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The Ruby Slipper Cafe


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner

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A neighborhood cafe specializing in breakfast, lunch & brunch. Voted New Orleans Best Brunch Spot 2014 & 2015!
$6 - $15
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast
American, Cafe, Cajun & Creole
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The maple butter is the best. I was given a "cat head" biscuit and used the entire helping of the butter I was given. The rest of the food was excellent. I arrived with a two person party at around 11:00 and was seated promptly....More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank ChiliTravels
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Really fantastic find for brunch with unique offerings and also some great drinks. The spiked iced coffee was excellent! Try the Benedict samplers ..they are all so good!!!

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Stacy M
Reviewed 4 days ago

I went with a large group on a Sunday morning. There was about an hour wait. We put our name on the list. Headed to the French Quarter, grabbed a bloody and by the time we got back our table was ready. It took awhile...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank JenniP954
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Always on the lookout for amazing Eggs Benedict, we read the reviews and gave it a try. We had a half hour wait. (You put your name in and they give you a buzzer) The wait was well worth it. We tried two different kinds,...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Connie E
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good variety of options in this place for breakfast at a reasonable price, I got the costa Rican and my partner the french toast, a great way to start the day! Just a few blocks from Frenchman st.

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank edsonr749
Reviewed 1 week ago

Was down here in May with my friend on a food trip and was told that this was one of the best places to eat in New Orleans. Every day we walked by, the line was down the street, so we waited until Mother's Day...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Kate G
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a fun place to have breakfast! Food was tasty, people watching was awesome and a great waitress as well. We took the trolley from our airbnb to the downtown location- it was awesome!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Gwynn C
RubySlipperCafe, Guest Relations Manager at The Ruby Slipper Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

In a city filled with tons of options, thanks for choosing us Gwynn! Hope to see you again soon. Cheers!

Reviewed 1 week ago

Went here one morning about 8.15 and got seated quickly, but noticed a large queue out onto the street when we were leaving later. Service was prompt and our server brought us water and hot coffee immediately. We chose their "Eggs Blackstone" (nearest thing to...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Pot-roast66
RubySlipperCafe, Guest Relations Manager at The Ruby Slipper Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi! Thank you for your review. We're glad to hear that you enjoyed everything during your visit with us and hope to see you again next time you're in New Orleans. Cheers!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went here after a big night out, and I’ll say the Bloody Mary’s and the food from here were the ticket back to health. The only downside was the long wait we had to endure — about an hour for a Saturday morning at...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank kellyfG7142ZL
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So many great dishes to choose from, and wonderful morning cocktails! Our server Richard was helpful and attentive. The manager Chris was very friendly and told us all about the history of the location. It's a beautiful building that used to be a bank and...More

Date of visit: April 2019
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June 30, 2018|
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Response from ladybug118 | Reviewed this property |
I believe they do offer most gluten free items in their menu.
Olivia T
March 8, 2018|
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Response from russpackard | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I never looked at prices, but I would say reasonable. We had cocktails as well and I think it was around $40, It was a cool place and like I stated, the food was awesome, we also ate at the bar!!!
April 21, 2017|
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