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Ruby's Diner

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1 Oceanside Pier, Oceanside, CA 92054
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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38 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The best thing about the restaurant is the great service and the milkshakes and since it is a bit of a walk to the end of Oceanside Pier you don't feel guilty having a milkshake. It's almost like 2 milkshakes in one as they bring you out the mixing container they mix it in so you have more after you... More 

Thank CreightonBlueJ
Sun City, California, United States
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322 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 144 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Beautiful views on the end of the pier. Great service & deserts. The upper seating area has the best views. The prices were more reasonable than we expected being on the pier and all.

Thank Christopher W
San Diego, California
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19 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Located at the end of the Oceanside Pier. Food was average and they squeezed us into a small booth when there were bigger ones available. A bit pricey for what you get.

Thank blueeyedgirl2
Rogers, Arkansas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

It was fun to take the kids down the pier and then eat at Ruby's. I was a little disappointed by the view from the outdoor seating area - you are looking at the ocean over a roof covered with seagull poop. But the kids enjoyed watching the antics of the birds and the food was quite good.

Thank LSmith-Arkansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This has been a fantastic experience. I would recommend this establishment for anyone visiting the area. 10/10 for sure.

Thank Andrew P
Menifee, California
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14 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Ruby's is always a reliable choice! We came for dinner on the night of 7/22/16. We were a party of 6. Everyone had cheese burgers except for 1 Fish and chips. 2 of the 6 had chocolate shakes. Burgers were yummy as usual, and the service is always speedy. Maria was our server and she took very good care of... More 

Thank HawaiianBreezes
Las Vegas, Nevada
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56 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Plan a stop at the 50s style diner for a meal or a great shake. The staff is great and the portions are decent. It's on a pier in a tourist area so prepare to pay but it isn't outrageous.

Thank valuetraveler89
Gilbert, Arizona
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77 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is really your typical diner with a great view. And the food and service are much better than I expected. Everything was great! We had a salad,sweet potato fries, onion rings, burgers and Mac n cheese. Plus shakes. Loved it all.

Thank Twixythrasher
Indio, California
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101 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's July. It's busy in beach towns in Southern CA. The Oceanside pier was packed, Ruby's is at the end of the pier and its lunch time. I expected it to be packed and it was. Good news was how quickly they moved through the check in list. They said 30 minute wait. It turned out to be about 15... More 

Thank themccullochclan
Clifton, Tx
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Walked to the end of the pier for a great experience! The food, pricing, ambiance, and ocean experience were all perfect! Chowdah, and fish/shrimp were all delicious and inexpensive. We have since learned there are several on the coast in the surrounding area. ENJOY!!!

Thank jrdtsta

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
American, Diner, Gluten Free
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Scenic view, Families with children, Dining on a budget, Large groups
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: 1 Oceanside Pier, Oceanside, CA 92054
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Oceanside
  • Phone Number: 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?