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Pizza Pasta Ruffino

39 Williams Road, Paihia 0200, New Zealand
+64 9-402 7964
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good38%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (68 reviews)
“italian food” (7 reviews)
Open Now
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM Hours
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
39 Williams Road, Paihia 0200, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First time i have tried Ruffino's and i absolutely loved it, i had a supreme pizza and carbonara pasta, both delicious, hot and great service, thank you guys so much

Thank SeaSprayPaihia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just enjoyed freshly made pasta with their own freshly made sauces. Sauce was smooth and creamy but does not sit heavily. Staff including the chef we're good to talk to, they enjoyed talking about their food. We recommend this place.

Thank Graham G
Reviewed 15 April 2018

Not sure how or where they source their ingredients but they sell the freshest pizzas that I have ever tasted. And the pizza base is delicious.

Thank Daryl M
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Reviewed 23 March 2018 via mobile

This has become a regular for us. Great food and very reasonably priced. Kyla and team really friendly and accommodating. Would highly recommend.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 16 March 2018 via mobile

We had pasta and pizza at Ruffinos for a late dinner and it was still super busy, showing its popularity. Great food and good sized portions.

Thank Emily W
Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

Came here for a meal as looking for somewhere that doesn't just do seafood. At first we were a bit unsure as it was upstairs and along a corridor. when we got there it was very quiet which can be a little disconcerting, however the...More

Reviewed 11 March 2018

The decor isn’t much but the pizza was excellent, crispy base, fresh ingredients. We had the ruffino’s pizza with tomato sauce, cheese, onion, ham, bacon, garlic and capsicum which was the best! Very good value. Restaurant not on the ground floor but upstairs but look...More

Thank Whitehalltraveller
Reviewed 8 March 2018

We were looking for a quick dinner near our motel and this place got decent comments. They apparently do mostly takeaway business as we were the only people dining in. We ordered a jumbo pepperoni pizza but only got a medium (that's all we were...More

Thank dskid
Reviewed 7 March 2018 via mobile

We have dined there twice, both times walking away satisfied. My wife had Lasagna and I had carbonara first time and vegetable fettuccine the second time. Prompt and polite service.

Thank Simon S
Reviewed 7 March 2018

An unusual setting (upstairs and down a corridor or two), but the rewards are some of the best pizza you've ever tasted. We had a vegetable (my partner said it was the best she'd ever had) and I chomped on a seafood, which was good...More

Thank iandsmith
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 39 Williams Road, Paihia 0200, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Northland Region  >  Bay of Islands  >  Paihia
  • Phone Number: +64 9-402 7964
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
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