When it comes to airport dining, USA Today and 10Best readers prefer the great food, friendly service and a nostalgic atmosphere found at Ruby’s Diner. The Ruby’s Diner Houston’s George Bush Intercontinental Airport has been named as the best airport sit-down dining destination in the U.S., according to the recently announced 2016 Readers Choice Travel Awards.
Airport Revenue News worked with industry experts to nominate 15 finalists in this category, and USA TODAY 10BEST readers voted for their favorite restaurants with Ruby’s Diner coming out on top.
“We are proud to receive this recognition,” said Doug Cavanaugh, founder and CEO of Ruby’s Diner who named the restaurant after his mother. “We strive to make Ruby’s a welcoming environment serving quality food for a wonderful experience, at home, on vacation or when traveling. It’s nice for our hardworking team members to be recognized for living up to that promise.”
In addition to the Houston airport location, Ruby’s Diner, an iconic southern California brand, has restaurants in two other airports – McCarron International in Las Vegas, and John Wayne Airport in Santa Ana, Calif.
Ruby’s Restaurant Group operates and franchises Ruby’s Diner concepts. The first Ruby’s Diner location opened on Balboa pier in 1982. The founder Doug Cavanaugh named the restaurant after his mother to honor and surprise her. There are more than 35 locations including three locations in airports in California, Nevada and Texas. Each thoughtful Ruby’s location is customized to charmingly fit the community.
Ruby’s is known for its high quality, freshly prepared food including juicy American burgers, hand-made shakes, delicious fries and a wide selection of breakfast entrees. Family-owned and operated for over 30 years, Ruby’s is a privately-held company, headquartered in Irvine, CA. Visit Ruby’s online at www.Rubys.com.