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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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“flounder” (8 reviews)
“fresh fish” (38 reviews)
“prawn tempura” (13 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Croatian, Seafood, Delicatessen, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Ilije Sarake 1, Dubrovnik 20000, Croatia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

excellent and ask for their signature dishes - do not be in a hurry - good things take time. we had a party of 12+- and took our time since this was late June & town is busy. do not order from the menu but...More

1  Thank Dusko B
Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

We loved this little restaurant which has a very personal approach to service and offering the best food they can. We all had excellent meals some fine wine and attentive service. Local dishes with plenty of fish went down very well , and the large...More

Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

View and service were great. Tried beef tartare as a starter, which was a little too spicy. After that we’ve had beef cheeks. Everything was elegantly served and tasted good. Definitely a place to see when visiting Dubrovnik!

Thank Nikša I
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

Villa Ruža has romantic ambiance. Brilliant service by Josip. We ate for appetizer swordfish carpaccio and shrimps in tempura and we enjoyed very much especially shrimps. Mains tuna steak and gnocchi with shrimps were nice too. Highly recomended

1  Thank Zvonimir12
Reviewed 11 October 2017

We stopped for lunch one day on our August trip. Found the food to be amazing! We went with 2 adults, our 3 year old child and 4 month old baby. The 3 year old wasn't the biggest fan of the main meal and she...More

1  Thank RobnNik
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

To avoid milk, we were offered grilled vegetables (squash and bell pepper) in stead og dauphinoise vegetables with the swordfish. Maybe that was the reason the dish had no acidic taste, but after asking for lemon and sqeezing it over the fish it was good...More

1  Thank regienor
Reviewed 27 September 2017

We were royally looked after when we visited and had very good food. The semifreddo was outstanding (a comment from someone who is not a lover of desserts). Beware though that the restaurant accommodates large parties - but they are kind enough to warn you...More

1  Thank Aj8709
Reviewed 24 September 2017

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

2  Thank DublinMouseman
Reviewed 19 September 2017 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 13 September 2017

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
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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
US$ 12 - US$ 37
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, View, Kids, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 AM - 5:15 AM
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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