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“Authentic New Orleans Brunch” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of The Ruby Slipper Cafe

The Ruby Slipper Cafe
Ranked #48 of 1,920 Restaurants in New Orleans
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $8 - $15
Cuisines: American, Cafe
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Restaurant details
Good for: Dining on a budget, Families with children, Local cuisine, Kids
Dining options: Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Neighborhood: Central Business District
Description: A neighborhood cafe specializing in Breakfast, Lunch & Brunch. Breakfast served all day, every day! Conveniently located in the Central Business District, one block from the Canal Streetcar line, and just steps to the French Quarter and Warehouse District.
Houston, Texas
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149 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
“Authentic New Orleans Brunch”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 1, 2013 via mobile

Expect to wait up to 30 minutes since they do not take reservations. However, the wait is worth it. It is best to arrive when the restaurant first opens. We ordered a variety of dishes including French toast, omelets
, and eggs and bacon. All dishes were scrumptious. Go for the atmosphere and for the food. You will be glad you did.

  • Visited September 2013
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Bakersfield, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Worth the wait!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 29, 2013 via mobile

Everything was amazing! I had a large mimosa with fresh squeezed orange juice and Migas scramble. A colleague's coffee was so tasty that we all had Irish coffees to go.

There will be a long wait when you get there but I promise it's worth it.

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Alabaster, Alabama, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Fantastic breakfast”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 27, 2013

We loved Ruby Slipper café. We got the pancakes and omelet. It was a long wait but well worth it. The food was hot and out quickly once you were seated.

Visited September 2013
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Montgomery, Alabama
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105 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
“Nearly Great”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 23, 2013

We were staying at a hotel in the same block for a long weekend and saw the large numbers of people waiting to eat at this restaurant. We decided to take our chances that the wait on a Monday would be more reasonable. Thankfully, it was. We arrived about 9:30 am and were seated immediately. The server was prompt, knowledgeable and efficient. The food was excellent. Everything was, obviously very fresh, of good quality and quantity and expertly prepared. The only knock was the bus service. While the bus-boy could have easily walked over to pick up my near-empty plate, he stood across the table and hand motioned me to hand it to him. otherwise really good and will go back.

  • Visited September 2013
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“Another good choice for breakfast”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 22, 2013 via mobile

We came here for breakfast on a Sunday morning. Despite the restaurant being busy, we were seated immediately. Jonathan, our server, quickly came over to tell us about specials and take our drink orders. Our food was delivered quickly and our orders were correct.

I had the Louisianan omelet - cheddar, shrimp, and thyme. It was the perfect balance of ingredients - totally scrumptious.

  • Visited September 2013
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