Ray's Boathouse

6049 Seaview Ave NW, Seattle, WA 98107, United States
Hours:
Closed until 4:30 PM (Show more)
  • Mon–Thu
    • 4:30 PM–9:00 PM
  • Fri
    • 4:30 PM–10:00 PM
  • Sat
    • 4:00 PM–10:00 PM
  • Sun
    • 4:00 PM–9:00 PM
Price:
$ $ $ $
Menus:
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Credit Cards:
Yes (incl. Discover & Visa)
Outdoor Seating:
Yes

A Seattle icon since 1973, Ray’s is renowned for its sustainable Northwest seafood, award-winning wine list, and breathtaking waterfront view of Puget Sound and the Olympic Mountains. Seasonal outdoor dining. Private dining and catering available.

8.9/10

Based on 141 votes

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  • Seattle Weekly

    Seattle Weekly's Readers Choice for Best Outdoor Drinking & Staff Pick for Best Place to Dine with Your Grandpa in 2011! Find more winners with our Best Of App! Read more

    Seattle Weekly · August 8, 2011
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  • max l.

    Go to Ray's boathouse skip downstairs and enjoy a great happy hour upstairs. Blankets provided for early summer deck fun

    max l · April 14, 2009
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  • In Ballard

    One of the best views InBallard!! Beautiful dining room down stairs and an unforgettable hour hour upstairs!

    In Ballard · July 13, 2011
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  • Seattle Met

    Seattle’s seafood classic remains...a classic. Read more

    Seattle Met · June 30, 2010
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  • Seattle Happy Hour

    Ray's Cafe offers happy hour beyond the bar to the entire dinning room & deck on Tuesday from 4 - 6 pm! #cheers http://ow.ly/aOyUi

    Seattle Happy Hour · May 10, 2012
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  • Seattle Happy Hour

    Love @raysboathouse late happy hour! Sun-Thurs 9-10 pm, Fri- Sat 9-11 pm! http://ow.ly/aOyOz

    Seattle Happy Hour · May 10, 2012
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  • Monique D.

    Best bloody mary's in Seattle, hands down

    Monique Ducey · April 3, 2010
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  • Robby D.

    Ray's Boathouse, which is most certainly worth a visit if you've never been, is re-opening after a months long remodeling job. Read more

    Robby Delaware · January 30, 2013
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  • Alice F.

    Try the Chocolate and Cherry Tart - Chocolate Cherry Tart: cherry jam, chocolate filling, pistachios

    Alice Ferris · July 16, 2012
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  • Robby D.

    Ray's Boathouse is one of the most popular places in Seattle. You can sometimes see their catering trucks driving around in Seattle. It's located right next to another popular place named Anthony's.

    Robby Delaware · July 9, 2012
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  • Seattle Weekly

    Can be difficult to get there if you don't drive, but it's worth the trip. Located in a very nice neighborhood. Has a beautiful view of the water.

    Seattle Weekly · March 12, 2012
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  • Agent M.

    love the clam chowder

    Agent M · January 1, 2012
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  • Jason K.

    IDEAL date spot.

    Jason Kendy · August 15, 2011
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  • Akvile

    Try their smoked salmon...packed with flavor that will make your taste buds extremely happy!

    Akvile · March 28, 2011
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  • Margery S.

    Order the cheesecake for dessert instead of the bread pudding. You won't regret it!

    Margery Spears · October 28, 2010
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  • Latifa S.

    Delicious seafood with an amazing view! love this place.

    Latifa Sciore · July 4, 2010
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  • Iluvfud l.

    Happy hr after 9 pm is pretty decent.

    Iluvfud li · January 3, 2010
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  • Brian F.

    The clam chowder is awesome, and come at sunset for an awesome view. In the summer sit on the deck.

    Brian Flock · March 1
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  • Michelle

    Get a window table

    Michelle · February 24
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  • Dave F.

    Blackened NW Salmon sandwich. Mmmmm!

    Dave Fotsch · October 17, 2014
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  • Kathryn C.

    Gorgeous view on the water

    Kathryn Clappison · September 24, 2014
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  • Roger S.

    Fantastic salmon. In August oyster selection was poor and staff understanding of them was limited. Gorgeous gorgeous gorgeous views. Downstairs outdated. Wish we had done the casual upstairs.

    Roger Schonfeld · August 8, 2014
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  • Mary S.

    Awesome happy hour on a sunny day!

    Mary S · August 7, 2014
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  • Rick G.

    Sun? Check. IPA? Check. Seafood? Check. A perfect place to kill a couple of hours

    Rick Gregory · July 31, 2014
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  • Emma C.

    Vegetarians: I would not recommend coming here.

    Emma Craig · June 13, 2014
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  • Sophie R.

    Love the bar. The gougères and paella are amazing!

    Sophie Rehel · November 24, 2013
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  • Eve

    Fantastic service upstairs at the bar & with the hostess. Beautifully cooked Halibut and pulled pork sandwich w/sweet potato fries.Need to go back on a clear, sunny day

    Eve · October 25, 2013
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  • Claire T.

    Served in the Bar* 4:00 - 6:00 PM Everyday and 9:00 - 10:00 PM Sunday - Thursday, 9:00 - 11:00 PM Friday & Saturday

    Claire T · September 7, 2013
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  • Robert D.

    Sablefish is amazing. Texture like butter and flavor, a constant favorite... Housemade bloodmary, excellent Marguerita with spicy infused yummy ness. Posted while holding down the mayorship ;)

    Robert Durbin · August 10, 2013
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  • Eric M.

    If you're eating past 7pm, bring sunglasses as the sun will be right in your eyes.

    Eric Munn · July 13, 2013
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  • Jen R.

    The habanero wings are VERY spicy.

    Jen Ranes · July 2, 2013
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  • AG S.

    Beautiful sunset view

    AG S ilver · June 28, 2013
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  • Lars N.

    Fantastic view of the bay

    Lars Nikolajsen · June 26, 2013
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  • Brett G.

    Come for amazing seafood. Stay for the view.

    Brett Greene · June 15, 2013
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  • Susan Migas D.

    Get the local grilled salmon or halibut. Awesome. The Jean Paul Gamay is wonderful. The downstairs bar has a great view and friendly staff.

    Susan Migas Dolce · May 26, 2013
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  • Claire T.

    Served in the Bar* 4:00 - 6:00 PM Everyday and 9:00 - 10:00 PM Sunday - Thursday, 9:00 - 11:00 PM Friday & Saturday *Now serving Happy Hour in the entire dining room & deck on TUESDAYS from 4-6pm

    Claire T · May 15, 2013
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  • Evie C.

    Most awesome place in Seattle.

    Evie Coscia · April 9, 2013
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  • Jon W.

    Get the mussels y'all....

    Jon White · April 7, 2013
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  • Jim A.

    Try the Banana Mousse

    Jim Anderson · January 19, 2013
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  • Jim A.

    Try the Chocolate and Cherry Tart - Chocolate Cherry Tart: cherry jam, chocolate filling, pistachios

    Jim Anderson · January 19, 2013
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  • Jim A.

    Try the Sablefish - Chatham Strait Sablefish in Sake Kasu, jasmine rice, honey soy, scallion oil on Small Plates menu

    Jim Anderson · January 19, 2013
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  • Jim A.

    Try the Sockeye Salmon

    Jim Anderson · January 19, 2013
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  • Jim A.

    Try the Fresh Grilled Alaskan Halibut - Grilled Alaskan Halibut, braised leek mashed potatoes, roasted tomato beurre blanc, chives on Small Plates menu

    Jim Anderson · January 19, 2013
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  • Jim A.

    Try the Oysters

    Jim Anderson · January 19, 2013
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  • Jim A.

    Try the Dirty Chopin Martini - I LOVE Caper Berries in a frosty martini.

    Jim Anderson · January 19, 2013
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  • Jim A.

    Try the Artichoke Hearts

    Jim Anderson · January 19, 2013
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  • Vassilis K.

    Get a table outdoors, magnificent view of the Puget Sound.

    Vassilis Kartsiounis · October 17, 2012
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  • Alice F.

    Try the Artichoke Hearts - Sauteed with sunflower oil, white wine

    Alice Ferris · July 16, 2012
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  • Alice F.

    Try the Sablefish - Chatham Strait Sablefish in Sake Kasu, jasmine rice, honey soy, scallion oil on Small Plates menu

    Alice Ferris · July 16, 2012
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  • Alice F.

    Try the Sockeye Salmon

    Alice Ferris · July 16, 2012
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