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Calle Montemayor 15, 29679 Benahavis, Spain
+34 952 85 52 62
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good28%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“pate” (30 reviews)
“lamb shoulder” (18 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Calle Montemayor 15, 29679 Benahavis, Spain
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

One of several visits, which have always been enjoyable with good food and good service. But I will avoid the Roquefort sauce in future, rather overpowering and a bit too salty. Large menu and generous portions served by efficient staff. Nice setting at what is...More

Thank Invicta2592
Reviewed 1 week ago

A frequent visitor to Benahavis and decided to pre-book (7 of us) This is one of the most popular restaurants in this "village of gastronomy" and provides an extensive menu of meat and fish dishes. Warning - don't over indulge on the breads as you...More

Thank Allan H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Benahavis----culinary capital----absolutely not!! Rufino----decent food but nothing spectacular. The older members of staff were not at all attentive, and were bordering on rudeness. Been doing the job to long? Taking our custom for granted? Probably both of the above. Probably worth a visit as the...More

Thank jdm2121x
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very busy, especially as a Tuesday night - as often the case the portion sizes are mammoth !! I had some delicious Prawn Pil Pil but the assorted plate of grilled meats whilst all delicious & tender was enough for 2 or 3 - its...More

Thank Mark L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I visited this restaurant with my family for a lunch time meal. The service was very good and the food was of a good quality. This restaurant is suitable for family's with very young children. I can recommend the lamb and the seafood options.

Thank SJA1001
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great experience. There were 16 of us and all very happy. Tried a variety of starters: cheese, chorizo, prawn pil pil and mussels. Delicious. My main was the entrecote steak. Medium, with peppercorn sauce and chips. Absolutely spot on! Service was friendly and professional -...More

Thank Javid R
Reviewed May 20, 2017 via mobile

We ate at Rufino's on Saturday evening at approx 7pm. We were seated at a beautiful table overlooking the street outside which was ideal. We ordered lamb shoulder and grilled chicken breast for our mains which arrived with vegetables and french fries. We were served...More

Thank VictoriaMulvaney
Reviewed May 14, 2017

The restaurant is in the most gorgeous setting in a lovely town and as we sat down, we were given sherry, pate, toast and olives on the house together with cheese & salami. We ordered prawns pil pil, avocado gratin and melon to start, followed...More

Thank Laurel K
Reviewed May 14, 2017 via mobile

Tonight's meal was delish. From the moment we sat down to a complimentary Sherry, pate and olives to the last complimentary liqueur we enjoyed 3 courses that were tasty, large size portions and to be recommended

Thank Cazzen
Reviewed April 20, 2017

Catering for 34 people in one go must surely be a challenge. Rufinos rose to the occasion, shared tapas and catered for three different mains off the menu and a single desert for this dinner post a golf event - but service organisation food were...More

Thank rogerssusan1961
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Has anyone got a phone number that works for this restaurant ???
August 13, 2016|
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Response from CostaArt | Reviewed this property |
The phone does receive calls. But it seems 20% of any phones will not/can't connect. Try another phone!! Strange but true as I've been going there 30 years!!
what day is it closed
October 1, 2015|
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Response from Gary B | Reviewed this property |
The usual days for rest in Benahavis are Sunday and Monday's. Not sure why Rufinos was closed. However I never rated the service although the food was OK
Do you have gluten-free options?
March 7, 2015|
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Response from Bridmoni | Reviewed this property |
I do not know actually. Better to contact them direct. The cooking is more like home made cooking than chef cooking.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Scenic view, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Montemayor 15, 29679 Benahavis, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Malaga  >  Costa del Sol  >  Benahavis
  • Phone Number: +34 952 85 52 62
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