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Ruby's Diner

1 Oceanside Pier, Oceanside, CA 92054
760-433-7829
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Ranked #32 of 316 Restaurants in Oceanside
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $10
Cuisines: American
Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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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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Magalia, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 NEW

What fun this resturant is. At the end of the pier and a beautiful view of the ocean. Took us back in time to the 50"s. Staff was great, and the food was really good. I said not the best meal because we didn't have a meal, just a snack. Milk Shakes wer wonderful and they give you the metal... More

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69 reviews 69 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 NEW via mobile

Delicious burgers overlooking the ocean. Pros: excellent service, tasty burgers, onion rings that are beyond delicious, magnificent view. Cons: hummmm...none

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Boulder, Colorado
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97 reviews 97 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

The location at the end of the Oceanside Pier just can not be beat. Ruby's serves great hamburgers and fried onion rings but there are certainly other tasty treats on the menu. Their chocolate malts are outstanding too.

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Dublin, Ireland
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106 reviews 106 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

We had lunch here with great views of the ocean and beaches, palm trees, surfers and fishermen. I had a chicken Caesar salad and my friend had seafood chowder, after tasting a sample, as there are some she does not like. We also had a strawberry lemonade - the first I've tasted, and my friend had an apple tart with... More

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San Marcos, California
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189 reviews 189 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Located at the end of the Oceanside Pier, Ruby's is a good place to have a nice sit down meal with a family "50's" atmosphere. The very food is good and services is very good. Do plan on a walk, the pier is 1,954 FT (about a third of a mile).

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Hesperia, California
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18 reviews 18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

This diner is at the end of the Oceanside Pier the walk is enjoyable. You can see surfers, birds, people fishing and people enjoying themselves on the beach. The burgers are good and we also enjoyed our breakfast. Service was great!

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Bonsall
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

What could be better on a sunny Southern California day? Burgers and beach. Ruby serves simple old fashioned malf shop food and they do it well. I happen to like this location, it's great to see up and the coast with the sea breeze and you can have a beer or glass of wine.

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Austin, Texas
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

A beautiful October evening walking out the Oceanside Pier to Ruby's Diner. We ate on Ruby's second floor deck with a great view of the sunset over the ocean. Old fashioned diner type food that was pretty good, turkey burgers, tuna salad sandwich, good fries. Grandchildren really liked the milkshakes. Very good service.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

With a less than 5 minute wait to get it, we had a nice relaxing lunch and enjoyed the beautiful ocean view on the second floor of the restaurant. Menu specializes in burger which were ok not the greatest but the old school diner atmosphere made up for anything I may have noted as a negative. Courteous staff.

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Oceanside, California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Food is decent. 50's diner burgers, etc. The stroll out to the end of the Oceanside pier is enjoyable with a great view once you get to Ruby's. That's the reason I gave it a 4. Sometimes the wait to be seated in the summer can be a little long, but there are benches outside where you can enjoy the... 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
Average Prices: USD 0 - 10
Cuisine: American

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