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Ray's Cafe

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1321 3rd Ave, Spring Lake, NJ 07762-1440
+1 732-359-7700
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Today
08:00 - 15:00
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Hours:
Sun 07:30 - 15:00
Mon - Sat 08:00 - 15:00
Thu - Sun 17:00 - 20:00
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Spring Lake, New Jersey
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ray's feels like home cooking without the mess. Breakfast is their specialty and attracts locals who aren't afraid to share an opinion on what's going on in town.

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Thank dangstadt23
tannersville,pa
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14 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

Ray's is a small BYOB cafe in downtown Spring Lake on Main Street. They have a wide variety of items on the menu, and we have enjoyed everything we have had. The place is nicely decorated and the tables have linen tablecloths which you would expect in a place like this. The service is also what you would expect Great.

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Thank wmert
Boston, Massachusetts
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386 reviews
299 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Casual setting for quick, easy, tasty breakfast. Good portions and friendly service. Omelets well cooked and great potatoes...also good coffee Recommended

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Thank copperbottom
Greenwich
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

We enjoyed two dinners in this pretty restaurant - great service, delicious food. Highly recommend the soup and lobster!

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Thank Foodie101CT
Spring Lake, New Jersey
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

The food is good here, but not anything out of the ordinary. Your typical eggs, pancakes, etc for breakfast. Coffee is not very good, though. Its a good place to see other locals.

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Thank dglander_slnj
baltimore
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35 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

Food is great & reasonably priced, although $2.25 for a cup of regular brewed coffee is pretty steep & although theenu doesn't say it, there is an up charge for English muffins with the breakfast sandwiches.

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Thank travelwithtwointow
Yaphank, New York
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

Delicious food and very attentive staff! The menu is limited but they know what they are doing with the choices they provide! I would recommend it to anyone visiting Spring Lake

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Thank j0ann007
Spring Lake, New Jersey
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Always a great experience. Our favorite spot on Main Street. Great for breakfast with family and friends.

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Thank Moira H
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

My husband and I went for breakfast here. It was yummy! We went after the morning rush before lunch! Staff was friendly. Seemed like everyone helped out, not just one person serving you. Lots of food for the price! We wanted to come back for dinner, but never had the chance.

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Thank Karen F
Denville, New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Nice people, very good food. Would definitely go again. I had the fra diavlo which was full of plenty seafood. All very good. Very clean and lovely.

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Thank 584Deb

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Cuisine
Italian, American, Cafe
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
07:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 20:00
Monday
08:00 - 15:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 15:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 15:00
Thursday
08:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 20:00
Friday
08:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 20:00
Saturday
08:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 20:00
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
Description
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?