Celebrate Easter at Ray’s April 17!

Enjoy a beautiful Easter brunch or dinner with stunning water and mountain views on Sunday, April 17, 2022 at Ray’s!

Our upstairs Cafe will offer its grand holiday buffet and our first floor Boathouse will serve a spring-inspired 3-course holiday menu alongside a la carte guest favorites.

Easter reservations are strongly encouraged for both restaurants and available for the Cafe here and Boathouse here. Ray’s Cafe only accepts reservations on holidays and can accommodate parties of 8 people or fewer, including high chairs.

CAFE
Enjoy our Cafe grand holiday buffet from 9am (first seating) to 8pm (last seating) for $70 per person including juice and sodas (excluding tax and gratuity). Children 5 to 11 years of age $35.

Menu
Complete range of appetizers, salads, entrees, and desserts, plus Ray’s traditional carving and shellfish action stations featuring Northwest seafood. Breakfast items will be served on the buffet until 3pm then we will transition to a dinner buffet until 9pm.

The Cafe Bar will be open from 9am (first seating) to 8pm (last seating) and is seated on a first come basis. Cafe Bar is 21 and over only.

Salads & Cold Items
Farm Lettuces and Greens Salad spring mix, chopped romaine, sliced red onion, white balsamic vinaigrette, dried apricot, aged white cheddar cheese (GF)
Roasted beets Salad, sherry vinaigrette, arugula, Goats milk cheese  (GF)
Market cheese board domestic and imported cheeses, marinated mozzarella balls, dried fruit (GF)
Ray’s cured meats platter hot coppa, salame Toscano, sliced prosciutto, finocchiona salame
Vegetable Platter grilled vegetables, olives, pickled peppers, marinated artichoke hearts
Roasted Baby Carrot Salad lemon tahini dressing, golden raisins, mixed greens, dukkah spice
Kale and Honeycrisp apple salad, lemon vinaigrette, honeycrisp apples, grana Padano, pickled shallot (GF)
Caesar Salad chopped romaine lettuce, grana Padano, creamy Caesar dressing, house made croutons

Seafood Bar & Shucking
Half shell oysters mignonette, cocktail, lemons (GF)
Peel and eat prawns cocktail, horseradish. Lemons (GF)
Dungeness crab Clusters lemon, bopo (GF)

Carving Station
Spice rubbed prime rib of beef horseradish cream, demi-glace (GF)
House smoked NW salmon apple-pear chutney (GF)

Breakfast Items
Eggs Benedict English muffin, Canadian bacon, poached egg, hollandaise sauce
Scrambled Eggs chives
Challah French Toast whipped cream, fresh berries, maple syrup
Uli’s Breakfast Sausage
Carlton Farms’ Bacon

Hot Entrée & Side Dishes
Manilla clams white wine, garlic, herbs and butter (GF)
Penn cove mussels coconut curry broth (GF)
Crispy red potatoes new potatoes, old bay, scallion
Herb-marinated, grilled chicken breast, green goddess dressing
Pan seared PNW Rockfish roasted cherry tomatoes and mini sweet peppers, lemon-chive beurre blanc (GF)
Mac and Cheese
Washington Spring Asparagus lemon, herbs
Blistered green beans garlic, lemon (GF)
Scampi Prawns (GF)
Garlic Whipped Mashed Potatoes
Roasted mushroom medley garlic, spring fennel, goat cheese, herbs

BOATHOUSE
Brunch
From 10:30am (first seating) to 3pm (last seating) enjoy our 3-course Easter brunch menu for $70 per person (beverages, tax and gratuity not included) or try a selection of some of our best-selling appetizers, salads and Boathouse entrées.

Boathouse Easter Brunch 3-course Menu

Appetizers:

  • Seared asparagus, wild mushrooms, Dungeness crab, pickled onion, tarragon crème fraiche GF
  • Chilled pea soup, mushroom cream, snap peas, mint GF
  • Salt-roasted AK spot prawns, lemon, thyme, butter emulsion, herbs GF

Entrees:

  • Challah French toast, foie gras ganache, cherry preserves, spiced maple syrup, fried breakfast potatoes
  • Vegetarian frittata, asparagus, wild mushrooms, gruyere, green salad with champagne vinaigrette GF
  • Dungeness Crab Frittata, chive, chopped truffle, green salad with champagne vinaigrette GF
  • Spice rubbed prime rib of beef, Yukon potato cake, roasted baby carrots, sauce bordelaise GF
  • Pan seared PNW halibut, smashed new potatoes, blistered cherry tomatoes, seabeans, champagne beurre blanc GF

Desserts:

  • Honey Lavender crème brulee, honeycomb, dried lavender GF
  • Warm housemade cinnamon roll, brioche dough, cream cheese icing
  • Coconut-almond sponge cake, coconut-basil panna cotta, cardamom roasted pistachios, fresh strawberries DF
  • Olympic Mountain creamery ice cream/sorbet, GF shortbread cookie

Dinner
From 3pm (first seating) to 8pm (last seating) we are serving a holiday inspired 3-course dinner menu with salad, entrée and dessert for $70 per person (beverages, tax and gratuity not included) alongside our regular dinner menu.

Boathouse Easter Dinner 3-course Menu

Appetizers:

  • Seared asparagus, wild mushrooms, Dungeness crab, pickled onion, tarragon crème fraiche GF
  • Chilled pea soup, mushroom cream, snap peas, mint GF
  • Salt-roasted AK spot prawns, lemon, thyme, butter emulsion, herbs GF

Entrees:

  • Spice rubbed prime rib of beef, Yukon potato cake, roasted baby carrots, sauce bordelaise
  • Pan seared PNW halibut, smashed new potatoes, blistered cherry tomatoes, seabeans, champagne beurre blanc GF
  • English Pea Agnolotti, wild mushrooms, mushroom-parmesan espuma, herb salad

Desserts:

  • Honey Lavender crème brulee, honeycomb, dried lavender GF
  • Coconut-almond sponge cake, coconut-basil panna cotta, cardamom roasted pistachios, fresh strawberries DF
  • Olympic Mountain creamery ice cream/sorbet, GF shortbread cookie

Full children’s menu available all day in the Boathouse.

The Boathouse Bar has limited seating and will be offered on a first come basis for ages 21 and over only. The Bar is open from 10:30am (first seating) to 8pm (last seating).

We look forward to seeing you and your loved ones then!

Easter Sunday Dining at Ray’s Cafe

Marking our first reservation event since reopening the Café dining room (and takeout) earlier this month, Ray’s Café is delighted to announce our Easter holiday, Sunday, April 4, 2021. In addition to offering our Café menu on Easter, we’re extending a special three-course plated menu with choice of one under each course:

Soup or Salad Starter
Soup du jour
Ray’s Classic Chowder
Caesar Salad
Spring Pea Salad 

Entrée
Pan Seared Rockfish, rice pilaf, grilled asparagus, sautéed mushroom medley, chive beurre blanc
Grilled Sirloin, twice baked potato, broccolini, demi-glace
Vegetable Coconut Curry, somen noodles, fresh herbs, lime, chili oil, scallion oil (V, GF)

Dessert
Seasonal Berry Crisp
Brownie
Olympic Mountain Creamery Sorbet
Olympic Mountain Creamery Ice Cream
Pricing for this special menu is $55 (dine-in only; beverages, tax, gratuity not included).Reservations

  • We will be offering plated meals including our Café greatest hits menu, our Easter three-course pre fixe, and our children’s menu for those 11 years of age and younger from 11:30am – 9pm.
  • We will not be offering a buffet.
  • We are accepting reservations for inside dining on Easter Sunday April 4th for groups up to a maximum of 6 people including children and infants. Reservations can be made here.
  • If upon arrival you decide you’d like to sit outside we will cancel your inside reservation and add you to the end of the waitlist.
  • Guests arriving without indoor reservations will be offered our covered and heated tent and/or uncovered outside seating, weather pending.
  • Please be timely for your reservation as we are not allowed any lobby space to hold guests.
  • We do not offer happy hour and do not honor any promotional discounts on holidays.
  • We continue to be walk ins only on non-special event holidays.
  • Loyalty cards are accepted and encouraged!

Book your Easter table online or by calling 206.789.3770

Easter Egg Coloring Party at Ray’s Cafe April 20!

Join us on the Café Deck for our annual Easter Egg Coloring Party on Saturday, April 20 at 11:30am benefitting Mary’s Place!

A $15 donation per table (up to five people) will get you eggs and a dye kit to create beautiful Easter eggs! 100% of your donation will go to Mary’s Place to help shelter local families in need.

The Café’s full menu will be available for purchase and the event will be held rain or shine on our heated and covered deck. To reserve call the Café at 206.789.3770!

About Mary’s Place
Mary’s Place empowers and supports struggling families by providing shelter, nourishment, resources, healing and hope in a safe community. For more information on Mary’s Place and to get involved visit marysplaceseattle.org.

Easter Egg Coloring Party at Ray’s Café Mar. 31!

Get Egg-cited!

On Saturday, March 31 the Café will be hosting its first Easter Egg Coloring Party on our covered patio at 11:30am. This event is all ages and includes hard boiled eggs and a PAAS dying kit for each table to create festive Easter eggs. The full Café menu will be available for purchase.

A $10 donation to Mary’s Place is the price of admission per reservation, which will be collected upon arrival. Reservations are required and can be made by calling the Cafe at 206-789-3770.

We can’t wait to see all of your Egg-cellent creations!