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Ray's the Steaks

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2300 Wilson Blvd, Arlington, VA 22209
703-841-7297
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Second waitress was wonderful

We went to the Ray's the Steaks before taking the Metro to the Verizon Center for a concert. The first waitress we had was horrible. We asked to see the manager and before we were able to talk to the manager we were assigned a new waitress. The meal was good, not great but worth the money There... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 4, 2015
Jack R
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Woodbridge, Virginia
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  • Special occasions
  • Families with children
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Woodbridge, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

We went to the Ray's the Steaks before taking the Metro to the Verizon Center for a concert. The first waitress we had was horrible. We asked to see the manager and before we were able to talk to the manager we were assigned a new waitress. The meal was good, not great but worth the money There is a... More 

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Lindstrom, Mn
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

I've been here a few years ago and was impressed with the hangar steak and crab bisque. The new location is a so so atmosphere but the food has not failed me yet. The steak was awesome, service was great and the overall quality of our whole table was excellent. Parking is an issue. I recommend this to anyone having... More 

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Bellingham, Washington
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Fine dining and for my money the best steaks in the DC metro area. Ray has several places in DC and one up in MD but the consensus is this one is the best. Also, don't confuse it with his more modest burger-plus establishment down the road in VA. Whether for a family outing (we lived just down the street... More 

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Georgia, United States
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14 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

My sweetie wanted to treat me to a nice steak dinner so we went to Ray's the Steaks. We both got a Filet Mignon. Mine was with the brandy mushroom and his was the Filet Au Poivre. I don't usually get "gushy" about food, but these steaks were really good. I mean...REALLY good. The lobster mac & cheese is a... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

I went here last night with my dad and stepmother. The staff was very attentive, helpful, and personable. They were able to track down the wine my stepmom had the last time she ate at the restaurant and at the end of the night brought us the bottle so we could take a picture for our reference. I ordered the... More 

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Anchorage, Alaska
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

Even though I loved the steak here, it was the Sherried Crab Bisque that won the day! This is a superb creamy bisque with small chunks of crab. Loved every mouthful!

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Norfolk, Virginia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

This was a place my son had heard of and really wanted to try. While the prices were pretty good and the service was as well, the meat and limited menu were OK.

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Fort Worth, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

Simply the best steak I've had so far! (all 16 ounces of it)....Don't judge me! Would love to have one nearby!

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 149 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

Our group of five visited Rays the Steaks on a Saturday evening. We had a reservation (for parties larger than 4 you need to call--cannot make the reservation via Open Table) and were seated promptly at a great table in a little niche next to a window. The place was bustling and the wait staff never stopped moving. The steaks... More 

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Arlington, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015 via mobile

Ray's does not have the best steak you'll ever eat, but it will be VERY good and better than I've ever had at these prices. The menu is simple, the decor (if there is much) is simple, and the steaks are simply prepared (there are some extras if you desire) - but you will be impressed. Everyone is friendly and... More 

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Address: 2300 Wilson Blvd, Arlington, VA 22209
Phone Number: 703-841-7297
Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Arlington
Average Prices: USD 35
Cuisine: American, Steakhouse

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2300 Wilson Blvd, Arlington, VA 22209
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Arlington
  • Phone Number: 703-841-7297

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 35
  • Cuisine: American, Steakhouse

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions, Families with children

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