Ray's Boathouse and Cafe Blog - The Fresh Sheet

Thanksgiving at Ray’s Boathouse & Cafe

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Fall is just around the corner and Thanksgiving at Ray’s will be here before you know it! We are now accepting reservations for the Boathouse and Cafe for parties of all sizes for Thursday, November 24, 2016. Make yours today before we sell out! Boathouse – Special 3-course holiday menu for $55 per person, half price for children ages 11-5, under 5 free. Available from 11:30am (first… Read More >>

Enter #RaysSunset Photo Contest July 14-28!

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Sunsets at Ray’s overlooking Shilshole Bay and the Olympic Mountains offer some of the most gorgeous and inspiring scenery in Seattle, and our guests are excellent at capturing it nightly! From July 14-28 enter your sunset photo taken from Ray’s Cafe, Boathouse, private dining room or dock to be entered to win the grand prize:… Read More >>

Ray’s loves Oregon Pinot Noir!

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At Ray’s Boathouse & Cafe we are honored to work with so many great people in our local food and beverage community. For decades we have partnered with and supported our friends at Rex Hill Winery, a winery that has been crafting elegant Pinot Noirs since 1982 in Oregon’s Willamette Valley; and we are proud… Read More >>

Father’s Day Specials at Ray’s!

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Make this Father’s Day a one-of-a-kind celebration on the waterfront at Seattle’s iconic seafood restaurant this Sunday, June 19! Enjoy gorgeous views of the Puget Sound and the Olympic Mountains at Ray’s Boathouse from 4:30–9:30 p.m., and in our Cafe deck or dining room from 11:30 a.m.–10 p.m. Father’s Day specials include: Boathouse: Sirloin and Half Lobster… Read More >>

Ray’s at the Copper River

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Our team had the exciting opportunity to visit the Copper River in Cordova, Alaska this May for the start of the Copper River salmon fishing season! Our GM Douglas Zellers, one of our owners and Ray’s Founding Partner Russ Wohlers, Executive Chef Paul Duncan and Executive Sous Chef Steve Hauch spent a week delving into… Read More >>

14th Annual Rose Revival and Other Cool Whites

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Thurs. May 26th, 2016 Ray’s Boathouse 6049 Seaview Ave NW Seattle, WA 6 – 9 pm ~ $35 *Special VIP early entry at 5 pm for $50 What could be more summer than sipping tasty rose’ and white wines on the beautiful deck of at Ray’s Boathouse watching the sun set over the Olympic Mountains across… Read More >>

Celebrate Mother’s Day at Ray’s!

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Treat Mom to Seattle’s best seafood restaurant and gorgeous Seattle waterfront dining at Ray’s Boathouse & Café this Mother’s Day! We have plenty of options for families to choose from this Sunday, May 8th. Make your Boathouse and Cafe reservations today before they go! For Boathouse reservations call 206.789.3770 or click here. For Cafe reservations call 206.782.0094 or click here. Boathouse – Brunch &… Read More >>

Seattle Restaurant Week Returns April 10-21!

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Ray’s Boathouse and Cafe will be participating in the spring Seattle Restaurant Week with delicious two and three-course menus! Enjoy lunch and dinner in the Cafe, and dinner in the Boathouse April 10-14 and April 17-21. Don’t miss out on experiencing Seattle’s best seafood restaurant during #SRW! For Boathouse reservations call 206.789.3770 or click here. For Cafe reservations… Read More >>

Steve Hauch Moves Up to Ray’s Executive Sous Chef!

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I am thrilled to announce that our long time team member and current Sous Chef Steve Hauch has been promoted to Ray’s Executive Sous Chef! Steve is a sharp, hard working guy and this new role cements his dedication to Ray’s and continuing our legacy of high-quality, sustainable seafood. Steve was a very important part… Read More >>

Easter Brunch & Dinner at Ray’s!

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Celebrate Easter Sunday with friends and family on the waterfront! We’re offering our signature Cafe Buffet from 9am-7pm featuring brunch and dinner favorites, including our chilled shellfish station with oysters on the half shell, our carving station with prime rib and salmon, and leg of lamb for dinner, as well as house made desserts. $55… Read More >>