My husband, my sister, my brother-in-law and myself had the pleasure of having dinner on Ray's while visiting Memphis last summer. I hope my review isn't a repeat, I do remember want to write one but I don't think I did. By far this restaurant has the best dinner we had during our five day stay in the area. Our only regret was not being able to get back there. The food and service was excellent. Ray spent some time with us sharing his story, and we were so impressed with his kind friendly way. He is running a restaurant and yet took the stop to stop and speak with us. We do have one question for you Ray..."When are you going to be on Shark Tank?" He showed us his labels, and he was ready. We have been watching and looking, and hoping we didn't miss it. Good luck to you and your excellent restaurant. Anyone in that area don't go home without stopping in. I guarantee you will not be disappointed.
Ann from New Jersey
Baby worst wings ever especially compared to Adlines and Ching's. They got my order wrong twice but I said forget it and kept the second wrong order because I was already irritated. Over priced and overly cooked. Smh fries barely seasoned, wings barely had any meat on them. Horrible. Second time I got messed over from them. I'll stick to Ching's and Adlines and you should do the same! Adlines-10 out of 10. Ching's 8 out of 10 but Dbos on Winchester? 3 out of 10 just for effort really!
Provides a great service to the community. Plenty of daily classes and group activities provided and also an after-school program that is great. Helps mentor so many children including help with home work, tutoring and it gives them a safe place to go. Even feeds the children a full meal and a snack. All as a service to the area and for free.
If you like to laugh, this is the place to be.
Ray'z is a gem hidden among the BBQ joints of Memphis. My daughter (home on leave from the military) and I are both KCBS judges and have sampled some of the best Q in the south. We both agree that Ray'z is a unique flavor you MUST try. It is not your run of the mill BBQ like all the others we have tried. Great beans, slaw, pulled pork and OMG the ribs!!! Cooked the way ribs should be cooked with a great texture and a wonderful unique taste. Skip all the named places like Central and head straight for Ray'z. Ray is the DR and when you get done you'll feel great. Oh yea, they are also the friendliest folk you ever want to meet. Ray, thank you for a day my daughter and I will never forget.
Two Day Outdoor Market this weekend. Sept. 10 and 11th. Early Birds welcome!
A great place to host an event.
The food is amazing. The staff very friendly. If you have not been there in a few years, you need to check it out. They have daily throwback specials such as Hot Wings with REAL buffalo sauce, Steak nite at $5.99 for a ribeye and taters, Philly Steaks for $3.00 but even when it's not throwback night...The food is very good and price is excellent. My only complaint is I can't take them to Texas with me when I move!
All of these reviews are OLD. If you haven't been to Interim since Chef Dave Krog took the helm back in March2016, you've missed an exciting meal. He has raised the bar on creativity and flavor, especially the constantly changing fresh fish. All of the sauces/ stocks, dressings are house made by Dave and his team. Dave expects the best of his team and they deliver under his imagination and creativity. Give it a try if you've been away for a while, you will be well pleased. Don't pass up the desserts, French pastry Chef Franck Oysel is creative and extremely talented.
I believe in giving black business a chance but they seem to always want to get over. I have no problem spending money for the things I want. One of my issues was I ordered a shot of Ciroc which I drink on a regular basis so I know what it taste like and I definitely wasn't given Ciroc. I asked the waitress if it was Ciroc, she took it to the bartender to ask, she brought it back and told me he said it was. Needless to say I spent $10 plus the tip on a shot that I didn't drink. Secondly the people I was with bought a bottle of Remy and was told it would be a liter but it was only a fifth and was charged $200 which is very much over priced. I don't mind spending the money but give me what I ordered not no BS.
Hole in the wall. Stay away from this place! It's has become horrible!
I have been a customer for years prior to the move on Madison. The last few times I visited was less than par for any restaurant. My recent visit was the worst. It was a bit after 11 PM Saturday night. The place is dingy, dark, and dirty. We found a beach towels soaking up a floor spill under our table. We moved to another table that needed to be wiped. I kept asking for a bar towel to wipe table, but the server was more interested in taking my initial drink order. I insisted on a towel and eventually got it clean enough to order. I ordered the Grouper Po-Boy. I seemed OK at first, but as I was rounded third, something had a different texture in my mouth. It was freaking chewing gum. Yes, someone else chewed gum in my mouth. I felt nauseous. I wanted to puke right there. I asked to speak with the manager. The dude behind the bar. He never came over to see me, but he was walking all over the restaurant. I went to the bar and asked to speak with him. I told him what I found in my sandwich. He as was I insulting his intelligence? I felt like he was insulting mine in stated. He had no concern what just happened to me what-so-ever. I was livid but calm all the while saying to my self WTF. My Marine Corps instinct was kicking in, I decided to leave so Mr. bartender/manager could make it home alive. This is a very unprofessional place that does not deserve to be on Madison Ave. Steer clear of this hole in the wall.
Music is a mission of this church that serves the Colonial Acres and Sea Isle neighborhoods.
Hattiloo Theatre is one of the best venues in Memphis to experience live theatre. The actors and productions are always first rate and the theatre offer many plays by new playwrights and African American playwrights. Do yourself a favor and check out one of their performances.
Best therapist ever! Thaniks for making me tick again.
We went there for the first time today for my husband's birthday at 2.30, which is considered dinnertime.
Food: I was really looking forward to the filet mignon and pork loins. However, they only came around with flank steak (excellent; our favorite), sirloin, bacon-wrapped chicken (didn't care of it, honestly; all you could taste was bacon) and sausage (good, not salty at all). Very disappointed at that but didn't want to ask waiter. I would think for lack of 3-4 meats it wouldn't be the same cost as dinnertime; rather should be lunch price. That's the only reason I gave it a 4. Cheese bread was INCREDIBLE! Stuffed w/parmesan cheese. I think I ate all but 3. To DIE for!
Waiter: Freaking AWESOME! Very accomodating and pleasant.
Salad Bar: Def not worth going just for the salad. The foods were more like appetizers, but great nonetheless. Mozzarella balls, olives, lettuce/tomatoes, roasted pineapple, to name just a few.
We will def go again!!
Cool bar, food was awesome!
Love this Place
I am so sorry for your unhappy experience at my restaurant. I can only say that we were having a "bad hair day." We have managed to receive only the highest ratings until now. Since we have only been open a few months, we are still trying to work out the kinks. Please come back. I would like to buy your dinner and prove to you that we have a high quality product along with great service.
Ray'z World Famous Dr. Barbecue
So much better than Benihana. Have been coming here for almost 30 years.
By Micaela Watts
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