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Pizza Pasta Ruffino

39 Williams Rd, Paihia, New Zealand
+64 9-402 7964
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Ranked #9 of 41 Restaurants in Paihia
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night
Most recent review
- Aug 4, 2014
Restaurant details
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night
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Bedford, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
209 reviews 209 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
93 helpful votes 93 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
Senior Contributor
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

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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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014 via mobile

Fabulous fresh food and very friendly service, thanks you. We would definitely return also great wine selection.

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

Hi, Thank you for taking the time to place feedback on what you enjoyed about your meal and the service at Ruffinos. More

Paihia, New Zealand
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

Good pizza. Laid back and very friendly staff. I liked it. Actually I really liked it. It's relaxing to find a restaurant that doesn't try too hard to be something. This one can rely on its service and quality.

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

Hi there, Thanks for the fab feedback on your time with us at Ruffinos. We look forward to seeing you again. More

Napier, New Zealand
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

The staff were very friendly. I ordered a pizza, which was rather average and didn't really taste "Italiano".

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Senior Reviewer
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8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

As a local gal living in the Bay, i can no doubt say that Ruffino's has the best pizza's around! I usually get the Hawaiian pizza with BBQ and Aioli sauce or one of their gourmet house specials. I also really enjoy the Lasagne and the Beef Cannelloni. It is a Great value for money as the pasta portions are... More

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

Hi Rebekah, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with Ruffino's. We look forward to seeing you again next time your in the Bay!! More

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