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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%
Travellers talk about
“garlic bread” (27 reviews)
“lasagna” (35 reviews)
Closes in 20 min
11:30 - 22:00All hours
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
434 N 4th Ave, Tucson, AZ 85705-8443
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Reviewed 1 October 2015 via mobile

Overnight in Tucson - had a great visit at the Dessert Museum and needed a good meal at the end of the day - and we got it. We shared Ravioli for an appetizer which was great. The garlic bread was warm and delicious. I...More

Thank Rich D
Reviewed 14 September 2015 via mobile

On the way to Texas, staying overnight; we found this gem after asking locals where is good to eat. Well they were right, and we enjoyed the patio garden atmosphere out back with the tall Italian cypress trees and the colorful lights. Salad, lasagna and...More

2  Thank Anita L
Reviewed 12 September 2015 via mobile

I love how authentic this place is. Also love the variety of the menu. So much to choose from. My taste buds were very pleased with the food. I almost thought I was going to get full on garlic bread because they keep it coming...More

Thank Robert P
Reviewed 8 September 2015

This place has been around for a very long time and I know why. The food is great, the service is spot on, and the décor is just cheesy enough to be fun. I highly recommend you stop in for a meal.

Thank CarolRororo
Reviewed 23 August 2015 via mobile

Caruso 's is a special gem of a restaurant. It dosent try to play something that it's not. They don't beat around the bush. It's not the overpriced fine dining type of Italian food. It's the kind that someone's italian mom would make for you....More

1  Thank mrtraveler503
Reviewed 22 August 2015 via mobile

What you expect in an Italian restaurant. Traditional good food with great service. Been going here for almost 28 years This place was here before WWII. Good idea to make reservations on weekend.

Thank AZGandalf
Reviewed 19 August 2015 via mobile

Shrimp and clams Adriatic the best ........luv it!!!!! We've been there since I was 14 & I'm now 70! Wonderful every time.

1  Thank Spike345
Reviewed 23 July 2015

We ate here on Friday evening before 6 p.m. We did not have to wait for a table, the service was excellent. We were waited on without having to wait. The server brought out hot fresh bread made at the restaurant, which was delicious! We...More

Thank scriber57
Reviewed 22 July 2015 via mobile

Went with 3 people. Had 3 person anti pasta, 2 seafood pastas, and 1 cheese ravoli. All food was good and presented ok. Service was good. Sat outside and with trees & slight breeze, temperature was good.

Thank DavidBryan
Reviewed 18 July 2015 via mobile

Like a restaurant straight from Goodfellas or the Godfather. Very inviting atmosphere. Classic Italian music playing. Great ambience and very friendly wait staff. This has become probably my favorite restaurant in Tucson. The location and layout of the restaurant is pretty cool. Has a bit...More

Thank Jerry H
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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, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
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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