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1694 Lake Rd, Youngstown, NY 14174-9725
716-745-3657
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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  • 7
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  • 4
    Very good
  • 3
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  • 3
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  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
A local rural favorite

We ate there again last night with our friend who was closing up his cottage for the winter. Although we had no reservations, the wait was no more than 30 minutes and that was on one of their busier nights (Friday). We had fish frys and one had breaded scallops. All food was fresh, well prepared... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed October 4, 2014
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Niagara Falls, New York
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Oakville, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

Ray's is well worth the visit. It's not the Ritz, but you can't beat the food or the price! A must visit if you are in the area!

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Youngstown
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015 via mobile

Went for a weekend dinner with my family and it was terrible! My sisters clams were burned and nobody else really cared for their dinner. Haven't returned and wouldn't recommend.

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Niagara Falls, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

We ate there again last night with our friend who was closing up his cottage for the winter. Although we had no reservations, the wait was no more than 30 minutes and that was on one of their busier nights (Friday). We had fish frys and one had breaded scallops. All food was fresh, well prepared and the fried food... More 

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Elma, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

We were camping at Four Mile Creek State Park... we asked for a pub/tavern close by. Ray's was recommended. We made the 1 mile trip down the road and it was a GREAT decision for our vacation. The service was very friendly! It's not a fancy place, but clean and lively. We were originally going to get some wings or... More 

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Fernandina Beach, Florida, United States
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23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

This restaurant was recommended by staff at Four Mile Creek State Park. We went on Friday for supper and ordered the fish fry - beer battered fish that was awesome. Good service and good value. We enjoyed very much.

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Jamul, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

We were in town visiting Niagara sites and were given the recommendation to go here for lunch. The lady who recommended it also said to order the scalloped potatoes. When we ordered, we were told veggies and scalloped potatoes were only served after 4. This was a downfall for us, these things should be served for both lunch and dinner.... More 

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Ransomville
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

The foods here are the very best to be found in the area! The soups are phenomenal and the dinners are perfect ! Very friendly owners and waitresses! The cook is the owner and does a fantastic job of keeping the orders coming !!

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Harmony, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Have been to this restaurant many times....it is what it is, a local place to get get good food. Certain things will make your experience better, always make a reservation, that will take the anxiety of a long wait out of your visit. It has a small kitchen, and one cook, the owners' wife, who does a great job getting... More 

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Buffalo, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

Read a few of the negative reviews and don't understand them. I am not from the area but have a vacation home nearby and have eaten at Ray's at least 10 times. Great burgers, super large dinner salads, terrific onion rings, and the specials are usually really good. Soups are homemade and fantastic. Ice cold beer as well. Low prices... More 

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Southbridge, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

We had to wait a bit to be seated because the staff was kind of busy. The food was acceptable, not exceptional, but after all it's a bar and grill. Well priced.

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Address: 1694 Lake Rd, Youngstown, NY 14174-9725
Phone Number: 716-745-3657
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Youngstown
Cuisine: American, Pub

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  • Address: 1694 Lake Rd, Youngstown, NY 14174-9725
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Youngstown
  • Phone Number: 716-745-3657

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Pub

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