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“Great place to eat at the Sheraton Kona”
Review of Rays on the Bay

Rays on the Bay
Ranked #90 of 299 Restaurants in Kailua-Kona
Price range: $0 - $40
Cuisines: American, Hawaiian
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Good for: Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, 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 March 15, 2014

We have eaten at this restaurant twice in our stay at the hotel. Jackson has been our server both times. The food was great highly recommend the rib eye and spider shrimp. Jackson was our server he did a great job in pacing our dinner and making sure we had everything we needed. They have tables with fire pits in the middle and near the ocean which are great to get

Peter and Sharon

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Reviewed March 10, 2014

My family of four went to this restaurant while on holidays. The view is incredible but that is all we enjoyed. The mai tai's were too sweet, the appetizers just average and the main dishes we ordered were not great at all and when I spend over $200 for dinner for the four of us….I don't expect fabulous but I do expect GREAT! I did not like the fire table we were placed at. It was hard to have a conversation over the pit. Though nice….not something I liked. This restaurant has HUGE potential for getting into the top 20 to eat at… (Do your homework Managers and make it better!!!)

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Reviewed March 9, 2014

A beautiful sunset, spectacular view, comfortable atmosphere, excellent food, attentive service. The short ribs were excellent as was the beet salad. All of this would have made for a wonderful evening and to cap it off, or waiter Aaron, was warm and helpful and made the evening that much more enjoyable. We were discussing returning the following evening when we learned it was Aaron's night off. We will definitely return. Don't miss this spot on your visit. Maybe you'll get luck and Aaron will be your waiter.

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Reviewed March 9, 2014

We enjoy the ocean side dining here so much that we come frequently despite variable quality of the food. The latest menu, however, had good balance/variety of selections and our "simply grilled fresh catch" entrees were delicious. Jacob is our favorite server. He's friendly and attentive without being intrusive. The beautiful setting and spectacular sunsets remain the main attraction.

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Reviewed March 7, 2014

It took an hour from the time we ordered our dinner for the food to be served. During that time the waiter was nowhere to be found and indifferent when he did appear. The meat was dried out and the rice and vegetables almost cold. While they comped the meal, I would not go back, and heard many negative comments from other diners staying at the hotel.

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