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How to Brunoise a Shallot

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Boathouse Saute Chef, Kevin Murray, shows us how to brunoise a shallot. Awesome knife skills. Thanks Kevin. bru·noise bro͞onˈwäz/ noun Finely diced vegetables that are cooked in butter and used to flavor soups and sauces.

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

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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 $58, available for… Read More >>

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

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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 Ballard. Later that year Ray’s Founding Partner and Executive Chef at the time, Russ Wohlers, and Paul carried the first keg of Redhook into Ray’s and we’ve been a champion of Ballard… Read More >>

Shellfest Returns in the Cafe January 4th-31st!

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Ray’s is celebrating shellfish season this January! Join us in the Cafe to enjoy a variety of specially prepared shrimp, crab and oyster dishes, only available January 4-31. It’s the perfect time for the novice shellfish eater to try something new, and shellfish lovers to go enjoy their favorites.  We’ll feature rotating wine and cocktail pairings for each dish, check in weekly for changing selections. Reserve here today… Read More >>

Give the Gift of Ray’s & Earn Rewards!

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Give the gift that never goes out of style – gift cards from Ray’s, Seattle’s most beloved seafood restaurant! For every $100 you spend on gift cards in December, you’ll receive a free $20 card for yourself – it’s like two presents in one! Perfect for friends, family or co-workers, everyone loves the gift of fresh, Northwest… Read More >>

Christmas Day at Ray’s Boathouse & Cafe!

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Join Ray’s Boathouse & Cafe for two distinct and delicious holiday meals this Christmas Day! We’re dishing up seasonal favorites, fresh seafood and plenty of options for everyone to choose from! Make your reservations today before they’re gone! Reservations are required for the Café Buffet and Boathouse A La Carte menus and are available from 12-8pm in… Read More >>

Thanksgiving at Ray’s Boathouse & Cafe!

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  Let Ray’s worry about the cooking (and the dishes) this Thanksgiving while you relax and take in the Puget Sound and mountain views. We have two dining options, whether you prefer our signature Cafe buffet or a festive 4-course Boathouse menu. Both available on Thursday, November 26 only! Signature Thanksgiving buffet at Ray’s Cafe…. Read More >>

Holiday Parties & Events at Ray’s!

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We know the holidays are hectic and filled with extra plans and busy weekends. Let Ray’s Catering take the stress of planning holiday events and seasonal gatherings off your plate! At Ray’s, we’re gearing up for the season and putting together a special menu with many delicious options for your guests… and less decisions for you! Whether… Read More >>

Free Kids Pumpkin Carving at Ray’s Oct. 24!

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  Ray’s Café will be hosting its second annual pumpkin decorating party on Saturday, October 24th for all ages! Join in the fun from 3 p.m.-close for a festive event our Café covered deck, rain or shine (think heaters, blankets, and hot cider!).   The Halloween celebration includes: One complimentary pumpkin per person for carving Child-safe… Read More >>

Betz Family Winery Dinner at Ray’s Oct. 16!

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  Ray’s Fall Forage Wine Dinner with Betz Family Winery Join us at Ray’s on Friday, October 16, 2015 for our Fall Forage Wine Dinner, highlighting the best of our Feast of the Fall Forage menu along with hand-selected wines from award-winning, locally-owned and operated Betz Family Winery. The five-course dinner features a bountiful harvest from… Read More >>