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Ruby

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48-50 Smith St, Darwin, Northern Territory 0800, Australia
+61 8 8941 0933
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

All the flavours are really nice however don't go there for 'traditional' food. Don't be discouraged as I have not had a bad meal from here yet in 2 years of going at least once a month.

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Thank Philip C
Wichita, Kansas
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119 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2016 via mobile

A surprised Belated birthday treats by my family members ( sisters & mother). Restaurant situated in front of Darwin City Mall, Smith Street. The restaurant must be short of staff on a Friday evening, there's unattended empty bottles of water and drinking glasses (appeared I want to help them wash) as its in front of the reception area near our... More 

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Thank Z3bhSmith
Darwin, Australia
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2016 via mobile

My husband, son & I shared a meal here & were pleasantly surprised how delicious the meals are here! We had spring rolls & chicken satay for entrees & beef/pork dishes for our mains that were just bursting with flavour! Friendly staff too. The only thing I could say that would make a dinner more enjoyable is to have some... More 

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Darwin, Australia
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2016

Had a beautiful dinner here, food was amazing very tasty and presented lovely, waitress had great recommendations as I couldn't make my mind up. The Peking duck pancakes were to die for great flavour and crispy skin, cocktails were a treat too service was a little slack but food was great, would visit again

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Thank Mana C
Perth, Australia
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25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

Although this restaurants has a few refurbishments going on it didn't impact greatly on both service nor the food experience. We are very fussy dinners and a bonus to have Aussie prawns a rare find within most "Asian" eating experiences in the past. The reviews we read didn't sound super but went because handy to our hotel. So one can't... More 

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Thank CAROLE K
Darwin, Australia
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

Great people and food. Service was a little slow but made up for it in friendliness...just dont be in a hurry!!

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Thank princessslh
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55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

Good for lunch or dinner, love their beef massaman, and they are opened Monday for dinner. Lots of parking nearby for dinner, parking at lunch time can be a problem

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Thank NTtravellerz
Sydney
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016

We had a lovely dinner which was beautifully presented, generous and delicious. The service was friendly and we didn't have to wait too long. i loved the fresh and clean flavours and would definitely recommend the Ruby!

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Thank RubyRoux
Colchester, United Kingdom
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115 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 229 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

The thai restuarant has a small menu but varied, I personally had the BBQ pork which was honey roasted and as with all lunch items came with stesmed rice side. I thought it tasted very nice, was a good portion size and for only $15 it was reasonably priced. Service was fast but the only small point was that the... More 

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Thank Jack_Da_Lad19
Busselton, Western Australia
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111 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016 via mobile

The food (steamed wild caught barramundi, stir fried baby octupus and prawn crockpot) was delicious and the sangria refreshing. Efficient service and great location. Flawless...

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Thank Gianna_Busso

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Asian, Vietnamese
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Dining on a budget, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 48-50 Smith St, Darwin, Northern Territory 0800, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Northern Territory  >  Top End  >  Darwin
  • Phone Number: +61 8 8941 0933

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?