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Ruffino Ristorante Italiano

) #5 of 1,169 Restaurants in Oslo ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Italian, Mediterranean, European
Arbins gate 1 | Entry From Henrik Ibsensgate, Oslo 0253, Norway
+47 22 55 32 80
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good24%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (97 reviews)
“tiramisu” (40 reviews)
“caprese” (9 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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Arbins gate 1 | Entry From Henrik Ibsensgate, Oslo 0253, Norway
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Reviews (1,487)
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I went on a date with my girlfriend here the other day. The food was fantastic, good waiter and a comfortable atmosphere. Would definately visit again

Thank Lars R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Everything exceeded our expectations. The food was delicious - some of the best Italian food we've ever had, and the wine they paired with it was a perfect match. The service was exceptional. Great location - the royal palace park is just across the street....More

Thank hollybP6200MA
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

Always a great service, from a restaurant owned by an Italian family. Great wines and food! It's my favorite Italian with delicious fresh food.

Thank EstherRogg
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

The restaurant is not an eye catcher, and it seem somehow hard to spot. When you first go inside it smells like Italy and you get the same feeling. However, not from the room but the people running the place: warm, friendly and welcoming! Food...More

Thank sveinosm
Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

We had a delightful dinner on a Wednesday evening in early May. We were seated immediately and served very well by Vanessa, one of the family members that run this restaurant. Ruffino is located just across the Henrik Ibsens Gate from the Royal Palace, so...More

Thank Douglas C
Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

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

Thank Beata R
Reviewed 20 April 2017

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 ....More

Thank Peter19502013
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

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

Thank 3323star
Reviewed 11 April 2017 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
Reviewed 11 April 2017

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...More

Thank 41sitgesfan
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Nearby Attractions
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.18 km away
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.02 km away
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I have no experience with Oslo's restaurant prices. Can you please quote some items from your menu and note the prices?
15 January 2016|
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Response from john344290 | Reviewed this property |
Nowhere in Oslo is really cheap to eat and alcohol is expensive everywhere compared to other places in Europe. I consider Ruffinos to be "fine dining" and it is very good - but is priced accordingly. A prosecco aperitif... More
Is parking available, and, if so, what is the fee?
8 August 2015|
Response from Travelingminnesotans | Reviewed this property |
No parking that we saw, but it's located on a corner close to the main commons area in the city center, just a few blocks away from the National Theater, where I believe there's a subway stop.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, 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
  • E-mail
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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