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Pizza Pasta Ruffino

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39 Williams Road, Paihia 0200, New Zealand
+64 9-402 7964
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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15 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ordered the medium vegetarian pizza and the medium meat lovers pizza for a take away dinner. Husband didn't like the meat lovers, not enough sauce for his taste, and while I enjoyed the vegetarian pizza what we got was not worth the $51.50 price.

Thank taniav2015
Auckland, New Zealand
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64 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ruffiino's is a small Italian restaurant in Paihia. The pizzas were fresh and tasted delicious. This is definitely worth a visit if you're in town.

Thank Ian M
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Highly recommend the gourmet pizzas. . But in general most all of the dishes I saw during my meal were fantastic well worth a visit if you like a good pizza or pasta

1 Thank JCH1986
Auckland, New Zealand
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have ordered Margarita and lasagna both were good we enjoyed it. We hope to visit it again. 👍 nice staff, friendly and clean

Thank ibranz
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If the pizza's were less on the cheese and more on the flavour then its a winner! Still had a great feed, thanks

Thank Paul M
Chicago, Illinois
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were really hungry and our margarita pizza tasted SO good, however, the jumbo I felt was a little expensive for what you get. Atmosphere was ok too, nothing to write home about.

Thank Elizabeth P
New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016

I took 27 year 10 students to this restaurant and that were awesome. We had pre-booked so the place was set up for us and the food arrived quickly and was piping hot. They catered for our vegetarian and nothing was too much trouble. Thanks heaps guys

2 Thank CatloverNewZealand
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65 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2016

We found this place and ordered takeaway the first time Their pizzas were delicious and they were on time with their orders, it was so good, we went back and sat in to have a dinner there Their menu is great, there is something for everyone, from fish and chips to salads, if we ever get back up there, we... More 

1 Thank Kylie W
Main Beach
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2016

We had this the first night we were in Paihia. We were staying close so picked it up. We are pizza lovers so may have been a bit too picky. Mine was a vegetarian and was passable. My partner had a supreme one and, as mine, passable. The crust was nice though. We didn't have their pizza again.

Thank Louise J
Paihia, New Zealand
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26 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 30, 2016

We eat at this restaurant regularly. Bonus is that they do really good Gluten free pizza & the pizza bases are excellent. my personal favourite is the Cannelloni but I often have the pizza

1 Thank Sananneb

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 39 Williams Road, Paihia 0200, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Northland Region  >  Bay of Islands  >  Paihia
  • Phone Number: +64 9-402 7964
Ruffinos Pizza and Pasta has been located in Paihia for 18 years. We specialise in Homemade Pasta and pizzas, you can also create your own pizza. We are now doing gluten free pizza. We are fully licensed and also BYO wine. Dine in or Takeaway available, we do not deliver

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?