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Ruby's Diner

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American, Diner
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30622 Coast Hwy, Laguna Beach, CA 92651-4240
+1 949-497-7829
07:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 07:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 07:00 - 22:00
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Ruby's stands the test of time and consistency. Eaten there many times and always satisfied with the quality and service.

Thank George G R
Tucson, Arizona
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31 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Charming restaurant with vintage automobiles in the front. You feel as if you have walked on to a Happy Days set. Expansive menu aimed to please everyone. My big regret was not trying one of the Milk Shakes. You cannot go wrong...but your kids will love this place.

Thank Fashiongal59
Dublin, Ireland
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133 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After a couple of not so great meals on our trip this one was top notch. Drove down to the beach from LA and loved the area,Luckily I remembered passing here on the way in. Service food ambience all excellent at a reasonable price.

Thank ruud1
Brent Knoll, United Kingdom
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59 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wow! This place is great. The food and service are both A1. We went twice on a recent trip to Laguna beach and had no complaints on either visit. Food is fresh and tasty, burgers are particularly nice, shakes are to die for. fries and sodas are free refills, so you certainly don't leave hungry. Great atmosphere, great service, well... More 

Thank FloFlorenceFlo
Plymouth devon
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

Just been to this diner with our friends for our last night of our holiday and for our friends birthday, it was simply great, the kids loved it, the staff were amazing and very welcoming. The children loved the guy who made the balloon animals for then, we totally enjoyed ourselves thank you so so much you made our last... More 

Thank Charlotte L
Los Angeles, California, United States
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Right on the highway, great for kids. Kids meal comes in a fun tray. As you would expect from Ruby's, the burgers, fries and shakes were on point.

Thank Carrie H
San Clemente, California
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96 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

Good burgers, great shakes, but the service is consistently so bad that I don't think I will ever go again. I think you can do better at other local restaurants.

Thank SCTraveler2011
Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
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418 reviews
218 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 594 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 March 2017

This was an experience that would be hard to top. We loved Ruby's Autodiner in Laguna Beach to-the-hilt. We loved the 1950's decor. The service staff were excellent. We absolutely loved our Apple, Pecan, Blue Cheese Salad. We also enjoyed people watching.

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Fort Collins, Colorado, United States
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70 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017

Ruby's is a super fun retro diner with cool old cars and an ocean view! Add their super yummy burgers and fries, and it is a WIN WIN!

Thank Diane P
San Clemente
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65 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

From the classic cars parked out front to the chrome finishes on the counter, and throughout the place, Ruby's Diner is a stroll down memory lane when the fifties diners and the waitresses were part of the fun and excitement that made the night out with friends so much fun. The hamburgers and "refillable" french frys are middle of the... More 

Thank Matt H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Diner
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 30622 Coast Hwy, Laguna Beach, CA 92651-4240
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Laguna Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 949-497-7829

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?