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Ray's Drive In Cafe

420 N Timberland Dr, Lufkin, TX 75901-0460
+1 936-634-3262
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good36%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“onion rings” (31 reviews)
“hamburger” (31 reviews)
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American, Fast food, Diner
420 N Timberland Dr, Lufkin, TX 75901-0460
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I had a double meat cheeseburger & my wife had the steak finger basket. She loved hers & I would say my burger was better than Jucy’s which was voted best burger in Texas.

Thank Jimmy L
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

There is just no comparing a Rays Burger to anything else. The meat is always cooked just right and is never frozen, always fresh. If you do t think this makes a difference then you need to try their burger. The onion rings are made...More

Thank Dwayne H
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

If you want a good old fashion hamburger this is the place. Get the Rays special...yummy good. Old time curb service or dine in. The onion rings are the best.

Thank EllenRoy
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

Really tasty burgers. At a decent price . The family and I went for a bite to eat. I had the double cheeseburger with fries. The wife had a hamburger all the way. My kids had cheeseburgers with fries also. Everything was very good. We...More

Thank jimh7914
Reviewed 12 September 2017

Real good burgers, I had a bacon cheeseburger and onion rings. Was much better than any 'chain' burger and didnt cost as much....surprise! Go here, skip that whataplace.

Thank Scott S
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Ray's has a reputation of always serving the best hamburger in Lufkin. Big, juicy hamburgers with all the trimmings is a must if you are in the area. Top this off with an order of French fries or onion rings. A nice cold soft drink...More

Thank Jan W
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Most people love the burgers here but I'm a fan of their steak fingers. Top it off with the onions rings and you're set!

Thank trcjan
Reviewed 8 August 2017

My husband ordered the 'regular' hamburger and could barely finish it! It was cooked perfectly too - not too dry and was still juicy. I had half the Chicken basket and between the chicken, onion rings, french fries and gravy it was plenty!

Thank czcamper
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

We ordered cheeseburgers fries and onion rings. Everything is made fresh. I love the uniqueness of this cafe. We drove up, got a menu, and flashed our lights when we were ready to order and again when we were ready to pay.

Thank Paula B
Reviewed 22 July 2017

Rays Drive-in is a vintage hamburger diner. You can either park outside and order to-go or dine-in-car, or sit inside and enjoy a great hamburger. Very busy during Saturday lunch hour, but plenty of seating. I had a very tasty, big bacon-cheeseburger and fries and...More

Thank texasrepublichistory
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Response from bikelikeable | Reviewed this property |
Probably but call first. Very laid back.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 420 N Timberland Dr, Lufkin, TX 75901-0460
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Lufkin
  • Phone Number: +1 936-634-3262
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