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“Could Eat There Every Night”
Review of Caruso's Corner

Caruso's Corner
Ranked #141 of 299 Restaurants in Monterey
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Italian, Pizza
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Good for: Child-friendly, Groups
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Wilton, CA
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100 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
“Could Eat There Every Night”
Reviewed 31 August 2013 via mobile

We have been going here for many, many years. Richard, the owner, makes you feel welcome as soon as you enter. The food is really, really good! The cheese bread is to die for! The pizza is fantastic. The traditional Italian dishes are all delicious. The atmosphere is warm and friendly with a waitstaff who is attentive, knowledgable and anticipates your needs. The food is GREAT!!

Visited August 2013
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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92 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
“Huge portions, bit too heavy on the stomach”
Reviewed 21 August 2013

Drove from San Luis Obispo to San Francisco via Highway 1. Spend too much time visiting Hearst castle and enjoying the scenery that we entered Monterey for diner.We were quite hungry and Italian always sounds good. The staff was friendly and the prices are very affordable. The food portions were big, but also very greasy and heavy on the stomach. Although I am a big eater and I was hungry I was unable to finish the portion. The lasagna I took was too much abused by cheese to bring that (if done correctly) delicate lasagna flavour. It was just too heavy. The vegetarian pasta my wife took was also extremely greasy, which killed al flavours too.

all in all it wasn't bad but I've had much better. I don't know if there are any better Italian restaurants in Monterey, but I would recommend try something else.

  • Visited August 2013
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houston, tx
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110 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“Great Food, Large portions”
Reviewed 19 August 2013

We were staying at the Best Western (great value, BTW), a hundred yards away, and decided to try this. We were planning to bring our own wine, but we felt that the corkage fee of $10 was too much for a neighborhood restaurant, so we got carryout and drank a good bottle in the hotel room. We got one lasagna and one burger, and both were huge portions. We ate the leftovers the next day since we could microwave them in our hotel room. Delicious food, friendly service (they even threw in a "loaf" of bread!) Def'n do over the next time we're in Monterey.

  • Visited August 2013
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Redding, California
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36 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Terrific Italian food!”
Reviewed 25 July 2013 via mobile

Don't be fooled by the exterior, this restaurant was awesome. Relaxed and casual atmosphere with very attentive waiters. The food was terrific! The Chicken a la Creme (yum!) was just that. Pricing was very reasonable. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!

  • Visited July 2013
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“Great Italian Food”
Reviewed 20 July 2013

We found Caruso's Corner through a recommendation from our hotel manager. What a great find! The food was excellent and the service was wonderful. We would definitely eat here again!

Visited July 2013
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