We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Ruby's Ice Cream

Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
205 State Route B, Saint James, MO 65559-1126
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

13 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Showing 12: English reviews
High Ridge, Missouri
Level Contributor
21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2016

Ruby's Ice Cream has been around a long time and our family always enjoyed stopping for a dip of homemade ice cream every time we came home from a weekend trip to the Lake of the Ozarks. That has been a very very long time ago. My husband and I took a day trip to St. James and looked forward... More 

Thank pkittredge
Salt Lake City, Utah
Level Contributor
58 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2016 via mobile

They've moved from their original location, but it's all the same. Classic creamy ice cream flavors, affordable, great summertime treat. Limited outdoor seating.

Thank Megan B
Houma, Louisiana
Level Contributor
106 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 2, 2016 via mobile

Homemade ice cream in lots of flavors. No soft serve, the machine died. Everything you could imagine from shakes, sundaes, banana splits and hand dip. Beware they are EXPENSIVE! Wait staff are some sweet kids!

Thank Mardeb72
Saint Robert, Missouri
Level Contributor
30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2015 via mobile

This is homemade 5 stars ice cream. Fresh made waffle cones. You can see that the employees enjoy working here and they will try to satisfy the customer. The only disadvantage is that this store opens only during summer season. It closed operations on the end of September. It will reopened next year around May.

Thank hrosari
Saint Robert, Missouri
Level Contributor
16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2015

This is what ice cream is supposed to be! Incredibly creamy and the portions were huge! I had the chocolate chip mint (was too chicken to try the mystery flavor" and it was the best chocolate chip mint ice cream I have ever had! The scoop size is very generous.

Thank Laura H
St. Louis, MO
Level Contributor
29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 11, 2015 via mobile

Excellent variety of home made ice cream. Waffle cones are home made too! Perfect break for a snack while driving I44. Will be stopping here every time we go by!

Thank newbeeSTL
Frankfurt, Germany
Level Contributor
174 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 11, 2015

My family and I stopped by last week as we were passing through. We saw several signs on the expressway that made us a bit curious and laugh. I'm so glad we stopped. We were greeted by a very friendly young man by the name of "Johnna". (I probably spelled his name wrong....sorry) I felt he truly enjoyed his job... More 

Thank Polishedfingers
Saint James, Missouri
Level Contributor
49 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 10, 2015

Ruby's is a sumer time favorite and offers many vraieties of ice creams from which to choose. Limited amount of inside seating.

Thank BillC00per
Level Contributor
120 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 14, 2015 via mobile

Yummy ice cream and waffle cones. Homemade ice cream was great. It was very busy and only one person waiting she was doing a good job but we felt sorry for her. She could not make waffle cones fast enough.

Thank LWill2
Fort Campbell, Kentucky
Level Contributor
111 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 21, 2015

We are new to the area and have waited through the winter for this place to reopen for the spring and summer season. That day has finally arrived, and it was worthe the wait. They do homemade ice cream, right there. The selections are interesting, the serving size is more than anyone should eat, the wait staff was freindly and... More 

Thank vince b

Travelers who viewed Ruby's Ice Cream also viewed


Been to Ruby's Ice Cream? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 205 State Route B, Saint James, MO 65559-1126
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Saint James
  • Phone Number: 573-265-8280

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Ruby's Ice Cream staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?