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Villa Ruza Old City Bistro

Ilije Sarake 1, Dubrovnik 20000, Croatia
+385 98 443 382
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  • Excellent81%
  • Very good13%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“shrimp tempura” (16 reviews)
“fresh fish” (38 reviews)
“amuse bouche” (11 reviews)
Open Now
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM Hours
Seafood, Mediterranean, Croatian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Ilije Sarake 1, Dubrovnik 20000, Croatia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a delightful dinner here. The service was impeccable. Professional, knowledgeable and helpful. The food was delicious. Prepared with care and obviously high quality ingredients. The tempura prawns were magnificent. The gnocchi was tender and flavoursome. The scallops excellent and desert cheesecake different but very...More

1  Thank ozrick33Sydney
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my girlfriend were thrilled with the fresh food and pleasant service. Fish menu definitely recommend

Thank Ivo R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great restaurant in the Old town! Private terrace with the best food and service! Few years ago we were their guests on the island but I found out that they are moved in Dubrovnik. Same good quality food, selection of wines and the best staff...More

2  Thank WillyG0806
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Small restaurant so best to reserve a table. The food was very good however a little over priced considering the slow and less than attentive service. Nice outlook.

2  Thank avrilmckay72
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

They charged 12 euros for a one inch slice of cheese and half a cherry tomato. I am not joking. They also charged for the parmesan to garnish my rice. The food took a very long time and they were "out of" all but the...More

Thank adimapamida
Reviewed July 31, 2018 via mobile

Top quality food with a superb view across the picturesque old town. We loved our mains and dessert, with the amazing local cava to wash it down. Some previous reviewers had complained about the service but we certainly don’t share that view. It was a...More

1  Thank Glenn M
Reviewed July 30, 2018 via mobile

Nice dinner on a terrace. The four adults all very much enjoyed their meals, the five children - not so much. The squid ink risotto and the sea bass with salt were the standout items.

1  Thank TheAlexM
Reviewed July 11, 2018

Villa Ruza is about as far off the beaten track as you can get in Dubrovnik, which isn’t far at all but it took us a little while to locate it, tucked around a corner behind the Cathedral and just past the Cathedral Treasury. We...More

3  Thank 309Chris
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

Our meal at Villa Ruza started very well. The waiters were super friendly and attentive. The starters were lovely. And when we noticed that they had mixed up our order they couldn’t have responded better: giving us an extra dish for free. The wine waiter...More

2  Thank Mapleleafdad
Reviewed July 1, 2018 via mobile

Very nice atmosphere and people, they couldn’t have been more accommodating and the food was good, not cheap but a very pleasant visit and I’ll definitely go back

1  Thank Edmund R
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Ellie Y
June 30, 2017|
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Response from Ivan E | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is closed and moved to Dubrovnik old city
February 11, 2017|
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Response from Drifter76 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it's a summer time 🙂
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$12 - $35
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special occasions, Families with children, Scenic view, Kids, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 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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