Ruby's Diner

Ruby's Diner is the premier 1940's family restaurant, open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Our menu includes award-winning burgers, made-to-order milkshakes and fountain treats, and classic all-American fare.


Ruby's Diner

  • Hours: Sun-Thu: 7:00AM - 10:00PM, Fri-Sat: 7:00AM - 11:00PM
Cuisine: Diner
Alcohol Type:
Smoking Allowed: No
Seating:
Parking:
Reservations: No
Dress Code: Casual
Music Type:
Wheelchair Accessible: No
Takeout Available: No
Delivery Available: No
Catering Available: No

Bigger Omelettes

All omelettes are served with our RubySpuds and your choice of fluffy HOT BEIGNETS, toast, bagel or English muffin.

Ruby's "Butcher Block" Omelette

Stuffed with shredded Cheddar and Monterey Jack cheeses and your choice of one breakfast meat: thick-cut bacon, lean country ham, sausage, veggie sausage or turkey sausage.

California Omelette

Turkey sausage and thick-cut bacon omelette topped with our delicious Hollandaise sauce, green onions and avocado slices.

Caliente Hash Omelette

Corned beef hash, potato pancake, chopped jalapenos, Queso Fresco cheese, avocado, sour cream and cilantro. Served with tomato slices instead of RubySpuds.

Denver Omelette

Lean country ham, red and green peppers, onions and shredded Cheddar and Monterey Jack cheeses.

Santa Fe Omelette

Stuffed with grilled Ortega chilis, melted Pepper Jack cheese and topped with sour cream, housemade salsa and black olives. Muy delicioso!

Three Cheese Omelette

Stuffed with Monterey Jack, Cheddar and smoked Mozzarella cheeses. Try it with fresh sauteed mushrooms, a bit more.

Veggie Omelette

Filled with fresh sauteed mushrooms, diced tomato, spinach and shredded Cheddar and Monterey Jack cheeses. A healthy delight!

Egg White Omelette

Egg whites with low-fat American cheese, fresh sauteed mushrooms, diced tomato and spinach. Served with mixed fresh fruit instead of RubySpuds.

My Big Fat Greek Omelette

Stuffed with fresh sauteed mushrooms, Kalamata olives, bell peppers, onions and Feta cheese.

Egg-zactly

All egg dishes are served with our RubySpuds and your choice of fluffy HOT BEIGNETS, toast, bagel or English muffin.

Deluxe Corned Beef Hash & Eggs

Two farm-fresh, jumbo eggs cooked any style and the best corned beef hash you've ever tasted!

The "Really" Big Breakfast

Three jumbo eggs served with thick-cut bacon, club sausage links and lean country ham for the "really" big appetite!

Low-Carb "Really" Big Breakfast

Three jumbo eggs, thick-cut bacon, club sausage links and lean country ham. Served with your choice of cottage cheese or tomato slices instead of RubySpuds and toast.

Two Egg Breakfast

Two farm-fresh, jumbo eggs cooked your way.

Two Egg Combo

A power breakfast with your choice of thick-cut bacon, lean country ham, club sausage links, veggie sausage or turkey sausage.

Garden Scramble

Three jumbo eggs scrambled with sauteed mushrooms, spinach, onions, bell peppers, housemade salsa and shredded Cheddar and Monterey Jack cheeses.

Turkey Sausage Scramble

Three jumbo eggs scrambled with turkey sausage, onions, bell peppers, housemade salsa and shredded Cheddar and Monterey Jack cheeses.

Hot Off the Griddle

Served with two jumbo eggs any style and your choice of a breakfast meat: thick-cut bacon, lean country ham, club sausage links, veggie sausage or lean turkey sausage.

Ruby's Buttermilk Hot Cakes Combo

Real buttermilk hot cakes. A stack of breakfast goodness with all the trimmings!

Multi-Grain Hot Cakes Combo

Hot cakes with a nutritious, healthy blend of English walnuts and almond granola.

Cinnamon Apple Raisin Hot Cakes Combo

Topped with warm, fresh sliced cinnamon apples, raisins and a sprinkle of powdered sugar. Served with whipped cream.

Pecan Buttermilk Hot Cakes Combo

Our buttermilk hot cakes mixed with crunchy, candied pecans.

Blueberry Hot Cakes Combo

Mixed with tasty blueberries and topped with powdered sugar. Served with blueberry syrup and whipped cream.

Chocolate Chip Hot Cakes Combo

Our tasty hot cakes mixed with chocolate chips and sprinkled with powdered sugar. Served with whipped cream. They just melt in your mouth!

Banana Caramel Pecan Hot Cakes Combo

Delicious hot cakes stuffed with slices of banana and crunchy, candied pecans. Topped with a swirl of caramel and powdered sugar and served with whipped cream.

Cinnamon Roll French Toast Combo

We slice our jumbo cinnamon roll, dip it in a rich egg batter, then grill it to a golden brown. Perfection!

Ruby's French Toast Combo

Made with golden-grilled, thick-sliced egg bread.

Ruby's Original Malted Waffle Combo

Crispy, light and made just the way you like 'em. Add sweet, crunchy pecans a little more.

Specialties of the House

All specialties are served with our RubySpuds.

Eggs Benedict

Lean Canadian bacon served atop a toasted English muffin with two poached jumbo eggs topped with a rich Hollandaise sauce.

Huevos Rancheros

Jumbo eggs any style atop crispy flour tortillas layered with vegetarian black beans, our housemade salsa, housemade guacamole, shredded cheeses, sour cream, black olives and chopped green onions.

Belly Bomb Burrito

Scrambled egg, Cheddar & Jack cheeses, bacon, sausage, potatoes, housemade salsa. Served with guacamole, Pico de Gallo and a cup of vegetarian black beans..

Awesome Egg Sandwich

Jumbo eggs over hard and American cheese on a lightly grilled RubyRoll. Try it with thick-cut bacon, veggie sausage or lean turkey sausage, add a bit more.

California Benedict

Two poached eggs atop potato pancakes, tomato slices and avocado slices, then ladled with our delicious Hollandaise sauce. Served with mixed fresh fruit instead of RubySpuds.

Ruby's Breakfast Burrito

A giant flour tortilla filled with scrambled jumbo eggs, housemade salsa and shredded cheeses. Topped with sour cream, black olives and chopped green onions. Served with a cup of vegetarian black beans.

Corned Beef Hash Stack

Our delicious corned beef hash topped with a potato pancake, jumbo eggs any style, shredded cheeses, housemade salsa, green onions, sour cream and housemade guacamole. Served with your choice of toast instead of RubySpuds.

Gluten-Free Breakfast Sandwich

A jumbo egg over hard, thick-cut bacon, sliced avocado and American cheese on a toasted gluten-free English muffin. Served with mixed fresh fruit instead of RubySpuds.

How De-"Lite"-ful

Multi-Grain Hot Cakes

These are a nutritious blend of English walnuts and almond granola. A delicious and healthy treat! Served with sugar-free syrup.

Skinny Eggs

Two jumbo eggs or Eggbeaters scrambled together with our housemade salsa. Served with cottage cheese, whole wheat toast and a wedge of melon.

Light Breakfast Taco

Whole wheat tortilla with scrambled egg whites, shredded cheeses, housemade salsa and green onions. Served with tomato slices and cottage cheese. Try it with lean turkey sausage or thick-cut bacon...add just a little more. Housemade guacamole and sour cream are available upon request.

De-"Lite"-ful Two Egg Breakfast

Two eggs any style served with mixed fresh fruit and your choice of cottage cheese or tomato slices.

Egg White Omelette

Egg whites with low-fat American cheese, fresh sauteed mushrooms, diced tomato and spinach. Served with mixed fresh fruit and your choice of toast, bagel or English muffin.

Oatmeal

3 Bears Oatmeal

A bowl of all-natural steel cut oatmeal served with golden raisins, candied pecans, brown sugar and 2% low-fat Organic milk on the side. Healthy and delicious!

Oatmeal with Apple Slices

A bowl of all-natural steel cut oatmeal topped with warm, fresh sliced apples, raisins and candied pecans. Served with 2% low-fat Organic milk on the side.

Oatmeal

A bowl of all-natural steel cut oatmeal served with 2% low-fat Organic milk on the side.

A La Carte

Ruby's Buttermilk Hot Cakes

Multi-Grain Hot Cakes

Cinnamon Apple Raisin Hot Cakes

Pecan Buttermilk Hot Cakes

Blueberry Hot Cakes

Chocolate Chip Hot Cakes

Banana Caramel Pecan Hot Cakes

Cinnamon Roll French Toast

Ruby's French Toast

Ruby's Original Malted Waffle

Original Pecan Waffle

Pigs In A Blanket

Potato Pancakes

On the Side

Beignets

Ruby's Jumbo Cinnamon Roll

Bagel & Low-Fat Cream Cheese

Toast with Butter & Jelly

Cottage Cheese

Tomato Slices

Mixed Fresh Fruit

Beverages

Swingtime Coffee

Ruby's own custom blended South American coffee Regular or Decaffeinated

Coffee Roasters

Our custom blended coffee with a decadent twist. Served with whipped cream. Caramel, Vanilla, Hazelnut, Chocolate Mocha, or Sugar-free Vanilla

Hot Chocolate

with real whipped cream

Hot Tea Selection

Decaffeinated available

Breakfast Juices

Apple, Cranberry, Grapefruit, Tomato, Orange

Milk

Whole, 2% Low-fat Organic, Non-fat

Jumbo "Refillable" Soft Drinks & Iced Tea

Add a shot of flavor! Cherry, Lemon, Chocolate, Vanilla

Freshly Brewed Jumbo Iced Tea

Jumbo Lemonade

Jumbo Strawberry Lemonade

Mineral Water

Still or Sparkling

Appetizers & Sides

We use only non-hydrogenated, zero

Fries Basket

A great big basket of our famous French Fries! Flavor your fries with a signature twist! Garlic or Cajun for an additional charge.

Chili Fries

Our special no-bean recipe Ruby's Chili made with lots of tender shredded beef. Topped with shredded cheese and green onions.

RubyRings

Hot and crispy, golden onion rings.

Frings

A combination basket of our French Fries and RubyRings for those who want the best of both worlds!

Sweet Potato Fries

A sweet alternative to French Fries!

Zippity Zucchini

Lightly breaded, golden-fried and served with creamy Ranch dressing for dipping.

Irish Nachos

Fried RubySpuds smothered with melted Cheddar and Jack cheeses, crispy corned beef hash, crumbled thick-cut bacon, sour cream and green onions. Perfect for sharing, but one bite and you may not want to!

Chicken Tenders

Crispy, all white meat strips served with BBQ, Ranch and Honey Mustard dipping sauces. Also available buffalo style for a little more.

Spicy Jalapeno Jack Cheese Sticks

Jalapeno Jack cheese makes these sticks nice and spicy! Served with three dipping sauces.

Shrimp Avocado Cocktail

Delicious shrimp mixed with avocado, cilantro and housemade salsa.

Fresh Salads

BBQ Ranch Chicken Salad

Fresh salad mix tossed in BBQ Ranch dressing with grilled chicken breast, cucumbers, shredded cheese, tomatoes, corn, black beans and avocado.

Mediterranean Salad

Fresh romaine tossed with grilled chicken, sliced cucumbers, tomatoes, red onions, Kalamata olives, Feta cheese and fresh oregano in a Chardonnay Vinaigrette dressing. Substitute grilled shrimp!... Add a little more.

Cobb Salad

Fresh salad mix, chopped hard-boiled egg, avocado, freshly roasted, diced turkey breast, Bleu cheese crumbles, tomatoes, bacon, mushrooms and black olives.

Chinese Chicken Salad

Fresh salad mix, celery, green onion, red bell pepper, wonton strips and tender grilled chicken breast. Choose our Original Asian or fat-free Sesame Ginger dressing.

Chicken Caesar Salad

Fresh romaine, tender grilled chicken, shredded Parmesan cheese, croutons and Caesar dressing.

Ruby's Apple, Pecan & Bleu Cheese Salad

Fresh spring mix, romaine, grilled chicken, julienne apples, dried cranberries, candied pecans and golden raisins tossed in a Pomegranate Vinaigrette with Bleu cheese crumbles.

Dinner Salad

Choose Traditional, Wedge or Caesar-style. When ordered with any entrée. Available A la carte.

Ruby's Classic Burgers

Served on a grilled gourmet RubyBun or wheat bun. Substitute a lean Ground Turkey, Gardenburger or GoFit Lean veggie protein patty at no additional charge. Substitute a lean grilled Chicken breast...for a little more.

The Classic Ruby Burger

Still simple and delicious after all these years! Topped with crisp lettuce, tomato, RubySauce and your choice of double-thick American, Swiss, Cheddar, Pepper Jack or low-fat American cheese!

Bacon Cheeseburger

Piled high with savory, thick-cut bacon, crisp lettuce, tomato, RubySauce and double Swiss cheese melted to perfection.

Guacamole Burger

Topped with a generous portion of our housemade guacamole, two slices of Swiss cheese, crisp lettuce, tomato and RubySauce.

RubyMelt

Served on crunchy, grilled rye bread with double slices of melted American cheese and grilled onions.

Bleus Burger

Topped with crumbles of tangy, real Bleu cheese, crisp lettuce, tomato and RubySauce.

Mushroom Swiss Burger

Fresh sauteed mushrooms, double Swiss cheese, crisp lettuce, tomato and our very own RubySauce.

Gluten-Free Burger

Our classic RubyBurger on a grilled gluten-free bun. Served with tomato slices or cottage cheese instead of French Fries.

GoFit Lean Veggie Protein Burger

Half the calories, one third the fat and all the flavor! Topped with crisp lettuce, tomato and RubySauce. Served with a dinner salad instead of French Fries.

Shake it Up

Each one handmade to order!

Hershey's Chocolate

Double Vanilla

Strawberry

Peanut Butter

Salted Caramel

Coffee

Mocha

Orange 50/50

Black Cherry

Pineapple

Oreo® Cookie Fantasy

Peanut Butter Cup

Butterfinger

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough

Double Dark Chocolate Chip

Chocolate Turtle

Chocolate Banana

Banana Cream Dream

Strawberry-Banana

Black Forest

All-American Sandwiches

Deluxe B-L-T-A

The American diner classic BLT with Ruby's special addition of fresh avocado slices on golden-grilled Parmesan sourdough.

Fresh Roast Turkey Breast Sandwich

Our all-time favorite! Hand-carved turkey breast slices with crisp lettuce, tangy cranberry sauce and creamy mayo served on a soft RubyRoll.

Albacore Melt

Our freshly made albacore salad served on crunchy, golden-grilled sourdough with melted slices of American and Swiss cheese. Our solid white Albacore tuna is dolphin safe! Albacore Salad Sandwich also available for a little more.

RubyClub

Hand-carved turkey breast with thick-cut bacon, crisp lettuce, tomato, mayo and sliced avocado on a deliciously soft RubyRoll.

Texas Grilled Cheese

The ultimate grilled cheese sandwich! Slice after slice of melted American and Swiss cheese layered between slices of thick, golden-grilled egg bread.

Gluten-Free Chicken Club Sandwich

Our juicy chicken breast, thick-cut bacon, avocado, crisp lettuce, tomato and mayo on a grilled gluten-free bun. Served with tomato slices or cottage cheese instead of French Fries.

Half & Half

Half a sandwich with your choice of a cup of soup or dinner salad.

Home-Style Chili & Soups

Ruby's Chili

Our own recipe, created on the Balboa Pier in 1982 and unchanged to this day. This hearty no-bean shredded beef chili is the best in town! Topped with shredded cheese and chopped green onions, of courses.

Clam Chowder

Ruby's original family recipe. Rich, creamy and full of clams with a touch of bacon.

Very Vegetable Soup

Veggie lovers will be VERY happy with this savory, garden fresh creation.

Big Plates

Make it a combo! Add a dinner salad, wedge salad or cup of soup for just a little more.

Seafood Combo

Batter-dipped, golden-fried, flaky Atlantic cod fillets along with jumbo shrimp. Served with "Refillable" Fries, coleslaw, cocktail sauce and tartar sauce.

Fish & Chips

Batter-dipped, golden-fried, flaky Atlantic cod fillets. Served with "Refillable" Fries, coleslaw, cocktail sauce and tartar sauce.

Shrimp & Chips

Crispy, golden-fried jumbo shrimp. Served with "Refillable" Fries, coleslaw, cocktail sauce and tartar sauce.

Chicken Tenders Dinner

Crispy, all white meat chicken strips served with freshly made coleslaw and “Refi llable” Fries.

Turkey Dinner

Hand-carved slices of turkey breast topped with rich turkey gravy. Served with mashed potatoes, mixed vegetables and tangy cranberry sauce.

Turkey Pot Pie

Chunks of freshly roasted turkey breast blended with mixed vegetables and our rich and creamy sauce. Topped with a golden flaky pastry.

Ruby’s Chili Size

A full half-pound Fresh Premium Natural USDA beef patty served open face on golden-grilled Texas Toast, and smothered in Ruby’s famous no-bean shredded beef chili. Topped with shredded cheese and chopped green onions, and served with “Refi llable” Fries.

Ruby's Tasty Tacos

Served Soft with housemade guacamole and real sour cream.

Chicken Tacos

Grilled chicken, vegetarian black beans, lettuce, shredded cheese, our secret taco sauce, housemade salsa and chopped green onions stuffed in warm, flour tortillas.

Veggie Tacos

Warm, low-carb whole wheat tortillas with fresh lettuce, cabbage, shredded carrots, shredded cheese, our secret taco sauce, vegetarian black beans, housemade salsa and black olives.

Fish Tacos

Warm, flour tortillas with crispy, fried, flaky atlantic cod fillets, cabbage, shredded carrots, shredded cheese, our secret taco sauce, housemade salsa and chopped green onions.

Shrimp Tacos

Warm, flour tortillas with grilled shrimp, shredded cheese, our secret taco sauce, cabbage, shredded carrots, housemade salsa and chopped green onions.

How De-"Lite"-ful

Low-Carb Cheeseburger

Our grilled turkey, GoFit lean veggie protein, Gardenburger or Fresh Premium Natural beef patty with low-fat American cheese wrapped in green leaf lettuce with non-fat mayo, sliced tomato and onion. Served with a side salad. Substitute a grilled chicken breast add a bit more.

De-"Lite"-ful Veggie Burger

Our Gardenburger patty served on a whole wheat bun with non-fat mayo, low-fat American cheese, crisp lettuce and tomato. Served with a side salad.

De-"Lite"-ful TLT

Ruby's hand-carved turkey breast slices with crisp lettuce, ripe tomatoes and non-fat mayo on toasted Milton's whole wheat bread. Served with a side salad.

Vegwich

Fresh avocado slices, low-fat American cheese, tomato, non-fat mayo, crisp lettuce and spinach on toasted Milton's whole wheat bread. Served with a side salad.

Skinny Lunch

A grilled turkey, GoFit lean veggie protein or Gardenburger patty with housemade salsa, fresh fruit and low-fat cottage cheese. Substitute a grilled chicken breast add a bit more.

De-"Lite"-ful Chinese Chicken Salad

Fresh mixed greens, celery, green onions, red bell peppers, red cabbage and crisp wonton strips, tossed with our fat-free Sesame Ginger dressing and topped with a freshly grilled chicken breast.

De-"Lite"-ful Chicken Soft Tacos

Low-carb whole wheat tortillas with grilled chicken, lettuce, housemade salsa, shredded cheeses, our secret taco sauce and green onions. Housemade guacamole and sour cream available upon request.

All-Day Breakfast

Cinnamon Roll French Toast Combo

Our sliced cinnamon roll, dipped in egg batter, then grilled to a golden brown. Served with two eggs any style and thick-cut bacon. Perfection!

Two Egg Breakfast with Bacon

Two eggs any style served with thick-cut bacon, breakfast potatoes and your choice of toast, bagel or English muffin.

Garden Scramble

Three jumbo eggs scrambled with breakfast potatoes, sauteed mushrooms, spinach, onions, bell peppers, salsa and shredded cheese. Served with your choice of toasts, bagel or English muffin.

Corned Beef Hash & Eggs

Two jumbo eggs cooked any style and the best corned beef hash! Served with breakfast potatoes and your choice of toast, bagel or English muffin.

Desserts

RubySundaes

Choose from Hershey's Chocolate Syrup, hot fudge, strawberry, pineapple, caramel or black cherry topping on vanilla soft serve with whipped cream, sliced almonds and a cherry.

Itsy Bitsy Sundae

There's always room for this one!

Double Hot Fudge Brownie Sundae

A hot, chocolate-nut brownie smothered with vanilla soft serve and drenched with hot fudge, whipped cream, sliced almonds and a cherry on top!

Banana Split

Mounds of our delicious vanilla soft serve with rich chocolate, pineapple and strawberry toppings, whipped cream, sliced almonds and three cherries on top!

Old-Fashioned Vanilla Soft Serve

In a cup or on a cone.

Barg's Root Beer or Coke Float

Creamy, old-fashioned ice cream floats just like the care-free soda fountain days!

Fresh Baked Apple Pie

Made just like Mom's with lots of cinnamon baked right in and caramel sauce drizzled on top! Try it à la mode add a bit more.

Beverages

Jumbo "Refillable" Soft Drinks & Iced Tea

Freshly Brewed Jumbo Iced Tea

Jumbo Lemonade

Jumbo Strawberry Lemonade

Juices

Apple, Cranberry, Grapefruit, Tomato, Orange

Milk

Whole, 2% Low-fat Organic, Non-fat

Mineral Water

Still or Sparkling

Swingtime Coffee

Ruby's own custom blended South American coffee

Coffee Roasters

Our custom blended coffee with a decadent twist. Served with whipped cream. Caramel, Vanilla, Hazelnut, Chocolate Mocha or Sugar-free Vanilla

Hot Chocolate

with real whipped cream

Hot Tea Selection

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