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Villa Ruza Old City Bistro

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Ilije Sarake 1, Dubrovnik 20000, Croatia (Formerly Villa Ruza restaurant & Lounge Bar)
+385 98 443 382
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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2 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Went there as a couple in middle of May, such great romantic atmosphere same as food absolutely fantastic, and our server Josip was a delight. Thx guys for great evening. Highly recommendet.

2 Thank Ivan E
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Reviewed February 1, 2017 via mobile

Absolutely best restaurant at Elafiti islands. View is perfect, location is absolutely stunning, service is excellant and food is out of this world. Best prawns tempura I have ever eaten. Must visit for all food lovers.

1 Thank Sputnik1008
Dubrovnik, Croatia
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Reviewed January 30, 2017

I came by boat with couple of friends on the Island Kolocep. We spent morning on the sandy beach just before of Villa Ruza. First we relaxed in the lounge bar, tried really refreshing Mojitos. We asked a waiter that he recommend us lunch for 6 person. We got mixed plates of sea food starters, and grilled fish for main... More 

1 Thank M D
Dubrovnik, Croatia
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5 reviews
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Reviewed January 30, 2017

My wife and me visited several times this restaurant & lounge bar, and every time had just beautiful day. Hidden little beach just below of the place, started with couple of great cocktails, then back to restaurant, ordered risotto and gnocchi, continued with grilled fish, just brought from local fisherman, finished with deserts, followed with top Croatian wines! What to... More 

1 Thank guly888
San Francisco, California
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6 reviews
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Reviewed January 10, 2017

The Villa Ruza is a hidden treasure. You can arrive by boat from Dubrovnik to the island, swim at the beach and then have an amazing lunch! The truffled steak was sublime and the dessert was wonderful. The view is fantastic and the staff is wonderfully friendly. The villa has a magical garden.

1 Thank mrobinson2015
2 reviews
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Reviewed December 20, 2016

My wife and I honeymooned in Dubrovnik in July 2016. Through research, I found Villa Ruza and reached out to setup a reservation. They took it from there - booked us a private (but affordable) charter boat, and our server was waiting for us on the dock as we pulled up. An incredible atmosphere, a beautiful sunset, and great food... More 

2 Thank Joseph Warren W
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Reviewed November 1, 2016

Food is nice but we didn't feel it was worth what we paid, bottle of house wine £28.00, the setting is beautiful and the service was very good, we where the last of the season they were shutting early due to the cold nights, I really enjoyed my meal bit think I may have been expecting too much as we... More 

2 Thank mozza2716
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Reviewed October 25, 2016

We enjoyed a superb wedding reception at this restaurant. The location is stunning and the view of the sunset from the dining terrace is incredible! The restaurant offers fine dining and is a great location for dancing/partying.

2 Thank MJEEngland
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Reviewed October 23, 2016

Stayed at the Kalamota resort and as part of the stay you could have dinner here one night. Beautiful meal in a lovely location.

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Reviewed October 13, 2016

We had two wonderful nights here on our stay on Kolocep - the views, the wine and the food were all amazing !! You must try the tempura prawns for starter - probably the best I have ever had The staff were wonderful, in particular Valentino, nothing was too much trouble, we were given free deserts both evenings and a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $40
Mediterranean, Croatian, Seafood, Delicatessen
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Families with children, Scenic view, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ilije Sarake 1, Dubrovnik 20000, Croatia (Formerly Villa Ruza restaurant & Lounge Bar)
  • Location: Europe  >  Croatia  >  Dalmatia  >  Dubrovnik-Neretva County  >  Dubrovnik
  • Phone Number: +385 98 443 382
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?