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“Great diner, way out on the end of the pier”
Review of Ruby's Diner

Ruby's Diner
Ranked #8 of 396 Restaurants in Oceanside
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $0 - $10
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Reservations
Reviewed March 30, 2014

This is a real treat for the kids, but be warned that they close at 9:00 PM, so if you've walked the half-mile pier it can be disappointing to arrive at 9:10 PM. Great diner food, and nice waitstaff. Location can't be beat.

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Reviewed March 17, 2014

This restaurant is in a picturesque location at the end of Oceanside Pier. Booth seating was cozy and retro. Hubbie and I walked down one evening for a snack. He ordered a sandwich and a malt; I had an ice cream sundae. The waitress was real cute and personable, until after she took our order. Then, we never saw her again! A runner delivered the sandwich and sundae--no malt. We expected the malt to appear any minute, and then finally stopped a busser going by, who talked with the runner. Malt delivered. No one EVER stopped by to ask how everything was (sandwich and sundae OK--nothing special) or if we needed/wanted anything else. Finally after waiting too long, we got up from our booth and approached the register. It was late evening (9:30-ish), and there were only 3 other tables being served. Our waitress appeared and handed me the check, and asked "Was everything alright?" I replied it didn't matter NOW, did it? Paid the check and left. Sorry, honey, one of my few NO TIP checks.

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Reviewed March 15, 2014

An unusual place for an All-American diner, but the food, staff, and view were excellent. Burgers were huge and shakes were thick. With an endless view of beaches and ocean, it is an excellent find in Oceanside.

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Thank Tim M
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Reviewed March 12, 2014 via mobile

Typical diner food with odd servers but the view is absolutely amazing. Wanted to end our family vacation on the water, so I asked the locals where to go and they all said Ruby's on the pier. 100% satisfied.

Thank heyitzmeagain
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Reviewed March 6, 2014

If you are looking for Americana, you will find it here. The food is fine but heavy. The milk shakes are very good and worth it. The location is what this place is all about.

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