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Austurstraeti 22, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
+354 562 7335
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good36%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (125 reviews)
“rack of lamb” (35 reviews)
“surf and turf” (16 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 22:00 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 today

Excellent main corses, service and interior. I recommend. Situated in central Reykjavik. Best surf and turf ever !

Thank Ninafinland2018
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 7 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

1  Thank Nicola B
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Þingholtsstræti 1 101 Reykjavík Iceland This is an unpretentious but classy restaurant at the Old Harbour end of the main shopping street in Reykjavik. The ambience was pleasant, the staff were excellent and the food was the best we’d had in the entire week we’d...More

Thank Wordl_Traveller
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Caruso’s is an outstanding Italian restaurant! My husband and I recently visited this wonderful restaurant for dinner. The restaurant itself is very warm and inviting with different rooms. The owner is extremely welcoming and gracious, and the staff is attentive and provides great service! The...More

Thank Deb S
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped in here because we knew they were open until midnight. It's in an old house just off the main shopping street in Reykjavik. When we arrived after 11, they didn't hesitate to seat us and provided excellent service. They didn't try to rush...More

Thank beach bum in ohio
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Delicious pizza and amazingly fresh! We had great customer service and it was right near the excursions. It has a great view of the harbor as well.

Thank Abigail W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have tried quite a few places when it comes to Italian food and one thing I can say about this place is that I have never had pizza this good. The atmosphere is cozy as the restaurant is in an old house. You can...More

Thank slkgypsy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was just lovely to step into Caruso bistro in center Reiquiavique ! It’s friendly , good taste in ambiance and amazingly alive music that soothes our troubles . We had Italian food that went quite well and at the end we ended with happy...More

Thank seoanemanuela
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were looking for a restaurant within walking distance of our hotel and happened upon Caruso. Jet-lagged, we weren't overly hungry, so my husband and oldest son shared the seafood risotto and reported that it was very good and done correctly. Myself and youngest son...More

Thank Beth A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Caruso is centrally located with a great menu that suites a variety of people. Icelandic Lobster soup, salads, pastas, pizzas, children menu. Definitely recommend. The homemade bread and aioli that was severed was wonderful.

Thank Charmaine P
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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
Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
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, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
  • Location: Europe  >  Iceland  >  Capital Region  >  Reykjavik
  • Phone Number: +354 562 7335
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