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The Ruby Slipper Cafe

200 Magazine St, New Orleans, LA 70130-2423
504-525-9355
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Ranked #22 of 1,612 Restaurants in New Orleans
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $6 - $15
Cuisines: American, Cajun & Creole, Hamburgers, Healthy
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Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Description: A neighborhood cafe specializing in Breakfast, Lunch & Brunch. Breakfast served all day, every day! Conveniently located in the Central Business District, one block from the Canal Streetcar line, and just steps to the French Quarter and Warehouse District.
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Minsk, Belarus
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 NEW via mobile

Bananas Foster french toast is to die for. I can say today that my taste buds were blessed with sweet decadence. 5?'s

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Celebration
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78 reviews 78 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 NEW

This location is a convenient breakfast / early lunch stop as I was here on a conference trip and was staying in the Sheraton nearby. The food was hit and miss - bananas foster french toast was to die for, cuban breakfast was great, catfish with grit cakes were amazing. An egg/pulled pork dish (can't remember the name!) was nearly... More

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Ottawa, Canada
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69 reviews 69 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 NEW

We were recommended this place by a local and waited 40 minutes for a seat but it was worth it! I had the eggs benedict on a big hearty biscuit and my husband had a breakfast sandwich that included their famous candied bacon (which includes cinnamon). The service was fast, the atmosphere was fun and we would recommend to others!... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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32 reviews 32 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

Such a great place to eat. Fills you up for the day on every kind of food for the start of the day. U can also have an early drink if u wish. Great omelettes and pancakes. Very efficient staff too.

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Jackson, Mississippi
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45 reviews 45 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

old tyme diner charm, price moderate, food inviting and tasty...parking not very much....indoor and outside dining

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

Great service, Misty was the best waitress, helpful tips on what to have for breakfast, where to go and what not to step in on Bourbon Street. we had a range of things from the breakfast menu, and it was all delicious, would def go back there next time in New Orleans.

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Kansas City, Missouri
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

I staied at the Pelham hotel, right next door, so I ate there 3 mornings. I think because I got there early enough we didnt have a wait. The food was awesome. One morning we had to get to a tour and were crunched for time. They were very god about being aware of our time.

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Santa Teresa, New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

They have fried green tomatoes!! i had the pork belly breakfast and was the first time ive eaten it and was so delicious!! Great customer service!!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

Definitely a different spin on breakfast. Lots of original dishes. Staff is friendly and the prices are not bad for a tourist spot.

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Herndon, Virginia
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11 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

I've been to New Orleans many times, but somehow missed the Ruby Slipper until this most recent trip. Well, I'm glad I made it! It's got a great breakfast/brunch menu, and manages to have the same quality of food that New Orleans is known for, while spicing it up with a few unusual dishes. The Costa Rican breakfast was awesome!... More

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