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“Everybody Happy”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of Caruso

Caruso
Ranked #47 of 462 Restaurants in Reykjavik
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $0 - $90
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Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children, Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Brunch, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Tannum Sands
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11 reviews
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“Everybody Happy”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 29, 2012

Always hard to pick what to eat when the menu is an arm lengths long. Amonst the four of us we all had something different. Usually the group is envious of one persons dish but in this instance nobody wanted to swap.

  • Visited September 2012
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  • Dutch first
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English first
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Cosy restaurant, fantastic service and great food”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 29, 2012 via mobile

We came across Caruso by accident as we were walking along the street, looking for a place to have dinner. You look down into the restaurant from the footpath and everyone just looked so cosy, tucked away in there, drinking glasses of wine and eating their dinners (it was about 3 degrees Celsius outside at the time!!)

Once inside, we were not disappointed. Caruso is completely charming and as cosy as it looks from the outside. The waiting staff are lovely and nothing is too much trouble. I really can't say enough good things about them.

The food was delicious and the portions were generous. I wouldn't say Caruso was super-cheap but it was not horribly expensive either. We liked it so much, that we ate there a couple of times and wouldn't hesitate to recommend it to anyone who likes good home-style cooked food, a cosy and relaxed atmosphere and brilliant waiting staff.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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75 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
“Just average”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2012

I didn't find the food here to be particularly imaginative or of good quality. The coconut shrimp was very greasy and not tasty. The pasta was average. The service is not as friendly and welcoming as it could be.

  • Visited September 2012
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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219 reviews
140 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
“Excellent! Food, service, ambiance, all brilliant”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2012

Great place, very busy (unremarkably, as the food was excellent). We were lucky enough to get a walk in table but would strongly recommend booking as many were turned away after us.
Lobster soup wonderful, catch of the day was oven baked ling, glorious; my husband had spinach and ricotta ravioli with walnuts and bacon, delicious. Chablis chilled to perfection. Pricey, but worth every Krona!

  • Visited September 2012
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Thank Liz F
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Stonington, Connecticut
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120 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 155 helpful votes
“No guilt pasta”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2012

At first I felt guilty heading right to an Italian restaurant for dinner on our very first night in Iceland but since this was our third week of travel we were just in need for some good ol’ pasta. What a great decision! The service was fantastic, the food was delicious, and the atmosphere was warm and relaxing. Nothing else you can ask for in a dining experience!

Visited July 2012
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