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Rays & Stark Bar

5905 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90036-4504 (Wilshire)
323-857-6180
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Ranked #218 of 8,658 Restaurants in Los Angeles
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $31 - $50
Hours:
Thu - Tue 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Mediterranean
Neighborhood: Wilshire
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Fairfax
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English first
Los Angeles, California
Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Last night, my husband and I ate at Ray's, before a concert. Service was wonderful, the food was exquisite as always. We feel fortunate that such a fine dining establishment is in our neighborhood. But last night was extraordinary in an entirely different way. I choked while eating, lodging a tiny piece of food over my windpipe. I couldn't breathe... More 

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Carmel, Indiana
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24 reviews 24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

Recently on a business trip, we ate here after work. The weather was pleasant and we enjoyed the outdoor seating. We were given a choice of sitting in the bar or restaurant area, both of which were similar and had a nice ambiance. I ordered a local California beer, as I always enjoy trying the local craft beer if available,... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Been to Ray's & Stark restaurant and bar at LACMA many times. Each place, the restaurant and the bar area are both excellent!! The last two times, I've been sitting out in the open air bar area having 5 piece hors d'oeuvres and wine or the 5 piece cheese board. Both were great and I have told several people about... More 

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Mission Viejo, California
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014 via mobile

Rays is a favorite whenever we head to LACMA. They specialize in farm-to-table and seasonal food, and have a deliciously inventive menu. Warm, fresh bread starts off your meal, and they have an extensive water menu, with a large selection of different sparkling waters. The food itself is absolutely delicious, and definitely worth the price tag. Great location, great people... More 

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atlanta
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

I don't usually eat in hotel restaurants or museum cafes unless absolutely necessary but having spent a long morning at LACMA and having read about Ray's in my guidebook, I decided to try it out. I did not regret it and would gladly go back. I can't say anything about their dinner menu since I had lunch only. And what... More 

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Valley Village
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60 reviews 60 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Lovely place to sit and rest, nice to have some lunch options. Prices were high, and I had the cobb salad, which was fresh, but overdone with cheese and garbanzos. Service was great.

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Los Angeles, California
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39 reviews 39 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

We live in the LACMA neighborhood but don't get over there often enough. Today we did and enjoyed a fine art exhibit. Then we decided to take a break at Ray's. We are glad we did. It features a smallish menu with nonetheless a fairly wide set of offerings. We enjoyed the very nice Hamachi and a very satisfactory Grilled... More 

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saint germain en laye
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

We have eaten here several times, because it is the only restaurant available on the lovely plaza at LACMS. The convenience seems to be what you pay for. Here they have succeeded in raising their prices and reducing the portions. This time we were a party of 7. One of us had 2 scallops for 29$ floating in a sort... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Went to enjoy Friday night Jazz at LACMA and had dinner. I could write something witty or creative, but let's be serious. The food was great. Had the spaghetti. Fresh and delicious. The dessert was one word. Chocolate. And that it was. Amazing. Service was timely and friendly. Food was great. Everything you could want from a restaurant. And I... More 

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Pisa, Italy
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78 reviews 78 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014 via mobile

Located at the LACMA is a very pleasant option and worth visiting even if you do not plan to go to the exhibition. We had lunch, the atmosphere is very nice, service good and food well prepared and interesting. do include it in your visit. One warning only, service is not very fast so plan ahead... let us mention the... More 

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Additional Information about Rays & Stark Bar

Address: 5905 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90036-4504
Phone Number: 323-857-6180
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > Wilshire
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 31 - 50
Cuisine: Mediterranean

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