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Ruffino Ristorante Italiano

#3 of 1,130 Restaurants in Oslo
Certificate of Excellence
Italian, Gluten Free
As featured in Best Food in Oslo
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Arbinsgate 1 | Entry From Henrik Ibsensgate, Oslo 0253, Norway
+47 22 55 32 80
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Brunch, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Good for: Families with children, Business meetings, Special occasions, Romantic
Description: Ruffino is an authentic Italian restaurant that smells, tastes and feels...
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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    Very good
  • 45
    Average
  • 14
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Authentic Italian in Oslo

Delicious authentic Italian food. The pasta was all homemade and fresh. Prices were reasonable for Oslo and portions were generous. Service could not have been better from the all Italian staff- very warm and welcoming. Mauritzio our server was very attentive and helpful despite the fact that all... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Delicious authentic Italian food. The pasta was all homemade and fresh. Prices were reasonable for Oslo and portions were generous. Service could not have been better from the all Italian staff- very warm and welcoming. Mauritzio our server was very attentive and helpful despite the fact that all tables were filled.

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Oslo, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The food is great, the wine list is extensive and the service is extraordinary. The atmosphere is warm and welcoming and the restaurant was packed even on a Tuesday evening.

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Oslo, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I was here with my friends during summer time. We where all amazed by the food and lovely staff!! They are so service minded and friendly.. We tried different pasta dishes, all amazing!! I would highly recomend this place to anyone who is looking for a good resturant in Oslo. With love from a foodie<3

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2 Thank AnneXyX
Oslo, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My first visit last autumn was a very good experience. The food was delicious and authentic Italian. Well assorted wine card. The service was excellent. Our waiters were professionals. This is the place if you search for an Italian restaurant in Oslo.

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1 Thank Jan-Tore R
Oslo, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Friendly, helpfull ,VERRY TASTY FOOD. The waiters were on their toes to give service all the time. Reasonable priced

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1 Thank AVEPS
Oslo, Norway
2 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I really like this place, the service is good, fast and on point. Food is delicious and reasonable prices.

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1 Thank Marian B
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great and authentic Italian food. Excellent service. This is definitely one of the best restaurants in Oslo. Would recommend the the pasta dishes with seafood.

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1 Thank Latifah1
Vallensbaek Strand, Denmark
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54 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I visited the place as part of a business trip. Having walked around in the neighbourhood I has often been drawn to their inspiring presentation from the outside. We were meet by professional waiters in particular the owner daughter who is a role model to all youngsters that enters the sector. Professional quick and interested in her customer. Bresaola for... More 

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1 Thank Karsten P
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Can't recommend this restaurant enough. Fantastic food, amazing service and a lovely atmosphere. Centrally located. All in all a great restaurant in the center of Oslo. Well worth several visits!

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Paris, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Home made great italian food. Prepared with : - love, - care - and high quality ingredients. Thoughtful and personalised service delivered by a caring nice friendly staff. The homemade olive oil, the Carpaccio, the Ravioli (ripieni di ricotta, mascarpone e tartufo) and the Triangoli (farciti di radicchio e patate su fonduta di parmigiano) were simply amazing : pretty, tasty,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Arbinsgate 1 | Entry From Henrik Ibsensgate, Oslo 0253, Norway
  • Location: Europe  >  Norway  >  Eastern Norway  >  Oslo
  • Phone Number: +47 22 55 32 80

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Gluten Free

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Business meetings, Special occasions, Romantic

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.
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

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