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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, Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations

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  • 116
    Excellent
  • 141
    Very good
  • 68
    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
Good food, service and view.

The view of the ocean and Oceanside was great from the outdoor seating area. Food was good and service great.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
howloh
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Colorado
Good for:
  • Dining on a budget
  • Families with children
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English first
Oceanside, California
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Ruby's is somewhat of a SoCal beach tradition and nowhere should capture that cultural ambience better than this place. Living in Oceanside, we take friends and relatives there often. The visiting grandkids expect it. The food remains good; large portions--if that's your yardstick--and done well. The staff remain friendly and helpful with a special shoutout to Armando. The place is... More 

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Colorado
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29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

The view of the ocean and Oceanside was great from the outdoor seating area. Food was good and service great.

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Phoenix, Arizona, United States
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 via mobile

Had a Ruby club and A Turkey sandwich endless fries and onion rings and split a chocolate shake. Nothing disappointed. All worth the walk down the longest pier in the west coast of the USA. It's a little noisy so if you bring someone hard of hearing, be ready to shout. The hostesses are not trained as well as I'm... More 

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San Diego, Ca. USA
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

We live on the beach about a mile south of the pier and always relaxing to stop by there. The last time we ordered breakfast, I didn't realize I didn't have too much money with me and when the bill came we were short about a buck or two.....the waiter said no problem and catch me next time!!

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Spruce Grove
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65 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

We stopped here recently for a Snack and the views of the Sun Sets were fantastic. Peanut Butter Cup Shake is a Must try, try to eat there are the take out orders are very very small portions... for the same price...

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Fort Worth, United States
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Very modest diner, modeled after the 1950's look. Simple menu including burgers, sandwiches, etc. Nothing fancy about this place, but the food is excellent, and reasonably priced. Service is fantastic and friendly. We both had the cheeseburger and fries plate. I had chili cheese fries, and my wife had garlic fries. Both options are very good, and more than enough... More 

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Recife, PE
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12 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

I have been to Ruby's at Oceanside every year since 2010 (I bring my students from Brazil) and this year I was very disappointed with one of my favorite restaurants. It seemed dirty and the employees a bit depressed. Maybe they were tired, but the entire experience changed. Next year we will probably be going to Huntington beach instead or... More 

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jusserchn
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

During our first trip to Oceanside we wondered what the building at the end if the pier was. We'll we quickly found out it was Ruby's. The burgers are great and the servers are fun. The shakes are tasty as well. The walk back to the beach on the pier after dinner was a plus.

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California, USA
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664 reviews
379 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 296 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Walk the beach and to the end of the pier. No dogs. Great family day with some good. .old.. fashion burgers and fries. Shakes too. Recommended MeuterMedia

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Mariposa, California
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123 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Our group of 12 was promptly seated, together. The breakfast menu is very large (as are the servings), with something for everyone, even the kids. Efficient and friendly service. Right on the end of the pier for nice views of the ocean. Reasonable prices.

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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: Dining on a budget, Families with children
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?