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Austurstraeti 22 | Austurstraeti 22, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
+354 562 7335
11:30 - 22:00
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Sun 17:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 22:00
Fri 11:30 - 23:30
Sat 12:00 - 23:30
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258 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 197 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Caruso’s is one of Reykjavík’s very popular Italian restaurants for so many reasons. They made our experience there a wonderful and memorable one. The employees go out of their way to make you feel welcome, and comfortable. They made it fun….not to mention the food is absolutely delicious – the quality is excellent and they serve authentic Italian cuisine with... More 

Thank Cana1Toronto
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336 reviews
181 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Well worth visiting for Italian food. Centrally located. Cosy. Friendly ambience. Would recommend the carbonara!

Thank CSP83
New York City, New York
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Looks like a little house. Very charming and staff was very attentive. Food quality was very good. You could tell they took the time to get the flavors in the food.

Thank stephen w
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Medium rare surf and turf was very medium. Overcooked! Unwelcoming atmosphere from some of the staff. No acknowledgement on the way out after spending £150. With this service you will close if you don't smile!

Thank karld704
Reykjavik, Iceland
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I was there with 10 of my former collegues I had the lasange it was very good. we all had different courses and we were all very pleasd with our food. There was a young waiter that exellent smiling and helpful with my umbrella and he has the future for him.

Thank elfagudnadottir
New York City
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33 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Make a reservation. We walked in cause the place looked cozy. The guy who greeted us asked if we made reservations. We didn't. He smiled and said, 20 min wait and I can get you in - he recommended sitting at the bar. The wait was not that long - the bar area is small but very cozy. I had... More 

Thank Manhattan_Guys
Ashland, Massachusetts
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30 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We did not have a reservation for this restaurant, but within 15-20 mins they were able to seat us in their upstairs area, look like they converted the attic for additional seating. It was quaint, we loved the decor. They had a violinist that would play both upstairs and down, it was lovely to hear it in the background. The... More 

Thank Dee S
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6 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went to this restaurant twice on my visit to Iceland because it was so fantastic. Service was also good- polite and efficient. Lovely ambiance too! Would definitely recommend it.

Thank Sen L
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited here a couple of days ago, was greeted by a very friendly staff member who was happy to show us to a table. The food here was outstanding from the completely bread and garlic butter to our main meals. The only downside was the waitress, unfortunately she was miserable from the moment she first came over to the table... More 

Thank JJS2000
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28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a fabulous meal here last week. The Design, Layout and Décor of this restaurant is really fantastic. You feel as if you are in your own house and living room. Its cosy, yet spacious with great atmosphere. The food was really nice, although slightly salty, but very flavoursome. Service was very good indeed and for a Thursday night in... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 90
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, European, Gluten Free Options
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, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Austurstraeti 22 | Austurstraeti 22, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
  • Location: Europe  >  Iceland  >  Capital Region  >  Reykjavik
  • Phone Number: +354 562 7335

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?