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Ray Ray's Italian Beef & Sausage

1715 Miller Road, Kalamazoo, MI
269-381-6138
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Ranked #2 of 285 restaurants in Kalamazoo
Cuisines: Delicatessen
Description: (269) 381-6138 http://www.mlive.com/living/kalamazoo/index.ssf/2010/05/family_is_at_the_center_of_ray.html
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Description: (269) 381-6138 http://www.mlive.com/living/kalamazoo/index.ssf/2010/05/family_is_at_the_center_of_ray.html
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Mecosta, Michigan
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

Yesterday we drove to Kalamazoo just for lunch, and the 100 mile drive to get there was worth every mile. Once you have had what is hands down the best Italian beef this side of Chicago, you will find yourself making periodic pilgrimages to quench the cravings you will get for their incredible sandwiches (get it dipped, you will not... More

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Kalamazoo
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

If you go you have to try the Beef Combo dipped with peppers....to die for. Along with anything you order try the fries which are whole potatoes cut to order and fried fresh. I have been there probable 20 times and have not had a bad meal and that says alot.

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Richland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

One might never think that some of the best Chicago style street food is located at Ray Ray's. Everything on the menu is delicious. I like he Italian beef w/cheese and soggy fries. Huge portions. Sometime during lunch rush, it feels like an episode of Sienfield.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014 via mobile

Have been going here for years, drive from Grand Rapids just for lunch. Rob, not "Ray" is the owner and is the guy who serves you up! If you love Chicago food and don't want to go to Chicago this is the place!!

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Kalamazoo
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

I have the Beef and Sausage Combo every time. They are slow but when the food arrives it is worth the wait. For Chicago style beef you cannot beat it.

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

Ray does a great job of making Chicago style food. The Italian beef sandwich is one of the best I've ever had. This place is out of the way with subtle signage, and small but always busy. There is a stand up counter and 2 tables with chairs. The only think keeping me from rating this a 5 is that... More

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Kalamazoo County, Michigan
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

Ray has really taken chicago style and brought it to our little corner of Michigan. The food is amazing, and perfectly prepared. You will not be dissapointed.

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Palm Coast, Florida
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

This is a small place. Only 2 tables to sit and eat. Most are to go orders. The Italian Beef Combo. OMG what a sub with grilled onions. No peppers for me. You get mucho for the price. FF are ok. I will be back.

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Winona, Minnesota
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

This is by far the best BBQ pulled pork sandwich I have had. The atmosphere fits the for a local favorite. Ray is so fun and he knew the locals by name. We stopped as a recommendation from trip advisor. Do not let the look stop you from trying this great place.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014 via mobile

Not seeing the skyline was odd, because the food is 100% Chicago!!! Fresh cooked food. Excellent customer service. Italian/Beef Combo with everything. Ray is hillarious!!!!!

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