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Ruby's Diner

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5630 Paseo Del Norte #130D, Carlsbad, CA 92008
760.931.7829
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7:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, Breakfast

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  • 82
    Excellent
  • 88
    Very good
  • 27
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Always Satisfied

You are guaranteed a satisfying experience with each visit to Ruby's. Service is great and the atmosphere is friendly.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 26, 2015
Dorothy M
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los angeles
Good for:
  • Dining on a budget
  • Families with children
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los angeles
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

You are guaranteed a satisfying experience with each visit to Ruby's. Service is great and the atmosphere is friendly.

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Glendale, AZ
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55 reviews 55 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

At first it looked like there would be a long wait as the lines was out the door but, we waited maybe 10-15 minutes for a table. The kids really enjoyed the train that goes around the ceiling and the paper car they were given. Definitely try a shake, well worth it. Nice place to go after Legoland

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Wellsburg, West Virginia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW via mobile

The food was great! Service outstanding! And the atmosphere and design was awesome. We loved it and we're so happy we stumbled into such an awesome gem!

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

Great food. Had breakfast. Portions are large may want to consider sharing. Nice modern diner with great service. Outdoor seating available. Great service.

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Chandler, Arizona, USA
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48 reviews 48 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

Breakfast is our favorite meal. You wouldn't think that a restaurant located at the Carlsbad Outlet mall would be much to rave about, but it is. We actually ate breakfast here twice. Order the cheese and veggie omelet or the traditional breakfast meal. Both are very filling and served with your choice of potatoes and toast. Great service to boot... More 

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Tucson Arizona
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271 reviews 271 reviews
170 restaurant reviews
1,757 helpful votes 1,757 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

This seemed to be the place to stop for lunch when we were at the Outlets. It is bright, clean, very attractive, and they had very nice tables outside. Since we were meeting with family for dinner, we just wanted a bite to eat. We ordered the "Shrimp and Chips" ($13.99) to share. Perhaps, that is not what you order... More 

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Sandy, Utah
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135 reviews 135 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

We have been to another Rubys diner and enjoyed the food We went with friends and family and just got milkshakes which were great This is a fun place

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Menomonie, Wisconsin
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27 reviews 27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

We are here for our daughter's 13th birthday while on spring break. It was a very fun family restaurant. The food was just fair but the kids didn't seem too concerned.

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Henderson, Nevada
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

I liked the atmosphere. Felt like an older diner with wait staff dressed like it was an old diner. Garlic Fries were awesome.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

We had a wonderful experience from the food to the staff. The prices were reasonable and we really enjoyed ourselves:)

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5630 Paseo Del Norte #130D, Carlsbad, CA 92008
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Carlsbad
  • Phone Number: 760.931.7829

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 15
  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?