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Villa Ruza Old City Bistro

Ilije Sarake 1, Dubrovnik 20000, Croatia
+385 98 443 382
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good11%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Seafood, Mediterranean, Croatian, Delicatessen, Vegetarian Friendly
Ilije Sarake 1, Dubrovnik 20000, Croatia
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Reviewed August 2, 2015 via mobile

Disappointing experience at supposedly best restaurant in Dubrovnik the service was unattentive having to ask for glasses for water and napkins table not laid properly on arrival, asked for food order before drinks order staff called us Sir and Madam the wrong way round. The...More

5  Thank 3717law
Reviewed July 31, 2015

Beautiful location with views to die for! I was staying at the Kalamota Island resort and booked through them which enables a 10% discount. The entrance to this place was really nice...quite a unique place. The service was good and the food was nice. It...More

2  Thank sdavies1980
Reviewed July 31, 2015

Six of us went for lunch by private boat to celebrate our sons 30 th birthday.we had a table overlooking the sea. The food was the best we have had,four of us had fresh barbecued sea bass,my wife had prawns on a sewer and my...More

2  Thank ManxManandWoman
Reviewed July 30, 2015

My husband and I ate here twice during our stay at the local hotel. The location is fabulous with wonderful sunsets. The food is excellent although a little pricey by local standards. The service was excellent until you had finished your main course and then...More

3  Thank Freckly68
Reviewed July 30, 2015

One of my most fav place in Dubrovnik! Breathtaking view, awesome staff, incredible food, tons of wine choices....a place to forget about the stresses of life! I can`t wait to visit again :)

2  Thank Iva B
Reviewed July 29, 2015 via mobile

We booked our dinner at Villa Ruza well in advance and the restaurant conveniently arranged for a speed boat to pick us up from our mainland hotel. On our short sail to the serene island of Kolocep we enjoyed the magnificent view of the sun...More

2  Thank Sarah S
Reviewed July 29, 2015

After two weeks traveling in Italy and Croatia, we chose to dine at Villa Ruza for our farewell dinner. I can't tell you how disappointed we were that this sad dinner was the culmination of our beautiful trip. I'm shocked at all the positive reviews...More

10  Thank Anne B
Reviewed July 28, 2015 via mobile

First, from a seasoned traveller - believe me, this restaurant has probably the best view in the world. It's the proximity to turquoise water, sea breeze you can feel and crickets you can hear. Service is fantastic as well. We were welcomed at the boat...More

3  Thank THREOslo
Reviewed July 27, 2015 via mobile

What a place, it was recommended by Dubrovnik Boats who organised our days boat trip last Sunday, we stopped for lunch and what a setting, we had the best table in the house and what a lunch comprising of a selection of their finest starters,...More

3  Thank Mark K
Reviewed July 27, 2015 via mobile

Amazing place with beautiful setting. Food and wine was outstanding with brilliant service. We followed our perfect lunch with a snooze on the lounge bed in the shade with a cool sea breeze. Easy to get to from the ferry. A fantastic place worthy of...More

3  Thank Chris F
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Is the restaurant open on Sunday's in September?
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Response from Drifter76 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it's a summer time 🙂
could we get your restaurant email address.tq
June 29, 2016|
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How long is the boat ride from Dubrovnik to Villa Ruza and is there plentiful boats or ferries on the run? Thank you
June 22, 2016|
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Response from S0308 | Reviewed this property |
The boat (ferry) ride is approximately 30min to Kolocep and than 10 min walk to Villa Ruza, 4 ferries a day, private water taxi Gruz (Dubrovnik) – Kolocep – 60 Euros each way
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $40
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Scenic view, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
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
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
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
  • E-mail
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