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

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  • 112
    Excellent
  • 133
    Very good
  • 65
    Average
  • 18
    Poor
  • 8
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Views,views & more views!!

Gorgeous views as this place is @ the end of the pier! Food is a bit pricey but it's the view you're paying for! The onion rings are the best!!

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
atrimper
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San Diego, California
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Dining on a budget
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English first
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

The food is great, the views of the ocean are fantastic, and the service is friendly. We visit Ruby's every time we make it to California. Its becoming something of a family tradition.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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16 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

It's a fun idea to eat at a 50's restaurant at the end of a pier, but the food really is not very good. Also there can be long waits at times.

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San Diego
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

We went for my husbands birthday and ate upstairs, beautiful ocean view. Delicious food and very nice waiters.

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San Diego, California
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Gorgeous views as this place is @ the end of the pier! Food is a bit pricey but it's the view you're paying for! The onion rings are the best!!

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carefree,az.
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Full disclosure, this place wasn't our first choice. Wanted to try a spot nearby which wasn't open for lunch. We looked at the Oceanside Pier and noticed a restaurant at the end perched over the ocean. As we got closer we saw that it was named Ruby's Diner. Well, it's a long walk and we were almost there, so decided... More 

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Oceanside, California
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

I have no idea what the person down below was talking about. But none the less. The place is nice for a nice meal. The service is great, the people are friendly. The booths, tables, and bathrooms are clean. Or they were when my hubby and I went. It's so fun to watch the people fishing, and the birds fighting... More 

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Sugar Land, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

This was a long walk up the pier to get to the restaurant at the end of the pier. On you way you will see a lot amateur fisherman on the pier trying to catch the mackerel. Once in the place, the food is fantastic with 1950's design. The coffee latta was the best I have ever experienced. They are... More 

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Oceanside, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

This is a DINER. Not a fine dining restaurant. For a diner, it's a 5. The view is what draws people to the end of The Pier, so they could serve just about anything. American Diner food is basic and really is enjoyed about almost everyone in the world when they are on holiday, SO it's a good choice. The... More 

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Oceanside, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Even though they were very busy we had a good server who was very attentive. Never a empty glass on our table.

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Indio, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

The food here is typical diner. The sad thing is that they have the premier location at the end of the Oceanside Pier. This should be the location for a restaurant that is truly wonderful, not one that is mediocre diner food. If you're looking for a burger place, this one is okay but there are way better in town.

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Additional Information about Ruby's Diner

Address: 1 Oceanside Pier, Oceanside, CA 92054
Phone Number: 760-433-7829
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Oceanside
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
Average Prices: USD 10
Cuisine: American

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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
  • Price Range: $ $
  • 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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