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5 Varo Terrace, Stockton-on-Tees TS18 1JY, England
+44 1642 633133
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  • Excellent85%
  • Very good9%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Italian, Pizza, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
5 Varo Terrace, Stockton-on-Tees TS18 1JY, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Been here a few times over the years and it has always been nice, took my partner for a nice meal for date night and was very disappointed, the food was bland and very slow to come out considering only 3 tables were in. Never...More

Thank James W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A family ran business, great atmosphere, amazing food and lovely accommodating staff! Very reasonably priced - we love it here. For anyone visiting Stockton this is a great place to eat

Thank Jadeymcc505
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a lovely restaurant. Good food with excellent pleasant staff. The restaurant had a nice selection on the menu and a nice atmosphere. Will definitely come here again.

Thank Mike F
Reviewed 16 March 2018 via mobile

Just returned from a lovely evening at Rocco's . Food and service excellent. It's a Stockton institution, as is Rocco himself. He's such a lovely human being. Staff are wonderful. And the cognac and conversation at the end wonderful! Thank you Rocco and staff.

Thank Julie B
Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

I’ve been here before and enjoyed it but on my second visit I was a bit disappointed. I think it’s tried to cater too much for the masses which has cheapened the feel of the restaurant. The pizzas weren’t authentic Italian style thin bases and...More

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Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

Chips were good but we both had the chicken Parmesan and were a little disappointed. Decent size but a little thin.

Thank CherylTodd444
Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

excelent night out great atmosphere .fabulous food .attentive staff .highly recomend get selection of wines and cocktails best parmo in teeside

Thank Ann P
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

I went with some friends and was pleased with the friendly staff and good meal portions. A most enjoyable evening.

Thank rjh5519
Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

Took a while to find this little gem of a restaurant. We could find it on a map but just couldn’t get there. However when we did it was perfect. Lots of choice and they catered for my sister who is gluten free and she...More

Thank grannyhanlan
Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

Absolutely fantastic food as always, staff are warm and welcoming, ready to help with any problems or queries you have. The best carbonara around, always coming back to have it again and again! The chef's are lovely, coming out and thanking you for visiting, just...More

Thank Kennedy R
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3 October 2017|
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Response from Lal531 | Reviewed this property |
Happy hour is 4:30 to 7pm
30 March 2017|
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Response from francesyorkshire | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I've only been once when visiting our son. Hope you found something nice to eat.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$35
Dinner, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Varo Terrace, Stockton-on-Tees TS18 1JY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Stockton-on-Tees
  • Phone Number: +44 1642 633133
Caruso. Our great authentic Italian restaurant offers a unique and welcoming environment in which to share life's best moments with friends and family whilst enjoying our delicious food, dessert and wines. You'll be greeted by the enticing aromas of freshly home cooked meals which has been our focus since we opened our doors over 35 years ago. Italian food has long been synonymous with health, tradition, culture, history and authentic taste. "A tavola non si invecchia.- Italian proverb. Translation: "At the table with good friends and family you do not become old." We have a small but pleasant bar on entering, the menu is served in the restaurant, the feel is warm and welcoming. Rocco the owner, time permitting will greet you and show you to your table, he has been cooking all his life and brings Italian charm and good humour to the table.
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