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434 N. 4th Avenue
Tucson, AZ 85705
(520) 624-5765
Five Stars
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Caruso's is an authentic long-running Italian restaurant on historic 4th Avenue in downtown Tucson. Caruso's opened in 1938 and is still run by the Zagona family. For anyone seeking a traditional Old-world Italian ambiance and classic home-cooked meals, Caruso's is definitely your best bet in the Tucson region.

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  • Caruso's Restaurant Preview
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Caruso's offers a classic menu of traditional Italian fare. You can find it all here - delicious raviolis, lasagna, and pizza. A tasty basket of complimentary garlic bread will start off your meal on a high note.

Caruso's offers a number of great lunch combo deals. The ravioli/pasta combination is a great choice. With this special, you get to choose between meat or cheese ravioli and amongst a selection of pasta sauces (the Alfredo is so delicious!).

The great thing about Caruso's is that they offer a number of vegetarian options including a wonderful veggie lasagna dish.

If you are a seafood lover, you are in luck as Caruso's offers a number of tempting plates like Shrimp and Scallops Alfredo, Shrimp Mediterranean, and Pasta with Clam sauce.

Basically, Caruso's offers a great lineup of Italian fare for everyone in your party. The food is delicious, authentic, and appropriately priced.


Servers are attentive and friendly here, although the overall vibe is more casual. Caruso's is a great choice for those seeking a laid-back, authentic Italian dining experience.


The decor at Caruso's is traditional and charming. The interior is cozy with a homestyle appeal and classic checkerboard tables. Outside, you will find a gorgeous patio surrounded by trees and shaded - a big bonus during the hot & sunny summer season! Caruso's offers one of the best patios in Tucson, so it's definitely worthy of a visit if you are a fan of al fresco dining.

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Final Remarks

Caruso's is a wonderful pre-show lunch/dinner destination, or simply a great place for a date night out in the city.

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