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Ruvo Restaurant East

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105 Wynn Ln, Port Jefferson, NY 11777-1669 (Main Street)
+1 631-476-3800
11:30 - 22:00
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Sun 11:00 - 21:30
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 23:00
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Ray Brook, New York
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a family gathering of nine people, and we were all very happy with the experience. The service was professional and friendly; prompt but not rushed. I enjoyed my lamb chops, and I know the sirloin tips in cream sauce was a big hit. My wife was a bit disappointed in the duck, however. The flesh was a bit... More 

Thank 143Helen
Middle Island, New York
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41 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The atmosphere was cozy, as it wasn't very big place, it was a bit noisy. Had lunch there with my moms. The food was really good as was the service.

Thank Roeheintz
East Setauket, New York
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42 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

Lunch on a Tuesday was good as always. Consistently good food comes out of the kitchen and their $10. lunch specials are almost unheard of. The menu is varied and extensive, and you won't be disappointed. Parking can be a PITA during the summer but that should not be the reason not to go. They've been in business many years... More 

Thank Fredotty
New York City, New York
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116 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017

The atmosphere is quaint and reminded us of a restaurant we dined at in Quebec. It is set back from the road and a little hard to find but it is walking distance from Danfords even on a cold evening. The wine list wasn't high end yet had a great selection of wines and just note, like many restaurants don't... More 

Thank truthintravel60763
Port Jefferson, New York
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196 reviews
143 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016

Always a warm friendly greeting-Saturday Dinner before Show @ Theatre Three (walking distance)Arrived at 5:30pm Enjoyed mixed drinks fr Bar- Service was Friendly/professional & timely. Warmed Assorted Breads-Salads were crisp/fresh-Dinners of Lobster w/ Cannellini beans/Veal Scallopini- All excellent especially of taste & smell- presented & prepared to perfection -Looking froward to our next dinning delight

Thank pjprincess
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28 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016

Ruvo's came highly recommended to me, so I was pretty excited. The recommendation was the duck. I had a Cesar salad, the duck and a lemon custard for desert. We also tried their Cabernet Franc as our wine with the salad. The ambiance is nice and the bar was very busy, conversation was somewhat challenging. My dinner partners had been... More 

Thank Jeremy B
Bellport, New York
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

A restaurant hidden in the town of Port Jefferson with a very romantic atmosphere. Port Jefferson alone has a delightful charm. Cozy but vibrant bar where it can get to the fun + crazy level Food is superb and the service is always at it's best.

Thank Robert L
New York
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507 reviews
312 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 145 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

The same owners La Tavola in Sayville, the food is much different but is just as good. The seating is very cute because some are church pews. Try the shrimp and filet dish it is real good.

Thank Rosario C
Middlebury, Connecticut
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158 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

We visited Port Jeff for my boyfriend's birthday and after reading up on where to eat, I made reservations at Ruvo. There was 5 of us and they seated us promptly and they were very busy! The service was good, not memorable but certainly not horrible. The menu is nice and they have a good selection of drinks. Everyone was... More 

Thank Magbox
Port Jefferson Station
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4 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

Received gift certificate for anniversary. First time we ate there was okay and service was very slow. Food was just okay nothing to rave about. Second time we figured lets give this place a second chance. Well I don't think we will return unless they change.

Thank Frank C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Italian, American, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Kids, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 105 Wynn Ln, Port Jefferson, NY 11777-1669
    (Main Street)
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Long Island  >  Port Jefferson
  • Phone Number: +1 631-476-3800

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?