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.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Caruso's Bistro Cucina Italiana & Pizzeria

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
264 Dove Run Shopping Center, Middletown, DE 19709
+1 302-449-0000
10:00 - 22:00
Open now
See all hours
Sun 11:00 - 21:00
Mon - Fri 10:00 - 22:00
Sat 11:00 - 22:00
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

60 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Showing 60: English reviews
Cherry Hill, New Jersey
2 reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had 7 people in our party.When we arrived and was told there would be a 10 min. wait.I looked at the menu and wed. special was 2 large pizzas w/toppings for $20.00.When we received the bill,I saw the pizza was $30.00.I showed it to the waitress and she showed me on the menu,at the very bottom, in prints so... More 

Thank tucucciolo1
Middletown, Delaware
Level Contributor
27 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious Italian dishes, always fresh and always served hot. And the Italian bread is just the best. I always buy a loaf to take home.

Thank Suzanne B
Boston, Massachusetts
Level Contributor
6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 26 February 2017

My server was fantastic and I was enjoying myself until the main dish came. It arrived without promised spinach and then when i bit into the fish I immediately could tell it was not flounder. It was a white fish but that is as close as it got. It was some kind of farm raised mealy texture and was too... More 

Thank TACoffee
Wilmington, Delaware
Level Contributor
18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2017

I stopped by around lunch time the other day and tried the upside down Sicilian pizza. It was delicious! Lots of garlic flavor. Not as thick as normal Sicilian.... Very crispy too. Loved it.

Thank alc262014
Townsend, United States
Level Contributor
5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 February 2017

We generally go there after church for our weekly pizza fix. There are many choices for different slices, personally love the Hawaiian and the upside down pizza. My fiance just loves the white pizza. The waiters are always super friendly, and now they even get our drinks ready when we walk in. The slices are heated up super hot like... More 

Thank susanjX185DZ
Level Contributor
11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Normally I get a pizza to go, but you can eat there as well. Service is very good. Thin crust pizza as well as Sicillian . Lunch and dinner are both good

Thank roncZ1136ZD
Level Contributor
5 reviews
Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

My husband is very picky about his weekly pizza and wings. We may have discount coupons for other franchise pizza places but he always wants this place. I don't mind I like it too!

Thank chris w
Middletown, Delaware
Level Contributor
15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2017

The Italian food is very good here. It is a small place in a shopping center so not fancy, though they are trying. ALL employees are extremely nice, especially the owner who is there most nights. Very good informal place with great food.

Thank SixpacK2007
Level Contributor
14 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Authentic Italian food served by friendly waiters. Great selection for such a small place! Only reason not to rate a 5 rating is the terribly small and cramped dining room. Each table is literally on top of the others and people waiting to eat or pick up takeout pizza watch you eat! Shame, because food is great!

Thank Lewesone
Middletown, Delaware
Level Contributor
192 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 234 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 October 2016

I have been a fan of Caruso's for many years, but I have noticed a drop off in value lately. The Pizza is still good, but they have really cut back on the cheese and toppings on them. I'm not one who likes a ton of cheese on my pie, but I do like it to cover the middle portion... More 

Thank Carbs88

Travellers who viewed Caruso's Bistro Cucina Italiana & Pizzeria also viewed


Been to Caruso's Bistro Cucina Italiana & Pizzeria? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

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
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 264 Dove Run Shopping Center, Middletown, DE 19709
  • Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  Middletown
  • Phone Number: +1 302-449-0000

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Caruso's Bistro Cucina Italiana & Pizzeria staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?