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Ruby's Diner

1 Oceanside Pier, Oceanside, CA 92054
+1 760-433-7829
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good40%
  • Average18%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“burgers” (109 reviews)
“fries” (87 reviews)
“ice cream” (12 reviews)
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7:00 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1 Oceanside Pier, Oceanside, CA 92054
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Reviewed August 3, 2017 via mobile

Even though this place seemed to be pretty busy, the service was so good and I got my order quickly. It's a cute retro-style diner in a great location!

Thank Jaimie N
Reviewed August 2, 2017

This is a fun place to eat with great views and atmosphere. The ahi burger was probably the best I've ever ate. Milkshakes are A+.

Thank ColbyHannah
Reviewed July 30, 2017 via mobile

Nostalgic little diner at the end of the pier, the staff were all helpful and friendly. The food was hearty, nice portions and nice choices. Definitely didn't walk away hungry. The diner offers a nice view of the ocean, the pier and the shoreline. It...More

Thank PaynesGrey7
Reviewed July 29, 2017 via mobile

This place had the best burgers! I loved how the women that worked there were dressed in the typical 50's diner outfits. The shakes were kind of expensive but very good! I suggest eating upstairs by a window, we got to see dolphins while we...More

Thank brookpikett
Reviewed July 28, 2017

We loved the atmosphere of Ruby's. The food was good and the views were wonderful. Our waitress (Michelle) was fantastic and super attentive.

Thank robbieelison
Reviewed July 25, 2017 via mobile

Be prepared to wait to get in. Ruby's doesn't take reservations and line ups are long. That being said, the service inside was great and food was good. Lots of diner style choices. Best part was the atmosphere. Like taking a step back in time...More

Thank Littlefire817
Reviewed July 24, 2017

What a great little place at the very end of Oceanside Pier. We were offered seats at the "bar" and were glad to take them and bypass the 30 minute wait. We had such a sweet waitress who brought us milkshakes and beer. This blond...More

Thank NH_Maine_2010
Reviewed July 24, 2017

We had to wait for half an hour maybe 40 minutes to get in the restaurant. The service was very poor and the quality of the food was very bad.Potato chips were cold and not tasty at all, and quantity of the portion was fairly...More

Thank DarkoG
Reviewed July 13, 2017

We had about a 40 minute wait to be seated. when we were seated we got to sit outside and the view was simply lovely. The food was good, although my Fish & Chips wasn't cooked all the way through. Everyone else enjoyed their food...More

Thank neverpar
Reviewed July 13, 2017

It was a pretty day so we decided to eat at an old favorite way out over the water. We were greeted by friendly greeters who took our name and in almost no time we were seated at a roomy table with a great view....More

Thank Dexter S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids, Scenic view, 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: +1 760-433-7829
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