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Ruby's Diner

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American, Diner
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245 N Harbor Dr, Redondo Beach, CA 90277-2508
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7:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Familiar food

I knew what I was getting when I ordered something there, just like going to a IHop. The price seem reasonable and the service was good.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Fairfax County, Virginia
Good for:
  • Scenic view
  • Families with children
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Fairfax County, Virginia
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52 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I knew what I was getting when I ordered something there, just like going to a IHop. The price seem reasonable and the service was good.

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Mission Viejo, California
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76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The restaurant is located next to the beach and harbor. The food is tasty, and the atmosphere fun. You can get gourmet, but you will be reminded of days past. I am not a hamburger person, but if you must eat one, at least feel like you are in the 60's. Outside eating offers great views. You can relax and... More 

Thank Richard V
Bawtry, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were fortunate that our visit coincided with the Friday night classic car show , it made the visit very special, that along with the fantastic breakfast and relaxed atmosphere made this a trip to remember for all the right reasons

Thank 57Harv
Redondo Beach, California
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Okay burgers, soso salads. Great milkshakes! Take the kids, eat outside, relax and enjoy the view. Don't expect the best burger in town but enjoy it as you experience fun outdoor dining in an informal atmosphere.

Thank MissBeachBee
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

Had lunch with family. Service was good but food was ordinary. Seemed like a good place to bring kids.

Thank RAK_Springfield
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118 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2015

I had a chocolate peanut butter milkshake from Rubys many years ago and it was great, so I thought I would try again. It lived up to my expectations! Made with real ice cream and peanut butter it is delicious. Easy to call in order and pickup right at the register when you walk in. Don't be discouraged by the... More 

Thank BennyMom
Amesbury, Massachusetts
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32 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

Meh, it was good, not great. Certainly passable. Good location if you're staying at one of the local hotels.

Thank iamtheczar
Hermosa Beach, California
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50 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2015

Back to the 50's. Outstanding decor. Usually nit that busy, especially during the week. Burgs and malts are their specialty. Good area to eat then walk around Redondo Beach Pier. Lots of parking there. Car shows in their parking lot every Friday night!

Thank Judpma012
San Diego, CA
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2015 via mobile

We picked Ruby's for breakfast because we were staying across the street- the food and service were pretty lackluster. Our kids got their food pretty quickly after we ordered, but the server brought one of the girls the wrong drink and it took forever to get the right one (we had to ask another server to get it because ours... More 

Thank jlls
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156 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 199 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

Called here end of August on a hot afternoon for a shake and it was really nice, service was fine. Made the mistake of calling back to eat, the food was average, the service very, very slow. 3 out of 4 tables near us has dishes sent out wrong, or had complaints about their food. Staff seemed bored, one paced... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 245 N Harbor Dr, Redondo Beach, CA 90277-2508
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Redondo Beach
  • Phone Number: 310-376-7829

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Diner

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Scenic view, Families with children


Open Hours
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?