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Caruso's Restaurant

434 N 4th Ave, Tucson, AZ 85705-8443
+1 520-624-5765
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good33%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“garlic bread” (28 reviews)
“lasagna” (29 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
434 N 4th Ave, Tucson, AZ 85705-8443
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I ordered chicken masala - very disappointed. This dish was presented with a thin, watery "sauce" that tasted more like piccata than marsala. The spaghetti was soggy, either overcooked or just cheap. I could tolerate onky a few bites. The chicken was tough and flavorless....More

Thank oregongirl12
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I went to Caruso’s for the 1st and LAST time. I ordered veal parmigiana with spaghetti and hubby ordered shrimp Mediterranean w/linguine with a white wine garlic sauce. Sounds good, right? So a waiter comes out with 2 plates in his hand.,...More

Thank Susie520
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

We haven't dined here in sometime, so we decided to stop in for lunch. The services and food were exceptional. We were seated quickly in the outside dinning area. Our waitress was outstanding. We ordered within 2 minutes of being seated. Our food was at...More

Thank Dan C
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

This is just a topical Italian restaurant, garlic garlic garlic. I had the special that was nothing special as far as taste goes. You might as well go to Olive Garden for half the price.

Thank 245Bill245
Reviewed 18 September 2017

#81 of 1,580 Restaurants in Tucson at the time of this writing... Wow?!! I highly recommend Caruso's! There are more elegant places, but none with more ambience or with better food. There is certainly no better value than Caruso's that I know of ... anywhere!...More

Thank Christopher E
Reviewed 18 September 2017

We ate here (party of 7) during a trip to Tucson. The service was good and the food was good, although it was not the best Italian I had eaten. The salad was nice!! Prices were reasonable..I will note they only serve beer and wine,...More

Thank iankarrie
Reviewed 17 September 2017

Stopped for lunch at Caruso's on a Sunday afternoon (about 1:00 PM). No wait - numerous tables available. We both ordered the Meatball Lunch plate. Bread and drinks were served pending the meal. The salads were brought shortly after. While waiting, the place began to...More

Thank Ron W
Reviewed 10 September 2017

Family and I ate here during our summer vacation. Great food, great service. The outdoor courtyard is a thing of beauty.

Thank dbscpa
Reviewed 9 September 2017

What a nice surprise in some great Italian when we ended up on 4th and hungry. I was reminded of some of the Italian eateries back east that are a throwback in time. I got the chicken parm with a BIG side salad and the...More

Thank betsnow
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

Had family dinner as step-daughter is UA graduate student. Did not have to wait to be seated (although it was Thursday). Service was great as was the food. Waitress kept drinks and bread replenished. Would definately go back on return visit to Tucson.

Thank Kevin P
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28 January 2017|
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Response from Betsy S | Reviewed this property |
They do have gluten free options, yes. Some of the sauces are NOT gluten free however. So don't get your hopes up for some clam sauce!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 434 N 4th Ave, Tucson, AZ 85705-8443
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Tucson
  • Phone Number: +1 520-624-5765
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