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Ruffino Ristorante Italiano

Arbins gate 1 | Entry From Henrik Ibsensgate, Oslo 0253, Norway
+47 22 55 32 80
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good24%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“pasta” (104 reviews)
“tiramisu” (46 reviews)
“caprese” (10 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Arbins gate 1 | Entry From Henrik Ibsensgate, Oslo 0253, Norway
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Excellent food and service. Good wine list. We had 'spaghetti al mare' and 'gnochi al gamberi'. Superb! The wine, Amarone, perfectly served. Tiramissu for desert and an expresso. Just perfect!

Thank Celso P
Reviewed 3 days ago

Perfect food Perfect wine Perfect location Perfect service Perfect !!!! We had a very pleasent evening wth high standards at at reasonable Price

Thank René H
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Okay not a bad place. But seriously the antipasta not special at all. The scallops disappointing. The meat from the charcuterie below average. The bruchettas luke warm. Primo piato we have ordered different items to share. Ravioli really good, the risotto no real risotto rice...More

Thank Jankees R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was the most authentic Italian dining experience I have had in Oslo. The waitress was very helpful and we followed her advice on wine, the Contrada Tenna was a nice and relatively inexpensive red.

Thank Cato B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Pasta and cappuccino were awesome. But the service was terrible. There were some stones in my pasta so I called a waiter, and he said it was a breadcrumbs. What? Maybe they add some breadcrumbs in their shrimp pasta even if it was hard like...More

Thank Juhyun L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Soft ambiance of the place is what invited us in. The food was great, menu had lots of options. Service was exceptional and the staff was accommodating when we asked for customizing our pizza. Even the desserts were delicious. Great Experience

Thank Rupin_Gupta
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great service, very god Food and Wine. And there is space between the tables. A very Nice place for meeting Friends before going to the Theatre or the cinema.

Thank Mette H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Instead of the restaurants "everybody" is going to at Aker brygge, why not try an excellent alternative just a 10 minute walk away? .. hold on, rumours are that it is more than smart to book a table in advance... This family driven place offers...More

Thank Erlend F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We celebrated my girlfriends birthday in Ruffino and the staff was exceptional. We had a nice waiter with great knowledge about wines. The evening was complete with the italian version of happy birthday to the dessert. Great place!

Thank Ole S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Really nice Italian place. Great service. We had the pasta with truffle, lasagna, carpaccio. It was not exceptional, but just really nice authentic Italian food.

Thank Beatzone A
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Ana B
15 November 2017|
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Response from Bengt H | Reviewed this property |
This is a busy restaurant - booking in advance is necessary
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15 January 2016|
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Response from john344290 | Reviewed this property |
Nowhere in Oslo is really cheap to eat and alcohol is expensive everywhere compared to other places in Europe. I consider Ruffinos to be "fine dining" and it is very good - but is priced accordingly. A prosecco aperitif... More
8 August 2015|
Response from Travelingminnesotans | Reviewed this property |
No parking that we saw, but it's located on a corner close to the main commons area in the city center, just a few blocks away from the National Theater, where I believe there's a subway stop.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Drinks, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Arbins gate 1 | Entry From Henrik Ibsensgate, Oslo 0253, Norway
  • Location: Europe  >  Norway  >  Eastern Norway  >  Oslo
  • Phone Number: +47 22 55 32 80
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Ruffino is an authentic Italian restaurant that smells, tastes and feels Italian. The menu includes a large selection of antipasti, home-made pasta dishes, seafood and meat dishes, as well as dessert favourites like fondente, tiramisu and gelato. All dishes on Ruffino's menu are available as children's portions for half price. The restaurant is located in Henrik Ibsens gate, close to the Royal Palace and Karl Johans gate.
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