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Ruby's Diner--Mission Valley

1640 Camino Del Rio N, San Diego, CA 92108-1506
+1 619-294-7829
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good42%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Diner
$$ - $$$
1640 Camino Del Rio N, San Diego, CA 92108-1506
Neighbourhood: Mission Valley / Hotel Circle
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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 18 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 13 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 9 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
Reviewed 7 July 2016

Our server was very polite and provided great service. This is a fun retro style diner. Hamburgers are huge so bring your appetite. Lots of food for a reasonable price. Close to the movie theater so makes a great stop before or after a show.

Thank tccamera
Reviewed 2 July 2016

The restaurant was so bright with vivid colors like in the 1950's. The waiter was nice to us. We have enough space for 13 people or more. The food was good with some variety. The family ended up full and relax.

Thank Maria O
Reviewed 28 April 2016

Ruby's Diner is always a blast to the past and a bite of Nostalgia! And the Burgers and fries are always tasty too!

Thank Jiro_Kaneshiro
Reviewed 1 April 2016

Located in the middle of Westfield Mall Mission Valley, conveniently just across from the AMC 20 movie. Decor is 50s with booths and waitresses in car-hop costume. Surprisingly it opens at 8am with a good breakfast for those catching a really early movie. Seated promptly...More

Thank Walker S
Reviewed 9 February 2016

Burgers kind of place, but they had lots to choose from. It's tough to find anyplace you can even sit down and feed four people for less. But the music was oldies, and one of my guests was a DJ in the 60's so it...More

Thank daanderson77
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40 reviews
.48 km away
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.55 km away
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.88 km away
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 10
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
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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