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Ruffino Ristorante Italiano

Arbinsgate 1 | Entry From Henrik Ibsensgate, Oslo 0253, Norway
+47 22 55 32 80
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Ranked #2 of 995 Restaurants in Oslo
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Mon - Sat 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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.
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North Carolina
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92 reviews 92 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

We tried to go here twice and finally got in. Definitely make a reservation. We started with the cheese and meat appetizer and bruschetta. The two dishes were plenty for 3 people. I had the seafood pasta, which the waiter recommended. It was fabulous. One of my friends had the Carbonara and he said it was excellent as well. Wine... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

I went to Ruffino last Friday night with two girlfriends of mine and I really enjoyed the food. I had this delicious "mezzelune with zucchine, shrimp and truffle", the staff was friendly and really helpful. The restaurant is also centrally located with a cool atmosphere and I will come back for sure and recommend to other people.

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Oslo, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Very friendly family runned italian restaurant. No pizza, only well prepared antipasti, primo, secundo and off cause dulci... Very fine selection of wines, to acceptable prices. Worth a return.

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Oslo, Norway
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27 reviews 27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

We dined here for the first time in December. The Italian staff was incredibly helpful with the vast and excellent wine selection. Our anti-pasti dish, chef's choice, was a perfect selection of all things that make Italian cuisine so spectacular. We will certainly be going back for more!

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7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

This is probably my favourite italian in Oslo. And I've been to them all. Extremely good service (and very personal!), great food and a perfect atmosphere. In addition, the owners are actually Italian. Would recommend anyone looking for a top-tier Italian to visit this place!

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Oslo, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

After a theater evening (early curtain) we rushed to our reserved table at Ruffino. The host received us and had us seated, and our two glasses of prosecco were on the table in no time. A busy night - last opening night before Christmas - but excellent service and tasty antipasti and primos for both of us. A good recommendation... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Went here for dinner before a show at Oslo Konserthus. We got very good service, and wonderful food. We ordered the truffel ravioli, didn't regret it!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Managed to squeeze in on a busy Tuesday after work, and got the last table. Excellent, home made, fresh pasta and divine desserts. Servers are very attentive, knowledgeable and friendly. I have visited the restaurant several times, and always left satisfied. This time the waiter was a bit too friendly, and by that I mean he tried too hard (but... More 

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Rockwall, Texas
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36 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014 via mobile

Following what I'd consider the worst meal in my 50+ years in Svalbard, came perhaps the best. With only one short night in Oslo, we needed to make this dinner a remarkable one; Ruffino exemplified that and much more. Choosing Ruffino based on TA reviews, we were excited to try honest, homemade Italian food in a city known more for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

One of my favourite restaurants, since I discovered it a couple of years ago I've been back three times, all of them equally memorable! The service is magnificent, and the ravioli with truffe and and butter is simply divine! A spontaneous visit with two people on a regular night might go well, but weekends are usually pretty full, and I'd... More 

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Additional Information about Ruffino Ristorante Italiano

Address: Arbinsgate 1 | Entry From Henrik Ibsensgate, Oslo 0253, Norway
Phone Number: +47 22 55 32 80
Location: Europe  >  Norway  >  Eastern Norway  >  Oslo
Open Hours:
Monday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Italian

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