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The Ruby Slipper Cafe

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200 Magazine St, New Orleans, LA 70130-2423
+1 504-525-9355
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07:00 - 14:00
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Mon - Fri 07:00 - 14:00
Sat - Sun 07:00 - 15:00
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206 reviews
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We were recommended this place for breakfast by a local, we were staying on canal St so it was right around the corner. When we walked by around 11am there was a line but everything seemed well organised. We didn't know if this is usual for a Saturday or just the Saturday of Mardi Gras. We gave our name and... More 

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Steilacoom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Get there early or be prepared for a line. I had the Banana Foster Stuffed French Toast on one of our visits this time. Delicious! And it comes with Pig Candy Bacon. It's a noisy, happening place. The waitsstaff is pleasant and the food is worth the wait!

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Thank Jean M
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

My sister and I ate breakfast here this morning. The food was unique and fabulous, but perhaps even better was the service. Our waitress, Erin was happy and friendly from the moment we sat down. She even happily refused to let my sister order a boring, common breakfast like she could get anywhere else. She talked her into a Benedict,... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We arrived and were told 1.25-1.5 hr wait, which we agreed to, and it took 1h19 mins. In the meantime, you can very easily order a great cocktail. We had a great waitress and the food was incredible. Highly recommend

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Thank Scotty S
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This cafe is only open for breakfast, brunch and lunch. The food is worth going out of the way for. It's extremely casual, low key and almost always has a HUGE line so make sure you allot extra time in case (yeah, it's gonna happen) of a wait. Quirky atmosphere and efficient staff.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Was told by tour operator to visit this spot and it was a good choice.Went to eat lunch.and it was very good, Nice selection of food and seemed to be used by locals too..Food good and friendly staff. Old themed but very nice and would recommend this place to go to

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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

This was my first stop in New Orleans after I landed. The wait time was long and it was only 9am! I ordered a sunrise and patiently waited for a table. This was my first time day drinking so that drink had me feeling wonderful. I can say that it's best to go here when you're not super hungry because... More 

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Thank Dee T
Dallas, Texas
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

What a find! I'd come across Ruby Slipper online for best brunch/breakfast restaurants in NO before my trip there and decided to try it. My first meal on my trip was here for Sunday brunch, and my last meal on my trip was breakfast there on a weekday. What a delicious experience both times! The menu is incredible! Many unique... More 

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Thank Paulinda K
Houston, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

Absolutely some of the best food/flavoring I have ever had. My wife and I just happened upon this place and noticed the line. After talking to a few people in the line, we decided to submit our name. It took about 20 minutes. But, when we got in, it was like the people in line told us. Excellent food at... More 

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4 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Pretty pricey, anticipated better from all of the reviews.They were not busy at all, it was a Tuesday morning. Service as well was nothing exceptional.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 8 - US$ 15
Cuisine
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 15:00
Monday
07:00 - 14:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 14:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 14:00
Thursday
07:00 - 14:00
Friday
07:00 - 14:00
Saturday
07:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 200 Magazine St, New Orleans, LA 70130-2423
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > Central Business District
  • Neighbourhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: +1 504-525-9355
Description
A neighborhood cafe specializing in Breakfast, Lunch & Brunch. Breakfast served all day, every day! Conveniently located in the Central Business District, one block from the Canal Streetcar line, and just steps to the French Quarter and Warehouse District.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Central Business District
Compared to the more evocative monikers of some other parts of New Orleans, the downtown’s humdrum title might suggest that this area is all about business and little else. But don’t let the bland name keep you away from the Central Business District. The CBD offers a wide range of fun things to do that would be touted as exceptional in less jubilant corners of the world. Bordered by the French Quarter, the Arts District and Tremé, with the river at its eastern extreme, this hub for sports, gaming, shopping, theatre, family-friendly activities, and amazing regional cuisine makes a smart base wherever your interests lie.
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