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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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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
The food was good, the view is as well

The food was really good, and the portions were excellent. The power went out while we were there, but the staff kept their cool. The prawns and scallops were the best on this trip so far. The location is also great at the marina.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 28, 2015
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Good for:
  • Doing business
  • Romantic
  • Special occasions
  • Large groups
  • Local cuisine
  • Families with children
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

nice restaurant located directly on the small harbour of Seward. Very good and fresh seafood, try one of the local beer and enjoy the catch of the day. Freshly prepared.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW via mobile

The food was really good, and the portions were excellent. The power went out while we were there, but the staff kept their cool. The prawns and scallops were the best on this trip so far. The location is also great at the marina.

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sparks nv
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

This place is right on the waterfront. My friend said her halibut was the best she had ever had. Both friends agreed that this was the best service we had on this trip. The tables with the views are the best. I had a salad that was devine here. Very nice wine selection. They were busy, but we got seated... More 

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Lake Mary, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Try the macadamia encrusted fresh halibut, it was fabulous. We had fresh halibut where ever we dined the week we were there. This place a a good view and good service,

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Worcester
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7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

We ordered Fish and Chips and Halibut and chips. Both were delicious and not at all greasy. Beautiful view from the restaurant! If you're on a budget, get the fish. If you're splurging on vacation, spend $21.95 for the halibut!

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

Our hosts recommended Ray's as their favorite local restaurant. We were not real hungry so we ate appetizers as shared small plates. My wife had soup and salad and I had the crab cakes. Soup and salad were OK, but the crab cakes were overdone and shouldn't have left the kitchen prepared that way. So I sent them back, and... More 

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Soldotna, Alaska
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

typically I can rely on the quality of the food to be good and consistent. unfortunately this review is because of a poor service. we dinned as a part of 6 and ate in the bar area around 2:30. not a busy time but the service was very slow. the initial greet was good but then it took forever between... More 

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Banff National Park, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

Stayed in Seward for one night before picking up a cruise. Ray's was recommended by the hotel and did not disappoint. The Captain's Platter was excellent. Great atmosphere in both the restaurant and the bar. Waiting staff really knowledgable and attentive

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Upton, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

Stopped in for dinner after our Kenai Fjords Cruise. We were pleasantly surprised that they sat us with no reservation. Our meals were all delicious, we got the salmon, the grilled chicken and the crab cakes. The sour dough bread was wonderful as was the crime brûlée. The service was great and the view was delightful. I would definitely recommend... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

Stopped by Ray's for dinner after our day long cruise with Kenai Fjords. We didn't have reservations, but the place was mostly empty when we got there about 6pm (but it was full, with waiting patrons, when we left an hour later, be advised.) There is a very nice view of the harbour out of the big windows, riverside, though... More 

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

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?