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“Good food and excellent service” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Pizza Pasta Ruffino

Pizza Pasta Ruffino
39 Williams Rd, Paihia, New Zealand
+64 9-402 7964
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Ranked #7 of 44 Restaurants in Paihia
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night
Restaurant details
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night
1 review
“Good food and excellent service”
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.

  • Visited June 2014
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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Kyla M, Owner at Pizza Pasta Ruffino, responded to this review, August 1, 2014
Hi, Thank you for taking the time to place feedback on what you enjoyed about your meal and the service at Ruffinos.
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Paihia, New Zealand
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
“I liked this pizza joint.”
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.

  • Visited June 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Kyla M, Owner at Pizza Pasta Ruffino, responded to this review, August 1, 2014
Hi there, Thanks for the fab feedback on your time with us at Ruffinos. We look forward to seeing you again.
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Napier, New Zealand
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“Great and friendly staff, average food.”
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".

Visited June 2014
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9 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Best Pizza in the 'Bay!”
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 generous and the pizzas are so filling! The staff are so friendly, attentive and welcoming.

I highly recommend Ruffino's when your looking for a delicious pizza or pasta with great service :)

  • Visited May 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Kyla M, Manager at Pizza Pasta Ruffino, responded to this review, June 1, 2014
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!!
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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“Deeelish!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

Sort of off the beaten track and up a staircase but well worth hunting Ruffino's out. We were there kind of early which was a good decision as it is a small restaurant so can't sit too many people. It got pretty busy with takeaways and diners in but the staff handled it well. We got the chicken, cranberry and brie and the supreme pizza both were just gorgeous. We had great service and our food came out pretty quickly. We stayed in Paihia for 5 nights and ate out every night in various restaurants around Paihia and this was our best dining experienced. And getting the left overs take away made for a yum lunch the next day too! Thanks Ruffino's

  • Visited April 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Kyla M, Owner at Pizza Pasta Ruffino, responded to this review, May 7, 2014
Thank you so much for the fantastic review, and for taking the time to comment... make sure you pop in again next time you are up in the Bay of Islands. Thanks once again
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