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Ray's Waterfront

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1316 Fourth Ave, Seward, AK 99664
11:00 am - 3:30 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 3:30 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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The Entrance, Australia
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218 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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.

Thank Steven R
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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.

Thank Romecri
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 

Thank Kathy K
Worcester, MA
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52 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 

Thank LaurenceJ
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38 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The place was bustling. Pricey as is everywhere in Alaska, at least during tourist season. Wife had a seafood salad she enjoyed and I wish I had ordered. I had crab cakes that were not so exciting.

Thank ArizonaReadytogo
Atlanta, Georgia
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37 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Okay service. Staff were neither rude nor friendly. Excessive overpriced and average food. Tourist trap. Location is right in the heart of the harbor.

Thank BLT1915
Torrance, California
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40 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have a great dinner here I had halibut stuffed with King crab-- my husband had the scallops -both of them were amazing --the view is so nice -/the prices little bit high but you get what you pay for -/everything was very fresh and the waitress was wonderful!

Thank Belgin L
Kenai, Alaska
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77 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I finally got to try Ray's just before they closed for the winter. I got the seafood pasta and my wife got the cod and fries. I loved my pasta and would go back for more any time. My wife said the fish was cooked perfectly and the fries are our favorite type (breaded maybe), nice and... More 

Thank Bluesdude0
Lemont, Illinois, United States
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food was absolutely delicious and the service was excellent. Our server Ryan remembered all our orders w/o writing them down. He even took pictures of our group for us. Casual dining with fine dining food at reasonable prices. What a great experience.

Thank Jill O
Dublin, Ireland
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210 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ate here on a Tuesday evening. The restaurant is an attractive seafood restaurant on the waterfront and we were seated at nice table overlooking the harbour We were bought the menus and a basket of bread as soon as we sat which was a nice touch. However our waiter asked us immediately what we wanted to drink before we... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$20 - $25
American, Seafood, Soups
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic, Bar scene, Scenic view, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 3:30 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:30 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:30 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:30 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:30 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:30 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:30 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1316 Fourth Ave, Seward, AK 99664
  • Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Seward
  • Phone Number: 907-224-5606

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