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Villa Ruza Old City Bistro

) #26 of 324 Restaurants in Dubrovnik ₹₹₹₹ Seafood, Mediterranean,
Ilije Sarake 1, Dubrovnik 20000, Croatia
+385 98 443 382
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  • Excellent82%
  • Very good11%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“flounder” (8 reviews)
“fresh fish” (37 reviews)
“prawn tempura” (11 reviews)
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Seafood, Mediterranean, Croatian, Delicatessen, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Ilije Sarake 1, Dubrovnik 20000, Croatia
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1 - 10 of 559 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This restaurant is located in the old town, at a nice terrace overlooking the cathedral. I was honestly surprised by one of the negative reviews from a few days ago as I was going through them because I had such a great experience. I would...More

Thank Grace M
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We enjoyed a beautiful dinner last night. The food was Excellent and our waiter Josip was fantastic. Try the Posh wine.

Thank Jim D
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This restaurant was in an excellent location, has a great terrace, and an amazing ambience. I'm a vegetarian who doesn't eat fish and wanted the risotto and they catered it to my liking. Best risotto I have ever had! Everything was absolutely perfect and I...More

Thank BPT14
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Very nice little restaurant with extremely nice staff but my self and my wife were unimpressed with the food we got 2 starters 1 beef and one prawns the prawn starter was not good but the lovely waiter did not charge us for it, we...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What agreat place to spend time in Old town...staff was very polite and food was great. Fish is amazing....must visit restaurant for food lowers.

1  Thank Rosendo S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We sat on the terrace overlooking the cathedral and eat a wonderful dinner. They served an amuse bouche of Adriatic Prawn, which was a nice touch, but a bit pointless. The yoghurt soup was nice, as was the caprese salad. For mains we had Tuna...More

Thank vincenth1959
Reviewed 1 week ago

I ate at Villa Reza twice, once as part of a group of 14 people and again with just one other person. Both meals were absolutely amazing, and I especially recommend following any ordering suggestions that your server makes. Our server, Josip, was both funny...More

Thank Carey Y
Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant caught our eye on a little wander of the town. It is in a great location with a lovely terrace upstairs above the steakhouse. It wasn't busy when we went, which worked out to our favour: the food was spectacular, the vibe was...More

Thank Laura B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just behind the old Catholic Church on a small terrace, we experienced a very enjoyable evening with great food. Absolut top, right in the center and yet of the beaten track. Had dinner with three gourmet friends. Excellent tempura Great black risotto Super Branson In...More

Thank Komod
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely food, passionate staff. All homemade fresh food. What a treat. We had crispy chicken with bacon and mozzarella, tuna, beet gnocchi and shrimp. Everything was great and the homemade was just too good.

1  Thank SBvdP
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Is the restaurant open on Sunday's in September?
12 February 2017|
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Response from Drifter76 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it's a summer time 🙂
Rosemary T
How long is the boat ride from Dubrovnik to Villa Ruza and is there plentiful boats or ferries on the run? Thank you
22 June 2016|
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Response from S0308 | Reviewed this property |
The boat (ferry) ride is approximately 30min to Kolocep and than 10 min walk to Villa Ruza, 4 ferries a day, private water taxi Gruz (Dubrovnik) – Kolocep – 60 Euros each way
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 40
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Local cuisine, Kids, View
Open Hours
11:30 - 15:30
18:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 15:30
18:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 15:30
18:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 15:30
18:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 15:30
18:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 15:30
18:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 15:30
18:30 - 23:00
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
  • E-mail
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