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Review of Ray's on the River

Ray's on the River
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Ranked #174 of 4,302 Restaurants in Atlanta
Price range: US$20 - US$45
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Good for: Romantic, Groups, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, View
Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Dinner, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: I-285 and Powers Ferry Rd
Description: As an Atlanta Tradition since 1984 and situated along the Chattahoochee River, Ray's on the River offers serene views while enjoying a menu filled with fresh seafood flown in daily, prime cut steaks, regionally grown vegetables, and a Wine Spectator award-winning Wine List.
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

Our big family all loves the quality of the food at Rays, the decor, and excellent customer service from our favorite waiter Ryan. The food is consistently outstanding and fresh, and the drinks and wine list are impressive. With 5 picky kids, there is something for everyone and they all love the lobster bisque, seafood tower, lobster tails, shrimp cocktail and the fresh and hot sourdough and raisin bread. Ryan is as accommodating and friendly a server as you will find in ATL and has an incredible memory.

Kudos to Ray’s!!!

Thank Viknd
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Reviewed 22 October 2017

Finally made the time to visit Ray's and was not impressed. The waitress was amazing and the highlight of the visit. The food looked great and tasted from great (salad) to average (appetizer and soup) to so-so (entree a bit over salted). The biggest issue is the value for the cost. That's where I was disappointed. I can find many more restaurants with much better taste for a third of the cost. Or more expensive restaurant for much better flavors. I think I will pass on visiting in the future. I would say that this is a great place to take a date though. A bit upscale without the hassle of parking and city traffic. Right off 285 and plenty of parking. Nice interior decoration.

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Reviewed 20 October 2017

Nice atmosphere (if you sit looking at the water, note that the sun will be in your eyes for a while as it goes down). Very good service. Fresh fish entrees. Good apps. Good wine list. Overall, very good, but a little pricey!

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Thank 1234BillB1234
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Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

I was excited to eat here because of the beautiful view. Unfortunately I found it to be extremely overpriced. I have the scallops with risotto which was tasteless. The lobster bisque was very good, as was the bread. Otherwise, I was disappointed in everything else.

Thank Kelly W
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Ray's R, Manager at Ray's on the River, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2017

Good Morning, Kelly-

Thank you very much for taking the time to provide feedback. We are incredibly sorry to hear that you were so disappointed in your meal and would love the opportunity to speak with you directly regarding your experience and learn more details.

At your convenience, could you please email your name and phone number or email address to our Marketing Director at ali@raysrestaurants.com?

We hope to hear from you soon and have the opportunity to serve you again in the future for a much more enjoyable visit.

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Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

I come from out of state but when I do there is never a disappointment. The steaks are as good as it gets and if you have a taste for seafood it is exceptional as well. On the outskirts of town a bit so a nice spot to get away a little from the hustle and bustle. I highly recommend checking it out!!!!

Thank karl a
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