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All 44 Paihia Restaurants

Pizza Pasta Ruffino

39 Williams Rd, Paihia, New Zealand
+64 9-402 7964
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Ranked #4 of 44 Restaurants in Paihia
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night
Restaurant details
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night
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1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW via mobile

My partner and I came across Ruffinos menu via a google search. The price looked very reasonable so we gave it a try. Very impressed! Pizza bread and pasta were delicious. Serving sizes were super generous. The hospitality and chatter from staff was energetic and sincere. I will advise all friends n family to pop in up. Cannot wait to... More 

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Auckland NZ
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

Lovely little place, hidden away and very small. Either go early or book! We went in at 6pm and just got a table. This was a Saturday night in January. Great pizzas. perfect bases and good wine list that are not overpriced. Will visit again next time in Paihia.

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London
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220 reviews 220 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
140 helpful votes 140 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

This is a bit hidden away but worth the trip. Down a corridor between shops, up stairs, along another corridor, take a turn and there you are. You enter with a counter to your left and open kitchen behind to a warm welcome (‘Hello, my lovely’) from the cheerful ladies who run this place and you’re either seated or have... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Stumbled upon Ruffino & probably the best pizza I have ever tasted. Authentic thin crispy base. Pasta a bit average - but would go back for that pizza any day. And pizza garlic bread to die for - yummy!!! (Excellent service too & so reasonably priced). Ideal for a family meal.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Such a wonderful experience - great foo and awesome service. Will definately go back again and would recommend to anyone

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Kyla M, Owner at Pizza Pasta Ruffino, responded to this review

Firstly thanks for taking the time to place fantastic feedback, I am so glad you enjoyed your experience with us and got to meet our great team at Ruffinos. Hope to see you again soon More 

South Island
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36 reviews 36 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Great service! The pizzas are delicious. I've had a few now, meat, chicken, the fancy ones... ;) .......................

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Kyla M, Owner at Pizza Pasta Ruffino, responded to this review

Keep up the good work making it through our pizza options :), cant get to much of a good thing!! Thanks heaps for placing your feedback and look forward to seeing you again soon More 

Whangaparaoa, Auckland, New Zealand
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Our teenage son and his friend picked out this restaurant for us to have dinner. Was a bit unsure what we were coming to climbing the stairs but found the place packed out, well it was the holiday season so just as well we had booked. Service and the meal coming out was a bit slow but as expected with... More 

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Kyla M, Owner at Pizza Pasta Ruffino, responded to this review

Hi there, Yes our location is hidden and randomly situated but thanks for taking the time to come upstairs and give us a go. We take pride in our food and service and figure customers will continue to come if we keep up the good work no matter where we are located. See you again soon. Thanks More 

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

We decided to try pizza for a night, and we found this very secluded out of the mainstreet Pizza place. Our first thoughts, was this pizza place was pretty random location upstairs tucked away. But we saw people going in and out, so we thought must be good! The old saying dont judge a book by its cover! Wow we... More 

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Kyla M, Owner at Pizza Pasta Ruffino, responded to this review

Hi there, Thank you so much for the fantastic feedback. I am glad you enjoyed everything!! and found our prices reasonable. Hope to see you again one day soon More 

Wellington, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Myself and a friend had an amazing meal on New Years Eve here with yum pinot noir. The pizza's were delicious and generous on portions and topping. The staff were incredibly professional and friendly (even when dealing with rude people at the table next to us!) They were busy the whole time with big tables and takeaways but no-one seemed... More 

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Kyla M, Owner at Pizza Pasta Ruffino, responded to this review

Hey ladies, Thanks for taking the time to post your feedback on your experience with Ruffino's. Happy New Year. Unfortunately you cant please everyone so thank you for putting up with the table sitting beside you. Look forward to seeing you again soon More 

UK
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Really friendly service from all the staff. They were helpful with the children. Great food which you can customise. Ate here twice, which says a lot!

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Additional Information about Pizza Pasta Ruffino

Address: 39 Williams Rd, Paihia, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 9-402 7964
Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Northland Region  >  Bay of Islands  >  Paihia
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Italian

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