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San Jose 1166, Montevideo 11112, Uruguay
+598 2908 3384
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good44%
  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
11 Sep 2018
“Very good”
15 Jun 2018
“Good but Not Italian Cuisine”
Closed Now
Italian, Pizza, European, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
San Jose 1166, Montevideo 11112, Uruguay
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Reviewed 11 September 2018

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.

Date of visit: September 2018
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

Date of visit: June 2018
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.

Date of visit: March 2018
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

Date of visit: January 2018
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

Date of visit: September 2017
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

Date of visit: April 2017
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

Date of visit: April 2017
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.

Date of visit: November 2016
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.

Date of visit: September 2016
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

Date of visit: May 2016
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
Romantic, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, 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
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12:00 - 15:00
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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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