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Austurstraeti 22, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
+354 562 7335
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good35%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (124 reviews)
“rack of lamb” (35 reviews)
“surf and turf” (15 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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1 - 10 of 1,102 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

cozy atmosphere and very pretty! the food was delicious, even my picky husband enjoyed it! was a great last minute choice.

Thank Patty T
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 8 May 2018 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

2  Thank Nicola B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I popped in here because we had woken up late and needed a filling lunch to fuel our day. It couldn’t have been better. I had the lobster soup, which was so perfect on a cold day, as well as the lobster...More

Thank Clemsonbelle21
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lunch was great. Fresh and hot. Ordered the Alfredo. Caruso is a nice location near the downtown shopping area. Great location and awesome food.

Thank Rainelle S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I ate at Caruso for the first time 6 years ago, a simple lunch and a Viking beer and fell in love with the room. I returned to Reykjavik in September 2018 and went back, this time with my parents and for dinner. It's still...More

Thank MiaB1394
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved this little quaint Italian restaurant in Reykjavik. Nice change in cuisine after traveling to Greenland.

Thank tiger1991
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very cozy and good atmosphere! I had the pasta carbonara, not something I'll recommend. The taste was not good at all.. My boyfriend ordered the lamb and he loved it!

Thank supermariaur
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were very pleasantly surprised by the excellent service, extensive wine list, and delicious food at this cozy and romantic spot. Our server was not Icelandic, and his English was not great, but we were easily able to surmount the language barrier.

Thank jwc123456
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant is right in the very center of the city on the pedestrian zone. Still I felt it is a hidden gem. Probably because the entrance is not from the street where the door is permanently closed but from the backyard. So you don’t...More

Thank Jaatinen
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I dined here after looked at multiple locations and were very pleased. Yes, it is expensive to dine in Reykjavik, but this place provided great portions, very pleasant staff, the food was very good for the price we did pay and it...More

Thank Daniel G
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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 MaggieB1100 | Reviewed this property |
I would phone the establishment
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 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, Kids, 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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