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Villa Ruza Old City Bistro

Ilije Sarake 1, Dubrovnik 20000, Croatia
+385 98 443 382
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  • Excellent83%
  • Very good11%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Seafood, Mediterranean, Croatian, Delicatessen, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Ilije Sarake 1, Dubrovnik 20000, Croatia
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151 - 160 of 578 reviews

Reviewed October 6, 2015

Kitchen long way from outdoor table so cold when received. No atmosphere.Great sunset but very windy.

1  Thank Grafton40
Reviewed October 6, 2015

we booked this as a treat for our last day in croatia, we made a day of it and got the ferry over from DRVNK, got a day pass to spend the day at the kalamato hotel and then booked in for dinner here with...More

2  Thank midgyminx
Reviewed September 28, 2015

A friend recommended that we take a trip over to the island to dine at Villa Ruza, and I am so glad that we did. The restaurant arranged a private speedboat transfer for us which was really cheap between 9 of us, and half the...More

2  Thank martinaloeb
Reviewed September 25, 2015

The restaurant arranged that Nico picked us up to bring us from Dubrovnik to the island. This unique haven of peace and serenity is a very romantic place! The food is delicious, the view is amazing and the staff is really friendly ! Just bring...More

4  Thank margococo
Reviewed September 20, 2015 via mobile

My husband and I took the speedboat (which yes, is very expensive especially when converting to Canadian dollars) but we decided to splurge! We had a lovely evening, the food was great, the service was nice (not exceptional, but good) the view was perfect and...More

2  Thank tracy448
Reviewed September 20, 2015

We had our rehearsal dinner here. We are from Washington, DC. We planned a destination wedding with D'Insiration (best wedding planner EVER) and this place came highly recommended. They definitely do not disappoint. The food was amazing. We had a party of 31 people with...More

3  Thank Amber W
Reviewed September 19, 2015 via mobile

We went to the restaurant via speed boat transfer from our hotel (Radisson), skipper Nico picked us up and whisked us off to this Fairytale setting (return is 530 Kuna, 70 EUR, pay him when you return). The view and welcome we got once we...More

2  Thank John O
Reviewed September 17, 2015

The views of the sunset are amazing from here. The service was outstanding and the food was delicious. Would recommend the steak.

2  Thank Heather L
Reviewed September 16, 2015

This was our fourth visit to Villa Ruza; we usually eat here on the last day of our trip, so that it is the high point of our stay and we can look forward to the experience. It was even more relevant this year as...More

2  Thank Propaganda_Machine
Reviewed September 16, 2015

Just came back from Dubrovnik and Villa Ruza was the highlight of our trip. Ruder kindly arranged the private speedboat for us which I agree is quite pricey but we arrived in style. We just needed more people to see us arrive in style. On...More

2  Thank dkLondon2015
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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
$10 - $42
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar
Good for
Scenic view, Families with children, Local cuisine, Kids, Romantic, Special occasions
Open Hours
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:30 pm
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:30 pm
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:30 pm
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:30 pm
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:30 pm
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:30 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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