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Ray's Italian Water Ice and Frozen Custard

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3039 Lauderdale Dr, Richmond, VA 23233-7800
+1 804-360-8135
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  • Excellent80%
  • Very good15%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
2 weeks ago
“Ray's Custard is the very best”
4 weeks ago
“Hmm! HMM! GOOD!!”
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3039 Lauderdale Dr, Richmond, VA 23233-7800
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Every night we are in Richmond we go to Rays. It is awesome custard. I'm a purest and just have plain vanilla custard without anything else. You have tons of choices with the Italian Ice mixed with the custard. Never miss a chance to eat...More

Thank Donald M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were looking for a custard place with REAL custard versus ice cream that's all right at places like Dairy Cream, and were told to go to Ray's on Old Brick Road in Glen Allen. We were not disappointed!!!! Hmm! Hmm! G>>O>>O>>D!! Tasty, creamy, and...More

Thank Michael A. S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Ray's water ice comes in many flavors, some unusual. My favorite by far is Mango. Their soft, creamy ice cream is some of the best I've had. Their portions are generous and the prices reasonable. It's family-friendly, and even when the line seems long the...More

Thank Elaine P
Reviewed July 1, 2017

My favorite thing to get there is the cotton candy rocket. It has layers of cotton candy Italian ice with vanilla custard with icing and a pile of whipped cream, this may seem too sweet, but it has the perfect textures and the perfect amount...More

Reviewed April 20, 2017

Great custard with tons of flavors. They always support the local schools. I love Ray's! They also have tasty Italian Ice/custard drinks that we love.

Reviewed July 8, 2016 via mobile

Summer and Rays Water Ice and Custard. Can't beat a Rays Rocket. Vanilla Custard with Peanut Butter Ice is out of this world. Highly recommended. Everything is a great choice! Enjoy.

Thank TripGuy11920
Reviewed August 24, 2015

This is by far our favorite place for dessert! The frozen custard and Italian ice are incredible, and the family that owns the restaurant is top notch. You have to go!

Thank Kangaroomum4
Reviewed August 4, 2015 via mobile

My family and I enjoy the occasional visit to Ray's. Enjoy a great Italian Ice, Custard, Rocket, or other frozen treat. Lots of room to sit and enjoy! Rated as 10 stars! You can't choose wrong at Ray's. Enjoy!

Thank TripGuy11920
Reviewed July 12, 2015

Love the gelatos and ice cream! Went to dinner nearby and was very disappointed in our meal--poor quality and small portions. We decided to stop by Rays to get Ice Cream for dessert. I got the blue ice cream to support Deep Run High School...More

Thank dclausi1
Reviewed April 10, 2015 via mobile

I always walk their to get ice cream with my friends since it is local to me. The business is run by a Mother and Son. It is really good ice cream! The wait can be long occasionally.

Thank DCA1519
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Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
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Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3039 Lauderdale Dr, Richmond, VA 23233-7800
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Richmond
  • Phone Number: +1 804-360-8135
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