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Ruffino Ristorante Italiano

#5 of 1,132 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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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Best food in Oslo, nice atmosphere, lovely people...it is Ruffino🙂 Thank you and see you soon (hope...)

Thank Beata R
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128 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Ruffino is one of few restaurants in Oslo that has been a among top 5 thru many years. It is always full and mainly by local regulars that come back for a good dinner and a nice evening out with family,friends or business aquantances . Not by tourists who are looking for an exotic evening out in Oslo. Here is... More 

Thank Peter19502013
Oslo, Norway
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really good food and nice staff. Small place with high standard. Try the ravioli. And the tiramisu. So good.

Thank 3323star
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The menu was tasty and special, the environment clear and beautiful, the service fast and friendly. The prices also were normal, (value for money) and the restaurant was full. A reservation is good idea...

Thank Μαριάννα Π
Oslo, Norway
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34 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The restaurant has been there for many years and has always been very popular with the local population. The food is excellent, the choice of wine good, and the atmosphere and service is relaxed, busy and good. A nice place to meet with friends for a real Italian experience

Thank 41sitgesfan
Toowoomba, Australia
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7 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our last night of month long trip and what a great choice wonderful Italian food and great ambience in this family owned restaurant. congratulations and well done. food was amazing and wine great. we did enjoy some wonderful Brunello!!!!

Thank LizW-Aus
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've been to Ruffino twice so far. Planning to go back soon. The atmosphere is really pleasant and the service is spot on! Their advice/recommendations were pretty good. I was really tempted to order 3 courses from the start last time, but the waiter advised me to wait. I had Involtini di carpaccio di manzo as a starter and the... More 

1 Thank bnl030
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I was here with good colleges after work. The restaurant was quite empty at 4 o'clock, but it filled up quite quickly. We shared caprese and tagliere Italiano as a starter and it was perfect food for sharing. We had two of each on eight persons, and it was a fair amount. It tasted great, both the cheese, olives, meat... More 

1 Thank Tore H
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

Typical italian kitchen! The food was very tasty and the service was good and friendly! Good place to have dinner!

Thank Simon B
Oslo, Norway
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23 reviews
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Reviewed 21 March 2017

We choose the restaurant as a place for celebrating our friend's birthday. The reservation was easily made. upon arrival we were warmly welcomed and ushered to our per-prepared table. The menu was diverse with lots of good options to choose from. I loved the fact they had vegetarians and gluten free choices. One of our friends had special dietary conditions... 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, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic
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?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?