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1 Oceanside Pier, Oceanside, CA 92054
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Ranked #31 of 322 Restaurants in Oceanside
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $10
Sun - Thu 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

My step daughter recommended this diner and it was not a disappointment. I ordered the house burger which was enclosed in a brioche like bun, house sauce and fried. It was tasty enjoyable and just the right amount of food. There is plenty of choices one the menu to suit most palates along with a good choice of beverages. The... More 

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Holladay, Utah
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

What a fun place. Located right at the west (ocean) end of the pier. We went on a weekday, cool, late evening. Not too many people on the pier and we thought maybe it wasn't open. When we got there it was packed! couples, families, birthday parties (one family brought their own cake!) Anyway, it's a great place with a... More 

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Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin, USA
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33 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

What a unique experience to dine on the pier out over the Pacific Ocean. While I many have had better food other places, the view and the atmosphere made this great fun. Food was good too though.

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7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

excellent coffee and the apple pie we had was made with cortland apples, had carmel on it and the location makes it 5 stars with us. Cannot say anything negative about this place.

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Located at the end of the Oceanside Pier, it's nice walk back in time. The people are very friendly and the food is good. I recommend you finish with their apple pie (warmed up, of course). I had the patty melt that was very good and my wife had the half turkey sandwich and salad combo and she enjoyed it.

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San Diego, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

We had a nice lunch and finished by sharing a banana split. Just a fun place to enjoy with the ocean view and good friendly service.

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53 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

It's probably one of the places to try if you visit Oceanside Pier. We had a 40 minute wait but that was fine considering the surrounding ocean views! I wasn't expecting much, especially being a diner, but the fish and chips were plentiful and quite tasty and our root beer floats and shakes were very good. Others on our party... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

I had the veggie burger with mushrooms with was pretty darn good for veggie burger! I would Not, repeat Not recommend the margarita. It was premixed out of a machine and tasted just like frozen sweet and sour, not much more ...couldn't even drink it ! But the service was excellent I would say.

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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63 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

We ate at Ruby's Diner our first morning in Oceanside, and it was a great choice. We were sat quickly, and our food also came fairly quickly, despite us being a larger party. The food was pretty good, and the prices were reasonable. I had the eggs benedict, while my fiance had the big breakfast, which had some of the... More 

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Rochester, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

On vacation in the area, and waited until late in the week to try Ruby's. Mistake. Ate there the last two days and had an excellent meal. Gluten free buns so we both enjoyed the burgers which are very good. Yes, the fries are GF as they don't have a designated fryer, so you have to make a choice. Even... More 

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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 0 - 10
Cuisine: American

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