We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Caruso's Tuscan Cuisine

115 San Jose Ave, Capitola, CA 95010-3261
+1 831-465-9040
Website
Share
Save
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent76%
  • Very good20%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“tiramisu” (17 reviews)
“spaghetti” (5 reviews)
“pizza” (17 reviews)
Closed Now
Hours
CUISINES
Italian
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
115 San Jose Ave, Capitola, CA 95010-3261
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (114)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 110 reviews

Reviewed May 29, 2018 via mobile

For my wife’s birthday dinner with our adult kids, she selected Caruso’s. None of us had ever eaten there so we were not sure if we had made a good choice. We arrived with reservations but due to the very small seating area we had...More

Thank Rodney A
Reviewed April 6, 2018

This place was recommended by family. This is a small family run restaurant with limited seating so get there early or make reservations. We were seated for 6. The service was friendly and great. Food was good quality but nothing special. Enjoyed our dinner more...More

Thank Joe M
Reviewed March 26, 2018 via mobile

Small restaurant (max 20 guests at a time) centrally located in the middle of Capitola by the sea. Quick service and good pizza with a bit expensive wine for the quality. Closes early (9 pm) on Sundays as most other restaurants in Capitola.

Thank Magne N
Reviewed March 2, 2018

Food and service is world class. Get there early or have a reservation because this is a busy place!

Thank lukebabs
Reviewed January 4, 2018

All six of us just loved our dinner, from THE best appetizer we've ever had....to the Tiramisu, not a weak dish. We have to leave Sunday, but will probably go back again before our vacation is over. Wish we lived closer!!!

Thank nana992016
Reviewed January 2, 2018

We had a hankering for Italian food while in town and saw the reviews about their great gnocchi, so decided to try them out. We both ordered a different gnocchi dish, and it was probably the best gnocchi I've ever had. It's also reasonably priced....More

Thank docbisio
Reviewed November 9, 2017

Delicious dinner. I would make reservation if possible. Waiting next door at Cava Wine bar and had a glass of wine.

Thank Olivia F
Reviewed October 11, 2017 via mobile

Everything was delicious. We enjoyed sitting at the counter and watching the pasta chef. The waitress/owner was very nice. We would go back.

Thank Nancy W
Reviewed October 8, 2017

Attentive friendly service and authentic Italalian food. So glad we found it. We were made really welcome by the owner and thoroughly enjoyed our burrata, ravioli and gnocchi. We were also lucky enough to be in Capitola on 8th October and witness the amazing annual...More

Thank RobHBird
Reviewed September 6, 2017 via mobile

My husband and I loved this place. The pizza we shared as an appetizer reminded us of pizza we had in Florence. Our main course, chicken saltimbocca, was delicious. Service great. We will definitely come back.

Thank DanK95620
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 4 hotels in Capitola
Capitola Hotel
323 reviews
.03 km away
Capitola Venetian Hotel
134 reviews
.15 km away
Best Western Plus Capitola By-The-Sea Inn & Suites
733 reviews
1.24 km away
Fairfield Inn & Suites Santa Cruz - Capitola
386 reviews
1.26 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Pizza My Heart
180 reviews
.06 km away
Paradise Beach Grille
336 reviews
.07 km away
Mr. Toots Coffeehouse
100 reviews
.06 km away
Nearby Attractions
Capitola Beach
334 reviews
.10 km away
Capitola Historical Museum
30 reviews
.25 km away
Sante Adairius Rustic Ales
15 reviews
1.24 km away
Armida Winery
6 reviews
.11 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Ralph S
July 23, 2016|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from MeliSerriteno | Property representative |
Hi Ralph- I do apologize. We don't have an outdoor patio area. Thank you Caruso's
0
Votes
jude988
November 1, 2015|
Answer
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.
0
Votes
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$33
Cuisine
Meals
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, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Tuesday
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Wednesday
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Thursday
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Friday
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Saturday
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
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
  • E-mail
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing