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All 41 Paihia Restaurants

Pizza Pasta Ruffino

39 Williams Rd, Paihia, New Zealand
+64 9-402 7964
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Ranked #8 of 41 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
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night
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English first
Whangarei, Northland, New Zealand
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Great service yummy food!!! Girls were so friendly and dinner was fast and really well made, I recommend to all travellers!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Loved the food here! The place looks modest and it was a quiet Monday night when we went but the food was excellent. I had the white wine creamy sauce penne and my partner had the cranberry, brie and chicken pizza. I loved the pizza; he loved the pasta. Highly recommend this place!

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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

However it surely makes up for it with the mean pizza i had. manager seemed friendly and it was very convenient where all of the other restaurants had shutting up shop- they were open and it was handy for us. A good find!

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Balclutha, Otago, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Loved the pizza from this place-a unusual place to find but well worth the product and good service.

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Bedford, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
211 reviews 211 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014 via mobile

We had a couple of pasta dishes, which were good, service was great, and they were pretty busy, not just in the restaurant but with take away. The primes is and location lets it down, you gave to walk through what feels like a school corridor to get there on the second floor, then it's a bit like eating a... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Thank you so much Kyla (owner/chef) , what a lovely experience to meet you and the pizza was awesome. So glad we found this on a review and came. So welcoming, friendly and the food was great. We will be back for sure. Thanks again, Lisa and Dave x :)

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

hey Lisa, Firstly we are so glad you had a fantastic birthday up in the Bay of Islands, it was lovely meeting you and we are glad you enjoyed your takeaway pizza. Thank you for posting your feedback More

Mangawhai, New Zealand
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25 reviews 25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

We enjoyed our garlic pizza bread, beef cannelloni and pumpkin ravioli. The staff are nice and friendly and prices good. But Ruffinos is certainly lacking atmosphere. Some more Italian art or something to give it a little more of a comfortable feel would be an improvement. But do go and try their food - its good!

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

Thank you for taking the time to post feedback on your experience with Ruffino's. We are glad you enjoyed your meal and the service, and take your comments about the interior into concideration. Thank once again More

auckland
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

After a long days travel we found this place and got good Pizza and Pasta from friendly staff. The pricing was average and the restaurant itself was tidy. My children demolished a small pizza each and I couldn't eat all my cannelloni.

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

Hi Kylee, We were glad that we were able to help you out after a long days drive. Thank you for taking the time to post some feedback on your experience with Ruffino's. More

2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Kids and I loved our meal . Holly and the team were welcoming and accomadating on a really busy night at short notice Thanks look forward to our next visit

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

Thank you for dining and getting takeaway from us. We are glad you enjoyed your meal, service and your visit with us. We look forward to seeing you again one day soon.. More

Hamilton, New Zealand
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014 via mobile

We visited Ruffino's on a family holiday. Its very cosy, we received a warm welcome and the service was really good. The person that served us was very obliging, our 4 year old son changed his drink order after it had arrived but our waiter was happy to exchange it for us. The "porky prawn" pizza was amazing, generous size... More

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

Hi there, Thank you for taking the time to post some feedback on your time with us. We are glad you had a fantastic time and look forward to seeing you again one day More

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