Posts about “Events”

Ray’s Dad Joke Contest: Enter to win June 1-10!

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We love a good cringe-worthy dad joke and we bet you do too! So send us your best PG-rated joke and you could win dinner for 4 at Ray’s Cafe!  How to Enter: Shoot a quick video of you telling us your favorite PG-rated dad joke (60 seconds or less). Email it to contest@rays.com by… 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 >>

REX HILL Wine Dinner at Ray’s Boathouse Mar. 27

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We are thrilled to have Carrie Kalscheuer, Director of Sales & Education for REX HILL and A to Z Wineworks at Ray’s Boathouse on Tuesday, March 27th for a beautiful four-course wine dinner. She will share with us the groundbreaking work that these wineries are engaged in; making both stunning wines as well as forging… 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 >>

Celebrate Valentine’s Day at Ray’s Feb. 14-18!

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Let Ray’s set the mood this Valentine’s Day! Our breathtaking waterfront views of Puget Sound and beautiful snow-capped mountains provide the perfect backdrop for a romantic dinner. We’re celebrating Valentine’s Day at Ray’s Boathouse & Café from Wednesday, February 14 through Sunday, February 18. The Café will offer its regular menu, along with a variety… Read More >>

Announcing the Winner of ‘Dinner for a Year’ at Ray’s!

Jerome Cathey at Ray's Boathouse

Congratulations to longtime Ray’s guests Jerome Cathey and his wife Janice! Pictured above with our GM and Co-owner Douglas Zellers. Thank you to everyone who participated in our Win Dinner for a Year at Ray’s contest. Stay tuned for more exciting events in 2018 as we celebrate our 45th year!

Toast to a New Year at Ray’s Dec. 31 & Jan. 1!

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Celebrate the start of a brand new year at Ray’s! Gather your friends and family on New Year’s Eve, Sunday, December 31 for a perfect dinner before a night on the town or cozy evening watching fireworks on TV. The Boathouse will serve its full menu of fresh, local seafood, including chilled Northwest Oysters, Wild… Read More >>

Gingerbread House Decorating Party at Ray’s Cafe Dec. 10!

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Gather the family and join us at Ray’s Café for a DIY holiday Gingerbread House Decorating Party on Sunday, December 10 at 12pm and 4pm! This event is all ages and includes graham crackers and decorating supplies for each guest to build-their-own gingerbread house. Festivities will take place on Ray’s winterized Café patio, completely enclosed and heated. Food and drinks… Read More >>

Celebrate Christmas at Ray’s Dec. 24 & 25!

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Experience our snow-capped mountain views and fresh, local seafood this Christmas! Join us in the Boathouse or Cafe on Christmas Eve, Sunday, December 24 and Christmas Day, Monday, December 25. The Boathouse will feature a holiday-inspired three-course menu with choice of starter, entree and seasonal dessert for $60, as well as its regular dinner menu, on both Christmas Eve and Christmas Day from 2… Read More >>

Sold Out – Thanksgiving 2017

Ray's Fresh Seafood Buffet

We are currently sold out for Thanksgiving 2017 in the Boathouse and Cafe. We apologize if we were not able to accommodate your reservations this year but please join us for Christmas Eve and Day in either venue!