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The Ruby Slipper Café

The Ruby Slipper Café

Breakfast Spot$$$$
Mid-City, New Orleans
  • Michael W.
    "Best shrimp and grits in New Orleans."(3 Tips)
    Heather S.
    "The Migas is delish and bloody Mary's are killer!"(3 Tips)
    Matt W.
    "The Brandy Milk Punch was delicious and similar to iced chai."(2 Tips)
    Joe W.
    "Eggs Cochon all the way."(2 Tips)
52 Tips and reviews
  • breakfast food
  • shrimp and grits
  • seafood
  • brandy milk punch
  • brunch food
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  • Raquel G.
    Had the home smoked salmond and it was really really good! Try the chicken and the pork benedicts also (their signature dishes)
  • Matt W.
    Matt WitthausMay 5, 2013
    The Brandy Milk Punch was delicious and similar to iced chai. The mimosa was great with a touch of pomegranate juice. The The Eggs Blackstone hit the spot.
  • Ashley N.
    Ashley NorsworthyDecember 18, 2014
    Worth the wait. Chicken St. Charles, Catfish St. Peter and the shrimp and grits are the bomb.
  • Ken
    KenJuly 22, 2012
    One of the best brunches in NOLA and really attentive staff. Try the speciality pancakes and some eggs. Sip on coffee and enjoy the greatness!
  • Faith
    FaithFebruary 11, 2013
    Fried green tomatoes were good but a little too well done and not enough sauce. Be prepared to wait a good long while once you write ya name on the list.
  • Lacy K.
    Lacy KendrickSeptember 8, 2012
    Crab cake breakfast = best crab cake I have ever had. Love this place, will def be back!
  • TJ
    TJFebruary 27, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Not only do they serve the best crabcakes south of Crisfield, MD, the whole staff is ridiculously friendly (and attractive!). One of the best brunch joints in NOLA.
  • Will G.
    Will GeorgeOctober 25, 2013
    Don't get the Bloody Mary!!! It's a tiny shot of vodka in a big cup filled with CAMPBELLS tomato juice. Yes the soup company, totally undrinkable. Wait time is outrageous also, but the food is good.
  • Lisa B.
    Lisa BroussardDecember 30, 2016
    Everything I ate was delicious and the mimosa was hugely amazing!
  • Krystal H.
    Krystal H.April 23, 2016
    The biscuit is the best biscuit I've ever had. And that candied bacon is to die for!
  • Emily C.
    Emily CoxSeptember 11, 2014
    Their potatoes are crispy on the outside - tender on the inside - well seasoned - perfection.
  • Raquel J.
    Raquel JacksonJune 20, 2015
    The mimosa's are very tangy!! If you don't like your mimosa's tangy go for another alcoholic beverage.
  • Catherine
    CatherineDecember 22, 2012
    This place is amazing!!! So much much food for such a good price!! Bring your whole family :)
  • Micki M.
    Micki MaynardMay 26, 2012
    Just the plain pancakes are delicious: light and fluffy. Good for the day after a night out.
  • Brownstone Living NYC
    Great New Orleans style breakfast. Bellini's come in huge wine glasses 😍.
  • Doc
    DocSeptember 3, 2014
    Great brunch plAce, can't go wrong, it's all good 😄
  • Liz E.
    Liz ElsenJuly 26
    The bananas foster french toast was a dream.
  • Michael W.
    Michael WilsonFebruary 20, 2011
    Best shrimp and grits in New Orleans. Come early settle in for an amazing meal. Worth the wait.
  • jbrotherlove
    jbrotherloveNovember 23, 2012
    Try the Bananas Foster Pain Perdue - With a side of bacon? #thebomb #webrunchhard
  • Heather S.
    Heather StefanFebruary 18, 2014
    The Migas is delish and bloody Mary's are killer!
  • Zahra M.
    Zahra MohammadiFebruary 21
    Listen to the waitress, perfect suggestions!
  • Jody P.
    Jody PiperOctober 20, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    Fantastic pancake specials and awesome regular menu.
  • Haloise R.
    Haloise ReddingMarch 15, 2016
    Try any of the signature benedicts and your choice of morning cocktail!
  • William H.
    William HarrisonAugust 8, 2010
    Get your name on the door, settle in witha super strong pour from the bar and do some people watching.
  • Ken
    KenMay 26, 2012
    myDomain: $3 pastry & coffee to go (biscotti, scone, muffin)
  • Sophia V.
    Sophia VitelloAugust 8, 2015
    it's a good space for breakfast when you don't know what you want
  • Brandon H.
    Brandon HJuly 24, 2011
    Get either the crab cakes, the Migras, or the bananas foster!
  • Scottie B.
    Scottie BaileyAugust 14, 2015
    Probably some of the best breakfast I've ever had.
  • Raquel J.
    Raquel JacksonJune 20, 2015
    I enjoyed the food; however, the mimosa was not good. The orange juice was not good or tasted water down. In addition, I was disappointed with not receiving a straw with my water.
  • Freckles U.
    Freckles USAJuly 6, 2015
    Brandy Milk Punch & Mimosa with pomegranate juice.
  • Bryce G.
    Bryce GormanFebruary 23, 2014
    Great breakfast. Very busy.
  • Stephen H.
    Stephen HawkinsJanuary 2, 2013
    Try the shrimp and grits. Fantastic
  • Jill K.
    Jill KSeptember 9, 2014
    Double mimosas and brunch, enough said.
  • Madona H.
    Madona HaberAugust 22, 2016
    Out of this world grits 😍
  • Danny S.
    Danny SalzerJanuary 23, 2011
    Foods good. You may want to stay away from the poached eggs though
  • Joe W.
    Joe WhitmarshMay 1, 2015
    Eggs Cochon all the way.
  • Connie C.
    Connie ChenOctober 14, 2015
    really good bloody mary's
  • Joanne W.
    Joanne WMarch 3, 2013
    Spicey Bloody Mary hits the spot.
  • Brent D.
    Brent DalleyFebruary 22, 2016
    Awesome place to eat #thefiregroup
  • etta y.
    etta yApril 6, 2015
    Amazing brunch.
  • Ruth V.
    Ruth VernoticoJanuary 26, 2016
    Grainy food that tastes too salty.
  • Waverly H.
    Waverly HumphreySeptember 2, 2011
    Fried Green Tomatoes! Don't miss out....
  • Jeff S.
    Jeff SerpasJuly 6, 2013
    Migas was yummy!
  • Tami N.
    Tami NelsonOctober 18, 2011
    This is where I come when I have affairs with military boys.
  • Tom M.
    Tom MartinSeptember 30, 2010
    Try the quesadilla - really great.
  • Charles C.
    Costa Rican Breakfast is the best ever
  • Sarah L.
    Sarah LaneOctober 9, 2015
    Cochon YES
  • Charles D.
    Charles Dela CruzSeptember 12, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    Get the Migas!!! Incredible :)
  • Rachel P.
    Rachel PuckettSeptember 25, 2010
    Crab cakes. Get them.
  • Bob H.
    Bob HigginsOctober 9, 2015
    This. Awesomeness.
  • Melanie
    MelanieFebruary 12, 2013
    Closed on Mardi Gras.
  • Bianca D.
    Omg, it was so good!! Our waitress was so sweet and very informative ❤️❤️❤️🍽💯👌🏾
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