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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 - 23:30 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 1 041 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

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

Thank adventuremama
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.

2  Thank Deborah B
Reviewed 1 week ago 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 2 weeks ago 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 2 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate here for dinner. My husband had a lamb dish which he greatly enjoyed. My friend and I had a caprese salad starter and the "pizza sandwich" - we thought the pizza sandwich had too much of a mayo like sauce and wish we...More

Thank LoveTheSunshine82
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Booked this restaurant after doing a lot of research on places to eat in town as a treat for me and my partner and based on the great reviews had high expectations, unfortunately was let down. We first ordered the starters (garlic bread and scampi)...More

Thank angelaroche1
bhmoller b, Manager at Caruso, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

I´m so sorry to hear that, and I totally agree with you, our host should have come to you. If you are still in Iceland I would like to invite you for dinner . Very sorry again. Best regards.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We go probably more often to Carusos than any other restaurant. And here is why! 1. the staff is great - top servicce. 2. the athmosphere is excellent even if it is a bit tight when full. 3. excellen location 4. top quality, not to...More

Thank Maggith
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We ate here on our last night in Reykjavík and overall had a pleasant experience. The food is good and the surrounding warm and welcoming but as with all things Icelandic it’s hugely expensive. We had the prawns in garlic to start and for four...More

Thank Rustyruss67
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As a tourist it is not so easy to reserve, but would be advisable as it is only small. They found us a table for 2 in the window and we had a very good meal (Bolognese/pasta and Momento Pizza). Our waiter was very accommodating...More

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