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Rapid Ray's

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Hot Dogs, Fast Food, Hamburgers
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189 Main St, Saco, ME 04072-1508
+1 207-282-1847
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 12:30 am
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 1:30 am
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Takeout
Description: Maine's original fast food joint . Established in 1953.

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  • 14
    Excellent
  • 10
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Quick and Good

Fast service and no frills. The menu is small but enough to satisfy a burger hot dog craving. Loved the fact that they toast their buns on the grill. Small fry was more than enough for one person. The hours make this place a must hit for late night as well.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 17, 2015
dannop
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Maine
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Maine
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55 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Fast service and no frills. The menu is small but enough to satisfy a burger hot dog craving. Loved the fact that they toast their buns on the grill. Small fry was more than enough for one person. The hours make this place a must hit for late night as well.

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Saco, Maine
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 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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69 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 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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Falmouth, Maine
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 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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Maine
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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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 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
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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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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67 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 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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20 restaurant reviews
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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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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 to $10
Cuisine: Hot Dogs, Fast Food, Hamburgers

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 189 Main St, Saco, ME 04072-1508
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Saco
  • Phone Number: +1 207-282-1847

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD $5 to $10
  • Cuisine: Hot Dogs, Fast Food, Hamburgers

Description

Maine's original fast food joint . Established in 1953.
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

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?