Posts about “What’s New”

Fresh NW Halibut & Sablefish at Ray’s April 9-22!

Alaskan Halibut

Join us as we celebrate the fresh Washington halibut and sablefish (black cod, butterfish) season from Monday, April 9 through Sunday, April 22 in the Boathouse and Café! We’ve partnered with Northwest fisheries to bring you an abundance of halibut and sablefish from Washington’s coast. Enjoy new preparations below in both the Boathouse and Café during this time only! Make your reservations… Read More >>

Ballard Beer Awards Returns April 16 – May 11!

2017 Ballard Beer Awards Winner Lucky Envelope Brewing

Beer lovers rejoice! Ballard Beer Awards is back at Ray’s Café and it’s up to you to crown the victor in the battle of the best Ballard beers! But… in true Ballard fashion it’s more like a friendly neighborhood competition. How it works: from Monday, April 16 to Friday, May 11 the Café will feature one beer on tap… Read More >>

Shuck & Sip: Oysters & Sparkling Wine at Ray’s Feb. 19-Mar. 4

Oysters Unshucked

We’re kicking off our 45th year celebrating the simple joys of cool, refreshing oysters on the half-shell paired perfectly with crisp sparkling wines. From Monday, February 19 through Sunday, March 4 in the Boathouse and Café enjoy a variety of local Penn Cove oysters served individually, by the duo, or as a half-dozen with an… Read More >>

New Desserts & New Pastry Chef at Ray’s Boathouse!

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We’re sweet on our new pastry chef Karen Williams! She has blown us away with her new Boathouse dessert menu… from rich chocolate terrine with orange and pistachio, to almond cake with merlot poached pears and currant-balsamic ice cream–it’s time to indulge in a little winter treat or two. A former instructor at Le Cordon Bleu,… Read More >>

Shellfest Returns to Ray’s Café Jan. 17-31!

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Shellfest is back this winter at Ray’s Café from Wednesday, January 17 through Wednesday, January 31! Our Executive Chef Paul Duncan has created a delicious, limited-time Shellfest menu featuring an array of fresh, local shellfish including oysters, snow crab, clams, shrimp and more in our upstairs Café. Enjoy them while they last and try them all from January… Read More >>

Win Dinner for a Year at Ray’s Nov. 1-21!

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This November, as we look forward to 2018 and turning 45, we want to pause for a moment to celebrate the past, present and future of Ray’s, with you our beloved guests. From November 1-21 enjoy three weeks of special menus that throwback to memorable moments and eras in our history. It will conclude with… Read More >>

Reeling in the years at Ray’s by Russ Wohlers

Russ Wohlers

Ray’s started with the small kernel of an idea that salmon and other fish could be broiled just like a steak on a beach bonfire grill, after reeling it into the boat from a good day of fishing. Then came halibut, lingcod, sable fish, oysters, mussels and clams. Excellent seafood that could be cooked in… Read More >>

Ray’s 4th Annual Pumpkin Carving Party is Oct. 21!

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It’s officially the start of pumpkin season, which means it’s almost time for Ray’s fourth annual pumpkin carving party! All ages are invited to show-off their pumpkin carving skills on Saturday, October 21 on our Cafe deck, rain or shine. We’ve winterized our deck to make it nice and cozy for the fall festivities! We… Read More >>

Ray’s Celebrates Alaska Herring Week

Alaska Herring Week Ray's Boathouse 2017

Alaska Herring Week starts today through June 25th! This week celebrates herring, the most consumed fish in the world, but often overlooked in the U.S. It contains more omega 3s than salmon, a Northwest favorite, and imparts delicious flavor to any number of dishes – not just pickled! It can be poached, smoked, grilled, fried,… Read More >>

New Boathouse Summer Menu!

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Summer is here! And it’s time to shake things up with new dishes and seasonal updates to our Boathouse menu. Tempt your taste buds with crisp, cool summer salads, fresh Alaskan Halibut, crispy smoked Sablefish, and more below! View the full menu here and look out for weekly specials on our Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. For Boathouse reservations call… Read More >>