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Advice to a first time Ray's the Stakes'er?


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Advice to a first time Ray's the Stakes'er?

Oobay | Dec 6, 2007 05:18 PM

Hello All - I have done a number of steak searches here on the board, but would really appreciate any direct advice that some seasoned folks can give... I am taking my boyfriend and brother to Ray's the Steaks this Saturday night for the boyfriend's 31st birthday. Because the place doesn't have a website, as far as I can tell, here are some things I'm wondering:
- Am I better off here in Arlington than at Ray's the Classics? Foodwise? Price wise? Ambience?
- Somewhat related, what are the average prices at RTS? BF and brother both LOVE ribeyes and we'd probably order 1-2 drinks each.
- Any menu suggestions from someone who's been there recently?
- I am prepared for an atrocious wait and so-so service (ah, low expectations - so safe!); anything else I should know ahead of time so a special night out isn't ruined?

We went to Ruth's Chris on a giftcard a little while back and were underwhelmed - wouldn't spend my own money there EVER. Please tell me this is a better choice!!!

Thanks in advance!

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