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San Jose 1166, Montevideo 11112, Uruguay
+598 2908 3384
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good44%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (17 reviews)
“tiramisu” (2 reviews)
“great pizza” (2 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, European, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
San Jose 1166, Montevideo 11112, Uruguay
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1 - 10 of 45 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

I went to Ruffino with my friend Isabella for her birthday. It was delicious! The restaurant has a great environment. The service was a bit lacking but overall I would recommend this restaurant.

Thank ArtTravels111
Reviewed 15 June 2018 via mobile

Staff is helpful and friendly and the food is tasty. While it is good, I would not say its authentic Italian food. I like the bolognese here, its meaty and has some sweetness to it. It is made with noodles, not pasta(pasta is made with...More

Thank JuliaDoo
Reviewed 15 March 2018

This restaurant was recommended by our hotel for Pasta. The Sorrentino pasta i order edwas just averageand the fish dish my wife ordered was not really to her taste. But there are quite a number of locals came in to eat.

Thank AlKo33
Reviewed 30 January 2018 via mobile

Good no-nonsense Italian restaurant with a good selection of wine and a nice atmosphere. Decoration is very old school - think 60s Italian taberna with a lot of wood and a very wintery feel. Very Montevideo in that it feels suspended in time. Close to...More

Thank Pau R
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

If you looking for an Italian food experience in Montevideo city center, Ruffino is a good decision. Plaint of homemade food in a typical italian house. Please avoid rush hours when service do not work as expected. After dinner, have an ice cream at Cigalle...More

Thank VladimirRicardo
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Great pizza! I personally prefer thinner crust, but they have both options (which i thought was fantastic!). Im a vegetarian, and their where options in pasta as well as the pizza, and for starters an okayish eggplant carpaccio. But the overall service and food was...More

Thank Vicky R
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

I got a recommendation for this restaurant and took some co workers there. The food was very average and very overpriced for what was given. I ordered Spaghetti with vegetables, the Spaghetti was overcooked and in general the dish looked and taste like cheap noodles...More

Thank Dan E
Reviewed 2 December 2016

We really enjoyed our time there with lovely staff and great food. Just not giving the maximum rating because the olives were very salty. Take a flyer of this restaurant from your Hotel and get a free entry course.

Thank SaulloCastro
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

I usually go to this restaurant when I want to be in a italian atmosfere. Pasta is the main food with several sauces. Small and very comfortable place if you like to be with family, friends or work.

Thank Gabriel C
Reviewed 31 May 2016 via mobile

I and my husband stayed in Montevideo for ten days and tried to visit Ruffino three times for an early dinner, as open yours were advertised as 12:00 PM to 12:00 AM. However, we were not successful as the restaurant was always closed. Finally, on...More

Thank Eliane A
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:30 - 15:30
12:00 - 15:00
20:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 15:00
20:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 15:00
20:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 15:00
20:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 15:00
20:00 - 00:00
20:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: San Jose 1166, Montevideo 11112, Uruguay
  • Location: South America  >  Uruguay  >  Montevideo Department  >  Montevideo
  • Phone Number: +598 2908 3384
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