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The Ruby Slipper Cafe

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2001 Burgundy St, New Orleans, LA 70116-1605
+1 504-525-9355
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good24%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“brunch” (98 reviews)
“eggs cochon” (31 reviews)
“biscuits” (78 reviews)
Open Now
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
American, Cafe, Cajun & Creole, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
2001 Burgundy St, New Orleans, LA 70116-1605
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21 - 30 of 588 reviews

Reviewed March 18, 2018 via mobile

I had the skinny miga and loved the flavor and spicy accents. The avocado was a perfect compliment. The southern breakfast was authentic and the fried green tomato was delicious! The brioche French toast was better than average.

Thank Janet102
rubyslippercafe, Social Media at The Ruby Slipper Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you, Janet102! Sounds like you made great menu selections. We hope to see you again! 👠

Reviewed March 17, 2018

Met friends for breakfast yesterday. Despite the long wait it was well worth it. The food was fairly priced and excellent. The young lady who waited our table was pleasant and helpful, This is a must for anyone visiting New Orleans.

Thank jkhenryjr
rubyslippercafe, Social Media at The Ruby Slipper Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We are glad you enjoyed it, jkhenryjr! Thank you so much for the great review and for visiting. We will pass your praises on to the staff. 👠

Reviewed March 16, 2018

Their cheesecake stuffed french toast was AMAZING. Their biscuits were a tad overcooked (too hard) and a little salty, but their grits were delicious, their eggs were perfect, and their bacon was nice and crispy!

Thank Kim L
rubyslippercafe, Social Media at The Ruby Slipper Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We are so glad you enjoyed it, Kim L! We hate to hear that the biscuits were hard and will be talking to the manager about that, thank you so much for visiting and your review. We hope to see you again. 👠

Reviewed March 13, 2018 via mobile

Though the restaurant was not busy when we arrived, our waitress was very distracted and never gave our table her exclusive attention (we had to go up to the bar for coffee and water refills). Pricing is moderate for a breakfast place, most menu items...More

Thank LuvMCO
rubyslippercafe, Social Media at The Ruby Slipper Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded March 15, 2018

Hi LuvMCO. We hate to hear that your experience did not meet your expectations or our standards. Did you discuss the lack of service and food issues with the manager while you were visiting? We will discuss your feedback with the manager and would like...More

Reviewed March 13, 2018

Really enjoyed this place. There was a bit of a wait to get in but the line moved quickly. The food was great! Mimosas came in lots of flavors. There were plenty of vegetarian options too. Staff was super friendly. Building was beautiful! It's inside...More

Thank Gabriella C
rubyslippercafe, Social Media at The Ruby Slipper Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded March 15, 2018

Thank you, Gabriella! We are so glad that you enjoyed your visit with us and we will pass on your praises to the staff. Next time, try the Nowait app to check in remotely - it can be a lifesaver. Cheers! 👠

Reviewed March 13, 2018 via mobile

First suggestion is to download the app from their website. It shortens the wait and you know exactly where you are in line. I had the Trifecta Benedict and it was perfect. The best of the 3 is the chicken. Let's face it there's a...More

Thank txscch
rubyslippercafe, Social Media at The Ruby Slipper Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded March 15, 2018

Thanks, txscch! Thank you for mentioning the Nowait app - it can be a lifesaver. We are so glad you enjoyed your food - the Trifecta is a great choice! We hope to see you again. 👠

Reviewed March 12, 2018

The location is in the Marigny neighborhood within a former bank building. This lends some character to your dining experience. We were lucky when we arrived as we were seated right away. However, a crowd formed at the door and overflowed making some diners feeling...More

Thank Georesearch
rubyslippercafe, Social Media at The Ruby Slipper Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded March 15, 2018

Thank you, Georesearch! We know things can get pretty crowded at the Burgundy location - it is a small space - but we appreciate you sticking it out and are glad you enjoyed your meal. We hope to see you again. 👠

Reviewed March 11, 2018

This place was amazing. First: there is an app which allows you to put your name on the list without being there. You should definitely do this as there is always a wait. But, their food is worth the wait. The have a good mix...More

Thank Christirdh
rubyslippercafe, Social Media at The Ruby Slipper Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded March 15, 2018

We are so glad that you enjoyed your entire visit with us, Christirdh! Thank you so much for visiting and for the great review! We work hard to make our food unique and love that you consider us one of the best breakfast places you...More

Reviewed March 11, 2018

Very good food. Pretty noisy. I had Eggs Cochon and Chicken St Charles eggs benedict. Both were quite god but I preferred the Cochon. Nice place busy and loud as you would expect a diner to be. Use the app to get on the wait...More

Thank M L
rubyslippercafe, Social Media at The Ruby Slipper Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded March 15, 2018

Hi M L! We are so glad that you enjoyed your food and appreciate you mentioning the Nowait app - it can be a lifesaver. Thank you for visiting! 👠

Reviewed March 10, 2018

Service is terrible, attitude by all who work here and food is just ok came out cold again and when I complained they took even longer

Thank elliotweiss
rubyslippercafe, Social Media at The Ruby Slipper Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded March 15, 2018

Hi elliotweiss.Thank you for your review. We will be discussing your feedback and poor experience with the manager. Your visit certainly didn't meet our standards. Did you complain to your server or to the manager as well? Any additional info would be helpful. 👠

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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!!!
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susie5858
April 21, 2017|
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Response from JP S | Property representative |
Hi JP we us an App called NoWait. You can get on the waitlist by using it. You can download it on Google Play or App Store.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$6 - $15
Meals
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Monday
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Tuesday
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Wednesday
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Thursday
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Friday
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Saturday
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2001 Burgundy St, New Orleans, LA 70116-1605
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > Faubourg Marigny & Bywater
  • Neighborhood: Faubourg Marigny & Bywater
  • Phone Number: +1 504-525-9355
Description
A neighborhood cafe specializing in breakfast, lunch & brunch. Voted New Orleans Best Brunch Spot 2014 & 2015!
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