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Ruby's Dagwood's Cafe

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1117 Southwest Blvd, Kansas City, KS 66103-1909
913-677-0747
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  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great greasy spoon!

Really good traditional breakfast! Last time I had the breakfast scramble and a waffle. Hubby had the Dagwood sandwich. Always good! Will definitely go back for other goodies. I prefer local flair over chain restaurants, so anytime I get the opportunity to go to local joints I do it. This one... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
Scherrill J
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los angeles
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los angeles
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Really good traditional breakfast! Last time I had the breakfast scramble and a waffle. Hubby had the Dagwood sandwich. Always good! Will definitely go back for other goodies. I prefer local flair over chain restaurants, so anytime I get the opportunity to go to local joints I do it. This one didn't disappoint.

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Kansas City
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2015 via mobile

Very good basic breakfast. Busy. Crowded. But worth the time. Waitresses and support staff very nice. Fairy clean little diner in a semi-industrial area of Kansas City Kansas.

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Thank jmb232
KC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2015

I have driven past this little diner on Southwest Boulevard literally hundreds of times! It was always one of those "we should try that place" restaurants, but I am so glad we finally did. We went for breakfast on a Sunday morning. The place is kinda small and there weren't a whole lot of open spaces to sit because so... More 

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Placerville, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015 via mobile

Great little diner hidden amongst industrial buildings and supply houses. I was just driving around looking for something different. I found it at Dagwood diner, this place place brought back memories of my Dad taking me to these old school diners back in the 70's. The breakfast was great but I finished it off with a milk shake that was... More 

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Thank SRC1964
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

Old fashioned diners are commonplace on the East Coast. In this part of the country, you may find reproductions, but Dagwood's is the real thing......since 1937. Fantastic breakfasts, including corn beef hash are the best in town. Whatever you order, have them spoon gravy over it. You'll become addicted to it. Meat loaf, chicken fried steaks and burgers are offered... More 

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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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Thank gaynor h
Kansas City, MO
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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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Thank KearneyTraveler
Prairie Village, Kansas
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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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Thank fratwin
Edmond, Oklahoma
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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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Thank rdubbs08
Kansas City, Kansas
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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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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, Cafe, Diner

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

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