Celebrate Mother’s Day at Ray’s

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Give Mom what she really wants for Mother’s Day….

Four ways to celebrate on  Sunday, May 10th! Join us for brunch or dinner in either the Boathouse or Cafe.




Reservations: Reservations strongly recommended

Hours: 9:30 AM (first seating) to 9:00 PM (last seating)

Prices: Varies

Children: Full children’s menu will be available

Menu: 9:30 am to 3:00 pm we are serving some of our best-selling appetizers, salads and Boathouse entrées along with ala carte brunch style items. 3:00 pm to 9:00 pm we are serving our normal Boathouse dinner menu.



Reservations:   No reservations needed for the bar, first come first served basis

Hours:   Open at 9:30 AM – 9:00 PM, No Happy Hour

Children:   No minors allowed in bar

Menu:   9:30 – 3:00 holiday menu (see below)  3:00 – 9:00 full menu



Reservations: Reservations strongly recommended. Large party request forms needed for parties over 12.

Hours:   9:00 AM (first seating) to 2:00 PM (last seating) Buffet is up until 3pm.

Price:   $45 Buffet (beverages, tax and gratuity not included)

Children:   Children 5 to 11 years of age $20. Children under 5 years of age no charge.

Menu:   We will be offering our grand holiday buffet with a complete range of appetizer, salads entrees, and desserts. Includes our traditional Carving and Shellfish action stations. Buffet breakfast/brunch items will be available until 3pm when the buffet closes and we turn to ala carte normal Cafe menu.



Reservations: Reservations strongly recommended

Hours: 3:00 PM (first seating) to 9:00 PM (last seating)

Menu:   Normal menu.



Reservations:   No reservations needed for the bar, first come first served basis

Hours:   9:00 AM (first seating) to 9:00 PM (last seating)

Menu:   Limited ala carte Café menu until 3pm, then normal full Café menu.





Caesar Salad –  Parmesan cheese, garlic croutons

Spring Mixed Green Salad – Raspberry vinaigrette, feta cheese, fresh berries

Toasted Fregola Pasta Salad

Antipasto – Grilled, chilled seasonal vegetables, charcuterie, local and imported cheeses

Roasted Beets – Goats milk cheese, hazelnuts, arugula

Seasonal Fruit – Assorted fresh fruits and berries

Assorted Cheese & Nuts


Raw Bar

Chilled Peel & Eat Prawns

Oysters on the Half Shell

Snow Crab Legs



Eggs Benedict

Scrambled Eggs

Brioche French Toast

Hempler’s Bacon

Uli’s Breakfast Sausage


Dessert Table

Assorted house made desserts and pastries



Pacific Ling Cod – Fennel dusted, lemons, dill

Sautéed Prawns – Garlic, butter

Grilled Chicken Breast – Coconut-yellow curry, green beans

Carlton Farms Pork Loin – Herb roasted

Penn Cove Manila Clams – White wine, garlic, butter

Penn Cove Mussels – Thai-style coconut milk-ginger broth

Mac n’ Cheese – Three cheese blend, toasted bread crumbs

Bay Shrimp Mac n’ Cheese – Cherry tomatoes, toasted bread crumbs

Washington Spring Asparagus

Whipped Russet Potatoes

Fennel – Mushroom Hash – New Potatoes, herbs


Carving Board

Roasted RR Ranch Prime Rib of Beef – Au jus, Dijon, mayonnaise, horseradish

House Smoked Wild Alaskan Salmon – Ginger-peach chutney




  • Fried Oysters and Hollandaise – Wakame salad, tobiko 15
  • Uli’s Chorizo Scramble – Three eggs, roasted bell pepper, house-made bacon, roasted red potatoes, sour cream 26
  • Rays Benedict – Dungeness crab meat, baby arugula, hollandaise, poached eggs, roasted red potatoes 28
  • Veggie Benedict – Oven roasted peppers, tomatoes and asparagus, poached eggs, hollandaise, roasted red potatoes 24
  • Sirloin and Eggs – Apple wood grilled sirloin, over easy eggs, roasted potatoes and arugula salad 33
  • French Toast – Cinnamon-Vanilla custard, Challah bread, Vermont maple syrup, Uli’s breakfast sausage 24
  • Frittata – Eggs, asparagus, bell pepper, zucchini, aged cheddar, arugula salad, roasted red potatoes 24


As one of the more popular seafood restaurants in Seattle, Ray’s is an ideal place to celebrate holidays, events or even just happy hour in Ballard. Join us soon for a great view, delicious dishes and lovely libations, including craft cocktails!

Did you know? Ray’s also offers seafood catering in Seattle, both off-site and right next to our restaurant. We cater special events, wedding receptions and more. Enjoy a spectacular front row view of Puget Sound and the Olympic Mountains!

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