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Ruby's Diner

5630 Paseo Del Norte #130D, Carlsbad, CA 92008
+1 760-931-7829
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good44%
  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“burgers” (57 reviews)
“fries” (34 reviews)
“beignets” (5 reviews)
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American, Diner, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
5630 Paseo Del Norte #130D, Carlsbad, CA 92008
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A nice place to eat. It takes you back to the 50's diner experience. The food is good, but the shakes are great! Check it out the kids will love it.

Thank Jeff Y
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a cute resturant to try out. Lots of things to look at while you wait for your food. The staff were friendly service was fairly quick. The food portions were large- come hungry.

Thank sp00kie2
Reviewed 3 December 2017

Stopped by here to grab dinner and sat at the back counter since I was alone. The server that was supposed to be serving me essentially ignored me until she decided she would take my drink order and then she went off taking care of...More

Thank Steven C
Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

Ruby's had great hamburgers and good service. Today we experienced neither. One order was wrong and a refill for the drink was also wrong. The hamburgers were notably smaller and were not as tasty as in the past. Too bad!

Thank jergmar
Reviewed 8 November 2017

This place does diner food oh so well, the best milkshake and burger ever and not too expensive. Great place for a family meal but be warned the portions are huge!!

Thank paulb9872016
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

Good friendly service - not rushed even though place was pretty full - reasonable selection and good portion sizes. Reasonable value for money.

Thank Abigail S
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

Great spot to eat when visiting Carlsbad outlets. Atmosphere awesome, like stepping onto the set of Grease. Food sizes huge! Food and drinks nice. Waiters super friendly. Enjoyed eating here

Thank Mytravel-7202
Reviewed 4 October 2017

We've been to a few Ruby's Diners and went this specific one because we knew exactly what to expect. It didn't disappoint our expectations of reliable service and filling diner-ish style food. If you have been to one and are thinking about going to this...More

Thank KGfromSCV
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Big Hustle. The food was poor or average at best. The prices I guess for the surroundings was really high.

Thank george s
Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

Nice family diner! Reminds me of Happy Days. Our waitress was great, very friendly and attentive. Our food was very good, my son raved about his perfect medium rare hamburger. I wouldn't hesitate to return!

Thank Jay W
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Response from Bipin D | Reviewed this property |
yes they do
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Response from David B | Reviewed this property |
If you want vegan, you're in the totally wrong place. I'd go elsewhere.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 15
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
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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