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Famous Original Ray's Pizza

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831 7TH Ave, New York City, NY 10019-6830
+1 212-956-7297
Today
9:00 am - 4:00 am
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 4:00 am
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Michigan
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45 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The line is continuous! Busier is better! Great choices. $12 for 2 huge slices. Wrll worth it! Lots of choices! Quick service!

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Thank opuslive
Tampa, Florida
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29 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a great place to grab a slice or bring a pie back to your room when you're in NY. It is only a couple blocks from Time Square and true NY pizza. Small place that is the stereotype NY pizza joint. Worth the stop for sure.

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Thank sullytravels101
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7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Visited Rays at 230 am. The pizza was fresh and the staff took the time to explain options. Great Pizza

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Thank mmoss79
New York City, New York
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are in a hurry but need something to keep you on your way with your sightseeing and shopping, Ray's never disappoints! They have a good selection of slices to choose from and it is great food for not a lot of money.

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We wanted a real taste of New York Pizza and we weren't disappointed. It has an 'A' rating and was clean. Staff friendly. Pizza was delicious, hot and filling. Great for a stop in for a cheap and tasty lunch

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Thank Tammy84
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53 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Our family went for pizza. We ordered a whole pizza and took it back to our hotel room to eat it because there is not much seating. Some of the seating was right by the front door where people were ordering and coming in and out. Since it was a cold night, those seats would not have been acceptable at... More 

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retiredJB
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329 reviews
152 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The cooked pizzas are laid out in a glass case. They are not labeled, so you just have to guess. There is a sense of the need to rush to a decision or you might lose your place in line. Once selected, they take a slice and put it in the oven for a reheat. A slice was $6.30 and... More 

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Laramie, Wyoming
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46 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were looking for something quick before a performance at Carnegie Hall, so we stopped in Famous Ray’s on 7th Ave. You walk in and before you are rows of different pizzas to choose from by the slice, or you can get a whole. The area where they take orders was crowded and disorganized. The only table not taken was... More 

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20 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I went here for a quick dinner for the family. Although I asked for guidance on volume and sizes I got no help at all and was in fact up-sold on much more pizza than was needed which was in retrospect understood by the staff. Felt ripped off.

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ate here a few times whilst staying in NYC Pizza tasty and no grease Selection is wide Would recommend Tables could be a little bit cleaner I suppose...

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Fast Food
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 4:00 am
Monday
9:00 am - 4:00 am
Tuesday
9:00 am - 4:00 am
Wednesday
9:00 am - 4:00 am
Thursday
9:00 am - 4:00 am
Friday
9:00 am - 4:00 am
Saturday
9:00 am - 4:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 831 7TH Ave, New York City, NY 10019-6830
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighborhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-956-7297

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