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18811 Highland Rd, Baton Rouge, LA 70809-6114
+1 225-753-3458
16:30 - 23:00
Closed now
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Sun 11:30 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 16:30 - 22:00
Fri 11:30 - 23:00
Sat 16:30 - 23:00
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Gonzales, Louisiana
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56 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Attended the Italian Night cooking class offered by Ruffino's. What an awesome experience we had. The food was spectacular, the wine was paired well, the chefs were comical however they were very informative about the food preparation. There were pulls to win prizes and each couple had a bottle of red wine wine to take home. This was a wonderful... More 

Thank John M
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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66 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Just before Christmas my wife and I along with 4 others went to Ruffino's for dinner. Immediately after being seated our waiter informed us that several items on the menu were not available. This happened twice more during the evening. Ruffino's was out of certain champagnes, main courses, etc. In addition, the service was very sub-par. This is now the... More 

Thank houston1949
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Decided to give this place a try after hearing many times how good the food was so me and the wife met some frieds to try it out. The wait was pretty long but i would expect it to be with a restaurant of this caliber. I ordered the ribeye steak and was highly impressed it was one of the... More 

Thank jid-1989
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28 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This was the 2nd time I've been to Ruffino's, and this time I was there with my sisters for dinner. I wasn't impressed the first time, but that was several years ago, so I decided I'd give it another try. The only thing I liked was the crabmeat cheesecake and the wine. They definitely have a very nice wine list.... More 

Thank Martha B
Huntsville, Alabama
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144 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had dinner with my wife's sister after Christmas and was very pleased with this restaurant. The menu is somewhat limited in the Italian cuisine, but the food we had was very good. There veil is very good and not tough as is in many places. The décor is nice with the fireplaces which makes it warm and homey. We... More 

Thank Loydu
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69 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice place to eat!! Limited menu but everything I've tried has been good . Kinda pricy so it's not a everyday place to eat . Surprised at the cotton candy , seemed out of place ? Parking never a problem and reservations are recommended or you'll be waiting !! The atmosphere is great but the background music was way too... More 

Thank Gregory D
Atlanta, Georgia
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126 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We had dinner early one evening after our sons graduation from LSU and loved it. The servers were very attentive. I had the eggplant parm which was cooked to perfection. The house salad we delicious too. They were handing out Christmas bells on ribbons to wear around our necks. Score! I'll go back.

Thank lorifromtheatl
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15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

Was there for a business dinner and it was overall an odd experience . Dated decor with random LSU flags here and there. One of the appetizers was fried corn dogs on sticks. But yet my entree - Fish Katia I think it was called was nearly $30.00 but it was not good - from the presentation to the fish... More 

Thank Jeannine W
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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125 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

Went out in Monday wanting some veal. Thought of Ruffino's. Did not have reservations and they were crowded. Only had to wait about 10 minutes. Food was excellent as always. Portion size is good and the wait staff is always very attentive. I would get reservations just to make sure you get in.

Thank Bradmess1
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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49 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

We enjoyed our dinner experience. On this occasion, my two 40+ children and their spouses joined me to celebrate their birthdays, sans grandchildren. For our appetizers, we enjoyed the seafood arancini and the crabmeat cheesecake. Entree selections included the Veal Micheal, the Cedar Planked Redfish, Filet Imperial, and the Veal Palermo (even though it was a not on the "busy... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$29 - US$31
Italian, American
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
16:30 - 23:00
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?