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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” (112 reviews)
“lamb” (85 reviews)
“snails” (14 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 22:00All 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 990 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a very charming place with excellent service. We were in the mood for pasta and were delighted with Caruso. The lasagne, spaghetti carbonara and spaghetti bolognese were all hot and delicious. My gin and tonic was excellent as well. It is candlelit and...More

Thank Susan R
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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

Prices for everything in Iceland are outrageous, so don't plan on finding any deals. This is a nice restaurant that has moderate prices. Food and service were very good. Italian cuisine.

Thank luv2travel076
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had lobster soup, lamb crown, and desert. It was wonderful experience. The food, the service, the atmosphere. Everything to make a good evening .

Thank globetrottericeland
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went here with my wife for my romantic birthday dinner. The atmosphere in this place is so cozy and the service is amazing. In my case at the least. The food was excellent. I ordered deep fried camembert for starters, then Pasta with lobster...More

Thank JacNor
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went here on our first night in town and it was an awesome experience. They were able to sit 8 of us right away and the food and drinks were great!

Thank kdquish
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Food was good but messed up serving us. Needed to ask several times. Should have comped a dessert or something to make up.

Thank cgreene739
bhmoller b, Manager at Caruso, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

So sorry to hear that and thank you for pointing at this,we will try to do better. Best regards

Reviewed 17 October 2017

We celebrated a 50th wedding anniversary when we dined at Caruso's. Great atmosphere in a truly Italian setting. The staff and our waitress were wonderful. The food was very good and so was the overall evening. They even brought a special desert for the celebrating...More

Thank Gerry C
Reviewed 14 October 2017

Walked in without a reservation for dinner and, luckily, they were able to seat us. The restaurant is quite romantic, actually. It is very cozy and has soft lighting. We ordered the garlic bread pizza--- ISK 1990 ---which I read had GREAT reviews so I...More

Thank triptik123
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

As a local I really enjoy coming here to have a fancy dinner with family and/or friends. Really cozy and quiet restaurant. Make sure to book in advance if your coming on a weekend night.

Thank Judgy P
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Questions & Answers
Bruce M
26 June 2017|
Response from Maggie B | Reviewed this property |
I would phone the establishment
Claire C
17 May 2017|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from bhmoller b | Property representative |
Yes we can! Send us an email at caruso@caruso.is for more information :)
4 October 2015|
Response from bhmoller b | Property representative |
Hi there, Yes we are not far away, only about 600 meters. Best regards, Heidar Hallsson F&B Manager
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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, Local cuisine, Groups, 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
  • E-mail
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