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Ruby's Dagwood's Cafe

American, Coffee Shop, Diner
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1117 Southwest Blvd, Kansas City, KS 66103-1909
913-677-0747
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
Good for:
Families with children

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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Tough to find places like this now...

It was the kind of diner type atmosphere that used to exist all over, but which doesn't anymore. The woman who took our order was great, they had tea, they had oj, they had great omelettes and marble rye bread...made in heaven for someone like me. My husband also loved it. It's a throw-back in an... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 6, 2014
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  • Families with children
  • Breakfast/Brunch
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grandmahenry
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296 reviews 296 reviews
155 restaurant reviews
125 helpful votes 125 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

It was the kind of diner type atmosphere that used to exist all over, but which doesn't anymore. The woman who took our order was great, they had tea, they had oj, they had great omelettes and marble rye bread...made in heaven for someone like me. My husband also loved it. It's a throw-back in an odd part of town,... More 

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Kansas City, MO
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70 reviews 70 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2013

This is one of our FAVORITE KC breakfast spots! The biscuits and gravy are wonderful and I love their corned beef hash. This place has been around for about 8 decades and is about as good as old school diner food gets. One of my favorites is the Irish Dagwood sandwich - grilled rye bread with an egg and corned... More 

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Prairie Village, Kansas
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88 reviews 88 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013 via mobile

My friend and I found this place looking for a breakfast place to go after church. This place is perfect for breakfast or lunch and has a great old diner feel to it. The staff is great and always make us feel welcome. It is always busy and there are many regulars, but they always welcome visitors. Great place.

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Edmond, Oklahoma
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84 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2012

Imagine one of those places that has been in a city longer than you have, that you hardly ever hear about but often drive by and always wonder what it is like...now, imagine walking in and having one of the best breakfasts in recent memory! It may not look like much from the outside, and it may look equally as... More 

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Kansas City, Kansas
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22 reviews 22 reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2012

Great place for breakfast! Try the dagwood sandwich ham, eggs, hashbrowns and cheese on texas toast!

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Nacogdoches, Texas
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49 reviews 49 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2012

This little place served up a fabulous burger, fries, and onion rings. It looked like the bedraggled place was populated with "regulars," but we were welcomed and well fed. Prices were great.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2009

Great lunches, and excellent breakfast...try the burritos, and the DAGWOOD is the BOMB!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1117 Southwest Blvd, Kansas City, KS 66103-1909
  • Location: United States  >  Kansas (KS)  >  Kansas City
  • Phone Number: 913-677-0747

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Coffee Shop, Diner

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?