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Ruvo East
Ruvo East

Ruvo East Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.RuvoRestaurant.com
  • Phone: (631) 476-3800
  • Hours of Operation: Brunch: Sunday 11:00am - 4:00pm

    Lunch: Monday - Saturday 11:30am - 4:00pm Sunday 11:00am - 4:00pm;

    Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 4:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 4:00pm - 11:00pm; Sunday 4pm-9:30pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Italian
  • Executive Chef: Joseph DeNicola
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Entertainment, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wine
  • Catering: We offer an in house party menu that you can customize for 15 - 50 people. In addition, we also Cater outside events up to 500 people. Visit www.RuvoRestaurant.com to view our menus.
  • Private Party Facilities: private room is available for parties of 25 - 50 guests Monday - Thursday for Lunch or Dinner. Friday & Saturday: Daytime only. Sunday: All day. Options include buffet or sit down. For menu and pricing options please visit our website.
  • Private Party Contact: Ruvo Manager (631) 476-3800
  • Entertainment: Live music Thursdays from 7:00pm-10:00pm, Friday nights from 8:00pm-11:00am.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Main Street
  • Parking: Public Lot
  • Parking Details: Seasonal Metered Parking from 10am-10pm.

    Parking Free on Side Roads.
A word from Ruvo East
For an unique and relaxing dining experience in Port Jefferson Village, wander down Wynn Lane-just off Main Street-to Ruvo, a southern Italian Restaurant that features local seafood and wine as well as classic country Italian fare. Ruvo is a "standout" as stated by Joanne Starkey of The New York Times. Ruvo's seasoned staff and Creative Chefs will treat you to an exceptional dining experience.Continued
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Diner Reviews
  • "Good for a drink with that special someone. We have been here several times before to eat and remember it to be better. It probably been a year or so. Food was just OK and service as well. A hundo for two with one drink each didn't match up to the experience. Just my 2 cents."
    Dined on 7/12/2014
  • "The menu had a great variety, of both small plates, apps, and entrees. We had a hard time deciding which I appreciate. I hate when there are only maybe 2 things that I like. The service was excellent. We plan to go back soon. I must mention the shrimp flatbread because it was exceptional, and a good app to share."
    Dined on 7/12/2014
  • "Enjoyed their Prixe Fix dinner, which was absolutely delicious and a great value. Excellent service from a very sweet waitress and everyone on the staff was pleasant and professional. I have been here before and will go again!"
    Dined on 7/7/2014
  • "There are much better restaurants in Port Jefferson than this. The chicken in the chicken parm was soo dried out that I had to ask for asteak knife to cut it. Service was nonexistant. Had to get up and look for our waiter whenever I wanted something."
    Dined on 6/29/2014
  • "You can always count on Ruvo for a great meal and great ambience. This was our first time in the lounge and the first time we had the chance to try their flatbreads and crostini. Each one we had was absolutely outstanding and we can't wait to go back and try some more of their delicious lounge food."
    Dined on 6/26/2014
  • "Great food and great service. I will definitely return to this restaurant. We really love your new price fixed lunch menu that you just started. Excellent idea. The choices were excellent as well."
    Dined on 6/25/2014
  • "Food was great, room was excellent, service was fair."
    Dined on 6/15/2014
  • "Food was good. Atmosphere ok. Young friendly service and reasonable prices."
    Dined on 6/14/2014
  • "Portions were just right, not too much and cooked just right. Would recommend this restaurant to friends."
    Dined on 6/13/2014
  • "This was my 1st time here but it won't be my last. I had the special menu and the choices were very good. I especially enjoyed the clam flatbread as my appetizer and the Nutella bread pudding was outrageous. I am looking forward to returning and trying their regular menu. I also want to say something about the service. It was 1st rate. If our waitress is any indication of their service then this is a very well run and professional operation. I recommend them highly."
    Dined on 6/11/2014
  • "Excellent-Always a warm friendly welcome-Excellent Timely & Knowledgeable Servers/Drinks from the Bar/Excellent Menu choices-Appealing Presentation & Portion size/ Fresh crisp Salads-Dinner choices & Desserts are definitely a Specialty -Reservations & Highly recommended We Always look forward to our next Dining Experience at Ruvo's East :):)"
    Dined on 6/7/2014
  • "Food was excellent as always. service was also excellent waiter was very attentive to our needs but not bothersome."
    Dined on 6/6/2014
  • "I love Ruvo for lunch. Food is delicious and the ambience is cheerful and charming. I just wish it wasn't prix fixe, as I always come away feeling too full in the middle of the day. On this occasion the server didn't seem too knowledgable, but maybe she was new. Usually the service is very professional."
    Dined on 5/30/2014
  • "My friend and I had brunch at the restaurant over Memorial Day weekend. We were both pleased by the food, decor and outstanding service. Will be back."
    Dined on 5/25/2014
  • "Went to Ruvos before a show at Theatre Three. Had a nice gluten free menu for one of our diners. Decent selection of food with nice portions. Shrimp and flounder scampi came up short on the garlic but otherwise very good. "
    Dined on 5/24/2014
  • "Always a warm friendly greeting-Saturday Dinner before Show @ Theatre Three (walking distance)Arrived at 6pm Enjoyed mixed drinks fr Bar- Service was Friendly/professional & timely. Warmed Assorted Breads-Salads were crisp/fresh-Dinners of Lobster w/ Cannellini beans/Veal Scallopini & Duck- All excellent especially of taste & smell- presented & prepared to perfection -Looking froward to our next dinning delight"
    Dined on 5/24/2014
  • "The food and service were top shelf. The waiter (Doug) was both attentive and helpful. We began with the hot antipasti special and then proceeded to the braised beef short ribs which were excellent. The chicken parmesan was also quite tasty. For a libation try the Honey Jack with the Pear Hard Cider. I forget the name but the drink was great."
    Dined on 5/24/2014
  • "Beautiful restaurant tucked on a nice side street where you will find excellent food and wine, fine service and a great atmosphere. Parking is easy with a municipal lot very close by...There is an active bar yet they also have sections that are more quit and romantic. "
    Dined on 5/23/2014
  • "Went here with a group of girls as always had great time. Staff always friendly, food good. They make the BEST crab cakes around!"
    Dined on 5/19/2014
  • "We set out to celebrate our sons birthday. It was on a Monday so we thought it would be a challenge since most restaurants are closed . Not only was Ruvo open but they offer a great special called Molto Monday - a glass of wine, choice of soup or salad and a pasta entrée for $20. It was fantastic and delicious. we had extra to take home. Our children ate to their satisfaction and even had ice cream. Not to mention the bread that was brought to the table. We swore off bread carbs but these are worth leaving the reservation. Would definitely return sooner rather than later. Thanks Ruvo "
    Dined on 5/12/2014
  • "25th Anniversary-Always Warm-Welcoming & Friendly Greeting fr Talia/ Bar server(Kevin) Excellent Drinks/ Dining Room-server (Lisa)knowledgeable Friendly Accommodating w/our special requests-started w/warm sliced asst'd breads/fresh crisp salads/Delicious Perfectly Prepared & Beautifully Presented Dinners/Grilled Chicken Parm/side Pasta & Shrimp-Flounder Oregano-Desserts-Banana Bread Pudding-w/Vanilla Ice Cream&Creamy Mascarpone Cheese Cake w/Fig Gelato YUM!:) Recommend-Casual-Returning soon (Thank You):):)"
    Dined on 5/7/2014
  • "I have been to this restaurant several times now, and I must say that the food is always perfect. The staff and at everyone at Ruvo are always pleasant and friendly and eager to please. Love this restaurant."
    Dined on 5/4/2014
  • "From the service to the food, not a negative word to be had!!! And the chocolate mouse cake was the best I have ever had!!! Can't wait to go back!!!"
    Dined on 5/4/2014
  • "Went during Restaurant Week and everything was just delicious! We'll be back!"
    Dined on 5/4/2014
  • "We went here for brunch to celebrate Mother's Day; it wasn't actually on Mother's Day, so it wasn't very crowded, but there were a couple of larger parties making some noise. My parents and I each had the $13.95 prixe fixe brunch menu, and my husband had the $13.95 prixe fixe lunch menu. The food was decent, all the wait staff were very attentive and sweet. The value was great! I would go here, again, for the prixe fixe menus."
    Dined on 5/4/2014
  • "My wife and I have been to Ruvo East before. We thought we would take advantage of the great deal restaurant week offers. Ruvo East had a very good menu and the service was very good. I would recommend this restaurant because of the service and great food. "
    Dined on 5/3/2014
  • "Our Anniversary co in-sided w/Restaurant week-Warm Welcoming & Friendly Greeting fr Talya/Arrived early/met our friends @ Bar/server(Kevin) Excellent Drinks/ Dining Room-started w/warm sliced asst'd breads /fresh crisp salads w/sliced pears/Delicious Perfectly Prepared & Beautifully Presented Dinners-(3-Braised Beef(oh so-tender)& 1-Salmoncooked to perfection) followed w/Delightfully Delicious Specialty Desserts(Minted Gelato Yogurt -Cheese Cake & Chocolate Bread Pudding. Hugh our server-Terrific/Friendly/Knowledgeable & Professional-all courses served timely- Highly recommend-Reservations -Returning "
    Dined on 5/2/2014
  • "Our party of three enjoyed thoroughly each of our courses. Even our cocktails were delicious as well. You must try the espresso martini. I had the short ribs and loved the preparation of the broccolini and the ribs were perfectly cooked. The restaurant manager was attentive, so warm and friendly as well. My daughter was in from out of town and was so impressed with the warm feel of Ruvo. I think she may move back to New York!"
    Dined on 4/29/2014
  • "If you want just an extra special lunch that's fairly priced in a beautiful town, I highly recommend it."
    Dined on 4/27/2014
  • " I have been to Ruvo several times for dinner and the food has always been very good. The staff is always very willing to please. I would highly recommend but just to be sure, make a reservation so you won't be disappointed."
    Dined on 4/26/2014
  • "Have been to Ruvo East many times. The restaurant never disappoints. It is always solid to outstanding. The service is friendly and accommodating. It is the go to restaurant when we have guests from out of town, a special occasion or when we want to impress family or friends. It is solid, neighborhood gem."
    Dined on 4/20/2014
  • "I reserved a booth and we were given a quiet booth in a nook with comfy pillows. There was an excellent price fix dinner and the food was delicious. The server was very attentive and very informative. We thoroughly enjoyed our experience at Ruvo East."
    Dined on 4/13/2014
  • "We ate at Ruvo for our anniversary. I let them know in advance that it was a special occasion. There were two glasses if champagne waiting when we say down. The food and service was great. Nice waiter. My only critique is that it is a bit loud but that wouldn't keep me from going back."
    Dined on 4/9/2014
  • "Support staff was busy and restaurant did not appear too busy. Slow with the water and refills with bread. Food was exceleent. Some gentleman popped up at our table and without introducing hiself asked how it was. We found that rude although wr know the intention was not."
    Dined on 4/5/2014
  • "Arrived early for our reservation got a drink at the bad and sat in very comfortable chairs off in a corner. Bar was very hopping. Dinner was excellent. Shrimp & flounder entree was better than expected and husband enjoyed his braised short ribs. He had the calamari appetizer to start. Only complaint was our table was in a corner near a window very close to 2 other tables, Impossible to pass by without disturbing the other diners and almost hitting them and I am slim."
    Dined on 4/5/2014
  • "waiter was not around much. Server was in a hurry. Food was good . A little pricey for the portions."
    Dined on 3/29/2014
  • "I have been going here for years and so have my friends. Whenever we want to go our for lunch or dinner, someone always suggests Ruvo's in port Jefferson."
    Dined on 3/26/2014
  • "Price-Fixe selection is amazing! You do not get a simple three choices like most places, you have eight different items to choose from for each selection. Appetizers were amazing, recommend the Short-Rib Risotto! Entree selections were great! Have been there numerous and has never disappointed me. Always a recommendation! Ruvo's is a must!"
    Dined on 3/24/2014
  • "We were a party of 5 on a busy Saturday night. We had a reservation and we were seated on time. The menu had a nice selaction of entrees and appetizers. The service was attentive but not overbearing. The only drawback for us was the restrurant was loud. I could barely carry on a conversation with the other members of my party because if the noise level. This however would not stop me from going back."
    Dined on 3/22/2014
  • "Great food and service. The ambiance is great and I loved the atmosphere and decor of the restaurant."
    Dined on 3/22/2014