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The Ruby Slipper Cafe

200 Magazine St, New Orleans, LA 70130-2423
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Ranked #35 of 1,604 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
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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89% Recommend
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Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014 NEW

This café was just around the corner from our hotel. It came recommended and we weren't disappointed. There were a lot of local people there and that is always a good sign. Ten minutes after opening in the morning and the place was full. The staff were very friendly and that is always extremely important to us. So is value... More

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Orlando, Florida
11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014 NEW credit card Amex Card Member Review

Ate there twice. You have to wait in line but it's worth it. They serve you quickly once you get in. We watched them make numerous Bloody Marys and Mimosas. Oversized drinks look fantastic. Wish I'd had one but didn't order this time. If you like champagne, don't miss it.

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Saint Peters, Missouri
19 reviews 19 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Who would have thought to make french toast with actual french bread? The ruby slipper thats who. The french toast was great with a linger of nutmeg for your taste buds to say whats that?.(that is how I make mine at home, but with texas toast) The b.y.o.o. was huge with a lot of flavor. they are open breakfast brunch... More

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St. Petersburg, Russia
12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Right next to Pelham hotel, open early, Ruby Slipper offers delicious options for breakfast - shrimps and grits was my my personal favorite and my husband still raves about eggs Blackstone. Nice service and free refills for coffee.

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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

We were staying at The Pelham Hotel, and thought we would try the cute restaurant downstairs, even though we were still up for more cajun food. The eggs blackstone is the best breakfast sandwich I have ever had. Three of us each ordered something different and it was still one of the best places we ate at while in New... More

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Top Contributor
120 reviews 120 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

We had a deliciously sweet breakfast at the Ruby Slipper downtown on 200 Magazine St. We enjoyed the Bananas Foster Pain Perdu and the Double Chocolate short stack pancakes with a side order of fruit-we needed some balance to our sweet breakfast. Everything was amazing! The portions are very generous, and we could have probably shared one item. A note... More

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Top Contributor
77 reviews 77 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

what can i say, we went here everyday for breakfast!! the menu was great and had a great range of dishes!!! this place is always busy so go early to not wait for a table. The staff there are really friendly and on point (they know what they are doing)!! i have only given a few 5 stars and this... More

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7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

We had a late breakfast at the Ruby Slipper after checking into the hotel next door. The staff were lovely and seated us at a table with enough space for the pram and helping us with our selections. I dont really even remember what I ordered, because the stand out dish was definitely the Eggs Cochon. Slow cooked pork on... More

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Chicago, Illinois
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

They don't take reservations, so sometimes there's a wait ... but it's sooooo worth it. (Go inside and get a beer at the bar and bring it back outside for while you wait.) It's casual, rustic, fresh and delicious. Generous portions, especially on the french toast and pancakes. The Eggs Coubion is to die for.

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Houston, Texas
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194 reviews 194 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

The Ruby Slipper opens at 8am and when I got there at 7:50 there was a line of 25 people. By 8:45 all the table were filled and a line was beginning to form again. Moral of the story: get there early or bring a novel and enjoy the wait. I don't think I've ever had better service in NOLA... More

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