Thank you for your interest in Ray’s, we are honored to be considered for your event!

For groups of twelve or more, we offer semi-private dining or full buyouts of our Boathouse restaurant. The following is general information regarding this event space, food and beverage minimum purchases, service charges and state tax.

Located at the water’s edge, the critically acclaimed Ray’s Boathouse echoes the sleek lines and crisp corners of a vintage Chris-Craft and offers unobstructed views of the Olympic Mountains. The Boathouse restaurant is available for a full buy-out or smaller, semi-private groups.

Minimums & Room Rental

Food and beverage minimums range from $800 to $10,000 depending on the date and time, before tax and service.

Rental Amenities

• set-up, clean-up, service staff
• Glassybaby votives and candles
• china, glassware, and flatware
• tables, chairs, linens, and service wares for up to 140 guests
• audio visual optional*
*Screen, mic, sound and lectern available for an additional fee, ask your sales representative for a quote.


• 10-140 for a plated meal
• 10-100 for a buffet

• 40 for a plated meal
• 28-30 for a buffet

Important Considerations

Daytime celebrations will conclude by 3:00 PM, with your preference of start time. Evening celebrations will begin at 5:00 PM or later, and can go until 12:00 AM. Last call is given 30 minutes prior to event end time.

Ray’s service team will set and strike all tables, chairs, linens and service wares that are provided by Ray’s. Additional décor may be brought in by the customer. The set up and removal of these items is the responsibility of the customer. Ray’s will not be held responsible for articles left on the premises.

Audio visual equipment is available upon request and may require an additional fee.

There is a $2.00 per guest service fee for all outside desserts brought into Ray’s and it must be from a licensed bakery. Ray’s pastry chef can accommodate special cake and dessert requests. Please let your sales representative know if you would like a cake quote.

A service charge, currently 20%, will be added to all food and beverage sales. WA Tax, currently 10.1%, is applied to all charges. Service charge and tax are subject to change without notice.

Tours are given by appointment only during a mutually agreeable time.

Deposit & Cancellation Policy

Upon reserving the north end of Ray’s Boathouse, you will be sent a contract, to be returned with a $500 deposit.
Cancellation will result in forfeiture of the deposit.

You may view sample menus, policies and photographs on our website at, keeping in mind that we can also prepare a custom menu for your event. If you would like to book a date or have any further questions, please do not hesitate to call; 206-789-6309 or e-mail;

We look forward to working with you!

Kind regards,
Ray’s Catering Team

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