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About Ray's Boathouse
We deliver artfully composed plates, featuring the freshest local seafood. Our culinary team demonstrates their passion for seasonal seafood and local ingredients in every dish. Our chefs’ endless creativity will surely delight your culinary senses, while our knowledgeable wine director guides you through our extensive wine list featuring local and international selections. Enjoy the confident hospitality provided by our team as they deliver a high level of service to you and your guests.
Seattle, WA 98107
Hours of Operation:
Happy Hour (Bar and Deck Only): Monday-Sunday : 5:00pm-6:00pm
NW 61st St.
$31 to $50
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Ray’s Catering is Seattle’s preferred caterer for a beautifully executed event! We provide full-service catering in our own waterfront banquet room (see Banquet Facilities below), as well as full-service off-premise catering for all size events from intimate gatherings and sailing receptions to extravagant corporate galas at Seattle’s premier event venues. From professional event planning and management to chef-designed menus and exceptionally polished service, Ray's makes your event both a pleasure to plan and attend! Please contact our team at (206) 789-6309 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
There is street and private lot parking available as well as seasonal complimentary valet.
Private Party Facilities:
Ray's provides both private and semi-private dining options for your corporate or social events.
Private Party Contact:
Ray's Catering: (206) 789-6309
Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Private Room, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Ray's Boathouse Ratings and Reviews
We went at 5:30pm for an early dinner prior to a concert. We were immediately impressed with the waitress who made modifications to our meals as requested. We had salmon which was probably previously frozen due to the time of year and it did not have any flavor. Salads were good but a $140 bill without any liquor was excessive due to the quality of the main course. Obviously we will not return or recommend Ray’s.
The staff was very good and the service was excellent. However, the prices are pretty spendy (but that's Seattle). The menu is very limited if your don't like seafood and your going along to a seafood restaurant to be nice. Guess you could always fill-up at Dick's before or after.
Outstanding margaritas. The bartender knows how to fix our cocktail (we like it the Bond way, "shaken, not stirred and up w/o ice") It is difficult to find a bartender these days with knowledge and experience. The crab cakes were delectable and our server was courteous and respectful. I will definitely return.
Dinner was great, the only negative ( my 4 stars ratings) was due the our entrees orders somehow getting "lost" somewhere and were really late in arriving. While our server did apologize and did comp us a dessert.. they failed to inform us of the error and instead left us wondering where dinner was. When they did arrive, they were utterly delicious 😋
We recently met up at Ray's Boathouse with some very dear friends of ours, whom we hadn't seen in a few years. We thought: - "Hey, let's celebrate at our FAV restaurant in Seattle for dinner - which is Ray's Boathouse!"
Ray's has never failed us, and we remain big fans of their food, service, view, ambiance, and persevering history in Seattle for many years now! They are simply the best to us! Our meals were so good, we all just raved throughout the entire meal. The scallops were to die for in my case! We had a perfect night, and it was so good to catch up with our friends as well. Thank you Ray's Boathouse...
My husband and I drove to Seattle for some shopping and decided to have dinner afterward. I had once many years ago been to Ray's and suggested dinner there. What an outstanding meal! Gorgeous sunset, seated by the window(on the water) and excellent food! Also, our server was very attentive without being overbearing. We will definitely be back soon! So good!
I've been to Ray's perhaps 6 times over 20 years. It's a quality place. Nice view of the water and Olympic mountains, very quiet, understated elegance. The food has always been great and this night was no exception. All ingredients were fresh and delicious. The waitress was having an off night, and couldn't remember what was on the menu or how some of the dishes were prepared. That was a surprise, as every other time I've been to Ray's, the service has been perfect, not obtrusive or overly familiar/friendly, but totally informed and helpful. It's nice to be able to have a quiet conversation; the acoustics are great. I'll come to Ray's again for a special occasion, but might try someplace livelier with a city view next time.
27 years ago we were married at Ray's boathouse so we figured it would be a great place to celebrate our 27th anniversary, the dinner couldn't have been more enjoyable, the food was amazing, the waiter top notch, dessert out of this world. We decided that if we're in town for future anniversaries Ray's is the place to come.
We made the reservation a few weeks ahead of time and requested a nice table for a 85th birthday celebration. We got a table without a view near the kitchen. Disappointing. Otherwise, the service was good and food was better than expected compared to other touristy waterfront restaurants.
We had a very nice evening on 10/19/2017 with great friends when we were in Seattle for our daughter's wedding. We live in Maryland and they live in Alabama. We went here as two different people had recommended this place. We stayed almost 3 hours and no one rushed us which we appreciated. Pricey but a very nice restaurant and we all had great meals that included: Halibut, Sablefish, Scallops and Crab with Squid Ink Pasta.
With a reservation made in advance, Ray's prepared a table for two with a wonderful view of the evening light on the water. We tend to go to Ray's Boathouse on special occasions, as in this case: a birthday. A birthday greeting was on our table. For elegant, quiet dining with excellent food and service, it's hard to find a better place for a special meal. Highly recommended!
I will always like Rays but thier menu the last two visits has been disappointing
When was the last time you had a ceasar salad with greens in it? Not well dressed either
Entrees were few and high priced
My halibut was raw in the middle
Other entrees were small and paired with strange sides
Service was excellent
Wine list good
Views without compare
The small crowd on a Thursday evening makes me think the public is disappointed with the menu as well
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