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48-50 Smith St, Darwin, Northern Territory 0800, Australia
+61 8 8941 0933
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good52%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“pho” (23 reviews)
“sticky rice” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Asian, Vietnamese, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
48-50 Smith St, Darwin, Northern Territory 0800, Australia
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The best pho soup in Darwin! Love the duck curry. Husband loves the hot & spicy soup! Great menu. Dine in or out, there is a nice relaxed feel at Ruby!

Thank Carleen H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Ruby is one of the few restaurants open in Darwin on Monday nights, but I was happy to find it. I had a "crispy pancake" stuffed with chicken, prawns, and bean sprouts. It was surprisingly tasty. Service was attentive ,and the sidewalk patio is relaxing.

Thank srcoffee
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

When I ordered this back in December last year, I really didn't understand why or what people were raving about. If I'm being very straight up and honest, I've tasted better pho elsewhere (e.g. Non La on Knuckey St). The pho here was delivered to...More

Thank _foodiejAUS
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went here for dinner one night as wanted something casual and tasty. Service was good and food was as described on the menu. It was well presented and enjoyable but lacked that flavour hit I have come to expect from Vietnamese food. Still an...More

Thank Lisa M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went at ruby for lunch on a Wednesday afternoon. Nice location. Most of the meal are $15. Dinner time will be more expensive tho. Meal was good, attentive service. And a must try: Vietnamese ice coffee. We will be back.

Thank Simone C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Well we have just dined at the Ruby Restaurant, and all looked so promising. The service was wonderful. Our entree of pork spring rolls were tasty. We ordered two mains, first char grilled chicken which was ok, tasty but a little dry. Our second course...More

Thank karen5611
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Sitting outside on a balmy Darwin night with lots to see and hear, this is a no fuss Viet restaurant that is very well priced with good servings and attentive wait staff. Stir fry chicken cashews and veggies was $23.00 and very tasty.

Thank Eagledocwa
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Nice restaurant, central and nice staff. The food was excellent and great value for money. Very nice.

Thank Vincent v
Reviewed 16 August 2018

Centrally located, the place has got a nice outdoor seating with fans. Wonderful place to gorge on some vietnamese food & cold beer.

Thank nirmalnk
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

Wonderful food and directly across from the Mantra hotel. The restaurant is right in the city centre.

Thank Nomad763220
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2 June 2017|
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Response from Vouky1 | Reviewed this property |
I believe it is licensed as we ordered beer and wine.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 48-50 Smith St, Darwin, Northern Territory 0800, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Northern Territory  >  Top End  >  Darwin
  • Phone Number: +61 8 8941 0933
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