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Pizza Pasta Ruffino

39 Williams Road, Paihia 0200, New Zealand
+64 9-402 7964
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good37%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“pasta” (60 reviews)
“pita bread” (5 reviews)
“salads” (7 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
39 Williams Road, Paihia 0200, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I opted for the Cannelloni, and it was a good choice, well spiced filling and a good sauce. I didn't try their pizza, but comments by those seated near me indicted they were pleased with their choice. Good and friendly service, a small but adequate...More

Thank Leighton R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a Pizza with the lot and one Gluten-free pizza, both were Fantastic, it would have to be one of the best Pizza's we have ever had. The Chef Kyla would have to be one of the best Pizza makers, she could travel to...More

Thank paulkondos
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had an awesome meal with a girls night out! Really couldn't fault a thing with the food! Best garlic pizza and great pasta!

Thank KiwiMonaLisa
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

The best italian food we found in the area. Gluten-free pizza was very nice and cooked well. Brace yourself for a very strange entrance and total lack of decor in the restaurant.

Thank boourns23
Reviewed 10 May 2017

Found a copy of the menu at our motel and decided to try. Not as hard to find as other reviewers have suggested. Not the largest pizza place I've been in but definitely not the smallest. Staff were very friendly and the food was great....More

Thank Kevin H
Reviewed 3 May 2017

After negotiating the maze to find the restaurant which fortunately was clearly visible from the road or we might have thought we were in the wrong place we entered the small space which was the restaurant. It was quite fresh, clean and tidy. Staff were...More

Thank MariceNZ
Reviewed 26 April 2017

We where keen to get some pasta and pizza. I had the pasta and my partner had the pizza. It was very tastefull, but it can improve on atmosphere. It was a bit of a maze to get to the restaurant from streetlevel to first...More

Thank Ton L
Reviewed 23 April 2017

Nothing flash in the decor and you need to actually fin it upstairs. Doesn't take a lot of customers so be prepared to wait for table. Perhaps initially understaffed the night we were there and needed an extra service staff. Nevertheless service was good and...More

Thank ElvisInvercargill
Reviewed 20 April 2017

This is a quaint little restaurant upstairs above the shops. It isn't fancy, but the vegetarian pizza we had was delicious.

Thank Sharyn1958
Reviewed 18 April 2017

We had the lasagne and the fettuccine (vegetarian). Both were very tasty. We had enough to take away for lunch the following day.

Thank 50shirl
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
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17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
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
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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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