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Ray's Lunch

231 E Broadway St, Excelsior Springs, MO 64024-2564
+1 816-637-3432
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good32%
  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
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“fries” (9 reviews)
“chilli” (4 reviews)
“pancakes” (5 reviews)
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American, Diner
231 E Broadway St, Excelsior Springs, MO 64024-2564
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I recently stayed at The Elms and made our way to Ray's on the recommendation of family. We found a fun little diner that cranks out some of the best, down home food in Excelsior Springs. Breakfast was stellar as we mixed...More

Thank Alejandro S
Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

This place knows how to cook hash browns! Stepping back into history ...this is the REAL thing! Delicious diner cooked to order breakfast! Friendly staff and exactly what one would expect from a small town diner! Lunch counter seats 10 and the place is full...More

Thank Stacy W
Reviewed 7 February 2018 via mobile

This place has been in business for a long time. When you pull up, it looks like a scene out of Happy Days or American Graffiti. When you enter, everything is authentic nostalgia. Known for their “hand-pressed hamburger patties and chili I order a large...More

Thank ssgtsuave
Reviewed 5 February 2018

We had heard about this place, and were excited to go there. It smelled amazing inside. Unfortunately they were either short staffed or extremely stressed out. No one in the place, either the customers or the employees, had a smile on their faces. We were...More

Thank robynsjh
Reviewed 3 December 2017

My friend wanted to give me a unique experience so we went to Ray's a well known restaurant in downtown Excelsior Springs. It's a place where you can learn all out the town as well as hear som gossip. Everyone knows everyone else in town....More

Thank Jeff B
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

Opened in 1932. Quaint little place friendly down home staff. We had breakfast burrito and ham and cheese inlet. Omlet was almost gone when I finally figured out the cheese on the inside. Have not had it for sometime. 😉

Thank preble15
Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

This 1932 dinner was a fun little spot to start our day. Cooked to order breakfast was delicious and the friendly staff made it even better. A small little spot but a great stop if you into the old traditional diner experience. We are going...More

Thank Sharon W
Reviewed 28 October 2017

Had an amazing breakfast experience at Rays this morning. We were proud to be the last served before the chef had to run out and welcome a new grand baby. She got the call when we walked in, yet insisted on serving us first before...More

Thank lwolfe1
Reviewed 20 September 2017

Ray's was opened in 1932 and not much inside has changed. Supposedly, the ghost of Ray is seen periodically but no such luck this time. Try the breakfast garbage sandwich that has everything you want for breakfast. The homemade biscuits by Brenda are amazingly good....More

Thank Deborah G
Reviewed 12 July 2017

I believe Ray's has been in it's present location for many years. Very 50's in ambience, with counter service available. Good burgers and fries.

Thank Denise B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 231 E Broadway St, Excelsior Springs, MO 64024-2564
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Excelsior Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 816-637-3432
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