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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner

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Sponsored by: Caruso

Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here

1. atmosphere
1. atmosphere
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2. great pasta
2. great pasta
"Good size portions"
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3. live music
3. live music
"lovely live classical guitar"
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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, European
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Live Music
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All reviews pasta rack of lamb surf and turf garlic bread creme brulee salmon prawns steak soup italian food last night lovely atmosphere ate here the main street recommend this restaurant downtown reykjavik nice restaurant
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Good range of Italian inspired food. I had a pizza, son had pasta and wife had salmon - all good. Very nice seating looking at table looking out the street. Good service. Not cheap but nothing is in Iceland. Fantastic building right in the city...More

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank Gordon103
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Reviewed April 6, 2019

They serve a seafood risotto so delicious that you will remember it for a lifetime! The service is also outstanding.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Powerbody
Reviewed 1 week ago

We wanted to enjoy our last meal at a nice restaurant. The price of food is crazy expensive so we just went for it and didn't worry about the price. The rack of lamb was delicious. Juicy and tender. The catch of the day was...More

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank Donna G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A very nice Italian restaurant-Delicious Pizzas- excellent breads with a garlic cream! Nice cocktails!! Though they messed up my Veg Lasagne!

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank surens340
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

With the price of eating out so crazy expensive in Iceland we mostly made our own meals but decided to eat out once while in Reykjavik and I chose Caruso. A great choice! We love Italian food and we were not let down! The food...More

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank RobertlBrown
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food in this place is good and the owner is kind. we had some really good pasta and pizza and wine during our stay there, it was very cozy and pretty good prices. Would love come again

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank julia w
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A nice cozy restaurant situated in downtown Reykjavik. Dinning out anywhere in this town is expensive, so here its comparable. Excellent roasted salmon .

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank Jon450
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had dinner here based on a recommendation by our tour guide. We had the rack of lamb which was very good, the vegetable tagliatelle which was fine, nothing spectacular, and the chicken and French fries kids meal which was extremely dry. Our server (female)...More

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank Padparadscha
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a really cosy place with okay prices, good wine and fantastic service. Had a great time for myself after a long day. The bread and caprese salad was great. However, they served a really weird carbonara. Not sure if I even would call...More

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank Fjolleastri
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped for lunch and was extremely pleased. The restaurant is in an old house-authentic, warm and welcoming for a chilly Icelandic day. The seafood risotto was beautifully presented and tasted as good as it looked. Had a nice dry, crisp and cold house white wine...More

Date of visit: October 2019
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Heidi D
December 16, 2017|
Response from bhmoller b | Property representative |
we are closed the 24th and 25th, we are open the 26th
Bruce M
June 26, 2017|
Response from MaggieB1100 | Reviewed this property |
I would phone the establishment
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