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Ruby Gardens

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S. Jefferson Street, Ava, MO
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Ava, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

The food is always very good, fresh and well kept bar! You really can't beat it! The staff is great!

Thank JDCindyM
Ava, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 March 2016

Have to say good selections on Buffet, Service good, Clean Family Atmosphere, $10 still a bargain for seniors. My favorite orders are Pork Egg Foo Yung and Pork Lo Mein, have to order Egg Foo Yung at least half hour ahead but worth the wait.

Thank Claudia4172014
Ava, Missouri
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2015

Outstanding Chinese food, great buffet or take out. The price is a great bargain even for seniors. Buffett is alway fresh and hot. Staff is alway friendly and really take care of you.

Thank Michael O
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2015

My son and I ate here for dinner, there was a lot of different dishes to choose from, but I found it to be just average. Was not impressed with the food. The place was very clean, the staff friendly, but I was kind of disappointed in the quality of the dishes that I ate.

Thank Myrna S
Ava, Missouri
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32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2015

I was a bit surprised that the price is now $9.99 for the lunch buffet on Saturday which is really too high. The lady who took payment said, "Oh but that's because we have seafood on Fridays and Saturdays." That would be worth it EXCEPT the only seafood was cocktail shrimp (who really wants a bunch of cold shrimp you... More 

Thank CrabbyCat
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2014

Good home style food. Children and family friendly. Very ample portions. Great selection of desert (homemade pies and cakes). I especially like their breakfast menu. Cell phones do not work in this restaurant.

Thank Lewis B
Ava, MO
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2014

Buffet or carry out. The food is consistently fresh. No skimping on quality or quantity. Egg rolls are the best!

1 Thank swimswthefishes
Ravenel, South Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 March 2013

ate here at the last minute after deciding to go out to eat late. Food on the buffet was very good, a huge variety, and hot. They were still adding food to the containers that were low and we got there about 7pm

Thank patspetpalace

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: S. Jefferson Street, Ava, MO
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Ava

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