Portland Press Herald Still-Film Negatives Collection
Call number of Original
TL 24 AUG 1986
Portland Public Library Special Collections & Archives
Portland, Cumberland, Maine, USA
Format of Original
35mm gelatin silver negatives
View of Ruby's Choice restaurant, 116 Free Street, at the southwest corner of Free Street and Oak Street.
The popular lunch spot was a perennial winner of newspaper readers' polls for best burger in Portland, and was in business on Free Street from late 1985 through 1997. In 1997, Ruby's Choice relocated to 127 Commercial Street, continuing business from 1997-2006.
Left image: View of restaurant entrance.
Top right image: View of upper dining room. An additional dining area was located downstairs.
Bottom right image: Full exterior view of the restaurant. Free Street in foreground.
Photos published in the Maine Sunday Telegram, on 24 August 1986
See Additional Files link- below for:
* Photo of burger price board at Ruby's Choice, 24 August 1986.
* Ruby's Choice MENU from 1989.
"Ruby's Choice, 1986" (1986). Businesses & Buildings - Portland Press Herald Still Film Negatives. 532.
Portland, Me., Downtown Portland, Businesses, Free Street, Menu