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San Jose 1166, Montevideo 11112, Uruguay
+598 2908 3384
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good43%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
13 Sep 2017
“Good place to eat ”
11 Apr 2017
“Pizza Night”
Opens in 13 min
All hours
Italian, Pizza, European
$$ - $$$
San Jose 1166, Montevideo 11112, Uruguay
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Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

If you looking for an Italian food experience in Montevideo city center, Ruffino is a good decision. Plaint of homemade food in a typical italian house. Please avoid rush hours when service do not work as expected. After dinner, have an ice cream at Cigalle...More

Thank VladimirRicardo
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Great pizza! I personally prefer thinner crust, but they have both options (which i thought was fantastic!). Im a vegetarian, and their where options in pasta as well as the pizza, and for starters an okayish eggplant carpaccio. But the overall service and food was...More

Thank Vicky R
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

I got a recommendation for this restaurant and took some co workers there. The food was very average and very overpriced for what was given. I ordered Spaghetti with vegetables, the Spaghetti was overcooked and in general the dish looked and taste like cheap noodles...More

Thank Dan E
Reviewed 2 December 2016

We really enjoyed our time there with lovely staff and great food. Just not giving the maximum rating because the olives were very salty. Take a flyer of this restaurant from your Hotel and get a free entry course.

Thank SaulloCastro
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

I usually go to this restaurant when I want to be in a italian atmosfere. Pasta is the main food with several sauces. Small and very comfortable place if you like to be with family, friends or work.

Thank Gabriel C
Reviewed 31 May 2016 via mobile

I and my husband stayed in Montevideo for ten days and tried to visit Ruffino three times for an early dinner, as open yours were advertised as 12:00 PM to 12:00 AM. However, we were not successful as the restaurant was always closed. Finally, on...More

Thank Eliane A
Reviewed 21 May 2016

The salmon ravioli was great, the chocolat marquisse didn't look like your typical marquisse but boy it was tasty! The place was packed and it was only 8.30 pm on a Friday. I thoroughly recommend this little italian bistró, my compliments to the cook and...More

Thank Pablo V
Reviewed 20 May 2016 via mobile

Excellent treatment , excellent food and awesome ambience. Really good Italian Carbonara, stick to its origins. Sure to come back on my next visit!!

Thank Felipe B
Reviewed 3 April 2016

I stopped in for dinner yesterday because I needed a break from steak. I was not disappointed. I had the spaghetti carbonara, which was as good as any I've had in Rome, and a quarter liter of the house white. For dessert the waitress recommended...More

1  Thank FrequentIndia
Reviewed 18 March 2016 via mobile

Nice restaurant with original Italian food and nice wines. Good service and they provide extra safety opening, closing the door for only customers. Also affordable.

Thank Rubén L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 15
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
8:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
8:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
8:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
8:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
8:00 pm - 12:00 am
8:00 pm - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: San Jose 1166, Montevideo 11112, Uruguay
  • Location: South America  >  Uruguay  >  Montevideo Department  >  Montevideo
  • Phone Number: +598 2908 3384
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