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“Good food and excellent service”

Pizza Pasta Ruffino
Ranked #10 of 57 Restaurants in Paihia
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Italian, Pizza
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Good for: Kids, Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff
Description: Ruffinos Pizza and Pasta has been located in Paihia for 18 years. We specialise in Homemade Pasta and pizzas, you can also create your own pizza. We are now doing gluten free pizza. We are fully licensed and also BYO wine. Dine in or Takeaway available, we do not deliver
1 review
“Good food and excellent service”
Reviewed June 26, 2014

Fabulous fresh food and very friendly service, thanks you. We would definitely return also great wine selection.

  • Visited June 2014
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Thank 212silviob
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Kyla M, Owner at Pizza Pasta Ruffino, responded to this review, July 31, 2014
Hi, Thank you for taking the time to place feedback on what you enjoyed about your meal and the service at Ruffinos.
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Paihia, New Zealand
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16 reviews
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“I liked this pizza joint.”
Reviewed June 25, 2014 via mobile

Good pizza. Laid back and very friendly staff. I liked it. Actually I really liked it. It's relaxing to find a restaurant that doesn't try too hard to be something. This one can rely on its service and quality.

  • Visited June 2014
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Thank flyer_thirteen
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Kyla M, Owner at Pizza Pasta Ruffino, responded to this review, July 31, 2014
Hi there, Thanks for the fab feedback on your time with us at Ruffinos. We look forward to seeing you again.
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Napier, New Zealand
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8 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Great and friendly staff, average food.”
Reviewed June 1, 2014

The staff were very friendly. I ordered a pizza, which was rather average and didn't really taste "Italiano".

Visited June 2014
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Thank sonnenscheinchen83
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Best Pizza in the 'Bay!”
Reviewed May 11, 2014

As a local gal living in the Bay, i can no doubt say that Ruffino's has the best pizza's around! I usually get the Hawaiian pizza with BBQ and Aioli sauce or one of their gourmet house specials. I also really enjoy the Lasagne and the Beef Cannelloni. It is a Great value for money as the pasta portions are generous and the pizzas are so filling! The staff are so friendly, attentive and welcoming.

I highly recommend Ruffino's when your looking for a delicious pizza or pasta with great service :)

  • Visited May 2014
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Thank Rebekah C
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Kyla M, Manager at Pizza Pasta Ruffino, responded to this review, June 1, 2014
Hi Rebekah, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with Ruffino's. We look forward to seeing you again next time your in the Bay!!
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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“Deeelish!!”
Reviewed May 4, 2014

Sort of off the beaten track and up a staircase but well worth hunting Ruffino's out. We were there kind of early which was a good decision as it is a small restaurant so can't sit too many people. It got pretty busy with takeaways and diners in but the staff handled it well. We got the chicken, cranberry and brie and the supreme pizza both were just gorgeous. We had great service and our food came out pretty quickly. We stayed in Paihia for 5 nights and ate out every night in various restaurants around Paihia and this was our best dining experienced. And getting the left overs take away made for a yum lunch the next day too! Thanks Ruffino's

  • Visited April 2014
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Thank M S
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Kyla M, Owner at Pizza Pasta Ruffino, responded to this review, May 7, 2014
Thank you so much for the fantastic review, and for taking the time to comment... make sure you pop in again next time you are up in the Bay of Islands. Thanks once again
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