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Johnny Ray's Drive In

Fast food, Diner
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800 SW Blue Pkwy, Lee's Summit, MO 64063-3805
+1 816-524-1910
10:00 - 22:00
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Johnny rays has an old time feel with a galaga/space invaders machine, and a juke box. The main and pa feel make u want to keep coming back. The steak burgers are good and the French fries are plentiful.

Thank jayrine
Kansas City area
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58 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Johnny Ray's is a classic in Lee's Summit, Mo., and has been there for years. I had a double cheeseburger, mushrooms, and my wife had a single cheeseburger. The total cost was over $14.00 which I thought was a little steep. We both had water and they charge you a dime a piece for a cup! I think that it... More 

Thank Mongo2kool
Emporia, Kansas
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

This place reminds me of the places I would eat at when I was little. They have great food at a reasonable price. Besides hamburgers and other sandwiches, they have mushroom, onion rings, fries, and fried okra. they are all very good. The atmosphere is friendly and the people are very helpful. I like going there whenever I'm in Lee's... More 

Thank Charlene M
Lee's Summit, Missouri
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

This place is great. The food is made to order so it's not for people in a hurry, but still quick. Good burgers and fries (spicy fries are a favorite). The best milkshake I've ever had.

Thank apmarx
1 review
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Best burger ever! The cheese steak burger is huge and has tons of flavor! Classic cars, good service, friendly environment! Definitely will be back!

Thank Femmenoir80
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297 reviews
216 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 June 2016

Johnny Ray's offers good burgers, sides and drinks. Prices are fair and the staff is friendly and helpful. Glad we found this place.

Thank Brad I
Lees Summit MO.
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217 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 May 2016

an historical fixture in the Lee's Summit area, it should be put on the registry. Bye Bye American pie... If you want to know what it was like in the 50's Johnny is the spot, great Chile and burgers..

Thank Palcobaby
Lee's Summit, Missouri
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59 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 March 2016

Love the small diner feel! Takes you back in time. Service is simple and quick. Menu hearty for any appetite. And don't forget to order a shake! Yummy! Can't lose when you chose to eat here!

Thank Tami B
Lee's Summit, Missouri
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70 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 August 2015

Johnny Ray's Drive-In, on the north side of Highway 50 between the 291 South exit and the 3rd Street exit in Lee's Summit, MO, is your basic 1950s drive-in. Basic fare consists of burgers, fries, onion rings, and milk shakes. All very good, and hasn't changed much in the last 50 years. They still have a 'cruise night' about every... More 

Thank 100_Mile_Mike
Kansas City, Missouri
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30 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 August 2015

This is a Lee's Summit staple. Awesome burgers and bowling ally type of food. Awesome shakes, and malts. The wait staff are super friendly to kids, which is a bonus.

Thank Butterfly8375

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Fast food, Diner
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Good for
Cheap Eats
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 800 SW Blue Pkwy, Lee's Summit, MO 64063-3805
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Lee's Summit
  • Phone Number: +1 816-524-1910

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?