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Rufina's

170 Concord Road, Chelmsford, MA 01824 (Formerly Vincenzo's)
978 256 1250
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Ranked #21 of 69 restaurants in Chelmsford
Price range: $15 - $27
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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English first
Boston
Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

Been here about 7 times and sometimes good sometimes slow and disorganized Food consistently good to very good. Tonight had to walk our orders to the bar to get any service

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Chelmsford, Massachusetts
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

We like to go to Rufina's , its' close by cozy ambience, friendly service and the food is consistently good . our favorites are Tri cousette and veal saltiboccia

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Westford
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58 reviews 58 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

We've dined here on many occasions, but New Year's Eve was a little disappointing. We dined early and had a reservation. No problem with the service, but we were disappointed in our entrees. We both ordered grilled swordfish, and they looked delicious, but they were somewhat tough. No, we did not tell our server, but we probably should have -... More

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Massachusetts
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2013

The eggplant parmesan was too heavily breaded and soggy even though I requested the marinara sauce on the side in the hope of receiving a plate of crispy eggplant parm. The molten chocolate cake dessert was excellent.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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155 reviews 155 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2013 via mobile

We had high hopes based on TA reviews and were looking for a nice local place. It was busy but we were able to get 7p reservations on a Friday. Hostest was friendly. Waitress was also friendly but not very attentive. Once our meals came we did not see her for quite awhile after we were done eating. Then we... More

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boston,ma
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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013

My husband and I love Rufina's. It is very close to home and they have a great menu. We dine here at least once a month. The service is excellent. We always ask for the same waitress (Catherine). She knows what we like and has our drinks ready for us. The food is always good.

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Chelmsford, Massachusetts
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

Excellent Italian cuisine - small, intimate setting - very friendly wait-staff. Prices very affordable. Convenient location - less than 2 miles off Interstate 495 (MA.)

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Nashua
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51 reviews 51 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013

For the second time, when dining at Rufina's, my dish arrived not as described in the menu. The menu read: Risotto- rice with spinach, tomato, and choice of three meats. When it arrived, it was rice in a thick tomato sauce similar to Spanish Rice. One does not expect Risotto to be blood red-.plus it was luke warm. I set... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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100 reviews 100 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

Our visits have been with and without 5 year olds and in both cases the waitstaff shows excellent service, the menu has plenty of room for fancy dinner or things that would entice children. A real gem in an area that is super easy to get to and park at.

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Billerica, Massachusetts
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67 reviews 67 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2013

We have been dining at Ruffina's for the past eight years and have never been disappointed with a meal. Besides excellent Italian food, the wait staff are wonderful. They treat you like family and offer great suggestions if you have a difficult time choosing being between the daily specials and the regular menu. The bartenders make great drinks and are... More

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