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Ruby's San Juan

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American, Diner
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31781 Camino Capistrano, San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675
949-496-7829
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8:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 22
    Excellent
  • 41
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Excellent burgers and salad!

Very busy place so we sat at the counter and the service was excellent. My husband and kids got burgers and fries with onion rings and all were very pleased with the portion size and taste. I got the chicken salad with a whole breast and is was wonderful! Order the the shake from here is is to die... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
Spinner48
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Lompoc
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I like coming here. It's always a favorite place for a quick dinner or lunch. It's fast. The servers are polite and the food taste decent for a fast food. It's like an upscaled McDonald's or Carl's Jr.

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Thank Jean M
Lompoc
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43 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very busy place so we sat at the counter and the service was excellent. My husband and kids got burgers and fries with onion rings and all were very pleased with the portion size and taste. I got the chicken salad with a whole breast and is was wonderful! Order the the shake from here is is to die for!!... More 

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Thank Spinner48
Denham Springs, Louisiana
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31 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2015

This Ruby's shares a terrace dining area with a grill next door. You can order from either menu. We chose to sit at the railing over-looking the street and toward the Mission, but once we went inside to use the restroom, I kind of wished we'd eaten inside the diner. It's classic diner decor with red and white and chrome... More 

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Mission Viejo, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015

Went with a large group of people and they did a great job of accommodating everybody's needs, including separate checks. Waitress was very friendly and efficient. The food was very good. I had the Chipotle Chick Sandwich with Fries. Everything was fresh and tasty. A very cozy place for a casual evening meal.

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Thank SOCGAC
San Juan Capistrano, California
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

Ruby's is sort of a high end coffee shop. They have burgers, sandwiches, fries, etc. Really, really good shakes in dozens of flavors that will blow your mind. Upstairs is a cute patio and bar. They make a good drink and you can set there and look down on the Mission and town center Capo. You can eat up there... More 

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Thank Nina N
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2015

This is a nice place to stop and have a good meal. Right in the middle of San Juan Capistrano. The food is good. The service is quick and friendly and the beer is ice cold.

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Thank Bill M
Charleston, West Virginia
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158 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

We ate at Ruby's in San Juan Capistrano since we had a good experience at the Ruby's in Long Beach. This location had roof top dining which we enjoyed.

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Thank Robin G
Ashland, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2015 via mobile

My wife and I had an early lunch at Ruby's on a Friday. We were seated on the patio right away and given our drinks with I a few minutes. My wife had a malt and a salad. I had their wedge salad. Both meals were delivered quickly and were delicious. The only down side was the blaring country music,... More 

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Thank Tapetseb22
Orange County, California
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35 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2015

Ruby's with a fantastic view and includes a modified menu as well which we always seem to order from. It sits on the 2nd floor of a corner building which will give you plenty of "fresh Air" if you want. This is our Favorite Ruby's

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Thank Bryan S
Goodyear, Arizona
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Seated above the main drag in San Juan Capistrano with a beautiful view of the mission we enjoyed our early dinner. I ordered the chef's salad, and my husband had a hamburger. It was the largest hamburger and chef's salad I have seen in a long time. We could have split one entree and been happy. We were outdoors, enjoying... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 31781 Camino Capistrano, San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  San Juan Capistrano
  • Phone Number: 949-496-7829

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 20
  • Cuisine: American, Diner

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?