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Ruby's Diner--Mission Valley

) #743 of 3,991 Restaurants in San Diego ££ - £££ American,
1640 Camino Del Rio N, San Diego, CA 92108-1506
+1 619-294-7829
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good39%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
19 Apr 2017
“good, reasonably priced food”
26 Sep 2016
“Really neat diner”
Closes in 5 min
07:00 - 22:00All hours
American, Diner
££ - £££
1640 Camino Del Rio N, San Diego, CA 92108-1506
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1 - 10 of 57 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

Seated quickly and severed just as quick. food was excellent you just have to do the peanut butter shake just awesome.

Thank uter
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The burgers were terrific here and the milkshake we shared was excellent (I'd say there were too many chocolate chips in it except I'm not sure you can HAVE too many chocolate chips). The kids' meals were a good size, good quality, and came with...More

Thank mamacroc
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Well this a very good diner experience. Service was fast and attentive, soda refills were constant and without asking. Love the 50's diner uniforms. The burgers are very good and are large, these are diner burgers not gourmet burgers (honest not poncy). Ruby's have home...More

Thank Christian R
Reviewed 16 June 2017

Best BLT and vanilla malt I have had in 50 years. The service is excellent and the food is wonderful.

Thank ron1953
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

Normally I'm a huge Ruby's fan, but today was disappointing. We usually visit Ruby's in Huntington Beach where I've never had any issues. Today's service was mediocre, staff was inattentive and seamed annoyed for some reason. food was ok...

Thank B C
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Always remember Ruby's in San Louis Obispo, didn't realise they had branched out so much over the years. Grandchildren liked the food and the milkshakes. Good atmosphere, music from my time as a teenager. Friendly staff in a great atmosphere diner.

Thank Peter L
Reviewed 17 February 2017

Rubys Diner is one of my favourite place to eat when in California. This diner was modelled on the 1960's which was different. Great atmosphere, great service, great food and fabulous Milkshakes as always. Looking forward to our next visit to Ruby's.

Thank SuffolkMayfly
Reviewed 12 October 2016

What a blast it was to take our friends from Santa Barbara to the diner that stirs up memories of the "50's". The burgers and milk shakes were fresh and the service friendly. The light and airy atmosphere made for a relaxing and fun visit....More

Thank James C
Reviewed 26 September 2016

This was a good place to go right in the mall. And very relaxing. Great for family's. Good food and lots of it. Had great atmosphere. Waitress very attentive.

Thank Brenda S
Reviewed 8 September 2016

We found this diner in the Mall of all places. The look reminded me of the Skylark Diner in NJ, so I was happy to go in for a bite. The place was VERY clean and the service was fast. The food was quite delicious...More

Thank Michael B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
American, Diner
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1640 Camino Del Rio N, San Diego, CA 92108-1506
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego>  > Mission Valley / Hotel Circle
  • Neighbourhood: Mission Valley / Hotel Circle
  • Phone Number: +1 619-294-7829
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