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The Ruby Slipper Cafe

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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PRICE RANGE
$6 - $15
CUISINES
American, Healthy
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Menu

Eggs Blackstone
A duo of poached eggs, tomato & bacon on biscuits, finished w/ housemade hollandaise sauce
Migas
A Tex-Mex egg scramble featuring onions, tomatoes, cilantro, pepper jack cheese, tortilla chips & spicy chorizo sausage
Bananas Foster Pain Perdu
"Pain Perdu”, or lost bread, is a French bread-based French toast served w/ applewood smoked bacon & topped w/ our bananas foster topping. delicious! we also offer pain Perdu without the topping
BBQ Shrimp & Grits
Gulf shrimp prepared in an Abita Amber BBQ sauce served over creamy slow-cooked grits, a Southern delight
Ruby's Basic Breakfast
Two eggs any style, served w/ your choice of creamy slow-cooked grits or our house special breakfast potatoes, choice of applewood smoked bacon, sausage links or ham, & choice of sourdough or multi-grain toast
Omelets
Our omelets feature three eggs & are served w/ your choice of creamy slow-cooked grits or our house special breakfast potatoes, & choice of sourdough or multi-grain toast
The Louisianan
Boiled gulf shrimp & cheddar cheese accented w/ fresh thyme
The European
Portobello mushrooms & Brie accented w/ fresh thyme
The Classic
Featuring your choice of cheddar, swiss, provolone or pepper jack
Three Little Pigs
Applewood smoked bacon, sausage & ham w/ swiss cheese
SIDES‎
Seasonal Fruit
Applewood Smoked Bacon
Ham
Sausage Links
Corned Beef Hash
Creamy Slow-Cooked Grits
Breakfast Potatoes Cooked in Rosemary
Infused‎ olive oil
One Egg Any Style
Pancake
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All reviews brunch pancakes french toast eggs cochon biscuits bananas foster pain perdu shrimp and grits fried green tomato potatoes ham chicken mid city bloody mary worth the wait breakfast spot canal street long wait
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Had the Boogaloo Shrimp... The best "Benedict" ever. Loads of flavor and very filling. Wife and I will go back anytime we are in that area.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank rclarkwalker
RubySlipperCafe, Social Media at The Ruby Slipper Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Wow! Thank you, rclarkwalker! We are so glad you loved it and look forward to seeing you again. 👠

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent breakfast and brunch. Had a large group of ten and it took about an hour to get a table- they don’t take reservations. The food was worth the wait, the staff was friendly and they did not push us to leave as soon as...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank P6021UYrichardk
RubySlipperCafe, Social Media at The Ruby Slipper Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you, P6021UYrichardk! We are so glad your group enjoyed your meal and look forward to seeing you again. Next time you visit, use Yelp to check in online before you come - it can really help with the wait! 👠

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food was good but the staff was soooo Loud- talking- SCREAMING and laughing with each other - it was toward the end of their shift- but still, we couldn’t even talk to each other! They acted like they were at home or at a...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Curious465700
RubySlipperCafe, Social Media at The Ruby Slipper Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We are so sorry to hear this, Curious465700 and will be discussing it with the staff. Did you speak to the manager about the behavior while you were there? If so, how was it handled? We appreciate all of your feedback. 👠

Reviewed December 16, 2018 via mobile

I went here for breakfast, biggest complaint was paper straws in my adult beverage. I had the bananas foster French toast, pretty tasty.. but way too many raisins. The Bloody Mary was decent. The fried chicken eggs Benedict was great, very large portion. They let...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank I_do_stuff
RubySlipperCafe, Social Media at The Ruby Slipper Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded December 17, 2018

Thank you so much! We are glad you enjoyed it! 👠

Reviewed December 1, 2018 via mobile

I spent most of my morning trying to find a breakfast spot that was highly recommended. I came across The Ruby Slipper Cafe in Mid City and remembered there was one closer right around the corner from my hotel on Canal St...DON’T GO THERE...go to...More

Date of visit: December 2018
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RubySlipperCafe, Social Media at The Ruby Slipper Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded December 3, 2018

Thank you, Bentley! We are glad you and your wife enjoyed your time with us. We hope to see you on your next visit. 👠

Reviewed November 21, 2018 via mobile

Haven’t been to New Orleans in a few years, but had eaten at the original Ruby Slipper a few years ago. It was wonderful, but limited by its size and location. This new venue solves these issues and adds to the menu choices. Food is...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank StevenS908
Reviewed November 3, 2018 via mobile

The most amazing food in New Orleans! 5 trips and tons of restaurants and this one has it! Great service, great food and amazing mimosas and Bloody Mary! Definitely have to try this one! It will be a staple for us!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank tlwebb12
Reviewed October 27, 2018 via mobile

The mood and food were great! Played lawn games w my niece until the table was ready. Unfortunately we had an inattentive server... waited way too long for our food. Had to ask another server to track it down. Tables seated after us were well...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank karren g
RubySlipperCafe, Public Relations Manager at The Ruby Slipper Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded October 30, 2018

Thank you for your review Karren. I shared this info with our management team. We value our guests feedback and use it to constantly improve. Although, I am thrilled you enjoyed our lawn games and your meal. We hope to see you again. Cheers!

Reviewed October 16, 2018 via mobile

Absolutely anything you order will be excellent. Staff is always attentive and super friendly. This is a newer building with it's own parking lot. Very easy to access with protected parking. The eggs Couchon was awesome and the orange and coffee are very good as...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank guydomino
RubySlipperCafe, Guest Relations Manager at The Ruby Slipper Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded October 23, 2018

Thank you guydomino!

Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

The Pros: The food quality was great! The taste was great, everything was cooked to perfection. Our table had the catfish and grits( good) shrimp and grits (weird tasting, too beery), Trifecta (great), pecan banana pancakes (good), Bananas fosters French toast (not great, the raisins...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank csthreatt
RubySlipperCafe, Public Relations Manager at The Ruby Slipper Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded October 16, 2018

Thanks csthreatt!

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