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Cafe Caruso

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707 Bleecker St, Utica, NY 13501-1405
+1 315-735-9712
07:00 - 17:00
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Sun 07:00 - 12:00
Mon 07:00 - 17:00
Wed - Fri 07:00 - 17:00
Sat 07:00 - 15:00
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New Hartford, United States
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
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
Utica, New York
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36 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
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
Utica, New York
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18 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 23 August 2016

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

Thank swtstuff
Whitesboro, New York
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
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 what you pay for.. sometimes even more. Moist, and as close to Italian Pastries that... More 

Thank melissatarzania
New Hartford, New York
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244 reviews
179 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
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
Lake Placid, New York
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81 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
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 friendly and helped me to select wide variety of desserts. I had following day party... More 

1 Thank Dmitry F
Watertown, NY USA
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34 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
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
Frankfort, New York
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 15 January 2016

I always buy my rum cake and cannolli cake from Caruso's they have the best. It's been under the same ownership for 50 years. Pastries are always fresh and delicious. You can't go wrong.

Thank Sam C
Utica, New York
1 review
Reviewed 24 December 2015

I have been going to this café since I can remember, the staff has always been the nicest people with the BEST pastries you can think of. It is all the original recipe that makes their food shine the best.. keep up the great food and thank you for letting us appreciate all your treats..

Thank CallAnAgent
Utica, New York
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 October 2015

By far the best pastries in Utica. And the biggest and best lobster tails!! They are delicious and filled with so much cream. From the pastries to the cakes and cookies. They are all delicious. I take Caruso's over Florentine, Cafe CaNole and Desserts Beyond the Ordinary any day! Simply the best! Always fresh and always an abundance to choose... More 

Thank Michele s

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 12:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 15:00
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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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?