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Pizza Pasta Ruffino

39 Williams Road, Paihia 0200, New Zealand
+64 9-402 7964
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good38%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“pasta” (68 reviews)
“italian food” (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 7 February 2017

Kyla the owner makes the best pizza I've ever had in New Zealand, I think its all in the sauce, really yummy. Would recommend to all pizza lovers out there.

Thank MackemAbroad
Reviewed 7 February 2017

Got some pizza and pasta (yuuuum), always nice. Couldn't complain about anything. Especially Maria.. always really kind!

Thank Kristin L
Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

Read reviews for this place a sounded fairly good - but was average. Good size portions but we were seated near where customers queued for their takeaway. I found it uncomfortable to be eating in front of them - ask for a seat nearer the...More

Thank Helen S
Reviewed 30 January 2017

Having had a few disastrous meals in paihia, we found this place, which was a god send. Amazing food, good range on the menu, quick service.

Thank Legs2005
Reviewed 28 January 2017

I must have had pizzas or pasta from Ruffinos on more than 30 occasions. I haven't had a poor meal there. The staff are friendly and obliging, the pasta is very good and I have not had a better pizza.Recently, disappointed with the fish and...More

Thank 284Blatter284
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

Employees local friendly staff, has the best pasta I've ever had and the pizza is awesome! Not over priced. I highly recommend.

Thank BradWindust
Reviewed 17 January 2017

It is a basic restaurant but all the better for it. Food was WONDERFUL. We had different veggie pizzas. I have allergies and staff were great at altering things for me. It's in a weird location - down an alley, up some stairs, round a...More

Thank Takanini1
Reviewed 13 January 2017

Having had a very disappointing take out from another establishment nearby I got some very nice fish and chips here. The next evening the family wanted some pizzas and I was delegated to collect these. They turned out very tasty and again the young ladies...More

Thank ianrob99
Reviewed 12 January 2017

My husband and I went to this restaurant 3 nights in a row because we loved it from day 1. We tried different things from the menu each time. The pastas where very tasty and fresh and the pizzas very very good. Large portions and...More

Thank Carolina V
Reviewed 11 January 2017

Friendly speedy service. They were willing and able adjust the menu items to account for our preferences and allergies. Sizes of pizza were illustrated perfectly. They were delicious and we eat a lot of pizza so consider ourselves reasonably discerning. It is a slightly odd...More

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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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