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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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narberth
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111 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Ray’s Stark Restaurant bar where enjoyed a wonderful lunch consisting of a cioppino salad, toasted and a glass of wine. This is a terrific experience and we highly recommend. You can sit inside or out under an umbrella and return to the museum. Don't miss the Calders and the fountains.

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Thank sitesandbites
Palos Verdes Estates, California
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170 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Located near the entrance of the Los Angeles Museum of Art (LACMA) this wonderful little bar & bites establishment was perfect after hours in the museum. The big round, upholstered chairs and gleaming bar brought chic outside. We were beautifully served wine, water and a cheese platter that was both elegant and delicious (included thinly sliced apples,perfectly toasted bread, almonds,... More 

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McMinnville, Oregon
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189 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sit inside or out. Enjoy the non-stop people watching. Dine on superb food. And be indulged by top-notch, friendly servers.

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Thank MacinMac
Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the La Brea Tar Pits on a cold and rainy day and happened upon Ray's and Starks as we were leaving. My husband and I each had 2 glasses of wine and we shared the truffle fries, the bill was $59. Expensive? Yes, but it was a pleasant place to sit outside with the heaters blasting and do... More 

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Thank msfitz916
Los Angeles
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86 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

If you like "all American" food, this is not for you. They do have one expensive hamburger, but we found the food overpriced and too fussy.

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Thank MargieLA
Claremont
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289 reviews
155 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016

I was in a party of six and we dropped by in the late afternoon of a very hot day after having eaten an early lunch at the food trucks across from LACMA, visited the Petersen Museum, and the La Brea Tar Pits. We had drinks and a couple of snacks. The service was excellent, we enjoyed the drinks, and... More 

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Thank Lorne29
Los Angeles, California, United States
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137 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016

This is the restaurant at street level at the L.A. County Museum of Art. Seating inside is comfortable on padded, red, wrap-around chairs. Outside seating in Eames style chairs underneath pedestal heaters. Flatware is in a hidden drawer in the table. Suddenly, kitchen towels are the new napkins here as well as at several other L.A. restaurants. Maybe more absorbent... More 

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Thank RabbiWendy
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320 reviews
206 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

We weren't planning on eating at LACMA, but we arrived hungry just before noon and decided to give Ray's a try. Loved sitting in the sun, people watching and eating super pizza! The prices were reasonable as well. Not what we expected at all! The service was pleasant and efficient. Stop in!

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Thank TravelingFan22
Modesto, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016

Well located at LACMA, we enjoyed sitting in the sun watching the world go by. My prosciutto pizza was delicious as was my wife's eggplant appetizer. Service was friendly though slightly slow at times. The food is expensive, there is an outstanding wine list that was tempting but so dear as to encourage abstinence.

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Thank John M
Christchurch, New Zealand
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

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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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
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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