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Ruby

48-50 Smith Street, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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Ranked #22 of 238 restaurants in Darwin
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Asian
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Visiting Darwin and staying in a Caravan park I dropped in here about 2.30 to get a takeout for dinner on the way home from shopping. Seriously good food. I had the Stir fried Lemon Grass Chicken and fried rice. It was so good I caught the bus back in the next day to get it again ! The review... More

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Darwin, Australia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Our 2nd visit to Ruby after a great experience the first time, this was still great food but the service especially for drinks was very slow. There were even delays in the serving of the courses. 2 entrees came out and about 5 mins later the other two were served. Same thing happened for the mains. The food was excellent... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

We had a beautifully presented meal here once again. Full of flavor and diversity considering the menus not overly sized. The service staff were friendly and attentive with a very good understanding of there food and wines. Thanks to them for an enjoyable meal.

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Adelaide, Australia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

We had the Pho with rare beef and a Ruby Pho (with rare beef, tendons, meatballs and beef briskets). It's one of the better pho noodles in Darwin. I've always came back to Ruby to eat it's Vietnamese pho noodles as other nearby Vietnamese restaurants just doesn't taste as nice. Ruby's pho soup base is flavoursome and comes out temperature... More

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Sydney, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014 via mobile

Spending a week in Darwin for work I was lucky enough to dine at Ruby early in the week which meant I could go back again to enjoy the wonderful food and service in the pleasant outdoor dining area. First night I had a Duck Salad for entree and Salt Pepper Squid for main both were lovely. Second night Oysters... More

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Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

I went there with my Partner for a Quick Lunch. We decided on the Chicken Satay, marinated diced Beef and the Ruby pho. Service was very quick and the Chicken Satay was the best Satay I had for a long time. Very good experience. Will be back for Dinner.

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Perth, Australia
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

Awesome authentic asian food at a very good price... Lunch was great... tasty perfectly balancedd, clean with good service.

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Melbourne, Australia
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66 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

If the weather is suitable sit out side. Really enjoyed Rubies went with a group of 10. I think we tried nearly everything on the menu. Special mention to the Duck salad & the sizzling lamb plate..

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Perth, Australia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

What great value! The prices were remarkably fair! I could count on my hands the number of restaurants who have served me up food, where before, during and after devouring my plateful- I humm with delight and savour every bite. Ruby in Darwin, claims one of those fingers. We had sizzling beef in hoisin flavoured sauce with sesame, and the... More

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Darwin, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

All of the food at this restaurant is excellent and seems very authentic. Really takes you to another part of the world with every mouthful. Well worth a lunch or dinner break.

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