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Ruffino Ristorante Italiano

Arbins gate 1 | Entry From Henrik Ibsensgate, Oslo 0253, Norway
+47 22 55 32 80
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good24%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (99 reviews)
“tiramisu” (44 reviews)
“caprese” (9 reviews)
Open Now
16:00 - 22:00All hours
Italian, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
££ - £££
Arbins gate 1 | Entry From Henrik Ibsensgate, Oslo 0253, Norway
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1 - 10 of 595 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A truly wonderful restaurant. The food was sublime and the service amazing. I was overwhelmed by the feeling of warmth and family. I thoroughly recommend this restaurant

Thank vonRothschild
Reviewed 1 week ago

It felt that you steped in to a resturant in Italy. Good atmosphere, the service was good, and the suggested wine was also good. An topp experience in the Osloregion with good tasted food.

Thank Michael S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very nice wine list, but strangely - and this seems to be fairly common - the wines are listed without vintage. Given that there can be a significant difference in both price and flavor between, for example a 2010 and a 2011 Amarone, the year...More

Thank coeurdelion
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My family and I had a delicious dinner at Ruffino. The service and atmosphere was great. The food was amazing and we will definitely be returning. Best Italian restaurant in Oslo.

Thank Elika E
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We arrived at 9:45 after running through a pop-up rain shower and were seated right away. Our charming and helpful waiter (Marco) told us the kitchen would be closing in ten minutes. However, instead of brushing us off or rushing us, he explained the menu...More

1  Thank Rachel P
Reviewed 10 July 2017

This Italian gem was a short walk from our hotel, making it's location convenient and it's menu appealing to my husband. He was not disappointed, nor was I. Near the perimeter of this classic styled dining room a single table for two was available and...More

Thank teacherluke
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

My family and I came here on their last night before summer holidays. We were lucky to have gotten a table, we called right before we came and thankfully they had room for us. We ordered the Beef Carpaccio and it was fantastic- this is...More

Thank Maria H
Reviewed 8 July 2017

Visited Ruffino with friends on their last night in Oslo. This was among the best meals that we had during our 9 day stay in oslo. The food was perfect, from drinks to appetizers to desserts. Food portions were adequate but not too large. When...More

1  Thank porter_osborne
Reviewed 6 July 2017

An evening where everything was perfect from our server (Allesandro) to the wine, to the roast pheasant which was an entree out of my usual experience and I am so happy I took the chance to try something new. The ambiance, food and wine, service,...More

Thank Martha F
Reviewed 6 July 2017

One of the best italian restaurant I ve ever been. A little bit to elegant, to exclusive but food and service was awesome

Thank taliatornstrom
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14 January 2016|
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Response from john344290 | Reviewed this property |
Nowhere in Oslo is really cheap to eat and alcohol is expensive everywhere compared to other places in Europe. I consider Ruffinos to be "fine dining" and it is very good - but is priced accordingly. A prosecco aperitif... More
8 August 2015|
Response from Travelingminnesotans | Reviewed this property |
No parking that we saw, but it's located on a corner close to the main commons area in the city center, just a few blocks away from the National Theater, where I believe there's a subway stop.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Eat like a local, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Arbins gate 1 | Entry From Henrik Ibsensgate, Oslo 0253, Norway
  • Location: Europe  >  Norway  >  Eastern Norway  >  Oslo
  • Phone Number: +47 22 55 32 80
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Ruffino is an authentic Italian restaurant that smells, tastes and feels Italian. The menu includes a large selection of antipasti, home-made pasta dishes, seafood and meat dishes, as well as dessert favourites like fondente, tiramisu and gelato. All dishes on Ruffino's menu are available as children's portions for half price. The restaurant is located in Henrik Ibsens gate, close to the Royal Palace and Karl Johans gate.
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