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18811 Highland Rd, Baton Rouge, LA 70809-6114
+1 225-753-3458
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good21%
  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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Italian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
18811 Highland Rd, Baton Rouge, LA 70809-6114
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This very good locals restaurant was packed. Glad we got in early with heavy traffic. Family place with an extensive Italian menu. Something for everyone. I enjoyed my bolognese although the red sauce was a little sweet. Bread and dipping sauce to die for and...More

Thank John R
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I choose Ruffino's because I wanted Italian and the reviews were good. I arrived on Monday's eve and it was crowded. We sat at the hi top table and received immediate service. When I saw the soft shell listed on the menu my taste for...More

Thank Sunshineldy
Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

❤graduation dinner .everything was super about 20 people No problem at Eric was server..the place was packed Food devious

Thank Lyn H
Reviewed 8 May 2018

We had not been to Ruffino's in a while. This is a restaurant we have loved in the past. Yesterday, the service was excellent, although a bit overblown, for a Sunday afternoon. In Baton Rouge, a city that seems to abound in chain restaurants, Ruffino's...More

1  Thank Max19481951
Reviewed 25 April 2018

4 of us for dinner. Service was good, although we never received a wine list. All the dinners were tasty well prepared and served at the right temperature. Tables were a little small. The placed was packed and be sure to make a reservation especially...More

Thank Jim F
Reviewed 18 April 2018

The Lobster is so good! Comes with a salad, bread, veggies. Its the best deal in town. Cant wait to go back!!! The crabmeat cheesecake, my God its delicious! YUMMM!!

Thank Annette C
Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

Service and food were excellent!! My husband and I were very impressed and are planning on going back for our anniversary. Bread is served with the dip mixed at your table. For appetizer we shared the Seafood Arancini. We each ordered a Lettuce Wedge for...More

Thank Erica T
Reviewed 9 April 2018

I booked there private room in the back for my husband's 50th birthday dinner and it could not have went any smoother. From the viewing of the room initially, to setup that day and being served our entrees. The wait staff did a fantastic job...More

Thank ndecker2017
Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

We have been disappointed witb Ruffino's on our last two visits abd won't go again anytime soon. The restaurant is very dark inside and very chilly. There were several small but annoying service problems: We were short a napkin; we were short two bread plates;...More

1  Thank Harlem_CAAC
Reviewed 25 February 2018

On a cold day we entered the restaurant and asked to be seated by the fireplace where there were 3 tables occupied. We were told it was no longer open for the day and were seated elsewhere. My husband ordered a pizza and I ordered...More

1  Thank 132jbo
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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.
Susan J
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
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Kids, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 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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