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Pizza Pasta Ruffino

39 Williams Road, Paihia 0200, New Zealand
+64 9-402 7964
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good37%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“pasta” (68 reviews)
“supreme pizza” (4 reviews)
“italian food” (7 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
39 Williams Road, Paihia 0200, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The service has got very slack, not offered water at our table for about 15 minutes. Slammed the drinks onto table when they did arrive. No smiles or nice attitude after that. Small garlic pizza came out and didn’t taste like garlic pizza at all...More

Thank Nzsamandamy
Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

First time dining here after many visits to Paihia and wish we'd found it sooner! Awesome service, pizza perfectly cooked to order and the lasagna was next level! It's a low key, back street spot that served us up the best kai in Paihia! 😊

Thank Bridget C
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

Dropped in here for a casual dinner, we just wanted food after a long days travel what we found was good old fashioned kiwi service and good pizza. We are both gluten free and foundation all we needed here gf garlic and cheese bread along...More

Thank Chris C
Reviewed 25 September 2018 via mobile

Excellent food and friendly staff. Piping hot and very tasty! Would eat here and again and recommend!

Thank stefan_r01
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

I am celiac and my husband is a vegetarian, not the easiest people to cater for. We were very impressed with the quality of pizzas including the gluten free base which was delicious. Very generous sizes and toppings. The young man behind the counter was...More

Thank leighmG9033HY
Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

The jumbo Greek pizza is to die for. Loved every bite and wish I had some leftovers for breakfast. Service is outstanding and super friendly. Highly recommend!

Thank AnneliSedin
Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

The food at this small, unsuspecting Italian in Paihia was delicious and generous , the service was excellent and speedy and value for money was second to none. Absolutely would recommend to anyone visiting Paihia

Thank Katherine G
Reviewed 5 June 2018

The service was excellent and the food delicious. The best lasagne I have had in a long while! The decor could do with a lift to make the place a bit more inviting, but overall enjoyed our dinner!

Thank Amanda W
Reviewed 23 April 2018

First time i have tried Ruffino's and i absolutely loved it, i had a supreme pizza and carbonara pasta, both delicious, hot and great service, thank you guys so much

Thank SeaSprayPaihia
Reviewed 20 April 2018 via mobile

Just enjoyed freshly made pasta with their own freshly made sauces. Sauce was smooth and creamy but does not sit heavily. Staff including the chef we're good to talk to, they enjoyed talking about their food. We recommend this place.

Thank GrahamG1050
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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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