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Ray's Waterfront

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Chowder, Seafood, Soups
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1316 Fourth Ave, Seward, AK 99664
907-224-5606
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Lunch on the waterfront

Recommended by a local business when asked for a place with king crab legs. We were a party of seven for lunch. Crab legs were delicious, a little pricey at $45 lb and $55 for 1-1/2 lbs. I ordered the halibut - it was fabulous, but got only two very small pieces the size of mozzarella sticks... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 1, 2015
Linda T
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Turner, Maine
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Large groups
  • Families with children
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Romantic
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Turner, Maine
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19 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

Recommended by a local business when asked for a place with king crab legs. We were a party of seven for lunch. Crab legs were delicious, a little pricey at $45 lb and $55 for 1-1/2 lbs. I ordered the halibut - it was fabulous, but got only two very small pieces the size of mozzarella sticks. Disappointed in the... More 

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Atlanta, GA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

This one is very popular, since it's right on the dock waterfront. The food was quite good and the service was very quick. There was a line to get in when we left.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Restaurant was recommended to us by a fellow traveller. Stopped by for lunch before heading to Denali. The view from our table was amazing. The restaurant sits right in the harbor facing the mountains on the other side of the bay. The food was equally as good. The crab cakes were huge and packed with king crab meat the halibut... More 

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Carmel, Indiana
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW via mobile

Our granddaughter , who lives inSeward, picked Ray's for lunch. We all had something different and we're all very pleased with the meal and the service. It's right doe in the harbor, next to where the Resurrection Bay cruises begin and end. Very convenient. Ask for a window seat so you can look out at all of the boats in... More 

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Dubuque, Iowa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

We decided to eat here after taking a cruise of Kenai Fjords. My husband and I ordered the halibut special and were a bit disappointed, especially for the price (the meal was over $100 for three of us). The meal was okay, but nothing special.

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Blythewood, SC
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

I'm not a real foodie, but the halibut and cod fish and chips were very tasty. It was dinner time, but we did not have to wait to be seated, and the service was fast and the staff courteous.

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Austin
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Good food. Expensive, but it is Alaska. A little fancy for our tastes. We had a table with a great view of the harbor. Good service.

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honolulu
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Three for lunch: clams were very good. Rest of food not so good, roasted garlic & toast borderline, jalapeño corn chowder terrible, cod fish & chips small portion & not so great...3 beers and $70 ... With poor service: slow & incorrect orders received. I would not recommend this for lunch even if the view is of harbor & boats.

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Storrs, Connecticut
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Gets a bit crowded at docking time but well worth it. The service is great as is the view of the harbor.

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Oak Hill, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Great food and service on a beautiful sea side setting. Most of the daily specials are from local catches from the pristine Alaskan waters. Its nice to watch the fleets big and small come and go form the your window seat! Del and Linda D Oak Hill Florida

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Address: 1316 Fourth Ave, Seward, AK 99664
Phone Number: 907-224-5606
Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Seward
Average Prices: USD 20 - 25
Cuisine: Chowder, Seafood, Soups

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1316 Fourth Ave, Seward, AK 99664
  • Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Seward
  • Phone Number: 907-224-5606

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20 - 25
  • Cuisine: Chowder, Seafood, Soups

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Large groups, Families with children, Doing business, Special occasions, Romantic

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