Posted By  |  November 24, 2019

Celebrating 37 Years of Burgers, Fries and Shakes! On December 7th, 1982 our founder and CEO, Doug Cavanaugh, opened the doors to the very first Ruby’s Diner. Located at the end of the Balboa Pier, what once was an old bait shop had been transformed into a sparkling diner with authentic antique décor, jiving tunes, […]

Posted By  |  July 1, 2019

Back in 1982, our doors opened and Ruby’s Diner was introduced to the world. While we’re known for our award-winning burgers and hand-crafted shakes and malts, a lesser-known story is how we got our name. 35 years ago, our founder Doug Cavanaugh had a dream to create a restaurant with a 1940’s American diner theme […]

Posted By  |  November 27, 2017

35 Years Ago… On December 7th, 1982, our founder and CEO, Doug Cavanaugh, opened the doors to the very first Ruby’s Diner. At the end of the Balboa Pier what once was an old bait shop had been transformed into a sparkling diner with authentic antique décor, jivin’ tunes from a past time, and friendly […]