Three new dining options are now open for business at John Wayne Airport in Santa Ana, California: Ruby’s Diner, Ruby’s To Go and Farmer’s Market by Laguna Culinary Institute. Operated by HMSHost, all three venues are located between Gates 8 and 9 and opened to the traveling public on August 27.

“We are pleased to join with HMSHost in announcing the opening of these highly regarded brands in Orange County,” airport director Alan L. Murphy says. “We know our passengers will enjoy the first class food and terrific service they bring to John Wayne Airport.”

“We are very excited to be bringing these three local and iconic restaurant partners to John Wayne Airport,” says HMSHost vice president of business development Anthony Alessi. “We are confident that they will be well received by both local and visiting travelers alike.”

Ruby’s menu items include burgers, crisp onion rings, fresh garden salads and milkshakes. Ruby’s also offers breakfast items such as a cinnamon rolls and breakfast burritos for early travelers. The restaurant features a 1940’s diner themed décor, with bright red vinyl booths and white Formica tables. Ruby’s To Go offers options for travelers in need of a quick meal. 

Farmer’s Market by Laguna Culinary Institute offers travelers fresh soups and salads with local California sourced ingredients. Other items include fresh fruit, local cheeses and roasted coffee. The menu items will change based on seasonal availability and will always be fresh from the farm to table.

The opening of Ruby’s and Farmer’s Market marks the completion of John Wayne Airport’s major effort to update or replace every food and beverage venue in Riley Terminals A, B and C. 

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