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The Ruby Slipper Cafe

200 Magazine St, New Orleans, LA 70130-2423
+1 504-525-9355
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (360 reviews)
“eggs cochon” (130 reviews)
“biscuits” (388 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.All hours
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
200 Magazine St, New Orleans, LA 70130-2423
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Reviewed 2 days ago

A busy spot for brunch-breakfast. We had an excellent brunch, but had to wait about 30 minutes for a table. The biscuits are great. You have to allow time for this. We all liked our entrees. Would definitely go there again.

Thank Norma N
Reviewed 3 days ago

The wait is worth it if you have time. We waited for over an hour and a half, but it really was fantastic food. Mimosas and bloody Mary's were great! The corned beef Benedict and bam bam biscuit were awesome! The stuffed french toast was...More

Thank Jomart1956
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We had breakfast twice in this place. The food is really good! The first time we had the three piggies omelette, the southern breakfast, the eggs Cochon and the kids pancake. We basically devoured everything. Our waitress was super nice and kept checking on us,...More

Thank pbritocuevas
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My husband and I came to New Orleans for a weekend getaway and pretty much ate and drank our way through the town. We had several bloody mary’s over the weekend and had heard that the Ruby Slipper’s was the best, so we saved it...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 4 days ago

First off, the food was delicious and the wait staff fantastic. However, I would not recommend this place for anyone with celiac. A google search for Gluten Free breakfast came up with this place - however they do not have a GF menu - and...More

Thank LookOut1313
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Definitely download nowait app as wait times can be staggering. Huge variety. All of us had great breakfast. While not speedy (understandable) our waiter (Justin) was awesome. Despite how busy he was attentive and entertaining. Several locations. Definitely worth the experience.

Thank mharad01
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We ate at 2 different locations while there. The first morning, I had bacon praline pancakes and they were ok. My husband had the peacemaker with shrimp boogaloo and eggs cochon and his was great. The second morning, I had the peacemaker with chicken St....More

Thank amandakaye1
Reviewed 6 days ago

Came here for a Saturday after Mardis Gras breakfast . We used the “ Nowait” app so the wait was not bad . Without it it would have been 2 hours . We had to sit at the bar which I find uncomfortable but not...More

Thank rdmiller_pcj
rubyslippercafe, Social Media at The Ruby Slipper Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi, rdmiller_pcj! Thank you so much for visiting and for your informative review! We appreciate you mentioning the Nowait app - it can be a lifesaver! We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your experience despite being sat at the counter and love...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had Sunday breakfast here. Friendly atmosphere. Bustling and vibrant. At 8 am it was filling up and by 9am the queue was probably a forty minute wait. Food was tasty and nicely served. I tried the grits and won’t be trying this local favourite...More

Thank M W
rubyslippercafe, Social Media at The Ruby Slipper Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi M W! We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your visits with us and are honored that you joined us at two locations! You are right, it can fill up early so we are glad you didn't have too much of a...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We used the NOWAIT app to book a table an hour in advance. Once we checked in we only had a 5 minute wait. The service was excellent. We really enjoyed the food. There is lots to choose from. Restaurant is noisy and energetic. I...More

Thank CarolynGee
rubyslippercafe, Social Media at The Ruby Slipper Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed it, CarolynGee! Thanks for mentioning the Nowait app - it can be a lifesaver! We do hope to see you again!

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17 July 2017|
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Response from Wanderlust_FW | Reviewed this property |
The restaurant itself does not have parking, however depending on what day of the week you are there you should be able to find parking on one of the street meters. There are several hotels and Harrah's Casino all a couple... More
adrienne t
25 October 2016|
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Response from Annika W | Reviewed this property |
They sure do! They are sooooooo good! They have original mimosas and berry mimosas. Both were really good in my opinion.
adrienne t
25 October 2016|
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Response from Steven H | Reviewed this property |
The obvious answer: It's New Orleans. So, yes.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$15
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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
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
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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