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Ray's Seafood & Lobsters

1677 Ocean Blvd, Rye, NH 03870-2235
+1 603-436-7425
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good27%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“lobster” (71 reviews)
“second floor” (8 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 - 20:00All hours
American, Seafood
$$ - $$$
1677 Ocean Blvd, Rye, NH 03870-2235
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Reviewed 1 week ago

For what Ray's is, it is great. (No, it is not gourmet, but it does not pretend to be.) The atmosphere is such so that if you are casually dressed from being at the beach all day, that is fine. We arrived mid-afternoon on a...More

Thank LizAnne37
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food was great! The twin lobsters for $19 were delicious! Service was friendly! And what an amazing view at sunset! I can't wait to return!

Thank Jaime C
Reviewed 1 May 2017

If your on vacation nearby, youre probably having a great time. Nearby Portsmouth is becoming one of the two foodie culinary capitals rivaling Boston. But dont expect that from this local legacy fried seafood place. Yes, its got local atmosphere, varnished wood trim and a...More

Thank Bob A
Reviewed 21 April 2017

My family returns to Ray's summer after summer. It is simply a great place to get seafood along the New Hampshire coast. It is informal (of course) and comfortable. I have the lobster rolls when I ma not famished and one of the many platters...More

Thank Jim B
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

A fantastic, 90 degree day in April is ultra rare in New England. Perfect for a motorcycle ride. Came upon Ray's. The place was jam-packed. Parking lot full. Figured it must be terrific. An hour plus wait for a table, no problem, I get that....More

Thank Adam S
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Great food!!! Starting with the seafood chowder, which is made fresh to order. Huge scallops, shrimp, and fish portions filling the bowl, which makes it a meal in itself. The fish & chips was golden brown, fresh, flaky and delicious! The scallops, the onion rings...More

Thank J W
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

We always try to stop here on our way, when we take our mini getaways to Maine. No frills, fresh delicious food at a reasonable price. Very friendly staff. Money well spent. We are returning fans.

Thank Flashbang139
Reviewed 21 January 2017

I love RAY'S! Always have! The food is always great. Best chowda eva! Always cooked perfectly! Laid back and casual. Fair prices. If you want to wear a tux and pay 10 times as much, I'm sure you can have some options that you wont...More

Thank sep5908
Reviewed 9 December 2016

We were desperate for some local seafood when Brown's and Markey's were closed so we pulled into Ray's. What a surprise! My grandson was starving and I asked the waitress to put an order in for a grilled cheese for him while we searched the...More

Thank Sharon H
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Great Clam Chowder, Twin Lobster Dinners, local beer and more. Lot's of people eating the fried seafood dinners so they must be good too. Great waitress & service.

Thank mrenne
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When does Ray's open for the season? Can wait to sit at the bar and watch the sunset!
24 February 2015|
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Response from jgardner362 | Reviewed this property |
If you "like" them on facebook, you should get a notice when they open.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View
Open Hours
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1677 Ocean Blvd, Rye, NH 03870-2235
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Rye
  • Phone Number: +1 603-436-7425
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