Balboa Village

Ruby’s Diner – Balboa Pier


The bright red vinyl booths, white Formica tables, and soda fountains at Ruby’s Diner have made this family-friendly establishment a Southern California favorite. Enjoy the 1940s nostalgic atmosphere while dining on a variety of delicious burgers, shakes, and fries.

  • ADA Accessible
  • Beer & Wine
  • Breakfast
  • Casual Dining
  • Dinner
  • Fast Food
  • Group Dining
  • Kid Friendly
  • Lunch
  • Ocean/Water View
  • On The Water
  • Outdoor Dining
  • Take Out
Yelp Based on 298 Reviews Yelp

This place has great customer service and the staff is very attentive. We went yesterday we had outdoor seating and everything was great. Would reccomend... More

My husband and I were the first to arrive at 7:00 a.m. on Saturday. We were enthusiastically greeted. Martin was our server (he has been working there for... More

Classic diner ambiance. Lots of shake options. The Cobb salad is decent, the blue cheese is really strong, so I would recommend asking for feta instead.... More