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18811 Highland Rd, Baton Rouge, LA 70809-6114
+1 225-753-3458
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good20%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“cotton candy” (10 reviews)
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Italian, Gluten Free Options
18811 Highland Rd, Baton Rouge, LA 70809-6114
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Shrimp Dogs, Fried Oysters, Fried Cheese, Chicken Parm, all good, Wine list looked good, had beer. Also had a bloody mary it was good. service could have been better, young men need to get better trained. I will be back, Make reservations, was really busy...More

Thank Eddie S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food was delicious and they went out of their way to accommodate our kids, nieces and nephews. Waiters were super engaging. Loved the heirloom tomato salad. Others in our party enjoyed the celebration salad, tuna appetizer, and filet mignon.

Thank SConn154
Reviewed 6 December 2017

Appetizers are wonderful, steak is out of this world, drinks superior! Pasta not so good, everything else including the service is fabulous!!

Thank Ericka G
Reviewed 7 November 2017

The parking lot is always full and there is generally a wait for a table, so I am definitely in the minority. For an Italian restaurant, the red sauce is way too sweet. Most red sauces, in my experience, derive sweetness from carrots cooked with...More

Thank RNewOrleans
Reviewed 11 October 2017

My wife and I work six days a week and eat out those six days. When we want something extra special we go to Ruffino's. Love the food, and they always have great service.

Thank C J H
Reviewed 17 September 2017

Ruffino's has been our family tradition for birthdays when we visit family on our travels. They always have great service and food. They treat our grandkids with great respect and make them feel special. We will continue our family dinners here for all special occasions.

Thank 438goodtimes
Reviewed 15 September 2017

AMAZING steak, fantastic house Cabernet, great dessert, perfect ambience and superb service. Couldn't possibly have had a better experience. Kinda pricey but worth it. My wife got the 8 oz Filet and I got the incredible Butter Steak (8 oz of the most super-tender portion...More

Thank Kevin C
Reviewed 30 August 2017

I was excited to see that Ruffino's had a new updated menu, tells me that they are on top of new exciting menu items and products. They always have fresh fish, wonderful prix fix items as well as 3 course meal specials. The place was...More

Thank David B
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

I had high hopes for our visit to this upscale restaurant. We were immediately greeted by two hosts who asked for our first and last name and phone number. What's up with that?!? Once we were seated, two beverage waiters took our drink order. Then,...More

Thank mcpbrla
Reviewed 28 July 2017

I've been here twice and didn't enjoy it. The menu is small and the food is not that good. I got the lobster special one time, the main dish was lobster ravioli, which was nearly void of any flavor. The food is much more expensive...More

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Stacy M
17 December 2017|
Response from R G | Reviewed this property |
yes . I haven’t brought my kids in awhile. I know they have flat bread pizza and spaghetti as a kid option. Also ask for the cotton candy. They make it there at no charge. Kids love that. Hope this helps.
Patricia B
9 July 2017|
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Response from John M | Reviewed this property |
The day we went was a Friday and there was no wait at all and not all the tables were full.
17 June 2016|
Response from Jerry L | Reviewed this property |
I would contact them
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$29 - US$31
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
4:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18811 Highland Rd, Baton Rouge, LA 70809-6114
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Baton Rouge
  • Phone Number: +1 225-753-3458
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