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Ruffino Ristorante Italiano

#6 of 1,104 Restaurants in Oslo
Certificate of Excellence
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Arbins gate 1 | Entry From Henrik Ibsensgate, Oslo 0253, Norway
+47 22 55 32 80
16:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Sat 16:00 - 22:00
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24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This Italian restaurant is very busy but friendly. I had a pasta and tiramisu. The tiramisu was good. I will be back for more.

Thank Jeffrey C
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15 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Can t imagine you can find a so good italian in oslo. Warm atmosphere and fresh pasta and pizza. Wonderful staff very close to your demands

Thank Henry M
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Best Italian Food in Oslo, without discussions. Also nice and competent staff, would criticise one thing: space....not enough space for enjoying the outstanding food....

Thank Horst P
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14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The pasta was fresh indeed and the pizza is good . Crust is not too thick and I really like it . The house pour wine is kind of disappointing though so you might want to skip.

Thank Zhenhui J
Oslo, Oslo, Norway
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Exellent service, very good good, cosy atmostphere. They truly understand adult Ness but even more importantly at a family dinner - they understand childrens needs.

Thank Glenn H
Houston, Texas
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372 reviews
250 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not your pizza and pasta joint. This is a classic high-end Italian restaurant set up for multiple course dinners. Very fine Italian wine list covering many lesser DOCGs. Dishes are not standard - they have been inventive. Try the pheasant. Highly recommended. Good service which is also friendly and informative

Thank cgny1fwd
Oslo, Norway
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you want to find fine Italian food in Oslo, this is the real deal. Nice, fresh, tasty and creative food, good environment and excellent service. Basically all the staff is Italian, and you also see plenty of Italian clients eating and complimenting the food (yes, I´ve seen this and it wasn´t just once). This can only be a good... More 

Thank Ne0Viking
Singapore, Singapore
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87 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went there with my friends for dinner. I think this restaurant must be one of the top Italian restaurant in OSLO, having lots of variety dishes and everything was so high quality. I heard this restaurant is run by Italian Norwegian family and the service there was so warm and friendly.

Thank masanorik44
Oslo, Norway
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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

It is the best italian in Oslo and has been for several years. They have all the things you want, Even Italian.waiters with charm. The prices are medium compared to other Italian restaurants in Oslo.

Thank koleli
Oslo, Norway
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

This was my 4th visit to the great Italian restaurant in Oslo, Ruffino, and it never fails to impress. Fantastic homemade bread and pasta served in a family atmosphere you don't find outside Italy. The restaurant is full almost every evening so plan ahead and book at least a day ahead to avoid disappointment. Prices a reasonable by Oslo standards... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Mediterranean, European, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Arbins gate 1 | Entry From Henrik Ibsensgate, Oslo 0253, Norway
  • Location: Europe  >  Norway  >  Eastern Norway  >  Oslo
  • Phone Number: +47 22 55 32 80
Ruffino is an authentic Italian restaurant that smells, tastes and feels Italian. The menu includes a large selection of antipasti, home-made pasta dishes, seafood and meat dishes, as well as dessert favourites like fondente, tiramisu and gelato. All dishes on Ruffino's menu are available as children's portions for half price. The restaurant is located in Henrik Ibsens gate, close to the Royal Palace and Karl Johans gate.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?