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Ray's Place

Water Street, Eau Claire, WI
+1 715-832-3991
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good37%
  • Average4%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“hot ham” (3 reviews)
“roast beef” (3 reviews)
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American, Pub, Bar
Water Street, Eau Claire, WI
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

Always delicious ham sandwiches with cheese! I crave them. It's not fancy but it sure is tasty! Try the mustard, it will clean your sinuses right out!

Thank Cicilass
Reviewed 4 April 2016 via mobile

Eau Claire landmark on Water St. & popular for lunch. Roast beef piled high on a big bun served on a napkin.. Messy to eat..but delicious! Horseradish & mustard they serve will cure your cold & kick the sandwich up a notch! Bean soup was...More

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Restaurant Details

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American, Pub, Bar
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout
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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