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Ray's Lunch

231 E Broadway St, Excelsior Springs, MO 64024-2564
+1 816-637-3432
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Overview
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good33%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“chilli” (4 reviews)
“pancakes” (5 reviews)
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American, Diner
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231 E Broadway St, Excelsior Springs, MO 64024-2564
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We stayed at "The Elms" and wanted to go off site for breakfast. Found Ray's Diner and when you walk through the front door it was like stepping back into the 1950's. Not a big place at all--very cozy. There were a couple locals at...More

Thank EZZIP23
Reviewed 27 April 2018

We had breakfast at Rays Diner. It is a small place, but there was a free table. We tried one of the omelets and the breakfast burrito. Both very good. A guy might want two of the burritos, but one was plenty for my wife....More

Thank John H
Reviewed 25 March 2018

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 6 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 2 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 4 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 27 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
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
American, Diner
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
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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