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Review of Rays on the Bay

Rays on the Bay
Ranked #89 of 300 Restaurants in Kailua-Kona
Price range: $0 - $40
Cuisines: American, Hawaiian
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Good for: Special occasions
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Dinner, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Description: Rays on the Bay Restaurant is known for its fresh seafood, farm-to-table cooking, handmade artisan pizzas,local island favorites and the coldest beer on the Big Island. Guests will enjoy warm and welcoming service, ocean front views, live entertainment 7 days a week and of course the chance to see live Manta Rays feeding in the ocean directly infront of the restaurant. Rays is also the best spot to see a brilliant and romantic sunset while you gather with friends to enjoy hand crafted cocktails, pupus or dinner.
Reviewed October 23, 2013

I would highly recommend you make a point of getting to Rays if staying on or around the Kohala\Kona coasts. We had a superb meal, excellent wines, and great service. The restaurant was pretty busy, it was a Tuesday night, a combo playing in the bar. I would agree with many reviewers that it is a bit on the pricey side, despite the casual and relaxed nature of the restaurant. We were there for a special occasion, and it turned out very nice.

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Thank Russell W
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Maile M, General Manager at Rays on the Bay, responded to this reviewResponded December 1, 2013

Aloha, Thank you for your feedback! I am happy to say that our menu has improved and prices are more favorable and reasonable. We have a flatbread pizza back on the menu, along with a Hamakua mushroom and swiss cheese loaded burger with fries available as well. The feedback has been much better. Our goal is to satisfy our guests 100% and reviews like yours help us to do so. Please feel free to email me with any additional insight at maile.montez@sheraton.com!
Also, we have multiple fresh catch options and Rib eye steak again as well!
Mahalo

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Reviewed October 21, 2013

Great food and atmosphere. The seating by the water is cool. Watching the sunset and dinner by the water what more can you ask. There was a live band too.

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Thank Diana H
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Reviewed October 20, 2013

Loved the atmosphere and the food... Enjoyed watching the Rays feed in the bay. The shrimp was our favorite. Although the food was tasty, it was a bit pricey

Thank Kay932
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Reviewed October 20, 2013

I'm not sure what the name of the course was that we had, but is was a special with ahi, grean beans and chicken bites. We came back especially for the ahi, it was perfect!

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Thank Priscilla G
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Reviewed October 15, 2013

The view on the bay with manta rays is wonderfull.
The meals are great (choose the fresh fish), but quite expensive.
The service could be slow when the restaurant is full.

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Thank Car0coco
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