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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 good43%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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1321 3rd Ave, Spring Lake, NJ 07762-1440
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Not a bad choice for Spring Lake. BYOB. Friendly service. We had halibut, which was very good. Mussels with calamari was okay, not exceptional. Lobster is the big menu item. Ambience is homey, can be noisy. They serve breakfast and lunch in addition to dinner.

Thank Das4545
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Heard about Rays from a friend who told us about Lobster Sunday.Had dinner with friends and we weren’t disappointed.Two of us had the lobster which you can get stuffed or not.I had the seafood fra diovlo which was delicious.Try the artichokes as an appetizer which...More

Thank Duniman123
Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

Good food, good location, nice town,great bartender and a very good meal. very good atmosphere Would go back there, again, without any hesitation

Thank rkmtrainer
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

We went here for breakfast before going to the beach and it was tasty and the service was very friendly. We had the usual egg dishes and enjoyed them. The home fries were a good compliment. It is centrally located in town, where you can...More

Thank Joyce S
Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

The food was fine but the service was beyond slow. We literally had to hunt down our waitress for drink refills and the check. When the drink came, it had a soapy taste like it wasn’t rinsed thoroughly. You’ve lost me as a customer.

Thank manger2
Reviewed 25 June 2018

The food at Rays was actually very good. We were there twice, once alone and then with another couple. The egg dishes were really good as was the french toast. The teenage staff never asked once if we would like more coffee, we had to...More

Thank PeterMmetroNY
Reviewed 28 May 2018

Very good food and nice selections of entrees. Very good service with a smile. Lunch and dinner are both very, very good.

Thank Joan G
Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

In Spring Lake for a couple’s getaway. According to Google, Ray’s Cafe was walking distance from our hotel (the Grand Victorian at Spring Lake), so we decided to make the hop to downtown Spring Lake and have some breakfast. Upon entering the quaint cafe, we...More

Thank TheThirdBert
Reviewed 15 May 2018

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 6 May 2018

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
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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, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
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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