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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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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (67 reviews)
“pancakes” (47 reviews)
“eggs blackstone” (20 reviews)
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7:00 AM - 2:00 PMAll hours
American, Cafe, Healthy, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
139 S Cortez St, New Orleans, LA 70119-6118
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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 3 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 25 August 2017

My daughter and I stopped by this place before her game. By the menu, it had enough healthy options. She and I really like Chorizo so we are always excited when we see it as an option on the breakfast menu. While the overall service...More

Thank 3mji22
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

This place is always on our list when we visit NOLA! The food is delicious and we had super service. Sometimes there is a bit of a wait but well worth it. Great food and fun! Original Benedict 👍🏻👍🏻

Thank Leslie G
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Here is where diners find creative and delicious meals in a casual mid-city location. The meals are not only tasty, but all servings are huge that are perfect for leftovers.

Thank Kathie C
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Food was good, as usual. Biscuit was a bit dry but we put some gravy on it. Service was basic this time. Had to ask for straws and a booster seat several times. Spot in Marigny had better service.

Thank jamie w
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

Nice atmosphere. Not very crowded this time of day. Courteous and friendly staff. French toast and fried green tomato were excellent. Pancakes were satisfactory but way too big. Biscuit was hard and cold not even warm. Hope they realize when you microwave it becomes hard....More

Thank 977Linda312
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$15
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
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
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
A quaint neighborhood cafe serving New Orleans favorite breakfast & brunch all day, everyday!
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