our  story

Welcome to Rufio, a beautiful dining space and outdoor jungle for you to eat and drink to your heart’s desire on Carlisle Street in St Kilda.

Rufio’s Latin fusion menu has a completely gluten-free experience with a delectable range of plant based options.

This venue combines a moody aesthetic with classic design and a social atmosphere.

‘Rufio’ originates from rūfus meaning ‘Redhead’.

He stands out from the crowd, he’s your masterchef, mixologist and musician. He’s ambitious, creative and calculated, he makes magic from moments and focuses on friendship.

Created by the team who brought you Repeat Offender Elwood. Rufio is the new younger brother that brings an uplifting touch to the St Kilda strip.