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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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“pasta” (114 reviews)
“lamb” (85 reviews)
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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 1 009 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago

Great restaurant, went there with my whole family of 11 and we all had excellent food, The paella was great one of the best calamari I have tasted. Reasonable prices. Will be coming again.

Thank Tinna B
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

Lovely pasta & pizza, good and attentive service & locale paired with wonderful red wine. Hard to go wrong.

Thank Finnur H
Reviewed 1 week ago

We found this after reading previous Trip Advisor reviews and what a lovely little restaurant. Cosy little atmosphere, gorgeous food and attentive staff. We did have one minor issue where we were charged for a glass of wine we didn't have, but this was quickly...More

Thank RLD_133
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Whilst the other starters and mains were very nice and good portions the ‘garlic bread’ was shocking! The server brought a basket with around 6-7 thin slices of untoasted bread and a small ramekin of garlic sauce SQUIRTED FROM A BOTTLE! I wish I’d taken...More

Thank Alex C
bhmoller b, Manager at Caruso, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

So sorry to hear that, it seems to me that this was our waiter´s ,mistake, what you got was bread and our homemade alioli sauce which all our guests get for free, if you order garlic bread you probably did not get it because it...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We with family for a quiet supper. Loved the service, old school and attentive, lovely environment, loved the gentleman who visited each dining room and played his guitar. Great food, I would definitely visit again.

Thank jotob39
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Pizza was good but house wine and lasagna was very average. Young servers have off a strange Annoyed vibe and the manager seemed to hover too much for a nearly empty restaurant. Seemed like a higher end American Italian restaurant not an Italian restaurant from...More

Thank francis v
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to eat in Reykjavik which is also not too badly priced (compared to some others). Food is excellent with a great choice and staff are helpful and friendly.

Thank Chris H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really lovely restaurant inside, very romantic and the food is great. The portions are very good, the garlic bread starter is huge, and the side of chips we had were enough for 4! Great location right in the middle of Reykjavik and prices are pretty...More

Thank Sarah O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Overall we had a lovely meal at caruso. The service was good and the setting is really beautiful with exposed beams upstairs. We had the seafood spaghetti which was really flavorsome with huge prawns. Really tasty. We were sad there weren’t any pizzas available as...More

1  Thank FrancescaWar
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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
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
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Romantic, 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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