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Ray's The Classics

8606 Colesville Rd, Silver Spring, MD 20910-3915
301-588-7297
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  • English first
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English first
Washington, DC
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45 reviews 45 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014 NEW

Took clients there for dinner and one did not like their steak (felt it was bad cut) and sent it back. Asked for manager who said he was no manager he was the OWNER and it we didnt like it we could take our business elsewhere. Walked away before I could get two sentences out. Thanks, I will do just... More 

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Silver Spring, Maryland
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110 reviews 110 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

My husband and I are Silver Spring locals, and Ray's the Classics is our go-to restaurant after a Saturday movie matinee. They are only open for dinner, so don't plan on getting there too early. Parking can be difficult on the street, but there is also a garage nearby. We have only sat on the bistro side of the restaurant,... More 

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Silver Spring, Maryland
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

The Classics (formerly Ray's the Classics) is one of my favorite restaurants. Elliott (one of the owners) works the bar, while Nick, the other owner, buzzes around making sure all is well. The well-trained wait staff is friendly and accommodating. The front of the house is the bistro, where you can order off of either the main menu or the... More 

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21 reviews 21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

Deposited son and his friend at Fillmore for their rock concert. I will be fashionable late...this place is next door and is very good. Shrimp apps are huge and $10 is cheap. Nice place. Excellent quality and price. The garlic shrimp was so good I order the diablo shrimp app too was great. The ribs ok at best, good size... More 

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Morristown, New Jersey
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91 reviews 91 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

We had two business dinners (two groups of 5-6) and were extremely pleased. The environment is basic steak restaurant but clean and comfortable. The steaks were perfectly cooked and delicious. The wine list while limited was priced cheap (Mark up was small for restaurant). The service was pleasant and prompt. Overall, we recommend and certainly return on future visits.

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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

I'm really serious, there's something about the burgers here... they have the best flavor of any burger I've ever tasted. They are huge, so I recommend cutting it in half and taking one half home for lunch the next day. You'll want to eat the whole thing, but you'll only find that you're too full to enjoy the rest of... More 

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Birmingham, AL
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193 reviews 193 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

A group of three went for dinner, all of us ordered the Cowboy-cut (bone-in Ribeye) and none of us could finish it. The temperature was perfect as we all ordered it different (from rare to medium). The sides are all good, we had the mushrooms, creamed spinach. and broccoli. Will definitely go back.

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Silver Spring, Maryland
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

If you like aged, prime meat and excellent seafood, you'll love this restaurant. Even better, unlike the typical steakhouses, each entrée comes with sides included. No more charges for veggies, or potatoes. A real bargain and supper dining!

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Silver Spring, Maryland
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4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

One of the best steak houses around for value, quality of food and service, and ambiance. They have both a bar setting and a dining room and both are great. Wine list is extensive, cocktails are great.

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Silver Spring, Maryland
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

This place is now called The Classics, formerly Ray's The Classics. It is owned by two former employees and they have not lost a step. The steaks are some of the best in the area. Far better than Stanleys, Ruth's Chris or the stuffy Morton's. If you want a simple burger in the bar area, they are the best in... More 

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Additional Information about Ray's The Classics

Address: 8606 Colesville Rd, Silver Spring, MD 20910-3915
Phone Number: 301-588-7297
Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Silver Spring
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 25 - 100
Cuisine: American

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