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Ruby's Diner

$$ - $$$
American, Diner
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1 Oceanside Pier, Oceanside, CA 92054
+1 760-433-7829
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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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61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We walked to the end of the pier expecting a much nicer restaurant. This place was nothing special at all. Kinda grubby looking inside. The food was okay though

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Thank Tamlbrook
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Ruby's is located at the end of the pier in Oceanside. The food and atmosphere is like a throwback to a 50s diner. The staff is friendly and their gluten-free buns on their hamburgers might be the best out there.

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Thank Mark K
Denver, Colorado
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great location on the end of the pier. The food is typical diner fare--nicely done but no surprises.

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Thank Suzanne L
Louisburg
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26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

At the end of Oceanside Pier we found a gem. Family friendly, great prices, fun staff and nostalgic atmosphere. All that and wonderful milkshakes!

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Thank Nevin L
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Ruby's took me back to a simpler time of the late 50's and 60's and other diners I have been to. The food was good diner fare....great burgers and fries. The staff was good.

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Thank Linda H
Georgia
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177 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 134 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ok so the staff was super friendly which goes a long way for me! The food was good but we had a couple issues that with a family table of 8 really did not get resolved. 6 of the 8 orders where fine but we had a bowl of chowder and chili that the kitchen couldn't seem to get hot!... More 

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Thank jwks
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am not sure about any of the food as I have never eaten here. However, I always get a milkshake when I walk down the pier. They are the best!

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Thank Laura T
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice. The servers were all sweet & helpful. The food was great! Coffee, hot & plenty! Went twice during me stay. Great views too. Fun!!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Where else can you sit and have a great burger with 270 degree views of the Pacific Ocean. Awesome. Travelled from Australia for a month and this was one of our best dining locations.

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Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Vancouver, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I liked friendly service, good coffee, tasty food, and great view. Interesting to watch people fish just out side of the restaurant while enjoying our breakfast.

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Thank Golfwithcats

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10
Cuisine
American, Diner
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Large groups, Kids, Special occasions, Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget, Scenic view
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Oceanside Pier, Oceanside, CA 92054
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Oceanside
  • Phone Number: +1 760-433-7829

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