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Ruby's Diner

$$ - $$$
American, Diner
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30622 Coast Hwy, Laguna Beach, CA 92651-4240
+1 949-497-7829
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Fort Collins, Colorado, United States
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68 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Ruby's is a super fun retro diner with cool old cars and an ocean view! Add their super yummy burgers and fries, and it is a WIN WIN!

Thank Diane P
San Clemente
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62 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 15, 2016 via mobile

From the classic cars parked out front to the chrome finishes on the counter, and throughout the place, Ruby's Diner is a stroll down memory lane when the fifties diners and the waitresses were part of the fun and excitement that made the night out with friends so much fun. The hamburgers and "refillable" french frys are middle of the... More 

Thank Matt H
Saint Francisville, Louisiana
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283 reviews
193 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 10, 2016

This location is right on Pacific Coast Highway with views of the ocean. There are 3 old cars out front from the 50's. Stopped here for Chocolate Milk Shakes. Service was quick and the Chocolate milk shakes are served in tall fountain glass along with the can they were mixed in. The can held another tall glass of this fabulous... More 

Thank Lukeanthonywflorida
Salt Lake City, Utah
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119 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 7, 2016

Best part for us was that it had all the family friendly favorites with no wait. Service was good. Food was plentiful in portion and fresh. Kids enjoyed the shakes. Good place if traveling with kids who aren't very adventurous with food and have short tempers waiting for their orders.

Thank FiveLthree
knoxville, United States
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24 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 21, 2016 via mobile

A nice little spot on the coast highway in Laguna Beach. People couldn't have been nicer; good diner-style food. 50's theme. Fun and reasonably priced.

Thank Peter M
Telford, United Kingdom
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168 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2016 via mobile

Stopped off at this diner for lunch. It looks great from the outside with the 50's cars parked up front. Inside it's a well styled traditional American diner, with a menu to match. They have great shakes on the menu which the kids loved. The menu has your traditional diner foods... burgers, hotdogs, sandwiches. Everything we ordered as a group... More 

Thank tjfinch
Aylesbury, United Kingdom
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107 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016 via mobile

Wow! A real retro diner complete with old cars outside, as well as the decor and ambience. We were served by Samantha who did a fabulous job. Attentive but not intrusive. The menu was as to be expected and the food was great. We had the spicy burger and the fish and chips and it was delicious. Great!

Thank CliveW16
LaPlace, Louisiana
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277 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2016

We had one day at the beach and on the way back to LAX we wanted to eat someplace "local" unfortunately it was lunch time and there were no parking spots along the streets or at any of the restaurants with ocean views. We saw Ruby's in Laguna Beach. With her 1950s exterior and vintage cars parked out front--plus plenty... More 

Thank grip652
Houston, Texas
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 13, 2016

the food was amazing, the atmosphere was very cool and was like going back in time to the 60's. I recommend the corn beef hash, it is absolutely amazing.

Thank TravelingBarbie96
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 8, 2016 via mobile

Great view for a hamburger price. You can view the ocean on a wide scale and car watch down Pacific Coast Highway. There are classic cars in front.

1 Thank trekker133

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Diner
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Scenic view, Kids, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 30622 Coast Hwy, Laguna Beach, CA 92651-4240
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Laguna Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 949-497-7829

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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