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Ruby's Diner

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1 Oceanside Pier, Oceanside, CA 92054
760-433-7829
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7:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 106
    Excellent
  • 125
    Very good
  • 60
    Average
  • 16
    Poor
  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
When in oceanside,Ca.

Got here and walked out to the end of the pier for breakfast. It's something you must do when in Oceanside. The food is very good and plenty of it. We had to take doggie bags. It's nice to sit and watch for whales and enjoy your meal. Will return for a late snack.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 21, 2015
norman r
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solebury, pa
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Dining on a budget
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St. John's, Canada
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

Service was very slow and food was bland. Would stick with a milkshake or dessert if you wa t to sit and enjoy the view.

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Montgomery
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152 reviews 152 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

When in Rome ... or in this case, a classic 50's diner .... you must order a burger, fries, and a shake !! The burgers are HUGE, juicy and oh so good. The fries keep you chomping on more, and the shake = DELICIOUS !! Service was great, and although they had a long wait time, we had seats to... More 

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solebury, pa
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54 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Got here and walked out to the end of the pier for breakfast. It's something you must do when in Oceanside. The food is very good and plenty of it. We had to take doggie bags. It's nice to sit and watch for whales and enjoy your meal. Will return for a late snack.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

This Ruby's is on a pier that is out in the ocean. The food was good and the service was very good as well. The waitress was polite and helpful. We just ordered some ice cream and enjoyed the view from the window. The restaurant was clean and not too loud

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Castro Valley
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

We visited Oceanside on our Spring Break and tried Ruby's for dinner on a Tuesday night. Nice walk along the wharf out to the restaurant at the end. Very busy. Kids eat free that night. 20 minute wait. They have outside seating but it was too cold. Fun diner atmosphere and wonderful view of the Pacific. Our order took really... More 

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Norwalk, California
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

1 - At the end of the pier. Great ocean view. 2 - The Malts are NOT shakes, they are real malts and very good. 3 - I like onion rings, wife likes fries. Rubys serves FRINGS. A basket of both fries and rings. 4 - Great service even when they are crowded. 5 - Reasonable prices.

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San Diego, California
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99 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

We love our Ruby's in San Diego but this one is not up to standards. It has a great location right on the ocean end of Oceanside Pier, a half mile walk from the parking lot on the beach. And the views are very very good. Service was just ok, nothing to get excited about. But the food was not... More 

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Los Angeles
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

My family and I stopped to have dessert and watch the sunset. We were very happy sitting outside on the 2nd deck. Being at the end of the pier at sunset was very pleasant. The service was very good. All we had to eat was dessert which was good. Definitely worth checking out.

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Bountiful, Utah
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32 reviews 32 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

You have to at least walk to Ruby's if you are in Oceanside. The pier has beautiful views and is a great place to watch surfers. Ruby's shakes are fantastic. Ruby's food is terrible, as in not edible. We went there for dinner one night and breakfast the next morning, only because we were walking the pier anyway. Dinner was... More 

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Alpine, California
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78 reviews 78 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

we went there for breakfast a few months age. the worst we ever had. we didn't eat a thing, left it all. everything was burnt and my omelette was about 1/4 inch thick and so hard i couldn't eat it. ate there before and food was ok then. we have never been back.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1 Oceanside Pier, Oceanside, CA 92054
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Oceanside
  • Phone Number: 760-433-7829

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10
  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
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 - 10:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm

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