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Christmas Eve & Day 2019 at Ray’s Boathouse & Café

Celebrate the holidays with Ray’s! Join us on Christmas Eve in the Café for a delicious Northwest seafood lunch or dinner as you enjoy our cozy fireplace and breathtaking views of the Puget Sound. On Christmas Day, the Café is featuring a greatest hits menu of our most-loved dishes! In the Boathouse, you’ll feel the …

A Lesson in Salish Sea Salmon Restoration

Sustainability and the health of our Salish Sea and waterways has long been an area of focus for the ownership and staff at Ray’s Boathouse. We’ve always worked to educate our team about what they are serving, where it came from and how it was caught or harvested. We visit our fishermen and women and …

Ray’s Wins ‘Best View’ 2018 in Seattle Magazine Poll!

Thank you to our loyal guests for voting Ray’s ‘Best View’ in Seattle Magazine’s Best of Seattle readers’ choice poll 2018!!! We are honored to receive this recognition and owe it all to you, our lovely, loyal guests!! Our view is Seattle, it is quintessential Northwest and we love sharing it with everyone who comes through our doors from …

Ray’s is the ‘Best Place to Enjoy WA Wine’!

Photo Credit: Seattle Magazine Ray’s is thrilled to be awarded “The Best place to Enjoy Washington Wine”in Seattle Magazine’s 2018 Wine Awards! And we are honored that you, our lovely, loyal guests voted for us to win! Check out our feature with Wine Director Chip Croteau (pictured right) and Co-owner/GM Douglas Zellers in the August …

Ray’s Catering Wins Best Rehearsal Dinner!

Congrats to our outstanding Catering team for winning ‘Best Rehearsal Dinner’ in Seattle Bride Magazine’s Best of Bride 2018 awards this past June! This hardworking team plans and executes Seattle’s best waterfront events and weddings! Rehearsal dinners are just the tip of the iceberg and we’re thrilled to be recognized! Contact our Director of Catering, Amanda and her exceptional …

Ballard Beer Awards Returns April 16 – May 11!

Beer lovers rejoice! Ballard Beer Awards is back at Ray’s Café and it’s up to you to crown the victor in the battle of the best Ballard beers! But… in true Ballard fashion it’s more like a friendly neighborhood competition. How it works: from Monday, April 16 to Friday, May 11 the Café will feature one beer on tap …

People Magazine Names Ray’s Most Popular Restaurant in WA!

We are so honored to receive the Most Popular Restaurant in Washington from People Magazine’s “Favorite Restaurants in Every State” 2017 and in Zagat’s “50 States 50 Favorite Restaurants” 2017 article! Thank you to our amazing guests for your continued support!

March is Taste Washington Wine Month!

Ray’s Boathouse is celebrating Taste Washington Wine Month all March long by offering unusual by-the-glass (and bottle!) selections from Washington State. Savor such wines as the 2015 Buty Sémillon, Sauvignon, Muscadelle, a vibrant, Bordeaux-inspired white blend from Columbia Valley; the citrus-and-floral 2015 Idilico Albariño from Yakima Valley, proving how deliciously Spanish varieties perform in Washington …

Our 2017 Cause: Mary’s Place

  With Seattle roots firmly planted for decades, and more charitable donations to our credit than we could list in this blog post, Ray’s decided in 2017 to focus the bulk of its team’s time and charitable resources to a fitting cause: Mary’s Place (marysplaceseattle.org). Mary’s Place is a leading voice for homeless women, children, …

Second Annual Ballard Beer Awards – Feb 1-28

Vote for Your Favorite Ballard Brew! The 2nd Annual Ballard Beer Awards returns February 1-28. We’ll be spotlighting four Ballard-based breweries for you to taste and cast your vote! Stop by and purchase a pint from one of breweries below to cast your vote or, if you choose not to partake with your palate, simply ask to fill out …

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Salish Sea Chef’s Dinner at Ray’s November 14!

Sustainable Seafood Celebration is joining forces with five incredible Northwest chefs with a passion for seafood, for an evening focused on sustainable seafood practices and successes in the Salish Sea. Guests will learn about the many success stories of local seafood from excellent runs of Baker River Sockeye in 2019 to expanding tribal fishing practices …

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