Rays on the Bay
Imagine the rich flavors of world-famous Kona coffee, paakai (sea salt), coconut, mango, pohole fern shoots, and sea asparagus all grown in Hawaii's lava-rich soil and prepared in this native region, packed with flavor and culinary history. Imagine ahi, ono or monchong caught this very day in the waters just offshore.
Now partner that delicious fare coupled with Rays on the Bay's natural, open-air atmosphere offering endless ocean views and romantic sunsets.
Dinner menu is available from 5:30 p.m. until the last seating at 9:30 p.m. Enjoy live music nightly beginning at 6 p.m. by local island artists while savoring pupus (appetizers), dinner and a brand new selection of handcrafted cocktails, organic wines and locally produced beers. The bar is open nightly until 11 p.m. Join our new wine-tastings that begin every night at 5:30 p.m. for just $5 per person. Each guest receives two 2-ounce pours.
Rays on the Bay is the only Hawaii Island restaurant built on lava cliffs so close to the ocean it offers a perfect view to Keauhou’s resident manta rays feeding offshore in their natural habitat. First, enjoy the Sheraton Kona's newest experience, our Manta Talks, at 6 p.m. in the Manta Ray Learning Center adjacent to Rays on the Bay. After dinner, see the majestic rays swimming in their natural environment at Paakai Point. As you view the manta rays, enjoy a refreshing libation from Rays on the Bay!
Our private dining Ulu Lounge, is now available for parties of 10 or more people to reserve for the evening. Perfect for a special occasion or a dinner with friends and ohana! Rays on the Bay will help you create a unique menu of pupus, wines, cold beer and cocktails that's sure to please everyone in your party.
The Ulu Lounge at Rays on the Bay
RESERVATIONS AND CONTACT INFORMATION
Visit our Rays on the Bay website, "Like" Rays on Facebook and follow Rays on Instagram! Reservations accepted at (808) 930-4900. Oceanside and firepits are first come, first serve. Please contact us should you have questions or a special request. Complimentary valet parking is offered to the public enjoying Rays on the Bay. Hours of operation subject to change without notice.
MOTHER'S DAY CHOCOLATE AND GARDENIA CHOCOLATE TASTING, BRUNCH & DINNER
Ulu Lounge Chocolate Cocktails and Tasting with Celebrity Chef Stanton Ho
On Friday, May 8 from 7 to 9 p.m., treat mothers to an exquisite chocolate-themed pupu and dessert menu prepared by Maui-based Chef Stanton Ho, a world-renowned chocolate culinary mastermind. Then, wash down the delicacies with chocolate-themed libations by beverage expert, Rays on the Bay General Manager Keith Mallini. Held in conjunction with the 2015 Big Island Chocolate Festival and Feeding Leaf Chocolate Soiree on May 7, the cost is $35 per person. For reservations, call (808) 939-4949 or visit OpenTable.com.
From 10 to 2 p.m. on Sunday, May 10, treat mom to an interactive brunch buffet at Rays on the Bay, complete with a seafood bar and carving station. Live entertainment will be provided by Big Island favorite, Rupert Tripp. Cost is $65 per person, including tax and gratuity. All dining mothers will receive a gardenia. For reservations, call (808) 930-4949 or visit Opentable.com.
Mother’s Day Dinner at Rays on the Bay
During normal dining hours from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m., enjoy a delectable Mother’s Day menu for $65 per person, in addition to the regular ala carte menu and live entertainment by the Kuahiwis. For reservations, call (808) 930-4949.