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Ruby's Diner

1 Pierview Way, Oceanside, CA
433-RUBY
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Ranked #22 of 305 restaurants in Oceanside
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Price range: $0 - $10
Cuisines: American
Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
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English first
Las Vegas, Nevada
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014 NEW

Burgers were great! Juicy. Love that the bun was toasted. Shakes were so good. Worth the wait. Service was excellent even though they were busy.

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2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW

The pier is a must see when visiting oceanside so after the long walk to the end a delicious vanilla milkshake is also a must at rubys! Ask to sit upstairs on the patio and you will feel like you are eating in the middle of the ocean. Just lovely

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Oceanside, California
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33 reviews 33 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

the food is average, nothing special...the walk and the view make the place...so many much better restaurants for the same price. Just go, have a milkshake....

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Oceanside, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

Great for kids and good burgers and onion rings, View is wonderful, a great place to come during sun or during a storm, right on the end of the pier, bring a friend and go to the bar for a drink and watch the sun set. Very casual family downstairs, and more for the adults upstairs.

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Oceanside, California, United States
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

Ruby's at the end of the pier could be a great 'go to' place if only they served good food. I went there for breakfast and the service was poor, the food mediocre and the coffee atrocious. I'm not a burger person, so maybe that is their forte. Shame, would have been a great place for breakfast.

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Oceanside, California
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70 reviews 70 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

Being at the end of Oceanside Pier, it has the best views around. Gets pretty busy. The food is good diner food. I recommend the burger stand at the beginning of the pier for better burgers though.

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Oceanside, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

The restaurant sits at the end of the Oceanside Pier. Very busy. Good dinner food from burgers to open faced sandwich's. Malts, Coke and all manner of drinks. Pleasant service from a staff dressed in period costume. Food is average to good but considering location and ambiance (1950's diner) a fun experience that would punctuate a walk on the pier.... More

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Los Angeles
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42 reviews 42 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

There are plenty of Ruby's Diners around SoCal. But this one, like a few others, is located at the very end of a very long pier. The views are spectacular. Sure you may have to wait 5 or 20 minutes, but look where you are. Enjoy the vibe, have some good burgers and fries (and onion rings!), try a shake,... More

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Colorado Springs
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

Every time I am in California, I simply have to go to Ruby's on the pier in Oceanside, California. While there is almost always a 20-30 minute wait, it is worth it. The staff makes everyone feel welcome and the food is very, very good. This time, my sons were with me on the trip and they also loved Ruby's.... More

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Lewis Center, Ohio
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35 reviews 35 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

My kids loved it - great shakes! I thought for lunch it was a little pricey. With tip cost us about $65 for 4 of us!

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