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Chef Paul Featured at DeLille Cellars and AWW Wine Gala


Ray’s Chef de Cuisine Paul Duncan will be featured at two exciting local events this summer, so please be sure to come say hello if you are at either event! Celebrate Bastille Day at DeLille Cellars Chateau Sunday July 13 at One if by Land, Two (three and four) if by Sea, DeLille’s 20th annual celebration… Read More >>

New Summer Menu Debuts in Cafe!

Northwest Berry Salad - Mixed greens, strawberries, blackberries, raspberries, pecans, honey-goat cheese, raspberry vinaigrette

As summer draws near, it’s time to freshen up the Cafe menu with a variety of seasonal ingredients and new preparations that highlight the best of our warm weather season. We look forward to having you dine with us soon, whether it’s for graduation events, Father’s Day celebrations, or just a girls night out on… Read More >>

Copper River Salmon & Pinot Noir – A Rite of Spring!


Right on schedule, Copper River Salmon arrives in Seattle May 15 and once again Ray’s has plans to celebrate the pairing that helped make Ray’s world-renowned: Copper River Salmon and Pinot Noir! This year marks the 31st anniversary of the first Copper River King Salmon to be flown fresh from Alaska to Seattle.  With an assist… Read More >>

Celebrate Father’s Day and Support the Ballard Food Bank!


What do dads really want for Father’s Day? A recent study showed that fathers want quality time with their family and prefer gifts that don’t cost anything.  So this year, Ray’s Boathouse has created the perfect opportunity for you to make dad’s wishes come true! To celebrate Father’s Day (June 15), Ray’s Boathouse and Sutter… Read More >>

Springing into our new seasonal menu!

House Smoked Sablefish with jasmine rice, cucumber-daikon kimchi, miso glaze

Spring is in the air, and right on its heels have been a few recent 80-degree days that remind us summer is right around the corner! Chef de Cuisine Paul Duncan and his culinary team have spruced up the Boathouse menu with several bright, fresh new additions, along with a few new preparations of our… Read More >>

Treat Her Like a Queen on Mother’s Day!


Celebrate Mom at Ray’s – Sunday May 11 Spoil your mom this Mother’s Day at Ray’s with a delicious Sunday brunch in the Cafe or waterfront meal in the Boathouse! RAY’S CAFE – BRUNCH BUFFET Reservations: Reservations strongly recommended Hours: 9:00 AM (first seating) to 2:00 PM (last seating) Price: $45 Buffet (beverages, tax and gratuity not included) Children: Children 5… Read More >>

Spring into Seattle Restaurant Week Apr. 6-17!


It’s time to celebrate the spring run of Seattle Restaurant Week! In the Boathouse, we’ll be offering delicious 3-course dinners for just $28, from April 6-10 and 13-17. Chef de Cuisine Paul Duncan has created an excellent lineup of choice, including several gluten-friendly )GF) and vegetarian options, listed below. Seattle Restaurant Week is a fabulous… Read More >>

It’s “Home Sweet Ballard” for April Brewmasters Dinner


“Home Sweet Ballard” is the theme for the April 13 Brewmasters Dinner at Ray’s Cafe, as we feature five talented breweries from our own Ballard neighborhood! The dinner features one seating at 6:00 pm in the Cafe, and guests will be greeted with a glass of Seattle Cider Company Semi Sweet Hard Cider upon arrival. Brewmasters from… Read More >>

Celebrate Easter at Ray’s!


Celebrate Easter at Ray’s – Sunday April 20 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… Read More >>

Welcome Washington Wine Month!


“Taste Washington Wine Month” is an annual celebration of Washington State’s award winning industry, celebrated each March. In support of this event, Boathouse Manager/Wine Director Edan Schmitz is pairing each entree on our Dine Around Seattle menu (March 2-27) with a standout Washington wine. The featured wines are available by bottle and also by the glass during… Read More >>