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Ruby's Diner

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American, Diner
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30622 Coast Hwy, Laguna Beach, CA 92651-4240
+1 949-497-7829
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07:00 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 07:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 07:00 - 22:00
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Salt Lake City, Utah
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119 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Best part for us was that it had all the family friendly favorites with no wait. Service was good. Food was plentiful in portion and fresh. Kids enjoyed the shakes. Good place if traveling with kids who aren't very adventurous with food and have short tempers waiting for their orders.

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Thank FiveLthree
knoxville, United States
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22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A nice little spot on the coast highway in Laguna Beach. People couldn't have been nicer; good diner-style food. 50's theme. Fun and reasonably priced.

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Thank Peter M
Telford, United Kingdom
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148 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Stopped off at this diner for lunch. It looks great from the outside with the 50's cars parked up front. Inside it's a well styled traditional American diner, with a menu to match. They have great shakes on the menu which the kids loved. The menu has your traditional diner foods... burgers, hotdogs, sandwiches. Everything we ordered as a group... More 

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Thank tjfinch
Aylesbury, United Kingdom
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96 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Wow! A real retro diner complete with old cars outside, as well as the decor and ambience. We were served by Samantha who did a fabulous job. Attentive but not intrusive. The menu was as to be expected and the food was great. We had the spicy burger and the fish and chips and it was delicious. Great!

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Thank CliveW16
LaPlace, Louisiana
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246 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

We had one day at the beach and on the way back to LAX we wanted to eat someplace "local" unfortunately it was lunch time and there were no parking spots along the streets or at any of the restaurants with ocean views. We saw Ruby's in Laguna Beach. With her 1950s exterior and vintage cars parked out front--plus plenty... More 

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Thank grip652
Houston, Texas
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

the food was amazing, the atmosphere was very cool and was like going back in time to the 60's. I recommend the corn beef hash, it is absolutely amazing.

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Thank TravelingBarbie96
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Great view for a hamburger price. You can view the ocean on a wide scale and car watch down Pacific Coast Highway. There are classic cars in front.

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Reston, Virginia
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

I had a great breakfast at Ruby's dinner. Jesus was a great server. Excellent coffee and fun ambiance. Really enjoyed the cinnamon roll French toast and corned beef hash. Fun to look at the cars out front and all of the decorations.

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Thank lyn t
Long Beach, California
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23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

Had dinner at Ruby's Diner on a recent trip to Laguna Beach. I ordered a cheeseburger and fries which has always been my favorite Ruby's pick. The fries were great and everything on the burger was fresh and tasty. The only problem was the bun. It appeared to be egg bread and was immediately soggy and fell apart and made... More 

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Thank katestarb
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22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

The entrance has huge appeal! Old cars from 50s and 60s. Adorable diner! The inside appeal even better! Red, white, chrome everywhere. Old phones, bikes, signs... But then the menu... Good sounding food. You begin to wonder if it will carry appeal too. IT DOES! Amazing pancakes, super great Ruby Spuds made with fresh veggies tossed in. The Beignets are... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Diner
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Cheap Eats, View, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 21:00
Monday
07:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 21:00
Thursday
07:00 - 21:00
Friday
07:00 - 22:00
Saturday
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 30622 Coast Hwy, Laguna Beach, CA 92651-4240
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Laguna Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 949-497-7829

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?