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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 in both restaurants.   The offers will run May 15-June 15, 2015. This year’s Copper River run is slated to begin on Friday,… Read More >>

#MyRays Grand Prize Winner!

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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 >>

The Happiest of Hours Are at Ray’s Boathouse


Why limit happiness to one hour? Join us in the Boathouse Bar nightly from 4-6pm for Happy Hour with a view!     1/2 Shell Oyster Progressive Daily selection served with tequila-lime mignonette Open to 5pm 1.50 each 5pm to 5:30pm 2 each 5:30pm to 6pm 2.50 each Sips Ray’s Red, White & Sparkling - Hand… Read More >>

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 >>