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Caruso's Restaurant

434 N 4th Ave, Tucson, AZ 85705-8443
+1 520-624-5765
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good34%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“garlic bread” (30 reviews)
“lasagna” (37 reviews)
“italian salad” (6 reviews)
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11:30 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly
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434 N 4th Ave, Tucson, AZ 85705-8443
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Reviewed 11 April 2018

Caruso's Restaurant on 4th Ave. has been around for a long time and specializes in Italian dishes. Because of the location, parking is near-impossible, although Tucson's new streetcar line stops right in front. They have dining both inside and outside, and the menu has all...More

Thank John U
Reviewed 7 April 2018

The food is good and so is the service. Sometimes there is a wait for a table but it's worth the wait.

Thank rose999
Reviewed 5 April 2018

Caruso's has been a family favorite for more than 50 years. We enjoy the welcoming family atmosphere and well paced but not rushed behavior of the servers. We always order the same things: Antipasti, baked rigatoni, spaghetti with meatballs, and spumoni. We like both Caruso's...More

Thank Suzanne-Tom
Reviewed 30 March 2018

Great location, quaint old house converted into a restaurant many years ago. Each room has a different Italian characteristic. Service was excellent and they have a great patio for outdoor dining. We had the Shrimp Mediterranean.. I chose the white sauce and she chose the...More

Thank JimH85641
Reviewed 11 March 2018

This restaurant offers the best of Italian-American specialties and pizza. My particular favorite was the eggplant parmigiana. This was a melt-in-your-mouth version, on the light side (not battered or fried) and prepared in wedges rather than cutlets. The pizza looked great but I didn't sample...More

Thank historylover3
Reviewed 10 March 2018

I have emotional ties to Caruso's over the past 40 years or so. I visited this Tucson landmark with my parents when my sister was going to the Univesity of Arizona and even later. The food was always good, even when my love of Italian...More

Thank Beartravel44
Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

I make it a point to dine at Caruso's whenever I visit Tucson. It has always been a great "old world" Italian restaurant with excellent food and service, and reasonable prices. It had been two years since I visited last. Something has happened to my...More

Thank Bill S
Reviewed 25 February 2018

great service, fantastic dishes for four of us! thought prices to be reasonable. slightly noisy, but may have been where we were seated and was busy with customers.

Thank stembender
Reviewed 13 February 2018

Four of us arrived at 5:00 for dinner and did not have to wait for a table. Service during our time was great with water refills, bread and food was delivered in a timely manner. Everyone order a different entrée and reviews were "good to...More

Thank E M
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

Went for a double date night, got to sit on outside patio, super cute and comfortable atmosphere, food was amazing and delicious!! Can't wait to go back!

Thank Kimberly R
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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
US$ 20
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, 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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