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Ray's and Stark Bar

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5905 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90036-4504 (Fairfax)
+1 323-857-6180
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11:00 - 23:00
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Thu - Tue 11:00 - 23:00
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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270 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Took lunch before visiting LACMA and was very convenient. Friendly reception staff, good food served. Problems began because only one liter sparkling water bottles at corresponding prices available. Both double shot espresso macchiato came as two cups of hot milk with some coffee taste.Refused to drink them but waittress only took them off the check after we asked her to... More 

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Thank Karel V
Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I found Ray's & Stark Bar while visiting LACMA. The staff were helpful and quick to seat me, it has great views of the LACMA grounds while being peaceful. I ordered the Potato Gnocchi as I didn't want anything heavy while walking around the exhibits which was delicious and decently priced. Recommend!

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Thank FrancescaLW217
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I had 5 days in L.A. on my own, and found Ray's the first day. Loved the food and the outdoor setting at LA County Museum of Art (LACMA) just PERFECT for a lunch break while visiting the art museum and then again, the next day while visiting the La Brea Tar Pits next door. Loved every item on the... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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184 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Wow. I'm so glad I had lunch here when visiting LACMA. The food was exquisite (an LA take on cioppino), the wine superb (the Miraval rose from the Jolie-Pitt vineyard), and the service wonderful. Since I am a single woman used to eating at great restaurants, I'm always grateful for great service and a good table--and this restaurant did not... More 

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Thank jhartig1
Los Angeles, California
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122 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

I rarely walk out of restaurants but I was so mad about how long it took to get a drink I wasn't going to enjoy it. I've been before and service was slow but this was beyond the limits of my patience. We sat down, ordered two drinks and after 15 minutes I walked up to the bar where our... More 

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75 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

This bar is next to the LACMA museum. It is an expensive restaurant with a large variety of alcoholic drinks wines and beers. The food is served in small portions but good taste. Weekends it may be complicated to sit.

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Thank AbrahamCP
Sydney
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224 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 201 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016

Fab place to have a rest between pavilions at LACMA. The cocktails are great, staff friendly and seating inviting. What more can be said. Oh! So many different types of water!

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Thank Arncliffegirl
Cologne, Germany
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53 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

We visited the Restaurant/Bar after a visit to the museum. It is great outdoor seating, nice atmosphere and stylish. Just what the doctor needed after a long visit. The food was excellent ( loved the pizza with goat cheese) and they even have a kids choice menue. A bit pricey but the quality and the location compensated for this. Will... More 

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Ada, Michigan
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52 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016

Stopped for a bite while at LACMA. The menu is interesting and should have something to satisfy everyone. The avocado toast was interesting and delicious. Pizza was also freshly made to order and tasty. The wine selection was much better than expected but the French fries were incredible! I would go back for just wine and fries. Service was great... More 

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Orange County, California
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7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

The restaurant is lively but service tends to be slow to poor. The kitchen does not seem to be able to handle busy days successfully. The menu is a mix of small plates, pizzas and main dishes. A good selection of wines by the glass

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 31 - USD 50
Cuisine
American, Mediterranean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5905 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90036-4504
    (Fairfax)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > Wilshire
  • Neighbourhood: Wilshire
  • Phone Number: +1 323-857-6180
Description
Ray's and Stark Bar at LACMA is a casual dining restaurant in Miracle Mile, Los Angeles serving seasonal fare and favorites for lunch, dinner & happy hour.

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