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Pizza Pasta Ruffino

39 Williams Road, Paihia 0200, New Zealand
+64 9-402 7964
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good38%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“pasta” (62 reviews)
“pita bread” (6 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
39 Williams Road, Paihia 0200, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Set back from the main seafront and located upstairs it doesn't give very good first impressions but even though small, made good use of the space around the edge of the room by putting in benching for people to sit at. Very nice Porky Prawn...More

Thank Hillsider17
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Tried this first for a takeaway and enjoyed the fresh pasta and lovely sauces so much, we returned a few nights later in a group f 4 to eat in. Very much an understated, casual, upstairs venue but with a pleasant buzz and friendly staff....More

Thank I2977YPjohn
Reviewed 14 August 2017

We had dinner at this restaurant. The entrance is more like going to a shopping mall and the restaurant is upstairs. There was a good selection of pasta and pizza options. We opted for pasta and it was great and very filling. The decor is...More

Thank serpentine2014
Reviewed 7 August 2017

The breakfast was good value for $ but the sausage was not the best quality. Great to have gluten free bread and soy for coffee!

Thank Edit H
Kyla M, Owner at Pizza Pasta Ruffino, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2017

Hi thanks for this review but unfortunately you have the wrong place as we do not open for breakfast!!

Reviewed 21 July 2017

Had a pepperoni pizza which was well constructed , pleasant atmosphere and the two ladies were friendly and chatty . Will try there pasta next time as according to other diners it's very good .

Thank allanrmckenzie2016
Reviewed 18 July 2017

Had a lovely pineapple $10.00 pizza Good size and very tasty Was a good size pizza for lunch and big enough for two people Good service and very prompt. Had water available for drinking while waiting for our takeaway pizza

Thank Peter G
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

Second night in a row we have just bet the crowds. Great pizzas and the service is super quick. Nice thin bases and a huge range of flavours The caramelized onion pizza bread was to die for as well. We had 2 adults and 2...More

Thank Kim S
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

Yes this place is lovely the food was tasty and the wine good. Service very friendly. We had just arrived in Paihia and this was our first stop. You will not be disappointed.

Thank Meg C
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

I opted for the Cannelloni, and it was a good choice, well spiced filling and a good sauce. I didn't try their pizza, but comments by those seated near me indicted they were pleased with their choice. Good and friendly service, a small but adequate...More

Thank Leighton R
Reviewed 25 May 2017

We had a Pizza with the lot and one Gluten-free pizza, both were Fantastic, it would have to be one of the best Pizza's we have ever had. The Chef Kyla would have to be one of the best Pizza makers, she could travel to...More

Thank paulkondos
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 39 Williams Road, Paihia 0200, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Northland Region  >  Bay of Islands  >  Paihia
  • Phone Number: +64 9-402 7964
Ruffinos Pizza and Pasta has been located in Paihia for 18 years. We specialise in Homemade Pasta and pizzas, you can also create your own pizza. We are now doing gluten free pizza. We are fully licensed and also BYO wine. Dine in or Takeaway available, we do not deliver
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