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“Incredible restaurant!”

Villa Ruza Old City Bistro
Ranked #10 of 396 Restaurants in Dubrovnik
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$10 - US$42
Cuisines: Delicatessen, Mediterranean, Seafood, Croatian
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Good for: Romantic
Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: Don't Imagine! Taste It... Feel It... Experience It...
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Incredible restaurant!”
Reviewed 22 August 2014

Villa Ruza is not to be missed! The food and service are simply spectacular and the views are breathtaking. Definitely schedule a day to go to Kolocep and visit Villa Ruza - you will not be disappointed.

  • Visited August 2014
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2 Thank Kaitlyn F
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Salzburg, Austria
Level 3 Contributor
15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Nice to be back”
Reviewed 21 August 2014

After visiting this place for a first time, I knew that this is a wedding dream venue, so I needed to come back to recheck all details for our wedding next year!
earlier this year we visited Dubrovnik, and definitely fell in love for it, decided to have our wedding here and for sure to be back each year to celebrate anniversary. I am so glad that we found Villa Ruza! The whole vision of our big day is in my head and Rudger and team are there to help and give you the best possible suggestion. We had a food tasting which helped us to choose perfect food from the menu. I am sure our guests will be amazed with this place same as we are and cannot wait till our next visit!
Thank you guys!

  • Visited August 2014
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2 Thank Paoulina D
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holmfirth
Level 6 Contributor
228 reviews
153 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
“Not sure”
Reviewed 19 August 2014

we were staying on the island and only called in for a drink which was nice, but to be number 1 on trip advisor the food must be fantastic as the area where we sat when you looked around there was holes in the fabric of the sofas and quite a few stains. i would of thought it should of been of a better standard to be honest

Visited August 2014
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Thank kiaHolmfirth
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Saltcoats, Scotland, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Wonderful location matched only by fantastic service”
Reviewed 16 August 2014

Visited villa ruza 9th August & knew it was going to be great experience when we were met at the pier by 'our' waiter Valentino which was a nice touch. The place just oozed class from the location, quality of food, and from the immaculate level of service....thanks Valentino!.Quality restaurant.

  • Visited August 2014
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5 Thank jtgmac
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Dublin
Level 5 Contributor
95 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
“Location, location, location”
Reviewed 13 August 2014 via mobile

Hands down the most beautiful and romantic spot for an al fresco meal overlooking the sea, but you can find better food for less elsewhere in the region.
We discovered the relaxed bar area on our first trip to Kolocep and were so taken with the place we decided to come back another day on the ferry to try the food.
I knew second time around to wear mosquito repellant as they can be troublesome here amongst the trees.
The staff were very attentive and helpful and the service unhurried.
We were shown the fish of the day, but with prices by the Kg, there was no way of knowing what it would cost, so we chose from the regular menu.
We were given a complimentary amuse bouche of local cheese which was delicious.
The bread was unusual and very tasty (like sesame crusted crumpet). My caprese salad starter was competent and my partner's swordfish carpacchio was nice but no wow factor. Same for the main courses of 'fish of the day' which I think was swordfish, which was slightly overdone and over-seasoned for my taste.
There was no children's menu so the kids tried the prawn tempura, which was very tasty but also very salty, and the chicken pasta dish, with the creamy sauce on the side. Bacon advertised as crispy was actually smoked bacon.
Our waiter gave us a complementary dessert plate of chocolate cake and mousse, which the kids wolfed down. It rounded off a very good meal in a sensational setting.

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3 Thank pjkDublin
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