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Ruby's Diner

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4602 Barranca Pkwy, Irvine, CA 92604-4735
+1 949-552-7829
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Irvine, California
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 12 January 2017

You can't beat the quality of the burgers at Ruby's. Also love that they will cook the meat medium rare on request. Fries are super and shakes thick, creamy and generous. Can't go wrong here.

Thank kcwilson388
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28 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

We visited with our friends who are locals and our kids (we're visiting Ca) and this place is their favorite, I can see why! The meals are generous, tasty and served fast and fresh. The Shakes are brilliant, a true old style slake that comes with its own top up cup as it doesn't fit in the glass! The service... More 

Irvine, California
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35 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Not as good as use to be, food okay service okay no one is in hurry to get anything done. As shops in center have gone out the business has to. As far as rating against other Ruby's it's at the bottom.

Thank 4buffalo
Sanford, North Carolina
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86 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 August 2016

Ruby's has a wonderful menu but the burgers are what draws the most attention. I enjoyed mine with a little avocado while others chose spicy flavors or loads of bacon. We were in a party of 12 which could typically put a strain on restaurant staff. But, not at Ruby's on Barranca Parkway. They took care of our needs without... More 

Thank MWB2011
Orange County, Ca
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558 reviews
471 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 June 2016 via mobile

Ruby's Diner has a lot of OC locations around water. This one has a relaxing vibe with a view of the lake. Service is kind and efficient. Large parties can bring the noise level very high. We like to avoid main dining times, it is more relaxing that way.

Thank MominOC
Lake Forest, California
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66 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2016

I have been to Ruby's before so I already knew the food would not disappoint. I was not aware however that I would have such a great view from our seat. We were seated in a booth near a window facing a lake. We had a great meal and the location was mostly empty so the service was quick.

Thank ceez1
Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts
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26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2016

This was the first place we had eaten at when we arrived in America and went there with the family we were visiting. The restaurant was a modern take on the 1950's diners. It was bright, colorful and clean. The food choices were sufficient to need some time to decide and the servings were substantial. No need to upsize unless... More 

Thank Brisebear
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 February 2016 via mobile

Went in on a Tursday with a group of six, seated within 10 minutes and had one of the best balanced and tasty salads ever. The Kids loved their menues and we where even offered free balloons for the kids. Even though it was packed and the staff extra busy - they came through with flying colours!

Thank Kim André B
Atlanta, Georgia
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136 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 January 2016

We stopped here for a burger prior to boarding and were pleasantly surprised. My wife had the Portobello mushroom burger with grilled onions and provolone, and I just had the regular cheeseburger. Both burgers were quite good, and they come with the skinny fries, nice and crispy.

Thank mcchuck2014
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203 reviews
153 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 January 2016

I've been in Irvine on business for a few days and am highly disappointed on the food options here. After asking several locals for recommendations for a good burger place (I'm a burger snob and always want to find the good ones), nobody could give me any leads except for chains like In and Out, or Ruth Chris for an... More 

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 20
American, Diner, Fast food
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Takeout, Outdoor Seating
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4602 Barranca Pkwy, Irvine, CA 92604-4735
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Irvine
  • Phone Number: +1 949-552-7829

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?