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Ray Ray's Italian Beef & Sausage

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1715 Miller Road, Kalamazoo, MI
269-381-6138
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  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Consistently great food & service!

My wife and I have tried the chicago dog, italian beef with giardineira, hamburger, fries, and pulled pork and all were just great! The food is always hot and fresh and served with a smile. The staff is friendly and professional while keeping the customers happy! Can't wait to return. Thanks to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 4, 2015
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Wichita Falls, Texas
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Wichita Falls, Texas
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015 NEW

My wife and I have tried the chicago dog, italian beef with giardineira, hamburger, fries, and pulled pork and all were just great! The food is always hot and fresh and served with a smile. The staff is friendly and professional while keeping the customers happy! Can't wait to return. Thanks to Robert and his crew for being a true... More 

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Poulsbo, Washington
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3 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

As a kid growing up with an Italian heritage, I always enjoyed eating sandwiches with peppers and onions, so it was great to find this place that served sandwiches that reminded me of my childhood. I ordered the Italian Beef with all of the extras. Yummy. I could easily eat these sandwiches all week.

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Three Rivers, Michigan, United States
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49 reviews 49 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014 via mobile

Great food, limited by no seating.. My girlfriend and I met here to eat, ( we come more than a half hour to hour away, one from north, one from south) luckily it was beautiful day and we were able to eat in a park that was near. I still want to try the rib tips, so on a nice... More 

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Mecosta, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

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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6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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

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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22 reviews 22 reviews
16 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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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 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
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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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1715 Miller Road, Kalamazoo, MI
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Kalamazoo County  >  Kalamazoo
  • Phone Number: 269-381-6138

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: 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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