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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
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9:00 am - 4:00 am
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Needham, Massachusetts
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42 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

After some of time spending in museum and park decided to go pick up some pizza and eat it in hotel room. Pizza is ok, fresh, but crust too sick and hard to chew. Peaces are big but because they are not very tasty we all did not finish them, even my kids who love pizza. Ordered fries, but it... More 

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Essex, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Don't be put off by the outside ....it's very basic. We went on recommendation and it lived up to expectations : best pizza we've ever had and ridiculously cheap.

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Thank LouLouxx65
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On my recent trip to NYC I found this little gem on my last day. I got 2 huge slices of pizza for $12 which was equivalent to 8 slices back in the uk so well worth the money, my friend had the lasagna and dough balls which I also helped her with as the portion was huge. Good flavoursome... More 

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Thank Xxparis27xX
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Wanted to get a slice of New York style pizza as I am from Chicago. Just wanted a snack as it was late afternoon & we were heading to dinner. The pizzas are cooked then they throw the slice into the pizza oven. Comes out hot & crust was very nice & crispy. Flavor was good. I would certainly stop... More 

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Thank Mark L
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43 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Rainy Day - incredible how disorganized these guys were. Supposed to open at 10:30 and we had to wait and wait and wait... Tip - just don't.

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Thank Dave P
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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44 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Yes the service is not going to be overly friendly but you get that real Italian feeling with Tony behind the counter. The pizza is good and that is what matters. Worth a visit. And fairly priced!!!

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Thank Patrickm73
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After landing in NYC and having a busy few days, ordering a pizza sounded like a nice relaxing evening. We had a slight problem on ordering only having UK phone numbers, but the staff at Rays noticed this and called the hotel to make sure we got our pizza ok! We had never had pizza like it. We ordered a... More 

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Thank Steve K
Portland, Oregon
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100 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were walking through downtown late on Saturday night and passed this place and decided to turn around and give it a shot (pretty sure they mentioned it in the movie Elf). The slices were quite large and they heated them up in the oven for a few minutes before handing them over. We took advantage of the shakers of... More 

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Thank bwdowhan
New Haven, Connecticut
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

i stopped in ray's pizza on 7th av in early jan '07. the slices are large, not sure how long they had been sitting. for a late night bite - its 'ok' , but not the best pizza you are going to have. the restaurant was not as clean as i would have liked.

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Thank smijona
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The menu board was crowded and a little confusing, the menu board did not clearly list the cost of a slice, or a bottle of water. The seating was small and crowded. 1) 1 Slice with mushroom, pepperoni, sausage. 2) 1 Slice with everything on it. 3) 1 bottle of water (No name brand) Total cost $15.00; Unfortunately we did... More 

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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
Dining on a budget, Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids
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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