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Jun 8, 2013 03:22 PM

Ruby Tuesdays

Just got in the mail a coupon for 25% off for dinner. Should I try the resto. Please let me know if anyone dared to go.

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  1. They have a pretty good salad bar.

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    1. re: DownNeckBetty

      I like the salad bar too, but I've never had anything else worth repeating.

    2. I've eaten there before. I'd say its probably a step up from fridays or applebee's but its still a chain

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      1. re: coldsolderjoint

        Yes. Use your coupon and decide for yourself. It is hardly daring to eat there. I've had pretty good meals there; I like it if when we are traveling and we find one off the interstate. Better than a lot of chains.

      2. It's OK - far better than an Olive Garden or Red Lobster, although we only go when we get a $10 off two-entree coupon, about 4 times/yr.

        1. If you stick with the salad bar and the crabcake appetizer, you'll be okay. Perhaps even reasonably happy.

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          1. re: StrandedYankee

            I actually like the crabcake. While away from home fro an extended period this was really the only restaurant with silverware available to me, and I found it to be quite ok. A big step up from Applebee's.

            1. re: alliegator

              I have to take back my opinion of the crabcake. I had one yesterday for the first time in a long time, and they totally change the recipe. Tons of soggy brad and celery filler. So bummed.

              1. re: alliegator

                Huh. Same here. I had about 3 good pairs of crab cakes from a reco here, but the last pair sucked and I haven't been back for about 6 months.

          2. Agree it's the equal or perhaps a step up of Applebee's and TGIF. Also agree the salad bar is probably the main draw. I go for lunch every once in a while and soup and salad bar are always a decent option.

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            1. re: jrvedivici

              Sigh, just about anything is better is better than Applebees.

              We did a road trip a couple of weeks ago, and hit a town where there was absolutely nothing interesting. Soup and Salad Bar at RT did the trick - it was a bit of a bonus that we have no RT stores in our area.