Category: Cafe

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 …

Retired Ray’s Owner Elizabeth Gingrich Passes

We are extremely saddened by the passing of our longtime co-owner Elizabeth Gingrich, who died peacefully with her family by her side. She lived a long and beautiful life and we feel so lucky to have been a part of it. Elizabeth became an owner of Ray’s in 1975, and was also a bookkeeper here …

Ray’s turns 45: Thank You to Our Guests & Team!

Ray’s turns 45 on Saturday, June 23rd and we want to first and foremost thank our incredible, loyal guests for getting us here. Without you this would not be possible. To our team, thank you for being our family. Thank you Ballard. We’ve worked with your grandparents, parents and children. You’ve been our team, our …

Ray’s Dad Joke Contest: Enter to win June 1-10!

We love a good cringe-worthy dad joke and we bet you do too! So send us your best PG-rated joke and you could win dinner for 4 at Ray’s Cafe!  How to Enter: Shoot a quick video of you telling us your favorite PG-rated dad joke (60 seconds or less). Email it to contest@rays.com by …

New Wedding Packages at Ray’s!

Spring is in the air and wedding season has arrived at Ray’s! This year we’re making it even easier for couples to plan their 2018 or 2019 wedding at Seattle’s best waterfront venue, the Northwest Room, with our new wedding packages! Whether you’re looking for us to decorate tables, create custom signage, provide thank you gifts, or …

It’s time for Copper River Salmon & Oregon Pinot Noir!

With Copper River salmon season upon us our Wine Manager Chip Croteau has put together an incredible list of Oregon Pinot Noir to pair with it in the Boathouse and Cafe! The bright fruit flavors and acidity of Pinot Noir is the perfect complement to Copper River salmon. Ask your server for their recommendation and try something …

Copper River Salmon Returns to Ray’s!

Copper River salmon season kicks-off today at Ray’s! This year we’re celebrating 35 years of serving this coveted seasonal fish at Ray’s with a look at ‘Copper River Through the Decades’! Copper River salmon has had a long history at Ray’s. Starting in 1983 we were one of the first restaurants in Seattle (as well as …

Copper River Salmon Returns to Ray’s!

Copper River salmon season kicks-off today at Ray’s! This year we’re celebrating 35 years of serving this coveted seasonal fish at Ray’s with a look at ‘Copper River Through the Decades’! Copper River salmon has had a long history at Ray’s. Starting in 1983 we were one of the first restaurants in Seattle (as well as …

Fresh NW Halibut & Sablefish at Ray’s April 9-22!

Join us as we celebrate the fresh Washington halibut and sablefish (black cod, butterfish) season from Monday, April 9 through Sunday, April 22 in the Boathouse and Café! We’ve partnered with Northwest fisheries to bring you an abundance of halibut and sablefish from Washington’s coast. Enjoy new preparations below in both the Boathouse and Café during this time only! Make your reservations …

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 …

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Bring Ray’s to your Home & Earn Loyalty Points!

Bring Ray’s local, sustainable seafood and award winning service to your next in-home event and earn Loyalty Points! For the first time, Ray’s Catering is extending Loyalty Card Points to any guest that books an in-home catering event with us in October 2018. This means you’ll earn 1.5 points for every $10 spent on your …

BOOK A TABLE  AT RAY’S BOATHOUSE

Ray’s Boathouse elevates local, sustainable seafood with global flavors and Northwest inspiration nightly.

BOOK A TABLE  AT RAY’S CAFE

Classic seafood dishes with seasonal preparations in our upstairs Café overlooking Puget Sound.

MAKE A RESERVATION

Simply choose either Ray’s Boathouse or Ray’s Cafe in the first drop down, then find your table.

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