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Monte Caruso

Monte Caruso Review

The regional delicacies of certain areas of Italy are grossly underrepresented in Rome. Monte Caruso is truly a standout, as its menu focuses on food from Lucania, an area of Italy divided between the southern regions of Basilicata and Calabria. Homemade pastas have strange-sounding names, such as cautarogni (large cavatelli with Sicilian broccoli) and cauzuni (enormous ricotta-stuffed ravioli), but the dishes are generally simple and hearty.

    Restaurant Details

  • Reservations essential.
  • Credit cards accepted.
  • Closed Sun. and Aug. No lunch Mon.
Updated: 04-02-2012

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