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Ray's Ice Cream Co

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4233 Coolidge Hwy, Royal Oak, MI 48073-1696
+1 248-549-5256
10:00 - 21:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun 12:00 - 21:00
Mon - Sat 10:00 - 21:00
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Best ice cream in town! Busy whenever I go and that's pretty much the only downfall. Though they keep the line going as fast as possible so you don't wait long. Try the superman ice cream!

Thank Grace J
Macomb, Michigan
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115 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

Was recommended to come here from a friend - and thought the ice cream was great! Staff worked quickly, and we loved the ice cream we got.

Thank kjs082915
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Ray's is an ice cream store with old fashioned counter and stools. There are always new flavors, often seasonal. Otherwise, choose Blackberry Chip, coffee, English caramel.

Thank cmacadam001
TROY, MI, United States
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Ray's is a great retro ice cream parlor- great cones and, best of all, you still get a FULL half gallon portion in a half gallon (4pints) container (not 3 pints as in store bought ice cream). In the fall you can get Maple Walnut ice Cream, rare around here, but a staple back East where I grew up. Sweet... More 

Thank Steven S
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27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

I love the vintage feel of sitting around a counter with bar stools... Oh and the ice cream is the best. There are so many favors!

Thank Shauna B
Royal Oak, Michigan
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

A fun experience. Wonderful friendly staff. Large portions so I suggest ordering the kid sizes or sharing.

Thank bjt2407
San Francisco, California
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16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016

I try to make it Ray’s for Mackinac Island fudge every time I am in the area. So delicious. The servings are humongous – I usually get the kiddie size and it is a hefty portion. Wonderful flavor and a great value.

Thank awakeone
Rochester, Michigan
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

When we want a special local treat we go to Ray's. The ice cream flavors are wonderful. Love the cinnamon. They do party/wedding catering I believe.

Thank DandDB320
Royal Oak, Michigan
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26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Ray's homemade ice cream is incredible. Rich--no counting calories here. The Detroit Brewhouse coffee is amazing! The cost is a bit much but is worth the trip.

Thank Judith M
Royal Oak, Michigan
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

Best ice cream in town - they've been in business for many years - that's a testament in itself. Great original 1950's atmosphere

Thank beatty2020

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4233 Coolidge Hwy, Royal Oak, MI 48073-1696
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Royal Oak
  • Phone Number: +1 248-549-5256

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?