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The Ruby Slipper Cafe

200 Magazine St, New Orleans, LA 70130-2423
+1 504-525-9355
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (350 reviews)
“eggs cochon” (135 reviews)
“biscuits” (395 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
200 Magazine St, New Orleans, LA 70130-2423
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

On the morning of our departure we had the good fortune of brunching here. Creative sweet or savory options with delicious coffee and great morning cocktails. The staff were all friendly and efficient - especially our waitress Julie. We had a group of eleven and...More

Thank Jlehrle
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A noisy wake your brain up breakfast place with fabulous benedicts( get the mix n match) and be sure to try the Migas. A Spanish/Portuguese scramble with chorizo and jalapeños and avocado and spicy sour cream sauce on the side. Served over corn chips. Outstanding

Thank Patrick W
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We enjoyed breakfast twice in 3 days. We enjoyed Chicken St Charles which is freshly cooked fried chicken on a great biscuit topped with a poached egg and topped with a hollandaise. I enjoyed a Southern BLT which was done with a thick very tasty...More

1  Thank TheoKojak
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Had the dish that came with any two eggs Benedict choice. I picked the Chicken St. Charles and Eggs cochon. The eggs were poached perfect! I ordered the mimosa that had pomergranante and orange juice. As you can see in the pic there isn’t much...More

Thank Rachel C
Reviewed 6 days ago

We stayed at the hotel next door so this was very convenient for us. The food was good and not too pricey.

Thank bethprat2018
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great Food, Great Service, Great Coffee. We went for just a traditional breakfast, but they offer a full bar. The restaurant has a delicious and unique twist on breakfast and the value is superb.

1  Thank bocrie
rubyslippercafe, Social Media at The Ruby Slipper Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you so much, bocrie! We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your entire experience with us and hope to see you again. 👠

Reviewed 1 week ago

I thought at 10 am on a weekday it might not be so busy. Wrong! We went for breakfast. The eggs benedict variations were outstanding and I loved the bananas foster french toast. Bacon - yummy. Local coffee was great, not that chicory laced stuff.

1  Thank ALChemProf
rubyslippercafe, Social Media at The Ruby Slipper Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi ALChemProf! We are so glad that you enjoyed your visit with us - sounds like you made great menu choices. The bennies and Bananas Foster Pain Perdu are some of our faves. We hope to see you again. 👠

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was carb heaven! The banana foster french toast was the very best I ever ate!! Make reservations if possible! You may still have to wait, this is a VERY POPULAR and busy eatery!

Thank Nancy J
rubyslippercafe, Social Media at The Ruby Slipper Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thanks so much, Nancy J! What a compliment. We are glad that you enjoyed it. Yes, using the Nowait app or Yelp to check in online before you come can help with the wait. We hope to see you again. 👠

Reviewed 1 week ago

Me and my beau came here for breakfast during our last day in Louisiana. I wanted to order french toast but everything on the menu with french toast included too much creme. I would go back their eggs benedict wasn't half bad.

rubyslippercafe, Social Media at The Ruby Slipper Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi NYJUDE. We will pass on your feedback about the french toast to the owners and are glad you enjoyed the eggs benedict. We do hope to see you again. 👠

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Best breakfast and brunch foods available in NOLA!!! We had to wait about 15-20 mins, but the server came out and brought us drinks. The food was well worth the wait, it was fantastic!!!

1  Thank NikkiBeth87
rubyslippercafe, Social Media at The Ruby Slipper Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Wow! Thank you, NikkiBeth87! We are so glad that you enjoyed your experience with us. We hope to see you again. 👠

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30 March 2018|
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Response from Jomart1956 | Reviewed this property |
They do not take reservations. You will definitely need to plan on a wait. There is an app called Nowait that allows you to put your name in before you arrive and will tell you how long your wait will be. That helps. Food is... More
12 March 2018|
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Response from LookOut1313 | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure - but if you don’t see anything on the menu - then they are probably not a good bet. I will add that we went to Meals from Heart Cafe which did have vegan and GF options. They are not a cafe so much as a... More
17 July 2017|
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Response from Wanderlust_FW | Reviewed this property |
The restaurant itself does not have parking, however depending on what day of the week you are there you should be able to find parking on one of the street meters. There are several hotels and Harrah's Casino all a couple... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$15
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 200 Magazine St, New Orleans, LA 70130-2423
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > Central Business District
  • Neighbourhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: +1 504-525-9355
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.
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