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170 Concord Road, Chelmsford, MA 01824 (Formerly Vincenzo's)
+1 978-256-1250
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Closed now
All 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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128 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 

Thank Lu-AnnR
Chelmsford, Massachusetts
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182 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars 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 

Thank CarolineMR
Chelmsford, Massachusetts
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars 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 

Thank Charles M
Chelmsford, Massachusetts
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars 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 

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 stars 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 

Thank JPJudith
Boston, Massachusetts
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52 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars 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!

Thank Fred04095
Chelmsford, MA
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66 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars 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 

Thank russell-benoit
Chelmsford, Massachusetts
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32 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars 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.

Boston, Massachusetts
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153 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars 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 

Thank Leo F
Boston, Massachusetts
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

We live near Rufinas, formerly Vincenzo's at this location. We liked the food at Vincenzo's but visited twice since it changed owners and became Rufinas. Both visits were disappointing. One of us had their special of the night, a pasta dish with chicken, mushroom sauce, and peppers. The other had the gnocchi bolognese. Neither had any flavor. Both were served... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$15 - $27
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
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 170 Concord Road, Chelmsford, MA 01824 (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?