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“Delightful evening!”
Review of Raya

Raya
Ranked #8 of 149 Restaurants in Dana Point
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$25 - US$100
Cuisines: Latin
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Good for: View
Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
Description: Raya, named “Restaurant of the Year” by Riviera Orange County in July 2011, is a great restaurant concept by acclaimed Chef Richard Sandoval. Raya showcases Pan-Latin Coastal Cuisine prepared with sustainable seafood, local produce, natural and organic meat and Chef Richard Sandoval’s signature Latin flavors. Discover delectable dining on the coast of Dana Point during your next visit.
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

The serving staff at this fine restaurant with amazing ocean views makes it hard to feel anything but special! We enjoyed chatting with our server as we sought suggestions for dinner, but never once felt an intrusion.

We enjoyed the smoked swordfish appetizer (really special) and the lamb shank and Arroz Negro with seafood. Another pleasant surprise: the churros for dessert!

All this, while looking out the window at this fabulous view!

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank michellemK4389RE
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RCLagunaNiguel, Manager at Raya, responded to this reviewResponded August 28, 2018

Thank you for joining us at RAYA at The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel. It was a pleasure serving you, and we are delighted to know you enjoyed your dining experience. We look forward to the next time soon.

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Reviewed August 21, 2018

this is the general restaurant of the Ritz at Dana Point. they have an other restaurant with 'grand cuisine' to which i did not go.
I had dinner and breakfast at Raya and the food was very good. Staff friendly and taste of food excellent. And the pricing was ok too.

Date of visit: August 2018
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RCLagunaNiguel, Manager at Raya, responded to this reviewResponded August 22, 2018

Thank you for choosing to join us at RAYA. We are always thrilled when our guests enjoy a delicious and relaxing dining experience with us, and we would love for you to dine with us again soon.

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Reviewed August 17, 2018 via mobile

Went with kids. First of all, loved LOVeD the laid back dress code! People in swim covers and yoga attire! Loved that about California!! But then there is the Rays. The menu is limited and highly overpriced. Views are beautiful, but I’d recommend going across the hall to the coffee/deli stop. D get food for half the price and take it outside to eat on one of the benches overlooking the ocean.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Roadtripgal5
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RCLagunaNiguel, Manager at Raya, responded to this reviewResponded August 18, 2018

Thank you for choosing RAYA at The Ritz-Carlton inspired by Chef Richard Sandoval. We thank you for your feedback and appreciate you sharing your experience. We look forward to welcoming you back to the resort one day soon.

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Reviewed August 7, 2018

We always enjoy having a drink in a fun, convivial bar. The Raya Bar was just perfect...we went in every night for drinks, ate at the bar one night, and made new friends!

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank JacksonTraveler59
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RCLagunaNiguel, Manager at Raya, responded to this reviewResponded August 10, 2018

Thank you for joining us at barRAYA. We look forward to welcoming you back soon!

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Reviewed August 7, 2018

The views from this restaurant are pretty much perfect. All of the food we had from here for breakfast was excellent.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank X375IEelizabethg
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RCLagunaNiguel, Manager at Raya, responded to this reviewResponded August 9, 2018

Thank you for joining us at RAYA at The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel. ! We look forward to welcoming you back soon.

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