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Ray's Cafe

1321 3rd Ave, Spring Lake, NJ 07762-1440
+1 732-359-7700
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good41%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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Italian, American, Cafe
$$ - $$$
1321 3rd Ave, Spring Lake, NJ 07762-1440
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Reviewed March 23, 2017

We went to Ray's tonight for BBQ Buddha. It was incredible. I've never had pork that tender and the salmon was perfect. Appetizers were a surprise and possibly as good as the main course. Ray's outdid themselves by bringing in BBQ Buddha. Ray ... love...More

Thank Jim T
Reviewed February 20, 2017

We went to Ray's Cafe for breakfast. The location is right in the town of Spring Lake, easy walking distance from hotels, rentals etc. The staff was friendly and attentive. The breakfast was delicious. I had the vegetarian omelet which was stuffed with fresh vegetables...More

1  Thank Barbara R
Reviewed December 21, 2016

Ray's feels like home cooking without the mess. Breakfast is their specialty and attracts locals who aren't afraid to share an opinion on what's going on in town.

1  Thank dangstadt23
Reviewed December 4, 2016

Ray's is a small BYOB cafe in downtown Spring Lake on Main Street. They have a wide variety of items on the menu, and we have enjoyed everything we have had. The place is nicely decorated and the tables have linen tablecloths which you would...More

Thank wmert
Reviewed October 29, 2016 via mobile

Casual setting for quick, easy, tasty breakfast. Good portions and friendly service. Omelets well cooked and great potatoes...also good coffee Recommended

Thank copperbottom
Reviewed October 17, 2016

We enjoyed two dinners in this pretty restaurant - great service, delicious food. Highly recommend the soup and lobster!

Thank Foodie101CT
Reviewed October 12, 2016

The food is good here, but not anything out of the ordinary. Your typical eggs, pancakes, etc for breakfast. Coffee is not very good, though. Its a good place to see other locals.

Thank dglander_slnj
Reviewed October 10, 2016 via mobile

Food is great & reasonably priced, although $2.25 for a cup of regular brewed coffee is pretty steep & although theenu doesn't say it, there is an up charge for English muffins with the breakfast sandwiches.

Thank travelwithtwointow
Reviewed September 29, 2016

Delicious food and very attentive staff! The menu is limited but they know what they are doing with the choices they provide! I would recommend it to anyone visiting Spring Lake

Thank j0ann007
Reviewed September 28, 2016 via mobile

Always a great experience. Our favorite spot on Main Street. Great for breakfast with family and friends.

Thank Moira H
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Any gluten free options?
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $30
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
7:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1321 3rd Ave, Spring Lake, NJ 07762-1440
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Spring Lake
  • Phone Number: +1 732-359-7700
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