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5905 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90036-4504 (Wilshire)
323-857-6180
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Ranked #523 of 8,696 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
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Long delay before placing our order, then had to ask for the check three times before it finally came. When it did, it included charges for items that had not been delivered to the table, and no one came to pick up the credit card or settle the bill until I got up and went to hostess stand, said I... More 

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Manhattan Beach, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Things started off pleasantly enough here. I ordered the hamburger, my logic being it's hard to mess up a hamburger. (Boy, was I wrong!) I asked the server if it could be lettuce wrapped instead of being served in a bun, and the server assured me, with a coquettish blink of his eyes, "Absolutely!". He also asked me how I... More 

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Los Angeles
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141 reviews 141 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Service, food and nice room. What else could you ask for? We split an unusual salad, had the white pizza and a very tasty Cubano sandwich. Also interesting was the menu of waters from around the globe. Sounds silly but not what you expect. Water does taste differently. Great way to break up your museum visit and spend a hour... More 

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Victoria, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

After visiting the LA County Museum of Art, we stopped for a drink at Stark Bar, in the courtyard of the Museum. Nobody there - from the host to the bar manager to the bartender - seemed to have ever worked in their job before. Sitting at the - uncrowded - bar, we waited 10 minutes before anyone noticed .... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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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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28 reviews 28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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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15 reviews 15 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
28 helpful votes 28 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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63 reviews 63 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 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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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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