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The Ruby Slipper Cafe

139 S Cortez St, New Orleans, LA 70119-6118
+1 504-525-9355
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (62 reviews)
“pancakes” (47 reviews)
“eggs blackstone” (20 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 14:00All hours
American, Cafe, Healthy, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
139 S Cortez St, New Orleans, LA 70119-6118
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Reviewed yesterday

Wow, was that a treat! I had the grilled fish on grits. It was fantastic. You can't go wrong with this place.

Thank JSH229
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just around the corner from my daughter's apartment, we seem to eat at this location of The Ruby Slipper every time we go to New Orleans. An always friendly staff will mix up a delicious milk punch, mimosa or bloody mary (with BACON!) while you...More

Thank larssue
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was really happy my gf found this place, super close to where we were staying. We came here for a late breakfast and it was amazing. Their mimosas are bigger than average and the food was really yummy (I had the hot smoked salmon...More

Thank rcvx
rubyslippercafe, Social Media at The Ruby Slipper Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you, rcvx! We are so glad you enjoyed it and hope to see you again. Cheers! 👠

Reviewed 11 October 2017

The Ruby Slipper had THE best benedicts I've ever had! This is a must for breakfast/brunch! Go hungry, because the food is amazing and the portions are large! And so reasonable!!!! Can't wait to go back!!!!

Thank TeresaNewJersey
rubyslippercafe, Social Media at The Ruby Slipper Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you, TeresaNewJersey! We👠 are so glad you enjoyed it and can't wait to have you back!

Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

Cute local joint,very good we just stumbled on this cute place and enjoyed the coffee and drinks 🍹 eggs were delicious 😋 and friendly staff would definitely go back

1  Thank Kristin W
rubyslippercafe, Social Media at The Ruby Slipper Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you, Kristin! We are so glad you enjoyed it and hope you are able to come back! Cheers! 🍹👠

Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

Went here after reading reviews. We had the most amazing breakfast. I had the banana foster it was to die for! I hate to think how many calories were in it! The service was friendly and quick. Great selection of items to choose from. Not...More

Thank globetrkers2007
Reviewed 24 September 2017

a lot of people had recommended ruby slipper for breakfast/brunch and we were finally able to try it - and it did not disappoint. After a long waiting (over 1 hour on a Sunday morning) we were seated. The service is quick and good. We...More

Thank 0504Traveller
Reviewed 15 September 2017

Mimosa cocktail and top espresso cafe (they have great teas too). Great welcome and recommendations from friendly servers. Eggstraordinary menu, loved the salmon eggs Benedict with sumptuous Hollandaise sauce. Bloody Mary for my partner in crime with French Brioche toast... Holala so good! Do come...More

Thank so1006
Reviewed 24 August 2017

My daughter and I stopped by this place before her game. By the menu, it had enough healthy options. She and I really like Chorizo so we are always excited when we see it as an option on the breakfast menu. While the overall service...More

Thank 3mji22
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

This place is always on our list when we visit NOLA! The food is delicious and we had super service. Sometimes there is a bit of a wait but well worth it. Great food and fun! Original Benedict 👍🏻👍🏻

Thank Leslie G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$15
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 139 S Cortez St, New Orleans, LA 70119-6118
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > Mid-City
  • Neighbourhood: Mid-City
  • Phone Number: +1 504-525-9355
A quaint neighborhood cafe serving New Orleans favorite breakfast & brunch all day, everyday!
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