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1525 Lapalco Blvd, Harvey, LA 70058-5738
(504) 367-5496
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  • Food
    2.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    2 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    1 of 5 stars
Burgers, burgers, burgers

If you are looking for a quick burger in a no frills place- Ruby Reds is it on the west bank. Its a super casual diner type place that used to be the best place for burgers in New Orleans. Its hard to find- tucked away in a strip mall.

3 of 5 starsReviewed November 30, 2014
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new orleans, United States
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Mobile, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

My son brought me here for a burger. I have to say I was skeptical in the beginning. After tasting the Piglet all fears disappears. The best bar none restaurant burger I have ever had. 5 thumbs up.

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

Charcoal grilling, cooked to order, reasonable prices, peanuts that you can throw the shells on the floor, what's not to love?

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

I saw that they reopened on Lapalco. Decided to go in last week for a burger. on top of the loudmouth, obnoxious kids they have working behind the counter, and waiting 10 minutes to get a drink refill because the waiter wanted to play the jukebox, it wasn't like it used to be. It's just disappointing. if you're going to... More 

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Fairhope, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

When I was a young girl my father took my sister and I to this place. I have looked for it since. WE Found it this weekend oh my just as I remembered. This location was not as dark as the one we went to years ago but they were the best hamburgers ever. I will be returning and want... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

Mc Donald's has more competent people . You get better experience at Asian buffet. Glasses where dirty had ketchup on them condiments on table were bad and I think some of staff may be products of many generations of backwoods inbreeding

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new orleans, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

If you are looking for a quick burger in a no frills place- Ruby Reds is it on the west bank. Its a super casual diner type place that used to be the best place for burgers in New Orleans. Its hard to find- tucked away in a strip mall.

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NOLA, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2012

This used to be one of my childhood favorites. You could throw the peanuts on the floor and 3 item menu made things simple. The hamburgers seem parmade now and just arent the same. Dont get me wrong you will not have a bad time here, just not like it used to be.

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Buras, Louisiana
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2011

I do not care too much for this place. The food is OK and that is about it.

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New Orleans
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2008

If you are looking for a hearty meal- go to Ruby Reds. My family has been eating at Ruby Reds for years and it has never disapointed. I am proud to share the experince with my friends as well. My fiancee loves me so much more after I took him here for a burger. My favorite is the steak burger,... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2008

Heard the burgers were awesome, but they were just ok.

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  • Address: 1525 Lapalco Blvd, Harvey, LA 70058-5738
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Harvey
  • Phone Number: (504) 367-5496

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