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31781 Camino Capistrano, San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675
949-496-7829
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Price range: $5 - $20
Hours:
Sun - Thu 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Diner
Good for: Families with children, Outdoor seating
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Good for: Families with children, Outdoor seating

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Santa Ana, California
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26 reviews 26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

We love Ruby's anywhere, but it was really fun to take the train from Santa Ana, walk around San Juan for a few hours and then get a yummy burger and fries! Ruby's always a good down home burger and shake!!!

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Dubuque, Iowa
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142 reviews 142 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

My family stopped at Ruby's while visiting Mission San Juan Capistrano just up the street for a late lunch. This was my first time in a Ruby's and I was impressed. I thoroughly enjoyed one of the seasonal 1/2 lb burgers, "The Cobb", and it was amazing for a fast-food diner burger. The description makes my mouth water thinking about... More 

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San Clemente, CA
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19 reviews 19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

We used to like going to Rubys with kids. This is still a great place for kids but SJC Rubys added a upstairs dining area that deviates from the neon, fluorescent ambiance of the regular dining area. Separate menu and is a great place to go on a nice evening. Prices are good and there is a great bar outside... More 

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San Diego
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31 reviews 31 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

We've eaten at other Ruby's restaurants in southern cal and know the food is typical diner food. I wouldn't have chosen it, but I was with my kids and they opted for a familiar restaurant for lunch. We sat inside to enjoy some air conditioning after being outside in the sun at the Mission for a couple hours. The noise... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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46 reviews 46 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

We came to San Juan Capistrano to tour the Inn and grounds. However, we thought we would grab a bite to eat before what turned out to be an almost two hour walk through the gardens and ruins of the initial edifice. Just across the street were three or four restaurants and Ruby's with its upstairs deck and inside seating... More 

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Alpine, California, United States
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14 reviews 14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

We love to go to Rubies when we're in S.J. Capistrano because they make generous sundaes, real ice cream shakes and malts, custom flavored colas and fairly priced varieties of burgers. We go at less busy times so service has been wonderful. I enjoy their Ruby's bowl of chili with cheese and onions-meaty with no beans and very filling. Add... More 

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San Juan Capistrano, California
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Ruby's always does great burgers no matter which location you try. This one is a cut above the rest. It is located on the second floor of the Franciscan Plaza, which gives it's new outside patio a stellar view of the downtown area. At night the sounds of the nightly band at the Swallows across the street drift up to... More 

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San Juan Capistrano, California
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

Ruby's is a great place for kids - and their Sky Ranch patio is a really nice addition with unique food for the Ruby's brand. We love the veggie burger options - the GoFit burger is amazing - and the food is consistently good across the board. Service is always excellent.

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San Juan Capistrano, California
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

I've been to many Ruby's and this is my favorite. The reason being is the location. If you sit outside in the Sky lounge, you have a view of the Mission. They have outside heaters and a bar too. The food is good and I love their shakes.

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Athens, Greece
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

Worth waiting to be seated. Great burgers and great hospitality & service. As we were seated at the bar we could see what was going on at the kitchen, it was spotless. All the personnel was super efficient with their continuous warm smiles... Everything we had was delicious! Thank you!

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Additional Information about Ruby's San Juan

Address: 31781 Camino Capistrano, San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675
Phone Number: 949-496-7829
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  San Juan Capistrano
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
Average Prices: USD 5 - 20
Cuisine: Diner

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