News & Events

Shuck & Sip: Oysters & Sparkling Wine at Ray’s Feb. 19-Mar. 4

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We’re kicking off our 45th year celebrating the simple joys of cool, refreshing oysters on the half-shell paired perfectly with crisp sparkling wines. From Monday, February 19 through Sunday, March 4 in the Boathouse and Café enjoy a variety of local Penn Cove oysters served individually, by the duo, or as a half-dozen with an… Read More >>

New Desserts & New Pastry Chef at Ray’s Boathouse!

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We’re sweet on our new pastry chef Karen Williams! She has blown us away with her new Boathouse dessert menu… from rich chocolate terrine with orange and pistachio, to almond cake with merlot poached pears and currant-balsamic ice cream–it’s time to indulge in a little winter treat or two. A former instructor at Le Cordon Bleu,… Read More >>

Ray’s FareStart Guest Chef Night March 22!

Chef Paul Duncan

Join Executive Chef Paul Duncan at FareStart’s Guest Chef Night on Thursday, March 22 from 5:30-8 p.m.! If you don’t know FareStart, this is the perfect way to learn and support its vital job training programs. The FareStart team works tirelessly to train displaced locals and teach them cooking and restaurant kitchen skills through set course work…. Read More >>

Shellfest Returns to Ray’s Café Jan. 17-31!

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Shellfest is back this winter at Ray’s Café from Wednesday, January 17 through Wednesday, January 31! Our Executive Chef Paul Duncan has created a delicious, limited-time Shellfest menu featuring an array of fresh, local shellfish including oysters, snow crab, clams, shrimp and more in our upstairs Café. Enjoy them while they last and try them all from January… Read More >>

Celebrate Valentine’s Day at Ray’s Feb. 14-18!

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Let Ray’s set the mood this Valentine’s Day! Our breathtaking waterfront views of Puget Sound and beautiful snow-capped mountains provide the perfect backdrop for a romantic dinner. We’re celebrating Valentine’s Day at Ray’s Boathouse & Café from Wednesday, February 14 through Sunday, February 18. The Café will offer its regular menu, along with a variety… Read More >>

Give the Gift of Ray’s this Holiday Season!

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Give the gift of gorgeous Pacific Northwest views and fresh, local seafood this holiday season with a gift card from Ray’s, Seattle’s favorite seafood restaurant! Now through December 31, 2017 you’ll receive a $20 gift card for every $100 spent on gift cards at Ray’s! Gift cards can be used in the Boathouse, Café and towards Ray’s merchandise… Read More >>

Announcing the Winner of ‘Dinner for a Year’ at Ray’s!

Jerome Cathey at Ray's Boathouse

Congratulations to longtime Ray’s guests Jerome Cathey and his wife Janice! Pictured above with our GM and Co-owner Douglas Zellers. Thank you to everyone who participated in our Win Dinner for a Year at Ray’s contest. Stay tuned for more exciting events in 2018 as we celebrate our 45th year!

Toast to a New Year at Ray’s Dec. 31 & Jan. 1!

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Celebrate the start of a brand new year at Ray’s! Gather your friends and family on New Year’s Eve, Sunday, December 31 for a perfect dinner before a night on the town or cozy evening watching fireworks on TV. The Boathouse will serve its full menu of fresh, local seafood, including chilled Northwest Oysters, Wild… Read More >>

Gingerbread House Decorating Party at Ray’s Cafe Dec. 10!

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Gather the family and join us at Ray’s Café for a DIY holiday Gingerbread House Decorating Party on Sunday, December 10 at 12pm and 4pm! This event is all ages and includes graham crackers and decorating supplies for each guest to build-their-own gingerbread house. Festivities will take place on Ray’s winterized Café patio, completely enclosed and heated. Food and drinks… Read More >>

Announcing our Guest Favorite Menu Nov. 15-21

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Drumroll please! After sorting through your emails, tweets, comments and survey answers, we are pleased to present our Guest Favorite Menu! This 3-course menu showcases your all-time favorite Ray’s appetizer, entrees and dessert from our 44-year history. This limited-time menu will be offered a la carte in the Boathouse and Cafe from Wednesday, November 15 until Tuesday, November… Read More >>