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Pizza Pasta Ruffino

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39 Williams Rd, Paihia, New Zealand
+64 9-402 7964
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5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff
Good for: Families with children
Description: Ruffinos Pizza and Pasta has been located in Paihia for 18 years. We...
Ruffinos Pizza and Pasta has been located in Paihia for 18 years. We specialise in Homemade Pasta and pizzas, you can also create your own pizza. We are now doing gluten free pizza. We are fully licensed and also BYO wine. Dine in or Takeaway available, we do not deliver
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  • 97
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    Very good
  • 18
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  • 8
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Great taste indeed

Nice little restaurant with great pasta. We really enjoyed our carbonara, penne and caesar salad. The service was friendly and very fast. Thanks for a great dinner to end our New Zealand journey.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Benjamin S
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Barnsley, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Good find off the Main Street. Great service and portions. Good value for money many backpackers in but good atmosphere. Ate there 3 times.

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Thank sarah s
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Ordered a nice chicken pizza and lasagne for our dinner and was super impressed with the amazing friendly service and insanely good food. Found our new fave place for pizza and pasta!!

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1 Thank Mike R
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have never been to such a nice lovely restaurant ever! Especially in Paihia this is the best service I have ever received and the food was just as great as the staff. You can hear them encouraging junior staff and working as a team. When you receive service with a genuine smile it makes the meal much more enjoyable.... More 

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2 Thank 656blairk
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35 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice little restaurant with great pasta. We really enjoyed our carbonara, penne and caesar salad. The service was friendly and very fast. Thanks for a great dinner to end our New Zealand journey.

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1 Thank Benjamin S
Whanganui, New Zealand
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ruffinos is a hidden gem. A lovely restaurant with great character and amazing Pizza, Pasta and refreshments

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1 Thank paniap
NSW
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45 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice family place serving really yummy Italian food. Staff were really friendly. Pizza's, pasta's etc. Not expensive at all and really good family atmosphere. Takeaway pizza's are also available. Would recommend.

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1 Thank chick1
Tauranga, New Zealand
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was pleasantly surprised at how good the food was here. We have 2 children, age 10 and 7 and just wanted to eat something casual but good. The restaurant is nothing flash, upstairs and in a back street...not much of a view. But the food was great. I had the Pumpkin Ravioli with Tomato sauce ( you can order... More 

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Thank Jujuyanni90
Paihia, New Zealand
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Decided to spontaneously go for a pizza one evening. The pizza was tasty and it was good that you could choose your own topping or change the base of the pizza to BBQ sauce if you'd prefer that. Rachel was great, super smiley and very efficient! Would recommend!

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1 Thank katie932016
Wellington, New Zealand
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22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We got a couple pizzas for take away, walked across the street and ate on the benches by the water, was lovely. Great that you can add your own toppings. Crust was delicious, thin and crispy. Good service and didn't have to wait that long too. The cider they had on tap yummy too.

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Thank aussiegirl423
Rayleigh, United Kingdom
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358 reviews
147 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went and got a takeaway pizza and it was really good. I got a jumbo Mexican one and changed a few ingredients but it was so good, and a bit spicey too.

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

Thanks guys for your feedback... Im glad you enjoyed your takeaway and taking your time to put your input on our profile. :) have a great day More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 39 Williams Rd, Paihia, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Northland Region  >  Bay of Islands  >  Paihia
  • Phone Number: +64 9-402 7964

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

Description

Ruffinos Pizza and Pasta has been located in Paihia for 18 years. We specialise in Homemade Pasta and pizzas, you can also create your own pizza. We are now doing gluten free pizza. We are fully licensed and also BYO wine. Dine in or Takeaway available, we do not deliver
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

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?