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170 Concord Rd, Chelmsford, MA 01824-4645 (Formerly Vincenzo's)
+1 978-256-1250
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4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thu - Fri 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Chelmsford
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016

I had been to Rufina's several times with my daughter and her fiance. We have had the italian dishes, the seafood and of course the garlic bread (my daughter's fiance loves their garlic bread). This trip was special and my friend was treating me to a birthday celebratory dinner. To my delight, the meal was wonderful. We each had filet... More 

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USA
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151 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 28, 2016

We were in Chelmsford for Father's Day and I made sure I made reservations for dinner. After looking at reviews, I chose Rufina's. It was a great choice. Rufina's was a lovely place, nice atmosphere, nice decor. It was very busy, but we didn't have to wait long for service. I was very pleased that our server acknowledged our presence... More 

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Chelmsford, Massachusetts
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200 reviews
145 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 8, 2016

We moved to a new area and were looking for a new local favorite restaurant. We think we have found it. My husband had the steak and I had the risotto. He loved his steak and couldn't eat it all. My risotto was huge. It was a bit underdone and needed a bit more to get rid of the extra... More 

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Chelmsford, Massachusetts
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 18, 2016

Exceptional food and outstanding service! You can't beat Rufina's Italian cuisine served with friendly service. For a real sampling of outstanding Italian cuisine try the Tre Costollette:"Three Cutlets", veal, chicken and eggplant each topped with its own cheese (Asiago, Fontina and Gorgonzola) served with a choice of pasta marinara..Enjkoy it with a glass of Montepulciano. No you are not in... More 

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Thank Charles M
Chelmsford, Massachusetts
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2015 via mobile

We (my wife and I) live within walking distance of Rufina's and have been there too many times to count. Sometimes it's dinner, sometimes dessert. Every time the food is good, abundant, well-prepared, and the service is excellent. I have had two family functions there, including my wedding reception a few weeks ago. We had parties for both around 40... More 

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Thank Radtekk
Nashua, New Hampshire
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86 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 18, 2015

This restaurant is only open for lunch Thursday's and Fridays. I would totally top rate it for lunch due to convenient parking, nice music in the background-volume low enough so you can actually have a conversation, nice variety of menu choices as well as daily specials, and perfect prices. The focassia bread is topped with fresh rosemary from the owner's... More 

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Thank JPJudith
Chelmsford, Massachusetts
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52 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 18, 2015

We have been to Rufina's a number of times and have never been disappointed. Service is always prompt and pleasant!

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Thank Fred04095
Chelmsford, MA
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78 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 7, 2014

We have been coming to Rufina's periodically since it opened. Chicken Parmesan is always on the menu, as are a few other Italian classics...but there are plenty of more adventurous entrees. The food is very good, and reasonably priced. What we really love about coming here is that it is a quiet meal -- plenty of space between the tables,... More 

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Thank russell-benoit
Chelmsford, Massachusetts
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36 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 29, 2014

Food is delicious! Staff is friendly! Comfortable atmosphere. I love the spinach salad with goat cheese, fig dressing and walnuts, also the chicken marsala.

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Thank JATMA
Boston, Massachusetts
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163 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2014

We came here for dinner recently and overall, it was a pleasant experience. We started with an appetizer of "Calamari e Peperone o Calamari di Fritti" and chose the saute option over the fried option. The squid itself was bland but that is not unexpected. The white wine sauce complemented the squid and the peppers gave the entire dish flavor.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$15 - $27
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 170 Concord Rd, Chelmsford, MA 01824-4645 (Formerly Vincenzo's)
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Chelmsford
  • Phone Number: +1 978-256-1250

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?