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Ruby Street Grille

$$ - $$$
American, Bar
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221 E Main St, Tavares, FL 32778-3807
+1 352-742-7829
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Cedar Key, Florida, United States
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49 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 24, 2016 via mobile

This was one of the many restaurants we stopped at during our stay. The service and live music were great. The food was pretty good too.

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Thank tigerislandoutfitter
Delanson, New York
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 17, 2016

Ate here for lunch and when we arrived there were very few tables. Waitress bought wrong wine and seemed confused. Food came out quick but it took waaaaaay to long for the waitress to bring our check. Burrito was not great!

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Thank amyk810
Winter Garden, Florida
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 28, 2016 via mobile

Got the burger mediocre at best dry frozen patty got the potato wedge appetizers it was ok the kitchen service was terrible waitress did a good job trying to serve us. Wouldnt waste my time going back

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Thank Michael M
Leesburg, Florida
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30 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 22, 2016

The positive is the location, the turkey arugula sandwich, the Cobb salad and the wait staff. The negative is the cleanliness of the inside dining area. Tables are sticky and the salt and pepper shakers are really dirty. It seems that they must never be cleaned off. Pretty bad. I wish they would do a better job at cleaning because... More 

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Thank Pat S
Leesburg
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21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 22, 2016

Make sure you eat outside because there is a musty smell inside. The salt and pepper shakers must never be cleaned because they are so dirty and sticky you really only touch them once. I will say that the turkey arugula sandwich is really good. The Cobb salad is also very good. Wait staff is friendly. Prices are what I... More 

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Thank Pattywacker
Astatula, Florida
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32 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 20, 2016

This restaurant in downtown Tavares is overpriced compared to similar restaurants in the area. As a matter of fact, when I saw the menu I wanted to leave but my date said we should stay.

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Thank j0j0davis
Boynton Beach, Florida
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 25, 2015

the inside dining is more of a bistro. nice furniture and lighting and a quiet bar. the outside dining is more laid-back. outside bar and larger area typical of florida patio dining. Good service. Quick kitchen to table delivery - less than 10 minutes. had the pulled pork sandwiches. but mine was on a plate and my son's stuffed in... More 

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Thank carol c
Tavares, Florida
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40 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 13, 2015 via mobile

Been a few times and enjoyed each time. Happy hour is great and you can always get a drink to go to enjoy while walking around the lake!! Fried pickles are delicious as are most of the other appetizers. Great burger selection and they have a nice staff. Seems like there is also a stage for live music too!

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Thank katielinnfrank
Umatilla, Florida
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98 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 22, 2015

We waited a long time for service....I was hunting for a menu at sidebar when a server finally appeared. Our table had Mahi fish tacos, Ruby Sliders and a Cobb salad. No complaints about the food. The service that day was mostly non-existent.

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Thank Reinhas
Tavares, Florida
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2015

Nice restaurant in the heart of downtown Tavares. Interesting building, good food, outside seating for 4-legged friends.

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Thank SAMMYPLUS1

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Dining on a budget, Bar scene, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 221 E Main St, Tavares, FL 32778-3807
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Lake County  >  Tavares
  • Phone Number: +1 352-742-7829

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?