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“A piece of Italy!”

Ruffino Ristorante Italiano
Ranked #5 of 1,439 Restaurants in Oslo
Certificate of Excellence
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Good for: Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Dining options: Dinner, After-hours, Brunch, Lunch, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Description: 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.
Stord Municipality, Norway
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“A piece of Italy!”
Reviewed 9 May 2014 via mobile

My girlfriend and I was looking for a place to eat, with great food and not too expensive. Our choice was Ruffino, and neither of us regret that!
In addition to proper, tasty Italian cuisine, we got amazing service! Friendly and high knowledge of menu and wines. I would come back any time! And this is a recommendation from a guy working in the industry, as a Chef. If you want a place with really good food, delicious wine and exeptional service, look no further.

3 Thank minimurstein
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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144 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 May 2014 via mobile

Last minute booked in and excellent choice! Staff remarkably nice and food delicious. We had carpaccio beef and mussels in white wine sauce- perfect taste and presentation. Then we had tuna steak and tortelloni di pesce- wow really delicious! And at the end we had to share chocolate fondu with vanilla ice cream :) what can I say more - definitely worth recommending and without doubts excellent food - thank you for great evening to Donatello Un Amico Italiano :)

1 Thank JoannaBristol_UK
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Jurmala, Latvia
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Very nice experience”
Reviewed 20 April 2014

We hade a great stay in oslo, the weather, people and places. Going to the royal palace we was lucky to go in this italian restaurant. it was full of people but we have get a warm welcome and a nice table. we have get served from a nice servitrice that was very simpatic, she give us a nice spacification of the menu. we tryed the carpaccio and the tagliere, wow great!! after we tryed a bis of pasta (advised from the waitress)it was a combination of tortelli and ravioli and even here i has to say that it was delicious. We wanted to try desserts but we didnt have place for it so we took 2 espresso... just like in italy. this restaurant was a great experience and i can say one of the best service minded waitress i have met. the prices are normal for Norway. I raccomand this restaurant doubtlees, if i will come back to oslo ill definetly go back.

  • Visited March 2014
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2 Thank alex b
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Oslo, Norway
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Fantastic service! Grazie!!”
Reviewed 9 April 2014

I`m impressed with the restaurant and strongly recommend it to everyone who would like to taste Italy in Norway. The food is delicious and the service - including waiter and waitress - fantastic! It`s nice to eat something prepared just in front of your face. Delicious food and super pleasant service! Must visit! :)

  • Visited April 2014
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1 Thank Joan L
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Fantastic in every way...”
Reviewed 31 March 2014 via mobile

We had a wonderful after theatre dinner here. The service is excellent, (Alessandro was such an attentive waiter). We asked for a starter to share, and no trouble at all - they split it on two plates. The main courses were delicious, and the home made passion fruit sorbet to die for.
We will surely be back!

2 Thank MaritandPer
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