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Ray's PE GE

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8209 Desiard St, Monroe, LA 71203-4943
(318) 343-0710
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10:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Atlanta, Georgia
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We always looking forward to going to Ray's PE GE for their homemade ice cream!! The food is delicious.

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Thank vacationsky
Ruston, Louisiana
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49 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016

This local favorite serves a good old fashioned hamburger. The place is small and not updated on the atmosphere, but one of the best hamburgers in the area!

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Lake Providence, Louisiana
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2016

Been eating at Ray's for years. Great food, always filling. You hungry, you will get a great sandwich here, great fries. Homemade Ice Cream. When you are hot during the summer, you will cool off with one of their cones. Never a letdown

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Thank eddiec937
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016

On our annual driving trip to Naperville, Illinois, we dropped my mother off in Dry Prong and drove on up to Monroe to spend the night just so we could eat at Ray's PE GE. I have been eating their for 50 years since my days at NLU. It has yet to change or disappoint. I love the Roast Beef... More 

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Thank Jen W
Costa Mesa, California
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154 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2016

During a business trip to Monroe LA, we came here for lunch and had their Po' Boy sandwiches. These were outstanding, the gravy was to die for and the fries were terrific. The place is old-fashioned and doesn't look like it's been updated since the 1950's but, frankly, you're not here for the ambiance. You're here for the food. Come... More 

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Thank Paul S
Monroe, Louisiana
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35 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

I think that the food at Ray's is as good as it's always been. They really do have good poboys and burgers. That being said, I prefer to eat it at home. The building needs updating and a good cleaning. I know it's old but old can be clean. When I moved to Monroe in 1975, the first place someone... More 

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Thank Katesmimi
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2016

Since 1973 I have been a huge supporter of Ray's Pe Ge food. I have taken out of town guests there specifically for the food and ice cream. There was none better. Recently, I have been concerned with the entire place from the counter service being more concerned about their personal business than the customer and their orders to the... More 

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Thank Michael G
Mississippi
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

Authentic Louisiana Po Boys on fresh baked French bread. Roast beef or ham, with brown gravy and "real" French fries. This is the best and takes you back to your Louisiana child hood. The place is small and an older building but the taste is the same great food every time. Their burgers are good and their breakfast is good.

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Thank LouisianaDeltagirl
Texas
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41 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

Since our visit to Ray's PeGe, I've promised myself the treat of tackling this review. Ray's is GOOD. I mean the "smothered in lots of gravy" greasy-spoon-diner kind of good. I had the hot roast beef (open faced) sandwich with french fries, which is apparently one of their specialties. (Their menu is mostly sandwiches, with a few plates.) Okay, now... More 

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Thank Caprina
Bastrop, Louisiana
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015 via mobile

I've tried this place several times and it's not very consistent. At times it's very good and I've also gotten just average meals. I don't know if it's different cooks or what. When they're on their game it's pretty tasty. It's just not a place that I'm going to go out of my way to eat. The service was pretty... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
Monday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8209 Desiard St, Monroe, LA 71203-4943
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Monroe
  • Phone Number: (318) 343-0710

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?