouver, Canada
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 November 2015

Had one of the best meals in Manila. Good quality food. Great service and just a really laid back nice experience.

Thank independentVan
Melbourne, Australia
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361 reviews
216 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 September 2015

Dinner with friends last night. Very authentic Italian dining, pleasant atmosphere, very good waiting staff. Service was fast and unobtrusive. Wine list is excellent, plus beers, cocktails etc. Great looking pasta as well.

Thank 655Denis
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87 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 June 2015

Caruso offers the best quality and service you can expect from an Italian restaurant or from any kind of restaurant, for what that matters. The attention for the selection of ingredients and the selection of every dish is exceptional and definitely very unusual in Manila, where in most Makati restaurants junk food is widely preferred.

1 Thank Island_boy75
Sharon, Connecticut
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244 reviews
194 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2015

We had a very enjoyable dinner and while the prices are expensive, all of the dishes we had were very well done. We will definitely return.

Thank Bruce C
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2015

I tried the Garden Salad, Bresaola appetizer (a rich, air-dried salted beef) and the Tagliatella Tartufo pasta, all of them were very tasty. My friend ordered the pizza with 4 Different Varieties. Its a good idea to be able to enjoy four kinds of pizza served on one plate, he loved it. After finishing off the delicious food, we capped... More 

Thank Veronica D
Newquay, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 September 2014

A visit back to my birth town and whilst here invariably I try to include a visit to Cafe Caruso this small Italian town restaurant, nothing flash about the decor , just a very busy Italian serving great food at reasonable prices, and with a cheerful management and staff. Due to town market alterations the restaurant will be resited and... More 

Thank Roy055
Manila, Philippines
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141 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 140 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 June 2014

Located across the street of Alliance Francaise, we decided to walk in for lunch as we didn't have to move our parked car (parking is scarce in this area which might be a problem on busy evenings). We had spinach ravioli, tuna carpaccio, brushetta and a pizza. All of the dishes were good. Nothing fancy but good. Prices were on... More 

1 Thank Thebeachwanderer
Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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40 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 November 2013

I'm Italian, and when I go for Italian food probably I'm a bit severe in my evaluations. Having read quite good reviews, I was having great expectations about Caffe' Caruso. Well, at the end of the evening I was having a mixed feeling. The restaurant is located in Makati, in a quite busy area, and parking might be a problem.... More 

Thank lucassen
Makati, Philippines
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64 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 November 2013

Can't say it enough pizza, pizza, pizza! The food at Caruso is good but if it's pizza you are looking for this is the place, probably the best in Makati. I like the open kitchen, parking is always easy and the service while not over the top is decent. They have a good selection of Italian food and will even... More 

1 Thank Mister-Makati

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Restaurant Details

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Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: LRI Business Plaza, Makati, Luzon, Philippines
  • Location: Asia  >  Philippines  >  Luzon  >  Metro Manila  >  Makati

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?