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Pizza Pasta Ruffino

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39 Williams Road, Paihia 0200, New Zealand
+64 9-402 7964
17:00 - 22:00
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54 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well executed, good thin and crispy pizza.....setting is a little unusual but sitting in the open windows was nice....but the service was very, very good - being personable and laid back - Kiwi style. Go for the size below the one you think you need, or be prepared to take some home with you! (also, be careful of the HOT... More 

Thank elvispezlie
Los Angeles, California
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Didn't eat there as it was closed, but see menu (not on Ruffino's website or any other site at this time).

Thank LAbeachbum1
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168 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Took a chance and climbed the stairs to this restaurant on the first floor, not sure if there is a lift to take you up. It was well worth the climb, a busy basic Italian restaurant. The staff were very helpful the pricing was good. The food was first rate, portions very big so those with small appetites need to... More 

Thank johnamason
Whangarei, New Zealand
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9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wood oven pizza. You can choose toppings, baked, and yummy. If you want a nice cheap meal in Paihia this is very nice - recommend to take the pizza away an go seat by the water across the road.

Thank NZ1981
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8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Casual eating in, v good service, wide pizza choices. Buzzy atmosphere....Bar prices good, Pizza prices good. The Pizza is generous in sizing and topping, hot and delicious.

Thank Dorron N
Matamata, N.Z
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94 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

Got a fabulous, tasty pizza here when looking for a nice take away to go back to our motel with. Absolutley delicious, top class pizza and would recommmend to anyone. Glood prices too.

Thank BrendaMatamata_N_Z
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

Good friendly service. Good reasonable wines. HUGE plates. We had garlic pizza bread, a porky prawn pizza. Then 2 salads, cannelloni, lasagne, fettuccine carbonara and beef ravioli. With 2 bottles of good Pinot noir. Four guys in town after a week at sea. We didn't finish, too good, too much. Did I say friendly? You wouldn't call it fine dining... More 

Thank john n
Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2017

Nice place. Good Pizza. Well priced. Away from the front but still busy. Liked the Attractive Owner Kyler.

Thank julia8rook
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

The first thing we were greeted with was the amazing aroma of food cooking. This set the scene for a lovely meal. The sauce base of the pizza was unique, and delicious, as was the pasta. The staff were extremely friendly and time efficient. Worth a visit!

Thank Daniel R
Burton upon Trent, United Kingdom
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114 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2017

we found a lot of places full so went here. Layout a bit basic but food was ok. service fine a cheap option

Thank graham l

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 39 Williams Road, Paihia 0200, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Northland Region  >  Bay of Islands  >  Paihia
  • Phone Number: +64 9-402 7964
Ruffinos Pizza and Pasta has been located in Paihia for 18 years. We specialise in Homemade Pasta and pizzas, you can also create your own pizza. We are now doing gluten free pizza. We are fully licensed and also BYO wine. Dine in or Takeaway available, we do not deliver

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?