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Ruby's Diner

5630 Paseo Del Norte #130D, Carlsbad, CA 92008
+1 760-931-7829
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good44%
  • Average14%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“burgers” (57 reviews)
“fries” (33 reviews)
“beignets” (5 reviews)
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American, Diner, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
5630 Paseo Del Norte #130D, Carlsbad, CA 92008
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This place does diner food oh so well, the best milkshake and burger ever and not too expensive. Great place for a family meal but be warned the portions are huge!!

Thank paulb9872016
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good friendly service - not rushed even though place was pretty full - reasonable selection and good portion sizes. Reasonable value for money.

Thank Abigail S
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

Great spot to eat when visiting Carlsbad outlets. Atmosphere awesome, like stepping onto the set of Grease. Food sizes huge! Food and drinks nice. Waiters super friendly. Enjoyed eating here

Thank Mytravel-7202
Reviewed 3 October 2017

We've been to a few Ruby's Diners and went this specific one because we knew exactly what to expect. It didn't disappoint our expectations of reliable service and filling diner-ish style food. If you have been to one and are thinking about going to this...More

Thank KGfromSCV
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Big Hustle. The food was poor or average at best. The prices I guess for the surroundings was really high.

Thank george s
Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

Nice family diner! Reminds me of Happy Days. Our waitress was great, very friendly and attentive. Our food was very good, my son raved about his perfect medium rare hamburger. I wouldn't hesitate to return!

Thank Jay W
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Enjoyable Dinning - Had lunch here while visiting the Outlet shops. The usual Ruby's food on offer - service was good and friendly. Plenty of seating with good 1950's décor.

Thank KiddyBoy
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Had breakfast here and enjoyed the food and the service. Great omeletts and nice size portions. The place looks nice and clean, the servers are very good and we enjoyed our meal.

Thank Les B
Reviewed 7 September 2017

What a charming little place to eat. Fun place for kids. They have an overhead train track with a train, old 50's style booths and a sit down counter up front for dining. Lots of milkshakes. Food is good, great atmosphere. Was very busy when...More

Thank Robin F
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Best cinnamon swirl French toast! And a huge portion. LOVE the atmosphere of this 50's diner! Great place for all ages. In the outlet mall, so plan your timing so you can visit the shops!

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Response from Bipin D | Reviewed this property |
yes they do
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Response from David B | Reviewed this property |
If you want vegan, you're in the totally wrong place. I'd go elsewhere.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5630 Paseo Del Norte #130D, Carlsbad, CA 92008
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Carlsbad
  • Phone Number: +1 760-931-7829
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