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Ray's Place

Water Street, Eau Claire, WI
+1 715-832-3991
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good38%
  • Average3%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“hot ham” (3 reviews)
“roast beef” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Pub, Bar
Water Street, Eau Claire, WI
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A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nothing fancy at all but always a clean beer glass, great ham or beef sandwiches and their Spanish stew is great. (Only available in the winter.) Plus their horseradish is very popular. We have to buy it for our neighbors when we visit Eau Claire....More

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Reviewed 7 November 2017

This is a fun bar near the end of the student "bar street" aka Water Street. There is sports on the TV, a fairly small number of seats, and very good hot roast beef sandwiches. They are reasonably priced and quite filling. And the hot...More

Thank Michael W
Reviewed 25 September 2017

The fare has been the same for years and years--Hot Beefs and Hot Ham sandwiches. A heaping amount of meat (with cheese and raw onions if you want 'em) barely contained in a bun set on a napkin. That's it--that's all you get! But I'm...More

Thank Jay B
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Nothing fancy here, just good company with a Northwestern Wisconsin attitude. Many come to this spot for; the roast beef sandwich (with cheese and/or onions, if you'd like), some liquid libation and the camaraderie. Vintage neighborhood type bar. By the way, be sure to "dab"...More

Thank Jakuchis
Reviewed 2 January 2017

Ray's Place is the epitome of a Wisconsin tavern. Red Foreman would be a regular here. An ideal atmosphere, great drink prices, & the hot beef/ham sandwiches topped with their horseradish mustard cannot be hyped enough. The fact that Ray's is just a few blocks...More

Thank Galentine L
Reviewed 10 November 2016

stopped in for a bite very nice you can bring the family reasonably priced try the hot mustard and the hot ham and soups are a nice addition to your meal. great bloodys too cold tap beers also lots of local chioces

Thank priceypup2
Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

Best bar in the city, best bloody Mary's, any time of day! Your hole-in-the-wall, father's bar with a homey feel.

Thank Katy M
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

Really great and I mean really GREAT! roast beef sandwich with blow your mind homemade horseradish! Local hangout not to be missed in Eau Claire!

Thank Caroline M
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

...it was actually pretty good. I was looking for a hotbeef sandwich with mashed potatoes in a sea of thick beef gravy. What I received was an Italian beef sandwich on a plain hamburger bun. Very flavorful and tender.

Thank MustEatOut
Reviewed 16 August 2016

Was back in Eau Claire for my 45th high school reunion (Memorial). Went to down to Water Street to see the changes. On the way back to my friend's house I drove by Ray's Place. Wasn't intentionally heading in that direction but was sure glad...More

Thank Ronald J
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
American, Pub, Bar
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Water Street, Eau Claire, WI
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Eau Claire
  • Phone Number: +1 715-832-3991
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