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Ruckus Pizza & Bar

Italian, Pizza, Bar, Pub
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2233 Ste 112 Avent Ferry Rd, Raleigh, NC 27540
+1 919-835-2002
11:00 - 02:00
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Going for a white sauce & vegetarian option, we choose this delight. Just enough flavor no need for the dash of garlic. The ricotta cheese, explodes in almost every bite. These huge slices, delectable crisp and crunchy crust. Cooked to perfection, the golden color of cheeses melted to the dough. A crisp light pizza, we're pizza snobs. Giving the nod,... More 

Thank Lexuscobra7
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

While visiting my Son in Raleigh, he insisted we visit one of his favorite hangouts. I must say I wasn’t all that impressed when we entered to place. It looked like an old bar that had probably seen better days. We ordered a couple beers, ordered a pizza, and took one of the tables against the pack wall. The pizza... More 

Thank retphcs
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

Had two awesome foldable pepperoni slices. I was startled by their size when they came out. Closest to NY authenticity as it gets.

Thank alocalatoakisland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 March 2016 via mobile

Ruckus is a cute little bar/pizza shop with a good vibe, good brews and amazing pizzas! There pizzas are to notch for a hungry family to some college kids with the drink munchies. Very reasonably priced with giant slices.

Thank Drew M
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2016

The atmosphere is that of a crowded noisy bar with TVs running. The pizza is hand made in a small booth near the front - and it is excellent. There is a lot more on the menu, but so far I've only tried the pizza.

Thank Hank8Raleigh
Nebraska City, Nebraska
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2015 via mobile

Great food, great staff, awesome bartenders, and great environment. They offer both indoor and outdoor seating and corn hole! It is a great hangout and perfect place to meet new friends!

Thank Veronica M
Raleigh, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2015

We go here pretty often and always enjoy it. The staff is friendly and everything we have had has been above average.

Thank JediFox
Richmond, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2015

We recently visited Rukus and ordered the chicken pizza and white pizza. The pizza was just awesome. Think crust and very tasty. Please visit them if you are nearby. Great place

Thank Satish W
Raleigh, NC
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2015

Finding good pizza has been a challenge since moving to NC. But my husband found Ruckus and we love it. Located near NC State it's a great college spot with multiple TV's and there's a small stage so they may have live music sometimes. What I do know is that the pizza is great! My job recently moved to a... More 

Thank tamika1044
Raleigh, NC
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2015

Friendly, sportsy bar/pizza joint with an air of fun and relaxation We were greeted warmly, offered VERY reasonably priced beer, and served up quick, delicious, made-to-order pizza slices. There were multiple TVs tuned to various sporting events, so we couldn't ask for a better stopover while in the area for a swim meet. The music was a little loud for... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2233 Ste 112 Avent Ferry Rd, Raleigh, NC 27540
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Raleigh
  • Phone Number: +1 919-835-2002

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?