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Ruffino's Restorante

) #13 of 59 Restaurants in Lynbrook €€ - €€€ Italian, Seafood
139A Lakeview Ave, Lynbrook, NY 11563-1742
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good20%
  • Average10%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“seafood” (2 reviews)
“eggplant” (2 reviews)
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Italian, Seafood
€€ - €€€
139A Lakeview Ave, Lynbrook, NY 11563-1742
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A nice cozy Italian restaurant with a pleasant wait staff and a menu selection you would expect but served even better than expectations. We didn't know about this restaurant till today we really are very happy found a place like this not even bother you...More

Thank Roberto L
Reviewed 13 February 2017

I went there because I always go into the adjourning pizza place and they have really good food. The pasta was great! The sauce was delicious, the eggplant was one of the best I have had. They have a good menu to choose from. They...More

Thank onedollNewYork
Reviewed 14 October 2016

First let me preface that if you are looking for a fancy smancy Italian restaurant or if you want to say "ristorante", you got the wrong place. This place has stood the test of time since 1972 Chef/Owner Sal Ruffino placed his culinary vision to...More

Thank lejaceman
Reviewed 18 May 2016

This restaurant is more than a pizza slice! Yes, the pizza is good but sit down inside and enjoy the wide range of menu items for a real good Italian meal. Finding this restaurant may be a problem as it is "off the beaten path"....More

Thank nohitgolf
Reviewed 28 December 2015

This is a great sit down, enjoy your meal, restaurant. The staff and owner are especially attentive. While meals seem to be high priced, the overall portion size is large. Salad, entree and pasta? Makes up for it. If you come here, its going to...More

Thank Jonm898
Reviewed 21 November 2015

The food is tasty and portions ample. Most of the customers seem to be locals and regulars. Tasty southern Italian cooking.

Thank Marciahi
Reviewed 26 September 2015 via mobile

The owner is nuts. Sometimes he's pleasant sometimes he's just outrageously crazy. But the food is fantastic.

Thank Lance D
Reviewed 2 January 2015

we came here new years eve for dinner 6 people. Have to say i loved this place. Calamari was cooked to perfection, baked clams are fresh, (not the chopped frozen kind) Everything here is made fresh. The eggplant is the best i,ve ever had. I,ve...More

2  Thank dings2015
Reviewed 6 August 2014

We decided to try Ruffino's after reading many positive reviews on tripadvisor. Our meal was fantastic! We visited Ruffino's on a Tuesday, late afternoon. We were the only patrons in the small, quaint restaurant. The waiter was excellent and spent time explaining the specials and...More

2  Thank karenlyn13
Reviewed 15 July 2014

We love this restaurant. While on the expensive side, the food is always fresh, the service terrific, you are never rushed, it is never hit of miss any time we go, our expectations are met each time.

1  Thank Michele W
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  • Address: 139A Lakeview Ave, Lynbrook, NY 11563-1742
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Long Island  >  Lynbrook