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Austurstraeti 22, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
+354 562 7335
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good36%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Austurstraeti 22, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Caruso
1. atmosphere
"absolutely stunning"
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2. great pasta
"Good size portions"
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3. live music
"lovely live classical guitar"
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1 - 10 of 1,032 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago

My wife and I stopped in after failing to make a reservation at a restaurant down the block, we are SO glad we stumbled into Caruso. We were seated right away, and and in a short time had our full meal. I had Seafood Risotto...More

Thank Christopher P
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

Had a great meal here. We walked in without a reservation. I had the Arctic Char which was excellent. Atmosphere was nice. Would go back.

1  Thank Deborah B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food, service, wine list. Enjoyed this place so much went back five nights later, did not disappoint at all. Very comfortable atmosphere and chairs. Cost OK

Thank Rossandmichelle
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Small Italian off the main street downtown. Tables in every available space. Really annoying "crooning music" in the background. Had two pasta dishes both cream based, one with chicken and one with langoustine. The latter flavoured with semi-cooked leaks and a cream sauce that needed...More

Thank Ian H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After fish and chips and snacks and grabbing bites it was good to actually sit down at a restaurant with tablecloths and be pampered a bit. It can be full on with all the tours so it makes sense to take time to enjoy a...More

Thank Nidgehammer
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We didn't have a reservation and were lucky enough to get a table. The staff were so friendly and we didn't have to w a it too long for our meals. Highly recommended for a delicious meal but pre-book to ensure you get a table...More

Thank Patricia B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a very cute spot and actually where we had our last dinner in Iceland! It was very romantic and warm and everything we wanted for our last night. The food was surprisingly good for an Italian restaurant in Iceland! Also, as a vegetarian,...More

Thank omusette
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very nice restaurant with an old fashioned ambience and atmosphere. The Pizzas were all cooked to perfection, and the staff were all very helpful.

Thank michieg121
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice and cozy restaurante, warm atmosphere, very tasty food and friendly staff. Thumbs up 😀 This I can recommend.

Thank AnnHavdalen
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We travelled as a group of students/ friends and wanted a night to treat ourselves as everything else had been on a bit of a budget, ( Reykjavik is very expensive). We were so happy with our meal at Caruso as the atmosphere was very...More

1  Thank skillet99
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Questions & Answers
Heidi D
17 December 2017|
Response from bhmoller b | Property representative |
we are closed the 24th and 25th, we are open the 26th
Bruce M
26 June 2017|
Response from Maggie B | Reviewed this property |
I would phone the establishment
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 90
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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 - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Austurstraeti 22, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
  • Location: Europe  >  Iceland  >  Capital Region  >  Reykjavik
  • Phone Number: +354 562 7335
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