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  • Restaurant Patios Open for Dining! 07.21.20

     

    Many restaurants are back open for dine-in and summer patio season has officially arrived! Read on for summer food and drink specials on the patio at favorite local spots!

     

    All of the restaurants are operating at 50% capacity, practicing social distancing with tables spaced 6-feet apart and requiring masks be worn by all guests when not eating and drinking at their table.

     

    Tilth

    James Beard Award-winning chef Maria Hines is welcoming summer with seasonal organic dishes and sun-drenched garden patio dining. Tilth’s patio is open for walk-ins and the dinner menu is brimming with warm-weather specials including Summer Beans, Summer Squash Salad, Cold Summer Corn Bisque, Carrot Risotto, Seared Wild Sockeye Salmon, Washington Blueberry Parfait and more. View the full menu here.

     

    Settle in on the patio and enjoy Andrew Rich Sauvignon Blanc, UpsideDown Rose, Tilth Manhattan, Spiked Strawberry Shrub, Leavenworth Biers Hefeweizen, House Made Iced Tea, and more.

     

    Tilth’s patio is open for dine-in daily from 5-9 p.m. for walk-ins only.

     

    Ray’s Café

    Offering panoramic views of Shilshole Bay and the Olympic Mountains, Ray’s Café’s iconic deck is open serving lunch and dinner daily (Sun-Thurs 11:30 a.m.-9 p.m., Fri-Sat 11:30 a.m.-10 p.m.) and daily happy hour from 4-6 p.m.

     

    The menu features favorites like True Cod Fish & Chips, Ahi Poke Bowl, Dungeness Crab Cakes, fresh local Oysters on the Half Shell, with summer specials like Wild Alaskan King Salmon with sweet corn pureeFarm Lettuce Salad with seasonal berries, Zucchini Feta Cakesand more. Sip chilled Washington wine, ice cold beer, or Black Cherry Margaritas while you take in the gorgeous views!

     

    Daily Café happy hour from 4-6 p.m. brings drink specials like Bad Jimmy’s Brewing ‘Bad Light’ Golden Ale, Negronis, Moscow Mules, Margaritas and more. Dishes include Caesar Salad, Crispy Calamari, Tuna Poke, Manila Clams, Penn Cove Mussels and more all at special happy hour pricing.

     

    Ray’s Café is now accepting reservations and walk-ins for parties of five people or less.

     

    Ba Bar U-Village

    Ba Bar’s large, dog-friendly patio at University Village is open for lunch and dinner! Enjoy your favorite Ba Bar dishes like Crispy Imperial Rolls, Saigon Chicken Wings, Vermicelli Bowls, and more with new summer cocktails including Queen of Siam $12 with Uncle Val’s Botanical Gin, Cointreau, lime, basil grapefruit, served up, Legend of Summer $12 with Haku Japanese Vodka, lime, Huckleberry, briottet, served up, and French Pearl Martini $10 with vodka, lemon, St. Germaine, Lillet, and prosecco. Plus froze, local microbrews, Vietnamese beer and more.

     

    The patio is open Sunday-Thursday 11 a.m.-8 p.m. and Friday-Saturday 11 a.m.-9 p.m.

     

    Monsoon Seattle & Bellevue

    Monsoon Seattle and Bellevue celebrate summer patio season with Monsoon Seattle’s rooftop deck and sidewalk patio, and Monsoon Bellevue’s sidewalk patio right on Old Main Street. Both locations are open for lunch and dinner daily from 11:30 a.m.-10 p.m.

     

    Each location has boozy slushees including a Passion Fruit Froze with Brovo pink vermouth and a Hot Charlotte with gin, lemon, cucumber, Serrano chili and champagne vinegar. Plus, delicious Vietnamese dishes with Northwest flair like Green Papaya Salad, Pork Spareribs, Vermicelli Bowls, Catfish Clay Pot, Drunken Chicken, Crab Fried Rice and more. They also have plenty of chilled rose, craft cocktails, and local beers for pairing!

     

    Reservations can be made online at monsoonrestaurants.com or walk-ins for parties of five people or less.

     

     

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  • New Lunch Menu at Ray’s Cafe! 02.23.20

     

    Ray’s Cafe has launched exciting new lunch menu! Executive Chef Paul Duncan has rebuilt the Café’s lunch menu with a top-to-bottom refresh that includes a lineup of brand new dishes and new preparations of guest favorites, with fresh, sustainably-caught seafood continuing to fill the menu. Grab lunch at Ray’s Cafe seven days a week beginning at 11:30 a.m.!

     

    Here’s the mouthwatering rundown of what’s new:

     

    Clams Casino
    stuffed with peppers, house smoked bacon, panko, fresh herbs 15

     

    Alaskan Spot Prawns
    salt roasted, lemon-mustard aïoli, tarragon 19

     

    Oregon Albacore Tuna Toast
    olive oil poached albacore tuna, truffle-white bean purée, Grand Central Bakery Como toast, herb salad, Mama Lil’s peppers 17

     

    Smoked Salmon Grilled Cheese
    house smoked salmon, herbed cream cheese, house pickles, gruyere, served on Grand Central Bakery toasted Como 16

     

    Skirt Steak Sandwich
    citrus marinated and grilled, La Brea baguette, pickled peppers and radish, garlic aïoli 17

     

    NW Cioppino
    Alaskan king crab, clams, mussels, La Brea grilled baguette 28

     

    Garlic Bourbon Prawns
    sautéed garlic and onions, finished with bourbon and butter, jasmine rice, La Brea baguette, scallions  24

     

    Scallop Carbonara
    weathervane scallops, bacon, cream, egg yolk, linguini, Parmesan 16

     

    NW Sablefish in Sake Kasu
    nuoc cham, shimeji mushrooms, edamame, bok choy, fried rice noodles 40

     

    Follow along Ray’s Facebook and Instagram for all the delicious lunch photos and tag @RaysBoathouse in your Cafe lunch pics!

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