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The Ruby Slipper Cafe

139 S Cortez St, New Orleans, LA 70119-6118
+1 504-525-9355
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“brunch” (60 reviews)
“migas” (21 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Healthy, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
139 S Cortez St, New Orleans, LA 70119-6118
Neighbourhood: Mid-City
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Reviewed yesterday

I could eat breakfast all day and if you love breakfast food, this is the place for you. There's often a long line out the door, but locals just chat and enjoy the anticipation of great atmosphere, great service and delicious food. I love the...More

Thank Nolafan2164
Reviewed 3 days ago

My husband and I were in town for a festival and had Sunday breakfast at the Ruby Slipper in Mid-City. The wait to be seated was shorter than expected and the food was well worth the wait. I had the special of the day, a...More

Thank Vicki W
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Excellent food, great service, upbeat atmosphere. I was a solo traveler and felt completely comfortable

Thank Kimberly L
Reviewed 4 April 2017

We wanted to hit this place after seeing reviews on TripAdvisor and I have to say it was OK and pricy. I had the benedict that was served with Applewood bacon, which was chewy. The dish was served all by itself on the plate; no...More

Thank Adriana C
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

The egg combinations were imaginative and fun. Great presentation. It is a little crowded though - small and popular. Looks a little isolated and dumpy from the outside.

Thank margotswann
Reviewed 25 March 2017

I consider myself a tough customer and a brunch dilettante, but my real area of expertise is in the taxonomy and appraisal of the elusive delicious egg biscuit sandwich. It is in this particular genus of menu items where the ruby slipper excels in every...More

Thank B_G_NYC_1
Reviewed 16 March 2017

The food was great, althougba cardiologist delight. From standard breakfast fare to chocon eggs benedict and banans foster french toast. the latter swimmingbin a pool of syrup. Well worth the stop and effort

Thank pen1
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

The food was delicious and the service was great! Everything looked scrumptious when it was delivered to the table. I really enjoyed the Bananas Foster Pain Perdu!!! The berry mimosa was quite tasty as well. Everyone enjoyed their breakfast and the portions were certainly filling....More

Thank Herta M
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

My husband and I had brunch on Saturday morning, Feb. 24th, around 10. Same day as Endymion! Let me give you a HUGE tip if you don't already know this, but download the "Nowait" app, TODAY! You literally have no wait at restaurants with this...More

Thank decopainter
Reviewed 18 February 2017

Freat food. Great service-thank you Misti! Food is tasty and creative. You won't get food like this anywhere else.

Thank Yobo1210
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 6 - USD 15
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 139 S Cortez St, New Orleans, LA 70119-6118
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > Mid-City
  • Neighbourhood: Mid-City
  • Phone Number: +1 504-525-9355
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A quaint neighborhood cafe serving New Orleans favorite breakfast & brunch all day, everyday!