Ruby’s Café

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77 Solid

This all-day café is one of the few places in town to get a classic Aussie-style hamburger.

219 Mulberry St., New York, NY, 10012


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The lowdown

This all-day Australian café serves a menu of crowd-pleasing staples with a heathy-ish, bowl-based bent. There’s a tangy chicken burger; a decent pasta Bolognese; and a salad of roast pumpkin, baby spinach, and chevre in a balsamic dressing. For homesick expats, Ruby’s is also one of the few places in town to get a true-blue Aussie burger — ground beef mixed with finely chopped peppers and onions, then topped with a fried egg, beet slices, and roasted pineapple. In the morning, for “breakie,” have a “flat white” and the delicious, crispy-edged ricotta hotcakes.

What you need to know

Recommended DishesWhaley’s burger, pumpkin salad.

DrinksBeer and Wine

Noise LevelCivilized