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Villa Ruza Old City Bistro

Ilije Sarake 1, Dubrovnik 20000, Croatia
+385 98 443 382
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  • Excellent81%
  • Very good11%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“fish” (105 reviews)
“flounder” (8 reviews)
“prawn tempura” (17 reviews)
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Seafood, Mediterranean, Croatian, Delicatessen, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Ilije Sarake 1, Dubrovnik 20000, Croatia
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Reviewed yesterday

We had a lovely evening at Villa Ruza. Only slightly more expensive than the very average restaurants around it, it was definitely worth the difference. The terrace is lovely and lifts you away from the crowds below. The staff were pleasant, friendly and efficient from...More

Thank DublinMouseman
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had superb dinner at this place , everything was in excellent order from start to end , great food , wines , service , great atmosphere , very relaxing place and true gem inside Old City Dubrovnik . Do not miss this place if...More

1  Thank Stanko Z
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food here was wonderful. We shared a few dishes to sample a few items. Everything was fresh and prepared well. Nice ambiance to in the midst of Old Town

Thank sallytclair
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant is in a great location with a nice romantic terrace. Went there for dinner and the food was good but the service was quite odd. Our waiter delivered our wine and food but then never came back. There was a girl responsable for...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having read the positive reviews of this restaurant, we were excited prior to our visit. The food was undeniably good and we both enjoyed the tempura prawns, which were delicious, as were the chicken and fish main courses. However, after 30 minutes of waiting to...More

Thank kellyfryer2017
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic food and service.....tuna and wasabi were particularly stand-out as we're the cheese and semi freddo.

1  Thank diamondtrek1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Book ahead for this charming restaurant. Ask for a table overlooking the courtyard and you won't be disappointed. Prawn tempura starter is a real treat followed by ox cheeks. Delicious food paired with a great wine recommendation. Attentive staff and a lovey atmosphere, would highly...More

1  Thank NoGoingBack
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a fantastic meal at Villa Ruza! We had a reservation for 10 people, but when we arrived our table was still being occupied by a group who was still finishing up their four hour meal. The hostess/owner felt horrible that she couldn't seat...More

1  Thank ericag717
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It was my second visit this year and once again the food was perfect. Also the view and the terace is one of the best in the Old Town.

1  Thank Maroje K
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

Final meal of our holiday and it was the worst but one of the most expensive. After being seated it took half an hour to get noticed by a waiter. The promises amuse Bouche never arrived, bread was provided without any oils or side plates....More

Thank gerrardsposh
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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
USD 12 - USD 36
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, View, Local cuisine
Open Hours
18:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 16:00
18:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 16:00
18:30 - 23:00
18:30 - 23:00
18:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 16:00
18:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 16:00
18:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 16:00
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
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