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Ruby's Diner South Coast Plaza

3333 Bear Street, Suite 120, South Coast Plaza, Costa Mesa, CA 92626
714-662-7829
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Ranked #151 of 422 Restaurants in Costa Mesa
Price range: $5 - $35
Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: American
Dining style: Casual Dining
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Dining style: Casual Dining
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fort lauderdale
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24 reviews 24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

We have been going here for over 20 years. Great food and excellent shakes. I like that you can sit outside here. The location is great with parking right underneath the restaurant.

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Lancaster, California
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24 reviews 24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

We were there around 11:30 on Saturday. Waited 15 minutes to be seated when 1/3 of the tables were empty. We saw our waiter twice. Once for our order, after we had been seated for another 10 minutes, and again to refill our water 10. Minutes after that. The food runners were very busy, but it took so long to... More

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Santa Ana, California
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

I have eaten at Ruby's Diner many times and they have good customer service and yummy food. It is a good family restaurant and is themed as a 1950s-era diner. They are located conveniently in South Coast Plaza's Crystal Cort shopping center

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Irvine California USA
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60 reviews 60 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2012

I hate when I visit a place and don't even remember anything about it, just regular service/food. My advice to Ruby's management is to come up with a niche, like a new Spicy burger patty inside a croissant, it might not be sold a lot, but it will be remembered :)

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Pismo Beach, California
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135 reviews 135 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2011

have been going here for years, menu and food have vastly improved.

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Westminster, California
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2010

The type of service you expect from a Ruby's. We often went after going to the Apple Store which is in the same location. The people are friendly; clean environment. Love their shakes!

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Oslo, Norway
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181 reviews 181 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
152 helpful votes 152 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2010

I love the retro design of Ruby's Diner. The staff is so cute in their uniforms. I looove the breakfast, but I've had burritos as well and they were cheap and tasty. The strawberry lemonade is lovely and has chunks of fresh strawberries. Ruby's is located in the smaller part of South Coast Plaza on the ground floor. The entrance... More

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Costa Mesa, California
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31 reviews 31 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2007

We used to really love this place, but the cheeseburgers have gone downhill. We used to order to go from here quite often, but they started using that fake, processed whilte cheese on our usual, the Mushroom Swiss (Turkey)Burger. We haven't eaten there since. I miss the shakes though. I love the Chocolate Banana shake or the Black Forest shake.... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2005

It is great! Burgers and shakes are to die for!

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