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Ruby's Diner

$$ - $$$
American, Diner
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30622 Coast Hwy, Laguna Beach, CA 92651-4240
+1 949-497-7829
07:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 07:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 07:00 - 22:00
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Telford, United Kingdom
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168 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

Stopped off at this diner for lunch. It looks great from the outside with the 50's cars parked up front. Inside it's a well styled traditional American diner, with a menu to match. They have great shakes on the menu which the kids loved. The menu has your traditional diner foods... burgers, hotdogs, sandwiches. Everything we ordered as a group... More 

Thank tjfinch
Aylesbury, United Kingdom
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109 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Wow! A real retro diner complete with old cars outside, as well as the decor and ambience. We were served by Samantha who did a fabulous job. Attentive but not intrusive. The menu was as to be expected and the food was great. We had the spicy burger and the fish and chips and it was delicious. Great!

Thank CliveW16
LaPlace, Louisiana
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277 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2016

We had one day at the beach and on the way back to LAX we wanted to eat someplace "local" unfortunately it was lunch time and there were no parking spots along the streets or at any of the restaurants with ocean views. We saw Ruby's in Laguna Beach. With her 1950s exterior and vintage cars parked out front--plus plenty... More 

Thank grip652
Houston, Texas
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 October 2016

the food was amazing, the atmosphere was very cool and was like going back in time to the 60's. I recommend the corn beef hash, it is absolutely amazing.

Thank TravelingBarbie96
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Great view for a hamburger price. You can view the ocean on a wide scale and car watch down Pacific Coast Highway. There are classic cars in front.

1 Thank trekker133
Reston, Virginia
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

I had a great breakfast at Ruby's dinner. Jesus was a great server. Excellent coffee and fun ambiance. Really enjoyed the cinnamon roll French toast and corned beef hash. Fun to look at the cars out front and all of the decorations.

Thank lyn t
Long Beach, California
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23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Had dinner at Ruby's Diner on a recent trip to Laguna Beach. I ordered a cheeseburger and fries which has always been my favorite Ruby's pick. The fries were great and everything on the burger was fresh and tasty. The only problem was the bun. It appeared to be egg bread and was immediately soggy and fell apart and made... More 

Thank katestarb
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34 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

The entrance has huge appeal! Old cars from 50s and 60s. Adorable diner! The inside appeal even better! Red, white, chrome everywhere. Old phones, bikes, signs... But then the menu... Good sounding food. You begin to wonder if it will carry appeal too. IT DOES! Amazing pancakes, super great Ruby Spuds made with fresh veggies tossed in. The Beignets are... More 

Thank Karen C
Phoenix, Arizona
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439 reviews
381 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 175 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

You can't go wrong with the cinnamon French toast. Be sure to ask for Jesus to be your server. He is excellent!

Thank Arizonafoodguy
Roseville, Michigan
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48 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 September 2016

Throwback diner close to the beach. Burgers, shakes and fries. Many other choices also. Very reasonably pricing, even more so for the area. Fifties decor with music to match. Fast service by friendly staff. Parking is tight. You may want to avoid peak hours. Will be back!

Thank BoggsRoseville

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Diner
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 30622 Coast Hwy, Laguna Beach, CA 92651-4240
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Laguna Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 949-497-7829

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?