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Ray's Cafe

1321 3rd Ave, Spring Lake, NJ 07762-1440
+1 732-359-7700
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good44%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“omelet” (11 reviews)
“burger” (10 reviews)
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Italian, American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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1321 3rd Ave, Spring Lake, NJ 07762-1440
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I went here for lunch but ordered breakfast. The service was good and the food was good. It’s a small place and seems like many of the locals congregate here, a nice vibe.

Thank Lucia G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Down to earth breakfast. All the great breakfast foods including Taylor Pork Roll, a treat for those of us from the Finger Lakes. Good food, friendly staff

Thank Janet M
Reviewed 21 December 2017

No matter what's on the menu, I have yet to be disappointed with any dinner item we've ever ordered. Loving southern Italian fare, the basic chicken parm is hard to beat - anywhere. We were somewhere else this week and I always end up comparing...More

Thank Jim T
Reviewed 18 December 2017

We went to Ray's Cafe recently on a Saturday and we both ordered the special seafood nest. Not sure why it was called that. Never the less it was 1/2 a lobster, shrimp, and swordfish. The swordfish was very moist. The shrimp and the lobster...More

Thank dutchessnancy
Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

Delicious breakfast. Extra delicious coffee. Friendly staff. Clean. Omelets, pancakes, pork roll egg and cheese sandwich, home fries.

Thank travelsforfun2
Reviewed 9 October 2017

I had their "Bobby G" sandwich, deluxe edition - grilled chicken, bacon, cheese, lettuce, tomato, Russian dressing. No exaggeration, the best sandwich I've had in a while. My wife had a simple house salad with grilled chicken, but remarked how perfectly cooked the chicken was,...More

Thank Mark H
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

We love coming here for weekend breakfasts when you can sit outside in the sun on this charming street. A complete breakfast for under $10.00! Predictably delicious and very homemade touch. Knotty pine interior, with colorful tile topped tables. Nothing fancy, but an old time...More

Thank lynnita30
Reviewed 16 September 2017

Had dinner at Rays recently. Food was tasty, and plentiful, and that's about it. The decor was average, the service was below average, and the prices were what one would expect in a tourist town. Rays is conveniently located, with a friendly, if inattentive staff....More

Thank Mario C
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

Walk in and grab a table with a view of the street. Eggs, pancakes, french toast. The service is friendly, the food delicious, the potions large. Also, they don't rush you. Found it a tasty, relaxing good value.

Thank TeamRoadKill
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

When the inn recommended Rays, I thought it would be special. The setting on Main Street makes it well located for lunch. But neither the crab burger I had, nor the tuna my friend had tasted good. The sweet potato fries we're delighted. But we...More

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Questions & Answers
8 May 2017|
Response from Ray L | Property representative |
Hi there, our kitchen is small so we cannot guarantee that cross-contamination won't occur when preparing your meal. However, if you inform your server of any food allergies we will take precautions when preparing your meal... More
9 August 2015|
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Response from Kimbrid | Reviewed this property |
I am sorry I did not notice either
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 30
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
7:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 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
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 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
Visit our Cafe & Restaurant on Third Ave in Spring Lake or Washington Ave in Sea Girt NJ for delicious breakfast, lunch or dinner at the Jersey Shore.
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