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The Ruby Slipper Cafe

139 S Cortez St, New Orleans, LA 70119-6118
+1 504-525-9355
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (69 reviews)
“pancakes” (47 reviews)
“eggs blackstone” (20 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 AM - 2:00 PMAll hours
CUISINES
American, Cafe, Healthy, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
139 S Cortez St, New Orleans, LA 70119-6118
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1 - 10 of 523 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Waited in person for 2 1/2 hrs while people who booked online got in ahead of us. Just so you know. Nowhere is worth that. The posted sign in the restaurant states they do not take reservations and there is nothing posted about an online...More

Thank Steve B
rubyslippercafe, Social Media at The Ruby Slipper Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi Steve. We are sorry to hear of your experience. Information about using the NoWait app or Yelp check-in option should be posted and we will pass on that feedback to our manager. We are moving to a larger location in a couple weeks and...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our family of 4 adults and 1 child enjoyed a great breakfast on our last morning in NOLA. The food was great and our server was Martha. Breakfast/brunch the way it should be.

Thank JIm J
rubyslippercafe, Social Media at The Ruby Slipper Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We are so glad you and your family enjoyed it JIm J! We will pass on your praises to Martha and hope to see you all next time you are in New Orleans! 👠

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wow, was that a treat! I had the grilled fish on grits. It was fantastic. You can't go wrong with this place.

Thank JSH229
rubyslippercafe, Social Media at The Ruby Slipper Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you, JSH229! We are so glad you enjoyed your experience! Cheers! 👠

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Just around the corner from my daughter's apartment, we seem to eat at this location of The Ruby Slipper every time we go to New Orleans. An always friendly staff will mix up a delicious milk punch, mimosa or bloody mary (with BACON!) while you...More

Thank larssue
rubyslippercafe, Social Media at The Ruby Slipper Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you, larssue! We are so glad you enjoy your experience and keep coming back! We look forward to seeing you on your next visit. Cheers! 👠

Reviewed 24 October 2017

I was really happy my gf found this place, super close to where we were staying. We came here for a late breakfast and it was amazing. Their mimosas are bigger than average and the food was really yummy (I had the hot smoked salmon...More

Thank rcvx
rubyslippercafe, Social Media at The Ruby Slipper Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 November 2017

Thank you, rcvx! We are so glad you enjoyed it and hope to see you again. Cheers! 👠

Reviewed 12 October 2017

The Ruby Slipper had THE best benedicts I've ever had! This is a must for breakfast/brunch! Go hungry, because the food is amazing and the portions are large! And so reasonable!!!! Can't wait to go back!!!!

Thank TeresaNewJersey
rubyslippercafe, Social Media at The Ruby Slipper Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 November 2017

Thank you, TeresaNewJersey! We👠 are so glad you enjoyed it and can't wait to have you back!

Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

Cute local joint,very good we just stumbled on this cute place and enjoyed the coffee and drinks 🍹 eggs were delicious 😋 and friendly staff would definitely go back

1  Thank Kristin W
rubyslippercafe, Social Media at The Ruby Slipper Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 November 2017

Thank you, Kristin! We are so glad you enjoyed it and hope you are able to come back! Cheers! 🍹👠

Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

Went here after reading reviews. We had the most amazing breakfast. I had the banana foster it was to die for! I hate to think how many calories were in it! The service was friendly and quick. Great selection of items to choose from. Not...More

Thank globetrkers2007
Reviewed 25 September 2017

a lot of people had recommended ruby slipper for breakfast/brunch and we were finally able to try it - and it did not disappoint. After a long waiting (over 1 hour on a Sunday morning) we were seated. The service is quick and good. We...More

Thank 0504Traveller
Reviewed 15 September 2017

Mimosa cocktail and top espresso cafe (they have great teas too). Great welcome and recommendations from friendly servers. Eggstraordinary menu, loved the salmon eggs Benedict with sumptuous Hollandaise sauce. Bloody Mary for my partner in crime with French Brioche toast... Holala so good! Do come...More

Thank so1006
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$6 - US$15
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
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: 139 S Cortez St, New Orleans, LA 70119-6118
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > Mid-City
  • Neighbourhood: Mid-City
  • Phone Number: +1 504-525-9355
Description
A quaint neighborhood cafe serving New Orleans favorite breakfast & brunch all day, everyday!
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