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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.   RAY’S BOATHOUSE – ALA CARTE, PLATED   Reservations: Reservations strongly recommended Hours: 9:30 AM (first seating) to 9:00 PM (last seating) Prices: Varies Children: Full… Read More >>

Enter our #MyRays Contest April 1-30 & Win a 7-day Cruise!

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Calling all Ray’s guests and friends! On the shores of Shilshole Bay Ballard for 42 years, Ray’s has seen it all and has the incredible guests to prove it. Now we want to say Thank You! Tell us what Ray’s mean to you from April 1-30th, 2015 and be entered to win a 7-day Princess Cruise… Read More >>

Spring 2015 Seattle Restaurant Week at Ray’s!


  Spring onto the Seattle restaurant scene April 12th-16th & 19th- 23rd for Seattle Restaurant Week, with three delicious ways to celebrate at Ray’s! Savor three-course dinners available for $30 in both the Boathouse and Cafe, and a two-course lunch in the Cafe for $15.  Executive Chef  Paul Duncan has created an excellent lineup of choices,… Read More >>

Find Your “Pot of Gold” at Ray’s this St. Patrick’s Day!

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Follow the rainbow to Ray’s this St. Patrick’s Day and enjoy some of our Irish inspired creations! Tuesday, March 17th! Menu Specials Ray’s Boathouse Dinner Special offered 5pm- 9pm Guinness Braised Lamb Shank – potato crusted country pie, gravy and peas 32   Ray’s Café Lunch & Dinner Special offered 11:30am- 9pm Spice Braised Corned… Read More >>

Celebrate Easter at Ray’s!


Celebrate Easter at Ray’s – Sunday April 5th RAY’S CAFE - BUFFET Reservations: Reservations strongly recommended Hours: 9:00 AM (first seating) to 7:00 PM (last seating) 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 (see below)… Read More >>

Celebrate WA Wine Month at Ray’s!

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Ray’s Boathouse and Cafe is planning an array of special wine offerings in March to celebrate Washington Wine Month! Ray’s has a long history of supporting local wineries and was honored to be awarded a Grand Award at this year’s Washington State Wine Awards. Celebrate with us all of March! Ray’s Café – 100% Washington… Read More >>

Ray’s Hosts Woodward Canyon Winery – Winemaker Dinner

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    Don’t miss out on Woodward Canyon’s Winemaker Dinner! Join us at Ray’s Boathouse as we celebrate Woodward Canyon and the pioneering efforts of Rick and Darcey Small. Chef Paul Duncan will prepare five courses of classic Northwest cuisine showcasing the Washington heritage that both Ray’s and Woodward Canyon are proud to share. The… Read More >>

New Executive Chef Paul Duncan!

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Please give a big congratulations to Ray’s new Executive Chef Paul Duncan! With Ray’s since 2013, Chef Paul began overseeing the kitchen team in February 2014 when he was promoted to Chef de Cuisine of Ray’s three kitchens (Boathouse, Café and Catering). We are thrilled about his promotion and new role as the sixth Executive… Read More >>

Fifty Shades of Ray’s


Ray’s Cafe has six steamy ways to turn up the heat this Valentine’s Day!  Join us for one (or two!) of these Ray-mantic themed cocktails February 14th and 15th!*    Box of Chocolates  Vodka, Amaretto, Godiva Chocolate Liqueur  9 Between the Sheets Courvoisier, Orange Liqueur, Bacardi Rum, lemon juice 10 Raspberry Beret Gin, Raspberry Liqueur,… Read More >>

Celebrate Valentine’s Day At Ray’s

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Ray’s is offering  two ways to celebrate Valentine’s Day in 2015! We’ll be offering a special 3-course a la carte menu in the Boathouse, Thursday February 12th through Saturday February 14th. Don’t delay in making your reservation today - click here to reserve your table in the Boathouse and click here for Cafe reservations. Boathouse Valentine’s Day Menu Starters… Read More >>