Shellfest Returns to Ray’s Boathouse

Get ready to Shell-ebrate with Shellfest returning to Ray’s Boathouse and Cafe, January 9 – 22Chilly winter waters are perfect for harvesting pristine shellfish and guests are invited to partake at Ray’s in the form of specially prepared shrimp, crab, oyster dishes and much more. Prices start at just $6.

Sample Offerings (each sold separately; selections and menu items may change as we try new and exciting recipes):

  • Full Pound Steamed Manila Clams with pork belly, vermouth, butter, chives
  • Penn Cove Mussels Marinara with fresh basil, and angel hair pasta
  • Sautéed Blackened Shrimp with onion, bourbon, butter, garlic bread
  • Crispy Fried Rock Shrimp Tacos with pico de gallo, chipotle-sour cream, shredded romaine lettuce, tortilla chips, salsa
  • Chilled Peel & Eat Prawns with lemon-spice poached, Louis dressing
  • Half Pound Popcorn Shrimp, lightly breaded, fried golden brown, served with tartar sauce, cocktail sauce
  • Dungeness Crab Bisque with sweet corn, creamy veloute
  • Pan-fried, panko crusted Washington Razor Clams with saffron-shallot jam and jalapeno tartar
  • Baked Half Shell Oysters, a half-dozen with Uli’s Andouille sausage, leeks, and smoked paprika-butter
  • Steamed Half Pound Snow Crab Legs with drawn butter and fried potatoes
  • Prawn Cocktail with classic cocktail sauce and lemon

Ray’s also offers wine and cocktail suggestions for each dish. Guests can make reservations at the Cafe here and at the Boathouse here. Ray’s is located at 6049 Seaview Ave NW, Seattle.

Written by Charles Koh

Founded EatSeattle, and has continued to use his expertise as editor-in-chief to guide the website’s growth over the last five years. Koh’s experience focuses on digital marketing and social media, and has been a part of several companies, some of which he created, specializing in both areas over the course of his career. Koh was previously with Google and Zagat where he helped expand and grow communities worldwide.

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