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Villa Ruza Old City Bistro

Ilije Sarake 1, Dubrovnik 20000, Croatia
+385 98 443 382
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  • Excellent83%
  • Very good11%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“flounder” (8 reviews)
“fresh fish” (37 reviews)
“prawn tempura” (11 reviews)
Open Now
18:30 - 23:00All hours
Seafood, Mediterranean, Croatian, Delicatessen, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Ilije Sarake 1, Dubrovnik 20000, Croatia
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111 - 120 of 580 reviews

Reviewed 11 July 2016

Had dinner at Villa Ruza two weeks ago. The view and setting were amazing and we had high hopes for our meal based on previous reviews. Even though the restaurant was only 30 % full, the service was poor - we only received our wine...More

Thank emanuelc248
Reviewed 11 July 2016

This was our first visit to Villa Ruza and we will be definitely coming back next time we are in Croatia. Delicious and fresh food! Restaurant offers a great selection of wines and a fantastic food menu. Their tempura prawns and grilled sea bas are...More

3  Thank MoniaG
Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

Visited Villa Ruza while staying at the hotel on Kolocep. The view is stunning (make sure you book at sunset!) and the food was incredible - the tempura prawns are to die for! Definitely recommend!

3  Thank sianrosemary
Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

This was the third year we have visited Villa Ruza and it never disappoints! The food is amazing and the hospitality second to none. Then there is the view and setting, I would find it hard to find anywhere better to recommend. We first visited...More

2  Thank Hannah-Meenan
Reviewed 3 July 2016

Super location but the food was a bit of a mixed experience. One starter and the dessert were classy the other starter and the main course were OK but nothing special. We waited 40 minutes for our main course and a glass of wine during...More

Thank KeswickTraveller
Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

I am writing this on behalf of my mum and her friends. I booked this restaurant as a 60th birthday surprise as I had been 2 years earlier and absolutely loved it. They were welcomed by very friendly and attentive staff and seated with views...More

3  Thank Katie B
Reviewed 1 July 2016

With my wife we had one of the most sunset romantic dinner you can imagine in this amazing restaurant. Villa Ruza is a unique spot in Croatia, in the small quiet Island of Kolocep. It is certainly among the most beautiful sunset restaurant we know...More

2  Thank Olivier t
Reviewed 30 June 2016

A very special place. We arrived by boat (dubrovnik sailing) to this beautiful relaxed restaurant. The service and whole dining experience was fantastic, including blankets being provided when we were a bit chilly We chose tempura prawns, Lobster and flat fish and had a lovely...More

3  Thank Bungie66
Reviewed 29 June 2016

Visited this restaurant on our tour to Elaphiti islands. This restaurant is really something special! With great and fresh food, perfect wines and exquisite view this is a must on your vacations in Dubrovnik! Friendly staff will give you the best recommendation so just relax...More

3  Thank Mark K
Reviewed 28 June 2016

Our group had booked a reservation at Villa Ruza before we arrived. We had to change our reservation date last minute and Ruder was a great help in doing so. We were picked up on a private speedboat at the Old Town port which took...More

2  Thank HD419
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Questions & Answers
Ellie Y
30 June 2017|
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Response from Ivan E | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is closed and moved to Dubrovnik old city
12 February 2017|
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Response from Drifter76 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it's a summer time 🙂
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$42
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, View, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
18:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 15:30
18:30 - 23:00
18:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 15:30
18:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 15:30
18:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 15:30
18:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 15:30
18:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 15:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ilije Sarake 1, Dubrovnik 20000, Croatia (Formerly Villa Ruza restaurant & Lounge Bar)
  • Location: Europe  >  Croatia  >  Dalmatia  >  Dubrovnik-Neretva County  >  Dubrovnik
  • Phone Number: +385 98 443 382
  • E-mail
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