Get “Shell-Fish” in January!

January 6, 2015

shrimpAre you a shellfish fanatic? Join us in the Café to celebrate the bounty of the Pacific Northwest for a two-week celebration January 19-31 of what Ray’s does best! Chef de Cuisine Paul Duncan presents “Shell-Fest 2015”with a dozen of your favorite shellfish dishes:

Full Pound Steamed Manila Clams – Pork belly, vermouth, butter, chives 7/14

Penn Cove Mussels Marinara – Fresh basil, angel hair pasta 7/14

Sautéed Blackened Shrimp – Onion, Bourbon, butter, garlic bread 15

Rock Shrimp Tacos – Crispy fried rock shrimp, Pico de gallo, chipotle-sour cream, shredded romaine lettuce, tortilla chips, salsa 14

Chilled Peel & Eat Prawns – Lemon-spice poached, Louis dressing 15

Popcorn Shrimp – Lightly breaded, fried golden brown, tartar sauce, cocktail sauce 14

Dungeness Crab Bisque – Sweet corn, creamy veloute 6/9

Washington Razor Clams – Pan fried, panko crusted, saffron-shallot jam, jalapeno tartar 13

Baked Half Shell Oysters – Half dozen with Uli’s Andouille sausage, leeks, smoked paprika-butter 15

Steamed Half Pound Snow Crab Legs – Drawn butter, fried potatoes 18

Prawn Cocktail – Classic cocktail sauce, lemon 14

Drunken Oyster Shooters 5 each

  • Vodka, horseradish, tabasco, lemon juice
  • Tequila, lime + orange juices, sriracha
  • Gin, cucumber, lime, mint

Pair these delicacies with daily cocktail and wine specials to create the perfect shellfish lovers meal!

Shellfest Wine Pairings

Rosé of the Day 7.5 gls –  Broadbent Vinho Verde Rose  Vinho Verde, Portugal

Va Piano Bruno’s 30 btl – Sauvignon Blanc  Columbia Valley, WA 2012

Maison Jadot 32 btl – Chardonnay  Mâcon-Villages, FRA 2012


Shellfest Signature Cocktails

Vesper Martini 12 – Gin + vodka, Lillet Blanc, lemon twist

Signature Bloody Mary 10 – House infused garlic vodka, Dimitris Bloody mix, grilled and chilled prawn kebob garnish

Northwesterner Cocktail 13 – Absolute Citron Vodka, smokey clamato juice, fresh herbs + spices, smoked clam stuffed olive garnish


Make reservations at this link!

Cafe Deck Dining Hacks!

We can’t wait for the warm, sunny season to arrive! To prepare for busy days on the Cafe deck here’s our hacks to make your experience easy, fun and memorable every time. Arrive early Be flexible Be patient – we promise we’re working as fast as we can to seat you! We can’t guarantee a spot on …


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