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“Not a true part of Ruby's”

Crystal Cove Shake Shack
Ranked #25 of 175 Restaurants in Laguna Beach
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed August 6, 2013

They don't take Ruby's coupons here which was a bit frustrating as the coupon didn't state this and having to wait about twenty minutes just to park kind of ruined the feel of a good time. The view is great but the prices are high given that you're not served but instead order at a window. We loved visiting last year but this year we were disappointed.

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Reviewed July 31, 2013

The Crustal Cove Shack Shack is actually a mini Ruby's (leased by the chain). The food is good and the prices reasonable but the view is why you go there. There's nothing like eating a sandwich (or breakfast or burger) on the outdoor patio (the only seating available) overlooking the beach/ocean.

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Reviewed July 17, 2013

You could pay hundreds of dollars for a meal with this view. The Shake Shack has the best burgers and shakes. I love their sweet potato fries! My daughter loves their turkey hot dogs. The service is great. On our recent trip we ate here 3 times during the week just to watch the sun set. Next summer I want to try breakfast. We look forward to eating here every time we are at Crystal Cove Beach.

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Reviewed July 12, 2013

Food is standard Ruby's food but the view is great. The turkey sandwiches are real carved turkey, not lunch meat. Shakes are delicious too.

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Reviewed July 4, 2013

Coming from the Midwest, we don't have the Ruby's chain, but we ate at one at Houston airport, and then at this Shake Shack, but the milkshakes, fries and burgers were very good. My advice for this busy place, is to wait for it....wait for it....and chill. IF you are making this a destination as we did, then just chill on the side of the entrance way, and wait for someone to leave, in about five minutes, we had a parking spot. Since it is basically fast food, people moved through the parking lot and tables with a view fairly quickly. I am glad we went.

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