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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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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good34%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“onion rings” (33 reviews)
“hamburger” (33 reviews)
Opens in 11 min
American, Fast food, Diner
420 N Timberland Dr, Lufkin, TX 75901-0460
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My first visit was 50 plus years ago. Curb service or dine inside. Awesome food. The trout basket is legendary in Lufkin just like the place itself. Not a fish eater, try their burgers. Needs a state seal on the front. Would say more but...More

Thank Bobby S
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a fun, family friendly restaurant with great burgers. Very casual and popular. All walk of life seemed to be enjoying the food!

Thank Kathryn K
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Made a day trip to Lufkin to Atkinson's Candy store. Read the reviews about Ray's and decided to stop in for lunch. Saw a stack of the onion rings on a table and knew we had to try them. They definitely did NOT disappoint! We...More

1  Thank J M
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Found this on Trip Advisor. Lived up to the type. 2 large burgers, 1 with double meat, 2 onion rings and 2 drinks for $20. Could tell these were homemade and not frozen junk. Onion rings actually had an onion sweetness instead of being greasy...More

1  Thank wmcbryde21
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped by for lunch. Good food and good service. The onion rings were excellent. Will definitely stop by again.

1  Thank dramma1979
Reviewed 7 February 2018

Rays was not only recommended to us but was #1 on trip adviser for the area and for good reason. The burger was great as expected and the service was fantastic. I usually try to eat healthy and was surprised that the burger wasn't too...More

Thank AdvTravelR
Reviewed 23 January 2018 via mobile

Over priced and food not very good. Very Disappointed! Family Ordered and wasn’t enough food to fill up the kids on high priced large orders! Onion Rings were cold and service had no smiles or personality when order taken at car window. Small squished expensive...More

Thank rsherchman
Reviewed 23 January 2018 via mobile

My Favorite Burger Is Rays Burger, It Has Grilled Oinions On It, And It Makes It So Good!!! Also Love How It's All Old School Made!!!

1  Thank kathleensV15MT
Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

We stopped here for lunch since we were passing through. Our grandparents lived in Lufkin when we were growing up, and Ray’s was the place to get a great vanilla shake. Happy to say, they’re still as good as they have always been with a...More

Thank Rozalyn Franzen M
Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

This place while throw you back in time. Cute old timie booths. You can even order in a lane like the old drive inns.

Thank barbaracJ3972KU
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Response from bikelikeable | Reviewed this property |
Probably but call first. Very laid back.
17 September 2016|
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Response from mrussell22 | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
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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