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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 337 Reviews Yelp

I had read some of these reviews and find some of them shocking for instance a guy was upset because his malt/shake didn't come in a metal cup well that is... More

Walked the pier and ended up here for a milkshake malt. I ordered the double vanilla shake. The shake is very thick and hit the spot during the sunny... More

Can't go wrong with a Classic Ruby's or a Ruby's Melt. Beef patties were slightly chopped/smashed, all were tender cheesy melty yummness. More

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