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“Must go” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Ruby's Diner

Ruby's Diner
5630 Paseo Del Norte #130D, Carlsbad, CA 92008
760.931.7829
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Ranked #23 of 267 Restaurants in Carlsbad
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $5 - $15
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Eugene, Oregon
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16 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Must go”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2013

This restaurant is just plane fun. We had a great time and the value and quality of the food was good.

Visited February 2013
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English first
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Gluten-free buns!”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2013

Nicer chain diner; good value. Our son was excited to be able to eat his burger in a bun. My salad was bland.

Visited March 2013
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Carlsbad, California
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16 reviews
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“A real diner”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2013

Clean. Food service is good and always consistent. Good value for money as you would expect from a 'real diner'.

The fish & chips were a crazy value in the past. However, fish portion size has shrunk greatly. Still over all a great lunch if you are in area.

Spurge, get a shake.

  • Visited January 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Stansted Mountfitchet, United Kingdom
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93 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
“Nice Diner”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2013

Went here for a quick lunch before setting off for the airport. A nice, clean restaurant. Good service by the staff and a good variety of American food on the menu

Visited February 2013
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Tucson, AZ
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“Good diner food”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

The atmosphere is reminiscent of the diners of old. Food was good and the price reasonable. If you like diners and that kind of food-sandwiches, burgers, milkshakes etc., you will enjoy it.

Visited February 2013
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