Today, my husband took my daughter and I to eat at Ruby’s Diner in Oceanside. Since it was Valentine’s Day, the weekend and we wanted to eat on the upstairs patio, I prepared myself to wait a long time.
Once we got there, there was even a line to put down your name on the waiting list. But, we were in no hurry. The waitress told us the wait will be 1 hour and 30 minutes. Ouch… Well, we were still going to wait since it took us so long to even find a parking spot!
We had a fun waiting time trying to keep our 5 year old occupied. I noticed that some groups decided to leave after already signing in. Better for us. In about 50 minutes, we were seated.
They seated us upstairs on their patio with a beautiful view of the ocean. Since this special location is located on a long pier, the ocean views were endless.
My daughter ordered the Kid’s Cheeseburger Meal. My husband and I had the Hickory Cheeseburger and Chicken Strips. All hamburgers come with unlimited fries.
With my first bite, I realized how delicious our dinner was going to be. The hamburger was amazing. Thick and well seasoned. The hickory sauce was lightly sweet. The chicken strips were perfectly crunchy. And paired with their three different sauces (ranch, barbeque, honey mustard), it tasted delicious. The unlimited fries were warm, crunchy, and the perfect size to also dip into the sauces.
After finishing our dinner, we had to make the almost impossible decision of picking out dessert. We were down to two choices. Hot fudge brownie with ice cream. Or Apple Pie al la mode. My daughter finally picked the brownie. The dessert is so huge that all three of us were able to share and be completely satisfied. It was delicious. Warm fudge. Cold ice cream. Sweet brownie. Added almonds in between. With a lot of yummy whip cream on top.
One thing I would have loved for our waitress to have done better was to refill our waters. But I do understand that they were extra busy today so I will not hold that against them.
My family had a wonderful time eating at Ruby’s. And I know that my family will be going again. Hopefully on a less crowded day. 🙂 I will definitely recommend this Diner to everyone who loves eating delicious food and wants to have an amazing ocean view.
I hope everyone else enjoyed their Valentine’s Day 2016.
Much love to the world,
Disclosure: I have no idea who those people are in the photo…