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Ruby's Dagwood's Cafe

Diner, American, Cafe
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1117 Southwest Blvd, Kansas City, KS 66103-1909
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Paola, Kansas
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is an old time diner. Really good food and clean. I recommend it! the ham, eggs and hashbrowns remind me of a better time.

Thank Ksbowman
Kansas City, Missouri
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50 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2016

Pretty average food, service is dependent up your servers mood. Quick cheap and easy most of the time.

Thank Gary S
Overland Park, Kansas
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

The southwest omelet is full of bacon and super delicious. They don't have decaf coffee but the southwest omelet is so good I don't care. Very relaxed atmosphere, recently painted. I've only been for breakfast, and like sitting on the section facing the street. Bright and cheery, including the staff.

Thank happyeliz
los angeles
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24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2016 via mobile

Really good traditional breakfast! Last time I had the breakfast scramble and a waffle. Hubby had the Dagwood sandwich. Always good! Will definitely go back for other goodies. I prefer local flair over chain restaurants, so anytime I get the opportunity to go to local joints I do it. This one didn't disappoint.

Thank Scherrill J
Kansas City
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19 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2015 via mobile

Very good basic breakfast. Busy. Crowded. But worth the time. Waitresses and support staff very nice. Fairy clean little diner in a semi-industrial area of Kansas City Kansas.

Thank jmb232
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357 reviews
206 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 173 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2015

I have driven past this little diner on Southwest Boulevard literally hundreds of times! It was always one of those "we should try that place" restaurants, but I am so glad we finally did. We went for breakfast on a Sunday morning. The place is kinda small and there weren't a whole lot of open spaces to sit because so... More 

Thank gabi_kansas
Placerville, California
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113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015 via mobile

Great little diner hidden amongst industrial buildings and supply houses. I was just driving around looking for something different. I found it at Dagwood diner, this place place brought back memories of my Dad taking me to these old school diners back in the 70's. The breakfast was great but I finished it off with a milk shake that was... More 

Thank SRC1964
Overland Park, Kansas
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67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

Old fashioned diners are commonplace on the East Coast. In this part of the country, you may find reproductions, but Dagwood's is the real thing......since 1937. Fantastic breakfasts, including corn beef hash are the best in town. Whatever you order, have them spoon gravy over it. You'll become addicted to it. Meat loaf, chicken fried steaks and burgers are offered... More 

Thank Kristy F
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438 reviews
248 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 147 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

It was the kind of diner type atmosphere that used to exist all over, but which doesn't anymore. The woman who took our order was great, they had tea, they had oj, they had great omelettes and marble rye bread...made in heaven for someone like me. My husband also loved it. It's a throw-back in an odd part of town,... More 

Thank gaynor h
Kansas City, MO
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81 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2013

This is one of our FAVORITE KC breakfast spots! The biscuits and gravy are wonderful and I love their corned beef hash. This place has been around for about 8 decades and is about as good as old school diner food gets. One of my favorites is the Irish Dagwood sandwich - grilled rye bread with an egg and corned... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Diner, American, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1117 Southwest Blvd, Kansas City, KS 66103-1909
  • Location: United States  >  Kansas (KS)  >  Kansas City
  • Phone Number: 913-677-0747

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