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718 Highway 278 W, Monticello, AR 71655-3869
+1 870-367-3292
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good24%
  • Average24%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“burgers” (13 reviews)
“fries” (9 reviews)
“potato salad” (4 reviews)
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9:00 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
718 Highway 278 W, Monticello, AR 71655-3869
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have eaten here twice while visiting my son at college. The food is delicious and there is just about any thing you would want. Although my son would like to request that mac n cheese makes it on the menu, he would give it...More

Thank laukhart2525
Reviewed 14 August 2017

When you see a place has been in business over 50 years, you know there is a reason. My hunch was correct. I will be back when visiting the area

Thank David D
Reviewed 9 August 2017

I have been eating at Ray's all of my life. It is an institution in our town. Always friendly and community minded owners and staff. Plus the food is easily some of the best in town!! Great Burgers, BBQ, Fish and a huge variety of...More

Thank Kevin G
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

I ate here earlier this week. I had the jumbo cheeseburger and fries. The burger was good. However the French fries were horrible. They were hard and dry like they had been overcooked and then allowed to set. The fries were very dark and had...More

Thank Mister H
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

Great food! Pure beef burgers, great fries and onion rings, USA farm raised catfish, great sliced and chopped BBQ plates, old fashion shakes and malts. Usually have homemade fried pies by order desk.

Thank Kristal Y
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

Ray's has been notorious for years. Prior to this visit, I had last visited Ray's in the mid-1990's as a UAM student. Loved it then, and love it now. On my recent visit, I ordered the small bbq pork sandwich, cajun fries, and a peach...More

Thank Alicia_rhae
Reviewed 30 May 2017

This seems to be a popular Monticello eatery, but I'm not sure why. The BBQ pork is OK, but nothing special. The hamburgers are small and not good. The catfish is OK, but mostly what I taste with it is the fried breading. The food...More

Thank marysN4935MI
Reviewed 23 May 2017

This restaurant is amazing! They have been in business since the 1960's & they have the best barbeque in town!!!

Thank cmp752
Reviewed 25 April 2017

We have eaten here a couple other times when we were in town visiting family. The food is always good. The service is always friendly. They seem to be famous for their hamburgers. Worth the stop.

Thank rev_angie
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

We stopped here for the first time on 4/17/17 and ordered several different entrées. Everything was very good. We especially loved the catfish plates with cole slaw, fries, and killer homemade tarter sauce. The employees were very kind and helpful. We will be back, good...More

Thank Crooner82
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 718 Highway 278 W, Monticello, AR 71655-3869
  • Location: United States  >  Arkansas (AR)  >  Monticello
  • Phone Number: +1 870-367-3292
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