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Ruby's Diner

Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
American, Diner
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5630 Paseo Del Norte #130D, Carlsbad, CA 92008
+1 760-931-7829
07:00 - 21:00
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 21:00
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Stuttgart, Germany
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144 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Dropped in for a quick breakfast before shopping in the outlet malls. Great and friendly service. Got seated and served quickly, excellent value for money on the breakfast selections.

Thank A_Andy2014
Chicago, Illinois
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61 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped in at Ruby's Diner for breakfast/brunch on way to Chargers game on Sunday. Great food and good service. Atmosphere is cool with the toy train running above. Kids seem to like this. This restaurant is very kid friendly. This diner is located at the entrance to the Carlsbad Outlet stores.

Thank ted40
Redditch, United Kingdom
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137 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Ruby's is actually situated in a shopping mall, but don't let that deter you. The welcome was real friendly and we were shown to a booth. Food was good, we both had chilli, the service was quick and efficient and the atmosphere relaxing. Although it was a busy time of the day, everything flowed smoothly. Try the fudge or chocolate... More 

Thank Weemango
Oceanside, California
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great place to get an old fashioned burger, fries and a good chocolate malt. Located in the Carlsbad Outlet complex it's a nice respite mid-shopping spree!

Thank Jeannie E
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As soon as we entered the restaurant was greeted by host.She was in good spirits informed us our table will be ready in five,and it was.Food was very good.Very busy atmosphere but the flow smooth as silk.Kudos to all the staff great job.

Thank Egay A
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6 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Best burger I have ever tasted! Atmosphere was amazing! My kids loved this place! Reasonably price. Def affordable! This is my favorite restraunt down here so far!

Thank Brandon S
Saint Charles, United States
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18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

All day breakfast and great little burgers. It was very busy on a Thursday afternoon. It was clean and good food. Average price 4 adult meals $60

Thank Jennifer D
Chandler, Arizona
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34 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

Myself, my wife and grandson ate dinner here. It was very clean and offered a nice retro feel. The food was good and the staff was very friendly. Plenty of portions was served. I had chicken tenders and the chicken was moist and it was fried with very little excess grease. Not a bad place to eat!

Thank Jay L
Madison, Connecticut
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80 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

We went here because it is one of my nephews favorite spots and several of his friends in the Navy enjoy the milk shakes. The atmosphere is fun and it is definitely very family friendly and relaxed. The food was pretty lack luster, fried food. I would not go again, unless I just really wanted to have a milk shake... More 

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Costa Mesa, California
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140 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

I really enjoy this restaurant even though I am not fun of fast food. This restaurant in particular has a very nice atmosphere, surprisingly their service is very fast and efficient despite the fact that they are very busy. If you have children they will love it.

Thank DorisV660

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
American, Diner
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, 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 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
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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Oceanside, California, United States
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Encinitas, California
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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?