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The Ruby Slipper Cafe

509 S Palafox St, Pensacola, FL 32502-5932
+1 850-792-4834
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Overview
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good21%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (93 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (36 reviews)
“french toast” (24 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Cajun & Creole, Cafe, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
509 S Palafox St, Pensacola, FL 32502-5932
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1 - 10 of 378 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

The food is average at best, very limited section of menu items. Don't be fooled into expecting a Cajun/Creole menu, its very American breakfast joint style with a couple Cajun/Creole items. The biscuits are amazing as others have said! Hostess staff is pretty rude and...More

Thank FloridaTime850
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place to go and relax for a meal. Good selection and the portions were more than enough, they have a specialty coffee that is exceptional, service was great too!

Thank Shauna G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Don't go without getting some biscuits They are so so yummy. Portions of food very generous. Whenever we go they are always very busy and you'll have a wait time, but worth it. I'll admit it is noisy. Dont go for a romantic quiet meal....More

Thank Shirley J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great spot for a Sunday brunch and they are crazy busy, but worth the wait! The Rub Slipper mimosa is wonderful and refreshing - really any of the drinks are! Our group had the French Toast Batons, the Stuffed French Toast and the catch of...More

Thank Jessica C
RubySlipperCafe, Social Media at The Ruby Slipper Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you, Jessica! We are so glad your entire group enjoyed it and appreciate you mentioning the Nowait app - it can be a lifesaver. We hope to see you again. Cheers! 👠

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had a great "Ruby Slipper Crab Cake Benedict" at this Ruby Slipper location. It is a special for the weekends during the month of July. The poached egg and crab cake were served on a fried green tomato - an excellent pairing of flavor...More

Thank kad012
RubySlipperCafe, Social Media at The Ruby Slipper Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Wow! Thank you, kad012! You are making us blush. We do hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Based on a recommendation by two locals and the strong reviews here, I must have ordered the wrong dish or they had an off morning. I ordered the meat omelette which was not very enjoyable surprisingly. Biscuit was very dense and grits were soupy. Even...More

1  Thank tarheeltraveler367
RubySlipperCafe, Social Media at The Ruby Slipper Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi tarheeltraveler367. We are so sorry to hear that your meal didn't meet your expectations or our standards. Sounds like we really missed the mark on this one. Did you mention your unhappiness to your server or the manager? If so, how was it handled?...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Place is busy for good reason! Waitresses were knowledgeable and attentive. We sat outside and when we go back we will eat inside! Gnats! Food was great!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
RubySlipperCafe, Social Media at The Ruby Slipper Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. We are glad you enjoyed the food and the staff. Thank you for the feedback about the gnats - we will talk to the manager about that! We do hope to see you again! 👠

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is well worth the short drive from Pensacola Beach! Tucked away in the Palafox area of downtown Pensacola, this is a gem of a restaurant. French toast batons will change your life! Service was fast and friendly and prices are reasonable.

Thank Jill K S
RubySlipperCafe, Social Media at The Ruby Slipper Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Wow! Thank you, Jill! We are so glad that you enjoyed your entire experience - the french toast batons are one of our faves too. We will pass on your praises to the staff and hope to see you again soon! 👠

Reviewed 11 June 2018

The Ruby Slipper Cafe is a fantastic brunch spot in the heart of Downtown Pensacola. Buckle your seatbelt for big flavors and big portions. The Bloody Mary with bacon-infused vodka is an A+.

Thank Nathan W
RubySlipperCafe, Social Media at The Ruby Slipper Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We are so glad you loved it, Nathan! We work hard to make our menu unique and delicious and appreciate the shoutout! You can never go wrong with a Bacon Bloody Mary. We hope to see you again. 👠

Reviewed 5 June 2018 via mobile

Our family went for brunch. There was a long wait so we called ahead but still had to wait approximately 30 minutes to get in. Not really any place to sit while waiting other than outside in the heat. That being said once we got...More

Thank Kimberly W
RubySlipperCafe, Social Media at The Ruby Slipper Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 6 June 2018

Thank you, Kimberly! We are glad you and your family enjoyed it. We will pass on your feedback about the temperature to the manager.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$15
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Monday
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Tuesday
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Wednesday
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Thursday
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Friday
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Saturday
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 509 S Palafox St, Pensacola, FL 32502-5932
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Pensacola
  • Phone Number: +1 850-792-4834
  • E-mail
Description
New Orlean's favorite Breakfast & Brunch spot is now open in Pensacola! You can enjoy our delectable benedicts, french toast, pancakes, omelettes, sandwiches, burger and cocktails any time of day!
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