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Austurstraeti 22, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
+354 562 7335
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good36%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (120 reviews)
“lamb” (86 reviews)
“surf and turf” (16 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
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"
Fiona G
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A small old home located on one of the main shopping streets in the tourist area. Enter from the rear of the house. Good lasagna. Good seafood pasta with lots of seafood. I wasn’t crazy about the tomato-type sauce in came in. Was expecting more...More

Thank ambough
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Well what can I say - some of the nicest food we've ever eaten!!! My husband and I found Caruso online whilst looking for somewhere which wasn't going to break the bank (not easy in Reykjavik) and what a gem of a place it is!!!...More

Thank Nicola B
Reviewed 1 week ago

On our last night in Reykjavik, we choose this wonderful restaurant for dinner. What a find!!! The atmosphere is cozy and quietly elegant. The service was superb. We had the caprese appetizers and pasta carbonara for dinner. The appetizer was really nicely presented and tasted...More

Thank MartieM82
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Part of a good dining experience is how you feel when you walk into a restaurant. Does the food smell wonderful? Is the atmosphere pleasant? Do you feel welcomed? For a restaurant to be sucessful all three need to be in place. Unfortunately for my...More

Thank Terri I
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I along with another couple had dinner there last week. I got the recommendation from a woman sitting next to me on the flight to Reykjavik. The food was good, we all enjoyed our orders. I had the lasagna as did two...More

Thank laborlady
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband wanted bolognese for dinner the first night we were in Reykjavik on our most recent visit, so we decided to try Caruso. The restaurant looks like a house from the exterior and the entrance is around back. We were a bit tired from...More

1  Thank UOtterTravel
Reviewed 18 April 2018

Ate vegetarian. Had the pizza and risotto with a delicious salad. Fabulous. Wonderful wine list. Great service.

Thank adventuremama
Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

Always happy to eat at Caruso😊 whent here last night with my family. We ordered lobsterpasta, lobsterpizza and lobstersoup. Everything excellent. We'll definetly come again ☺

Thank Halldóra G
Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

Wow, what a find. Excellent service, very friendly. Large portions of the most excellent food. I can’t fault the place. The only problem is you have to go round the back to get in, if the door was at the front on the street it...More

Thank vinniethespark
Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

Found this place on our first night in Reykjavik. Had the seefood risotto an minestrone soup for entree and the Rahman pizza to share. Price is usual city dining out, our meals plus a beer and wine was ~AUD$150. The entrees were to die for,...More

Thank Marc R
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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
27 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
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, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
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
  • E-mail
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