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“Great food and drink right on the water” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Ruby Street Grille

Ruby Street Grille
Ranked #16 of 64 Restaurants in Tavares
Cuisines: American, Bar
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget, Bar scene
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Drinks, Dinner, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
The Villages, Florida
Level Contributor
62 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Great food and drink right on the water”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 24, 2013

Stopped in here for lunch after riding the Orange Blossom Cannonball. We wanted to avoid the crowd at O'Keef's down the street so we thought this was the way to do it. Had one of the luncheon specials and found it great. We had the chicken parmesan hogie with salad and split it. It just hit the spot. Tried a Shock Top beer and it was delightful as well. By the looks of things, this is a great evening hangout on a warm day. Give it a try.

  • Visited January 2013
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank brislenn
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  • English first
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English first
Howey in the Hills, Florida
Level Contributor
34 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“Nice location.”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 4, 2012

The restaurant is located across the street from Wooten Park and is large enough, with an outdoor patio, to accommodate the crowds that show up for all the events near the lakefront. On a recent Friday afternoon, I waited for several minutes at the patio bar. When no one came, I went inside where the waitress was having a chat with a couple of customers. When she saw me, she immediately brought me a menu and took my order. I was in the neighborhood again within the week and needed a take out order. Wait time for both sandwiches was acceptable. I have only had sandwiches here and they were pretty ordinary, so I don't know about the hot entrees. There are now several options for eating in this area, so I would try some of the others also.

  • Visited October 2012
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank ockergirl
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Mount Dora
Level Contributor
3 reviews
“Great Service”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2012

We had a Birthday Lucheon for our tennis buddy and leader, Bill, and had 35 people. Logan, one of the owners, helped insure that we all had a good time. I was a little hesitant with such a large group, but the service was very good, the waitresses were excellent in taking our orders and serving them, and the food was very good and reasonably priced.

Everyone had a super time and a lot of credit has to be given to the staff at Ruby Street Grill.

John

  • Visited October 2012
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank Nancy S
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Orlando
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91 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Below Average”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2012

We were in Tavares for a train ride to the "pumpkin patch" with our daughter. This restaurant is right across the street, and we had some extra time before we needed the be at the station. When we walked in, we loved the indoor part of the restaurant - the brick walls, and the general atmosphere. When we told our server that we only had about 45 minutes to eat, she recommended that we not get burgers, because they're cooked to order "unlike a place down the street that I won't name." So, we went with the recommendation to get a turkey club and a BBQ sandwich because they are really quick to make. Our daughter got the mini-hamburger from the kids meal. Her food came out pretty quickly, but we had to go back to the bar area and ask that ours be boxed so we could take it with us, because after 45 minutes, it still had not come out.

Because the food smelled so good, we had talked about going back there to eat burgers before our next train ride at Christmas. After eating our food on the train, we will opt to find another place in Tavares or the surrounding area. The food was not very good, and neither was the service.

  • Visited October 2012
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank ga486
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Tampa, Florida
Level Contributor
6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Typical bar food / service”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2012

The food was good but typical. The bar was cool as it extended from the indoors to the outdoors. The menu was very limited but the service was okay and they did accomodate our menu changes to our food choices.

Visited October 2012
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Thank TPAUSA
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