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Austurstraeti 22, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
+354 562 7335
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good35%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“pasta” (124 reviews)
“rack of lamb” (35 reviews)
“surf and turf” (15 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM 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 yesterday

My wife and I dined here after looked at multiple locations and were very pleased. Yes, it is expensive to dine in Reykjavik, but this place provided great portions, very pleasant staff, the food was very good for the price we did pay and it...More

Thank Daniel G
Restaurant's Favorite
Reviewed May 7, 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

2  Thank Nicola B
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We was there and order pasta and steak. My wife ordered the pasta with lobster and I order steak medium rare. Pasta was over cooked and teased less. My steak was cocked medium. When I say to the waitress that it was not medium rare,...More

Thank SonHakSoo
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We booked this lovely venue for my 40th birthday celebrations on Wednesday evening and although there was original confusion on our arrival as our original table booking was given to another party of 7. The food was great, the service pleasant and the setting was...More

Thank Departure789799
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Went in without a reservation, and was lucky enough to get a table. We ordered the grilled rack of lamb and the marinated chicken. They took the orders and came back with our drinks and some bread with garlic sour cream. After another 15-20 minutes...More

Thank Pål K
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were seated in the corner, it was so tight I almost burned my jacket on the candle as I took it off. It took a while for our waiter to come by. I ordered Escargot for appetizer and the seafood pasta. My husband ordered...More

Thank SMossfromMO
bhmoller b, Manager at Caruso, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

So sorry to hear that, I will go to my staff and find out what went wrong but after reading your review seems that everything went bad, I apologize for your terrible experience, we thank you for taking the time to write this, this will...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Situated within easy walking distance of Reykjavík City Centre. Beautiful old building with main access from rear. Nice and cozy inside with a really pleasant dining atmosphere. Warmly welcomed by staff, despite the fact that we turned up (early at 6pm) without a reservation and...More

Thank aussie1928
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The atmosphere is very nice. It looks like an old house converted to a restaurant. The service is good. We ordered 2 different pizzas & 2 different salads but all tasted bland. Their lobster soup, however, was good. I will never go back. There are...More

Thank ali s
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Most amazing salmon and risotto I have ever had! Don't normally choose salmon but I am glad I did. Had a wonderful lunch with friends and we went back a second time later in the week. It is a cozy restaurant that has some nice...More

Thank havebags-travel
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife loved the pizza but our pizza tastes are not the same. Great view of the wharf area and the best service of all the places we went to in Iceland

Thank Galo52
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Questions & Answers
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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
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
Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Kids, Business meetings, Families with children, Romantic
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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