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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 935 Restaurants in Oslo
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Mon - Sat 4:00 pm - 11:00 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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Oslo, Norway
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62 reviews 62 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014 NEW

Based on TripAdvisors ranking, and the fact that I work just across the street, I thought we could take a slightly delayed birthday dinner at Ruffino. So what can we say? Certainly not the cheapest Italian restaurant you could find, but the food tastes like Italy with a capital 'I' - both the caprese, tuna and ravioli were good choices,... More

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Ottawa, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014 NEW

A colleague and I were invited by two friends from Oslo to Ruffino for a nice dinner. The young lady who serviced our table was probably the friendliest and knowledgeable about the menu and the wine list I have ever seen. So, 5-star for service is probably understated in that case. I had the lamb and it was simply outstanding.... More

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Tampa, Florida
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014 NEW

Fantastic tortelloni al tartufo. The other homemade pasta is delicate real desserts. Service is smiling and intelligent. Finally the bill: considering location, quality, that it is Oslo and the place is packed with beautiful people, a great deal.

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Stubbington, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

I visited Ruffino on a Monday evening and so the restaurant was a little quiet but the service from the staff was very friendly and helpful. We changed the size of our group by adding 2 more people and they quickly accommodated this. They also made a great wine recommendation to go along with the dishes we had chosen. The... More

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Top Contributor
56 reviews 56 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Amazing friendly Italian restaurant with perfect food and services. It's open only from 4 pm and it's recomand to reserve a place. We didn't reserved and get a quick short visit but eat the amazing tiramisu. The service great and it's really one of the best place to eat anywhere not just in oslo. prices are like all in oslo... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Ate here on a recent holiday to Oslo. The food was some of the best Italian food we have ever tasted. We had bruschetta, fagottini, ravioli, lasagne and chocolate fondants- all of these were delicious! The food was so good that we returned and ordered the same dishes. The prices were very reasonable compared to the prices charged in other... More

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Oslo, Oslo, Norway
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32 reviews 32 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

I love italian food and this place serve the best italian in oslo. My favorite dessert is Tiramisu and the make a great one! A little boring interior but it looks clean.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014 via mobile

We were visiting relatives in Oslo and wanted to end our stay with a great memorable meal and Ruffinos certainly didn't disappoint. Our waitress was very knowledgeable and suggested some choices from the menu. Everything that she suggested was very delicious and we couldn't fault a thing. The service and the food was outstanding. We have already recommended Ruffinos to... More

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Oslo, Norway
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Pleasant Italian Experience By listening to the waiter`s advice we ended up with a variety of Italian dishes and excellent wines, which all five of us thoroughly enjoyed. The family dinner was altogether a pleasant experience. Elderly Norwegian couple.

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Oslo, Norway
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55 reviews 55 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

This restaurant is fantastic. The atmosphere and the service is exceptional. The food is real Italian, with the asparagus starter as the highlight. All dishes we have tasted so far have been great. All people working there are friendly and welcoming. I will most definitely go back again, as often as I can afford it :)

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