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Ray’s Annual Pumpkin Carving – October 22!


We are thrilled to be hosting our third annual pumpkin carving party on Saturday, October 22nd! Pumpkin Carvers of all ages are invited to participate in the fall festivities on our cozy covered Cafe deck starting at 11:30 a.m., rain or shine. Guests will receive a pumpkin, child-safe carving tools, an LED candle and delicious… Read More >>

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 >>

Reuben’s Brews Dinner at Ray’s March 5!


Congrats to Reuben’s Brews!! Winner of our first Ballard Beer Awards voted by the people! Thank you to all who voted throughout the contest! It was a great showing and we’re prouder than ever to be a part of the Ballard community! Join us for our Ballard Beer Awards Dinner with Reuben’s Brews on Saturday, March 5 at Ray’s Cafe! Our 5-course menu compliments… Read More >>

Celebrate Valentine’s Day at Ray’s Feb 11-14!


Treat your loved one to a beautiful dinner at Seattle’s iconic seafood restaurant this Valentine’s Day. With waterfront views of Puget Sound and the majestic snow capped Olympic Mountains as your backdrop it’s the perfect setting for romance. The Boathouse is featuring a three-course menu with a glass of San Martino Prosecco Extra Dry for… Read More >>

1st Ballard Beer Awards at Ray’s Cafe – Jan 14-Feb 14!


Vote for your Favorite Ballard Brew! Ray’s is thrilled to bring you the first Ballard Beer Awards voted by the people! In 1982 Paul Shipman started Redhook Brewery in a fire hall in Ballard. Later that year Ray’s Executive Chef Russ Wohlers, and Paul carried the first keg of Redhook into Ray’s and we’ve been… Read More >>

A Visit to Penn Cove Shellfish Farm

These mussels are native to the Puget Sound. When searching for a place to farm oysters in 1975, they found these already growing.

It takes passion and high standards to be a farmer. Penn Cove proves it in their products by supplying us with beautiful fresh mussels from pristine Puget Sound waters. How they do it and why they do it is what brought Ray’s in for a visit. Penn Cove is a beautiful location on Whidbey Island. It’s your typical quiet, serene… Read More >>

New Game Day Menu & Hours at Ray’s Cafe

Fish and Chips

Starting Sunday, September 20th, we’ll be opening the Cafe early for game day! Join us at 9:30 a.m. each Sunday in the Cafe lounge and top deck through the fall and winter. We’ve added more flatscreens and a Game Day Menu to start the festivities early! Menu runs 9:30-11:30 a.m. until our regular lunch menu… Read More >>

Celebrate the 2015 Copper River Salmon Season at Ray’s

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  Starting Friday, May 15th and just in time for the 2015 Copper River salmon season, Ray’s Boathouse & Café will be offering a selection of Pinot and Copper River salmon pairings.   The offers will run May 15-June 15, 2015. This year’s Copper River run is slated to begin on Friday, May 15th.  … Read More >>

#MyRays Grand Prize Winner!

MyRays Cruise Winner + Doug

Congrats to Ken Mitchell, winner of our April #MyRay’s memory contest! Ken has won a 7-day Princess Cruise for two to Alaska! Thank you all for sharing your #MyRays stories this April! We have loved hearing about all the memories made at Ray’s in the last 42 years. Thank you for making us such a… Read More >>