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Reviewed January 1, 2021 via mobile

Owner and staff are great, always feel welcomed at Ruby’s. Large selection on there menu to please children and adults, I am sure you won’t be disappointed. Service has been fast every time we visit.

Date of visit: January 2021
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Reviewed February 16, 2020 via mobile

Had our Valentines night out at Ruby's and food plus service both great. Always good food and service here. And love rhe fact that they don't have over loud music drowning out conversation. They also have decent beer on tap.

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 9, 2020

Not really that hidden . Just hadn't heard of it till last week . Great selection , excellent service , large portions and reasonable prices . Went with another couple , who had been there a few times over the last 10 years . We...never knew the place existed , but sure glad we went . Waitresses always coming back and asking if we needed anything or topping up our drinks . Apparently as busy at lunch time as it is at dinner , but we were seated quickly , with no reservations . Will be back soon . If there was anything that was a negative , it may have been the buzz of people noise , but you have to expect that if everyone is having a good time . Forgot , everything we saw or ate was homemade and the menu lists vegetarian , gluten free and senior meals also .More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed January 4, 2020 via mobile

We stopped recently at Ruby's Cookhouse for lunch located in Aylmer. Ruby's has a large diverse menu including a large breakfast menu. We ordered the Quesadillas, southwest chicken club wrap and a beef dip. Our server was friendly and helpful. The place was very busy...but we received our food in a reasonable time. The quesadilla were delicious but a bit greasy but still good. The southwest chicken club wrap had to much ranch dressing which made the wrap really soggy. The wrap was good but soggy. We also ordered the beef dip. The roast beef was a bit dry. Food was good but had a couple minor issues. We still like Rubys and will be back.More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed December 10, 2019 via mobile

I especially love going there for breakfast, they get it right every time! Excellent dinner menu as well, not my favorite stake please though.

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed September 15, 2019 via mobile

Love our Ruby’s breakfast! Kid’s love the chocolate chip pancakes! We love all the different omelette choices Always good service too!

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed August 18, 2019 via mobile

I had the fish tacos, they were very good. Our server was very pleasant. The price is very comparable to other places in town. Will go back.

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed July 18, 2019 via mobile

We very much enjoyed our stop here. Though busy, several servers who passed us with a tray of food made sure to greet and assure us that someone would be along to seat us momentarily. Our server was very friendly and helpful with our menu...questions. I enjoyed the lake perch dinner with loaded fries (some of the best I've ever had!), and my husband had a very tasty salad. We shared one of their delectable desserts--a slice of wonderful chocolate cheesecake. Highly recommended!More

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed July 11, 2019 via mobile

Ruby's Cookhouse in Aylmer has a very large varied menu with reasonable prices, besides the large menu they usually have a couple daily specials. Ruby's has lots of seating as well as patio seating. I ordered the herb roasted chicken served with their own dipping...sauce which was very good. My server was friendly and prompt with drink refills. For dessert Ruby's has a large selection of cheesecakes . Good food and service.More

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed June 4, 2019 via mobile

First time at this location. Very nice, lots of seating inside as well as patio seating. We sat on the patio. We interacted with several staff who were all SUPER friendly. Two of us has fish & chips which I would highly recommend. Two large...pieces of fish with a small portion of fries that were cooked perfectly. It also comes with coleslaw but it was NOT good. 3 people tried it and no one liked it. It was just cabbage in a dish no creamy mayo or anything on it. One of us got a double cheeseburger meal. Comes with the same portion of fries and a coleslaw. The burger was pretty big, homemade burger and fresh bun. Very filling. 2 of us had breakfast, one sunny side up eggs with turkey sausage (dry and not very good) and eggs Benedict. Both came with home fries that were delicious and cooked perfectly. The sunny side up eggs were over cooked and couldn’t dip toast. The eggs Benedict was over cooked and yolks were firm. They replaced the eggs Benedict and apologized and took 1/2 the price off. It took a LONG time to get the new eggs Benedict and so one was left eating alone. It was pretty good once it was replaced but still a bit over cooked. It had peamale bacon with. The prices were similar to the cost if other places. I would return again for the fish & chips. A couple of us had been before and recommend it because they had liked it before,they went for breakfast and said everything was cooked great that time, maybe it was a bad day for eggs that day. So my advice skip the turkey sausage and coleslaw but you will get a good meal and excellent service.More

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed March 31, 2019 via mobile

Each year either before or after viewing the Tundra Swans, I meet up with friends for a hot home style meal and friendly service at Ruby's. The menu is large. I don't believe I have ever ordered the same meal twice and have never been...dissappointed. Friends have often ordered the same as they enjoyed it so much. Thinking I'll order dessert it usually becomes take out as there is no shortage if food on the plate. Always made to feel welcome at Ruby's, we will go back again and again.More

Date of visit: March 2019
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Reviewed March 27, 2019

Food always comes hot, and great staff, but really it is big city pricing for small town eating. No complaints about quality, simply value and cost.

Date of visit: October 2018
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Reviewed March 19, 2019

a friend and I ended up in Aylmer looking for a good quality restaurant. I had heard of Ruby's and decided to try it. the selection of options for breakfast and/or lunch menu was very extensive. after a bit of deliberation, we decided to order...the potato pancake breakfast option. fortunately, we decided to split the order as we had so much food to share that we didn;t have room for the toast that came with it. the potato pancakes were so delicious that we really didn;t need the eggs that came with it. of course, we would come back againMore

Date of visit: March 2019
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Reviewed March 16, 2019

Went for dinner on a weeknight with our five year old grandson. His kids meal consisted of an adult sized burger and large portion of fries and every kids favorite “coleslaw.” My wife had the wrap which also came with a generous portion of fries...and she was satisfied with her meal other than it was too much food. My chicken and rib special also included a very generous portion of fries. The ribs were definitely a reheat but the chicken was good. Service was mostly the issue. It was slow and lacked initiative. Customers should never have to ask for drinks more than once or for extra napkins when ordering ribs and bone-in chicken. I also greatly dislike the pre determined tipping suggestive screen when paying by credit card. When I tip, I like to leave it at the table so it goes directly to the server not the manager or owner.More

Date of visit: March 2019
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Reviewed February 18, 2019

Whilst in town to see a play at the theatre, we were able to enjoy a magnificent supper at Ruby’s! The menu is varied, reasonably priced and the food is plentiful. Our foursome enjoyed dinners of Perch, Texas Beef Ribs, and of course Liver &...Onions. The starter salads were big, fresh, had the perfect amount of dressing and all were delicious! The buns were warm and fresh and ever so good! One of our diners did not want potatoes of any kind, so was allowed to change them out for a Caesar side salad. Two of our diners got a side order of coleslaw with their dinners – both were eaten with gusto, and they would not share with others. The Liver & Onions included 2 large pieces with lots of Onions, which translated into a need for a takeaway. The French fries were double fried and even more delicious when eaten from our takeaway the next day! We decided to order a couple of Ruby’s Specialty Cheesecakes on a Takeaway basis. When we opened the containers at home, we found that they had added dollops of whip cream beside each dessert, plus caramel sauce drizzled over everything … to say it was delicious, would be an understatement. The washroom was bright and clean. I cannot remember our waitress’ name – she was very personable and the absolute best!! She answered our every question, was very concise with regards to the specials, ensured that our waters and coffees/teas were delivered with lots of creamers/milk. She checked back with us several times throughout our meal. She refilled our waters as needed, and when she came around with the coffee pot, she also brought a hot water pot to refill my teapot! It was her suggestion that we order our cheesecakes through her, as opposed to doing so at the front counter … I now realize it was so that she could decorate them accordingly! To properly validate our waitress, we ensured that we gave her a $20 bill directly!More

Date of visit: February 2019
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595leslieb
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Response from _samlamb37 | Reviewed this property |
I would advise to check this out with the restaurant owner and/or staff as I can not provide an answer to your question
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595leslieb
July 13, 2019|
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Response from Chris H | Reviewed this property |
We attended the cookhouse in winter ... so I cannot remember if there was an outdoor patio or not!
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Response from Debbie P | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I am unsure if there is. Probably best to contact them directly.
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Yes, Ruby's Cookhouse offers takeaway services.

Ruby's Cookhouse is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 3.5