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189 Main St, Saco, ME 04072-1508
+1 207-282-1847
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Ranked #14 of 49 Restaurants in Saco
Price range: $5 - $10
Sun 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 12:30 am
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 1:30 am
Cuisines: Hamburgers, Fast Food, Hot Dogs
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Dining options: Takeout, Late Night
Description: Maine's original fast food joint . Established in 1953.
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English first
Saco, Maine
12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Rapid Ray's is a fixture on Saco's Main Street and for good reason. Good burgers, reasonable prices, and lots of memories for those of us who grew up in town.

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Steamboat Springs, Colorado, United States
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46 reviews 46 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

Love to stop in here for a burger and fries. Love the history of the place and the atmosphere. It is so fun to just cozy up to the bar and watch traffic go by while eating a delicious burger. Love this place!!!

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Old Orchard Beach, Maine
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

I'm not going to cry over the fact that their website's prices are completely old and inaccurate. The food is still on the better side of average. Fries aren't stellar. A true rating would be 3.5. If prices were the same in house as they listed on their website, I would've probably given them four starts.

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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

You will not find gourmet treats or epicurean delights here, but honest American fast food. Rapid Ray's has been around for decades, satisfying hungers until the wee hours of the mornings, (on weekends). It's standing room only, and although there are a couple of tables--there's no chairs! Essentially, it's a take-out only type of establishment. So, if you like hot... More 

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Plattsburgh, New York
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31 reviews 31 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Very nostalgic! Burgers and fries were good, but its the experience of the ordering and the place itself that makes it.

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New Haven
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126 reviews 126 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Well, not really a restaurant, but a great take-out. Starting out as a street corner hot dog coach years ago, Ray now has a real establishment without wheels. I never drive through Saco without stopping for a hot dog and neither should you. The celery salt is the key!!

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Saco, Maine
17 reviews 17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

Whether it's 12pm, 5pm or 1am - if you're craving a burger or hotdog with cheese, fries and chocolate milk - you must visit Rapid Rays! The food is really good, the staff is even better!

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Scarborough, Maine
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60 reviews 60 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Some things in life you can count on. One is Rays being open for those late night burger cravings. I've been eating here since college (many moons ago) and it's still a treat.

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Bonita, California
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29 reviews 29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

OK, its still there after 50 or something years. It's bigger, shinier and more expensive. The product, however has not kept up with the times. Serves a steamed hot dog and bun similar to what you'd find at a high school football game...cept Ray's has celery salt.

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Saco, Maine, United States
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013

Never think of a hot dog stand type place selling lobster rolls but they do. Great fast service. Lobster roll was good and fries were great. Everything was fresh. Will go there again.

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Additional Information about Rapid Ray's

Address: 189 Main St, Saco, ME 04072-1508
Phone Number: +1 207-282-1847
Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Saco
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 12:30 am
Tuesday 11:00 am - 12:30 am
Wednesday 11:00 am - 12:30 am
Thursday 11:00 am - 12:30 am
Friday 11:00 am - 1:30 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 1:30 am
Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
Cuisine: Hamburgers, Fast Food, Hot Dogs

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