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The Ruby Slipper Cafe

139 S Cortez St, New Orleans, LA 70119-6118
+1 504-525-9355
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (60 reviews)
“migas” (21 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Healthy, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
139 S Cortez St, New Orleans, LA 70119-6118
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Reviewed yesterday

Wonderful staff making sure we're taken care of. Food fresh and excellent. Neat little corner place to eat!!

Thank Charles B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Bloody mary while waiting started off the morning right, whopping shrimp, biscuit, poached eggs and fab sauce, husband's was delish too, bought the tshirt

Thank Mudbug M
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited the Ruby Slipper twice during our four night stay in New Orleans. It was suggested to us by our airbnb hosts. Absolutely loved the place! Beautiful restaurant, friendly staff and amazing food. French Toast and Migas were among the best I've ever had....More

Thank Aepplerschosch
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There's no better way to start the day than with a great breakfast that I didn't have to make! And the Ruby Slipper did not disappoint. We started off with Bacon Bloody Marys complete with a thick slice of bacon, green olives and crispy green...More

Thank awaywego123
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were recommended this place by our New Orleans host, so we decided to try it. I will say that the food was good, but it wasn't amazing. I do believe there is some hype to it. We tried the BBQ shrimp and grits, and...More

Thank PayM90
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Came highly recommended and far and away exceeded expectations. What a fantastic meal. The free app was useful in tracking the time we would need to be seated with a party of five with a highchair on the Friday morning of Memorial Day Weekend. The...More

Thank Ian S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I could eat breakfast all day and if you love breakfast food, this is the place for you. There's often a long line out the door, but locals just chat and enjoy the anticipation of great atmosphere, great service and delicious food. I love the...More

Thank Nolafan2164
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I were in town for a festival and had Sunday breakfast at the Ruby Slipper in Mid-City. The wait to be seated was shorter than expected and the food was well worth the wait. I had the special of the day, a...More

Thank Vicki W
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent food, great service, upbeat atmosphere. I was a solo traveler and felt completely comfortable

Thank Kimberly L
Reviewed 3 April 2017

We wanted to hit this place after seeing reviews on TripAdvisor and I have to say it was OK and pricy. I had the benedict that was served with Applewood bacon, which was chewy. The dish was served all by itself on the plate; no...More

Thank Adriana C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$15
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 139 S Cortez St, New Orleans, LA 70119-6118
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > Mid-City
  • Neighbourhood: Mid-City
  • Phone Number: +1 504-525-9355
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A quaint neighborhood cafe serving New Orleans favorite breakfast & brunch all day, everyday!
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