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Aruffo's Italian Cuisine

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126 Yale Ave, Claremont, CA 91711-4722
909-624-9624
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Description: Chef Tom & Valerie established Aruffo Italain Cuisine in the Claremont...
Chef Tom & Valerie established Aruffo Italain Cuisine in the Claremont Village 28 years ago, it's been a Claremont Village "Best Place to Dine Out". Tom and Valerie's delicious selections of regional Italian specialities is inspired by their Italian Roots. Aruffo's menu highlights the bounty of artisan and house made ingredients, daily baked Italian bread, fresh pasta's, ocean fresh seafood, angus steaks, free-range poultry and veal. Influenced by farm to table, artisan foods, and authentic italian ingredients, their passion for exceptional italian cuisine is present in their signature bold Italain flavors with a refined twist.
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  • 8
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Birthday Celebration

Four of us went out to this restaurant last night to celebrate my mother's birthday. It was my first time eating here and I have to say it was DELICIOUS! We were there at 5:30, so it wasn't busy yet and had good service while awaiting bread to be delivered. The bread was divine...and that comes... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
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Claremont, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Greta restaurant in Claremont. The salads are cold and crisp. All the dishes are great. We like the brushetta. And of coarse the bread is to die for. They also have the best Tarimisu I have ever had - very light!

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Claremont, California
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21 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Take a walk then go in to Aruffo's for dinner. Have not had a bad meal there. Love their bread and they have a great wine selection. Then take a walk around Claremont Village.

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Colorado
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Four of us went out to this restaurant last night to celebrate my mother's birthday. It was my first time eating here and I have to say it was DELICIOUS! We were there at 5:30, so it wasn't busy yet and had good service while awaiting bread to be delivered. The bread was divine...and that comes from someone who isn't... More 

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Sandy, Oregon, United States
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23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

The food was great every night we ate here. But the staff was slow and did not pay attention to people very well. There were times when we waited 20 min for a drink and the drinks would come one at a time. The bad part was that there was only three tables in seated in the place. chairs are... More 

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Arlington Heights, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

Clairemont is a trendy southern California community and Aruffo's fits right in. We're staying here for a few days, noticed several Italian restaurants here, and this is the one that was recommended to us by family. Everyone in my party was happy with their selection, We almost passed on dessert but I remembered a family member suggested their "Bianco E... More 

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Claremont, California
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We believe Aruffo's is surprisingly still a well kept secret. Great value for the price and excellent good and service every time we have dined there.

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Upland, CA
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31 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

The food here is always fresh and served up hot and flavorful. This is my third time visiting Aruffo's and I have always enjoyed it. However this time we took our children ages 10 and 12. Aruffo's, I think, is great for adults, but my children were wishing we would have gone to the Olive Garden. Being kids, what they... More 

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California
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8 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

3 of us went to Dinner last Wed. at 6p.m. Restaurant was quite(as one would expect that early)but the waiter went to seat us next to a party of8/10 people. I asked for a different table and was taken to one looking into kitchen. Not the best. Service was immediate. Very good bread and creamy garlic potato soup. Barely hot... More 

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delhi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

went for an early lunch.....food was fresh, service was attentive and place was relaxed. great pasta, bruschetta and good coffee....cannot ask for more...

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Denver, Colorado
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23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

It was a strange night. Based on reviews, we first went to another higher rated Italian restaurant in Claremont, but left after seeing the complimentary store-like bread and plastic dish with a small dab of tomato appetizer placed on customer's tables. To be fair, we didn't taste it, but, it didn't look appetizing. Having lived in Chicago and New York... More 

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Additional Information about Aruffo's Italian Cuisine

Address: 126 Yale Ave, Claremont, CA 91711-4722
Phone Number: 909-624-9624
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Claremont
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 9 - 15
Cuisine: Italian

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 126 Yale Ave, Claremont, CA 91711-4722
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Claremont
  • Phone Number: 909-624-9624

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 9 - 15
  • Cuisine: Italian

Description

Chef Tom & Valerie established Aruffo Italain Cuisine in the Claremont Village 28 years ago, it's been a Claremont Village "Best Place to Dine Out". Tom and Valerie's delicious selections of regional Italian specialities is inspired by their Italian Roots. Aruffo's menu highlights the bounty of artisan and house made ingredients, daily baked Italian bread, fresh pasta's, ocean fresh seafood, angus steaks, free-range poultry and veal. Influenced by farm to table, artisan foods, and authentic italian ingredients, their passion for exceptional italian cuisine is present in their signature bold Italain flavors with a refined twist.
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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