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Ray's Waterfront

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1316 Fourth Ave, Seward, AK 99664
+1 907-224-5606
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11:00 - 15:30
16:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 15:30
16:00 - 22:00
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290 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food was exquisite. Every menu item looks and tasted like a dream come true! The cedarplank Alaskan salmon is the best salmon I've ever had! Ask to sit by the window. We saw an otter swim by and TONS of bald eagles just going about their merry ways! One of the memorable meals of my lifetime!

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Thank Linsey H
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

Can't say enough about the view you get from this place. The view of the harbor and the occasional sea otter are great, but the view of the glaciers across the Bay is an Alaska experience. We visited in late September, the last weekend they were open before closing for winter (we didn't know they closed for winter). The menu... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

Great food and a great atmosphere! The wait staff and bartenders are all awesome! Best place to get a steak

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Holdrege, Nebraska
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

We visited Ray's a few times during our visit. It's located right by the harbor and has an awesome view of all the boats and mountain views. I loved the blueberry mojito and they have great bloody Mary's too! We also had the halibut and chips and captains platter another day. Delicious!

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Thank nanipollard
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218 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

Ray's has some very good seating by the water, but even if you don't get the best table the food is still the best in Seward (in our opinion). We ate here on our last trip in 2009, and it's still good. Great halibut.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

We were looking forward to our first taste of halibut from the halibut centre of the world! We were presented with two fish finger sized pieces of reconstituted white fish in a thick crumb batter. To add to the insult the fish was dry and stringy and could have been any kind of white fish. There was a pile of... More 

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The Entrance, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

Great place to eat right on the waterfront of the boat harbour. Specialising in fresh seafood and Alaskan King Crab. Yum. Standard prices but a great atmospher and good service.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

Great location , stunning wiew on the bay.There is a large choice of tasty food. All we have eaten was very good with generous portions. We decided to have an other dinner there and we can confirm this is the best restaurant in seward.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

Went here expecting something close to SF bay area and was very dissapointed. It looks upscale and great! Family's meals were ok, nothing special. I ordered crab cakes that were unedible and told the server but didn't get the choice to order something else and they were not taken off the bill either. Ordered pizza once I got out of... More 

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Worcester, MA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

First time in Alaska, Seward was our destination. We visited Ray's on our first night, great service, yes it was expensive, but you get what you pay for. Being in the military, I've tasted the good, the bad and the ugly. My crab legs were huge, fresh, great presentation and served at the right temp. Same goes for my wife's... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$25
Cuisine
American, Soups, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, View, Bar Scene, Kids, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 15:30
16:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 15:30
16:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 15:30
16:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 15:30
16:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 15:30
16:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 15:30
16:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 15:30
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1316 Fourth Ave, Seward, AK 99664
  • Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Seward
  • Phone Number: +1 907-224-5606

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?