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Cafe Caruso

707 Bleecker St, Utica, NY 13501-1405
+1 315-735-9712
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good17%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
21 Dec 2017
“Time Machine”
23 Sep 2017
“Best Italian cookies-especially almond paste cookies”
7:00 am - 5:00 pm Hours
Italian, Cafe
$$ - $$$
707 Bleecker St, Utica, NY 13501-1405
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Reviewed 22 December 2017

My Wife is the one that picks out the places we visit and after a trip to the dentist for me that brought us to downturn Utica she said we were going to Caruso's. I used to work in NYC and this place reminded me...More

Thank Jon C
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

Walked into this bakery and it was just like being in my Aunt Carm's kitchen. The almond paste cookies are excellent-can' t wait to try the other cookies tonight-but I am not counting my calories. Everything is made on premises.

Thank Joannvan
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

I ordered a rum cake for Father's Day and from the reviews I expected something really special however this cake was not that.... I do think that it is wonderful that this local bakery has been in business so long and has such a following...More

Thank Mara R
Reviewed 14 February 2017

The Caruso Family has been a part of our family for many years. Their baked goods are second to none. Everything is made there by wonderful skilled bakers. Special orders are always treated carefully. Wedding cakes are spectacular.

Thank Joseph F
Reviewed 12 February 2017

Small italian bakery down the road from another excellent Italian bakery.. However they are both great but NOBODY makes rum cakes like these guys... Just fantastic..

Thank rainbowlake6
Reviewed 23 August 2016

All great Italian pastries. Nice place to have coffee and visit with friends. Really like their pusties.

Thank swtstuff
Reviewed 3 August 2016

This Italian bakery is by far the BEST in the Utica area. A matter of fact, its better then a well known bakery out in Hartford, CT. All of mine and my families Birthday cakes come from here. Excellent customer service, QUALITY. You honestly get...More

Thank melissatarzania
Reviewed 23 May 2016 via mobile

Needed a birthday cake quick for a co worker so stopped in and was able to get a rum cake. It was delicious. Good, quick and friendly service.

Thank Ann K
Reviewed 18 April 2016

I visited Cafe Caruso for the first time, first i want cappuchino but then i changed my mind after i saw awesome Italian desserts. I walked out with two boxes of desserts including almond cookies, cannollis, tiramisu and more. Owner of Caruso Carmela was very...More

1  Thank Dmitry F
Reviewed 9 April 2016

The absolute best, fresh pastries. I live an hour and a half a way from Utica and hadn't been to Caruso's in 15 years... what a treat! And it's all good. : )

Thank RedHeadDo
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
7:00 am - 12:00 pm
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 707 Bleecker St, Utica, NY 13501-1405
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Utica
  • Phone Number: +1 315-735-9712
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