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Ruby's Diner

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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: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Families with children
Dining on a budget

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Visitor rating
  • 104
    Excellent
  • 120
    Very good
  • 57
    Average
  • 14
    Poor
  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Good burger, GREAT View

Went to Ruby's to watch the sun set. Burgers and fries were classic and ok "50's". Sunset was awesome! It's a one of a kind experience at the end of the pier.

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 28, 2015
JSKazoo
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Kalamazoo, MI
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Dining on a budget
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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302 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Kalamazoo, MI
Top Contributor
107 reviews 107 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW

Went to Ruby's to watch the sun set. Burgers and fries were classic and ok "50's". Sunset was awesome! It's a one of a kind experience at the end of the pier.

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Dahlonega, GA
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 NEW

Ruby's Diner at the end of the Oceanside Pier is a wonderful breakfast spot. We ate there last year and were happy to return. The service is friendly; portions are generous and everything we've had there has been delicious. Plus, it's fun to gaze out at the ocean and watch the fishermen on the pier as you enjoy your meal.... More 

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 NEW

We recently went to Oceanside, CA for a week. While there we ate breakfast & lunch at Ruby's. It was a fun experience with good food & the old 1950's decor. The wait staff is excellent. Views are wonderful .....like being on the ocean in a ship.

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columbia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW

We just tried Ruby's on the pier yesterday morning. It was a nice walk down the pier. We were there for breakfast and had the Cinnamon Roll French Toast as well as coffee eggs bacon. It was all very good! No complaints at all. Relaxed atmosphere. Great Service. Clean!! A must do when visiting Oceanside!! great views from all around... More 

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Top Contributor
205 reviews 205 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 NEW

We got here around 9 am, the place was not crowded so we had an enjoyable breakfast, I ordered the turkey cranberry burger an it was really good ! Love the 50s theme, the staff was really nice and friendly. The restrooms were clean. I will eat again in here, if I happen to be in the area !

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San Diego, CA, United States
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102 reviews 102 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Rubys has good food consistently, no matter where you go. A few of the piers in southern california have Rubys at the end of a pier. I like the one in Huntington Beach a little bit better than here. Oceanside pier is one of the longest in Southern Cal. There arent many other attractions near it so most people on... More 

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Oceanside, California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We love Ruby's Diner, a great treat. Try it you will love it, we do. It's so far out in the ocean on the pier you can watch the Marines go by in their hovercraft.

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Oceanside, California
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15 reviews 15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Not quite what I prefer in a "end of the pier" eating establishment. Its a tad run down and cramped. The burgers are great, as with any Ruby's. The service is decent. However, many locals, including myself, find the many other options in town more appealing. Its at the END of the pier so be prepared to walk quite a... More 

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Honolulu
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22 reviews 22 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Food was OK, just a little above your typical fast food type restaurants like McDonalds, but the crowd was surprising, then annoying. It's the only eatery at the end of this pier, so I guess everyone had the same idea we had to walk there and grab a bite. When we walked in, it was standing room only and quite... More 

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Top Contributor
285 reviews 285 reviews
215 restaurant reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Stopped in for dinner , great location , great view from the pier , but that is where it ends . Had a burger , was average , stick fries were McDonald's style , clam chowder was can quality . Had a happy days theme , cute but I am after good food . I was disappointed . Just s... More 

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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 0 - 10
  • 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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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?