Posts about “What’s New”

Special Ray’s Menu Benefits FareStart thru June 4

FareStart Dinner May 21

This past weekend we had the pleasure of hosting the winners of our FareStart live auction item! They were treated to a custom Copper River King Salmon menu from Executive Chef Paul Duncan, with wine pairings by our Wine Director Chip Croteau. They enjoyed a sunny dinner on the deck of our first floor Boathouse during the opening weekend of… Read More >>

Fresh Fish Series: Copper River Salmon Is Here!

Steve Hauch & Paul Duncan

Copper River Salmon is here! Not so fast. We’ll be waiting on edge all day today to find out if the salmon are out there. Yesterday, the fishing fleets headed a couple of hours away from Cordova, AK to the mouth of the Copper River delta.  Most scouted the area yesterday looking for the best spots… Read More >>

New! Weekend Brunch at the Boathouse!

Boathouse Deck 4

Join us for brunch every weekend at Ray’s Boathouse, on the first floor, starting Saturday, May 20 at 10 a.m.! Grab your family or your crew and enjoy stunning Puget Sound and mountain views during what is sure to become Seattle’s best brunch! Our a la carte brunch will be offered every Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. –… Read More >>

Fresh Fish Series: NW salmon season has arrived!

WildSalmon

Fresh fish season is rollin’! The 2017 salmon season opens today. What do you know about salmon? We may turn to the ol’ “interwebs” to discover salmon is full of the omega fat we prefer to eat, and that king salmon is the biggest in the family. You’ll read that they are born from eggs… Read More >>

Fresh Fish Series: Halibut!

BH-Pan Seared Washington Halibut 2

Kicking off our Fresh Fish Series on the Ray’s blog is….. Halibut! Halibut season has taken off this year with no short supply.  Fleets are fishing from Kodiak Island, to South East Alaska, and through British Columbia.  We’ve been filleting beautiful fish this season and halibut is forecasted to be plentiful now through October. We’ve also just heard from our local… Read More >>

Fresh Alaskan Halibut Season lands at Ray’s today!

BH_Fresh Washington Coast Halibut 2

Seattle’s first fresh Alaskan Halibut of 2017 is at Ray’s starting tonight! Enjoy one of the Northwest’s best fish in the Boathouse and Cafe where Chef Paul Duncan and his team will serve it seared and lightly seasoned with kosher salt. Then accompany it with fresh, local flavors and complimentary sides. Follow us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter… Read More >>

Our 2017 Cause: Mary’s Place

Marys Place Logo

  With Seattle roots firmly planted for decades, and more charitable donations to our credit than we could list in this blog post, Ray’s decided in 2017 to focus the bulk of its team’s time and charitable resources to a fitting cause: Mary’s Place (marysplaceseattle.org). Mary’s Place is a leading voice for homeless women, children,… Read More >>

Featured: Olympia Oysters and Schramsberg sparkling wine, extended through Valentine’s day!

Olympia Oysters

  Feb 10-14 while they last, savor your chance to taste a rare Northwest treasure: the Olympia oyster! The Olympia oyster (Ostrea lurida) is one of the rarest, most treasured of our Pacific Northwest native species. James Beard, champion of American cuisine, called the petite Olympia “the most distinguished of the oysters” for its distinctive… Read More >>

Second Annual Ballard Beer Awards – Feb 1-28

Ballard Beer Awards 2016 Champ

Vote for Your Favorite Ballard Brew! The 2nd Annual Ballard Beer Awards returns February 1-28. We’ll be spotlighting four Ballard-based breweries for you to taste and cast your vote! Stop by and purchase a pint from one of breweries below to cast your vote or, if you choose not to partake with your palate, simply ask to fill out… Read More >>

Shellfest Returns to Ray’s, Jan 9-22!

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It’s almost time to Shell-ebrate with Shellfest returning to Ray’s Boathouse and Cafe, January 9 – 22! Chilly winter waters are perfect for harvesting pristine shellfish and you’re to partake at Ray’s in the form of specially prepared shrimp, crab, oyster dishes and much more. Prices start at just $6. Sample Offerings (each sold separately; selections… Read More >>