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Ray's Waterfront

1316 Fourth Ave, Seward, AK 99664
+1 907-224-5606
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good34%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (139 reviews)
“salmon” (159 reviews)
“crab cakes” (53 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1316 Fourth Ave, Seward, AK 99664
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Reviewed yesterday

Ray's is a popular restaurant in the "new" part of Sewerd along the waterfront where the boats dock. Nice views if you can get a table near the back of the place. We were a big group of 13 and in about 10 minutes they...More

Thank Malise2017
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

What more could you wish for: dossens of oysters from simpson bay.. King Crab in stacks :-) and Odders playing in the water front. The place is busy, but in a nice way. Wait in the bar to get seated and enjoy time together with...More

Thank Niels Peter P
Reviewed yesterday

We've been here several times over the years, and it's still good and expensive. This time I was a little disappointed because the food wasn't very hot. Salmon good. Limited menu.

Thank mailstop
Reviewed 2 days ago

Food is mediocre, and "waterfront dining" doesn't make up for it. Wish I had gone to the Cookery in town instead. Worst seafood chowder I've ever had.

Thank isla18
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We were only in Seward for 2 days & we visited here 3 times ( best calamari ever)! We had an hour wait for a table the first night but it was worth the wait! Gretchen, our server, was super friendly and attentive!

Thank AlbertaGirl333
Reviewed 3 days ago

My partner and I lunched there while visiting Seward. We both thought the food and service was very good. The calamari was probably the best I've eaten. It was cooked perfectly, with light, crunch batter that was well seasoned. We started with their seafood chowder....More

Thank PaulTex97
Reviewed 3 days ago

We made a reservation in the afternoon and had dinner. The staff was professional and the food and drinks were excellent. Totally enjoyable meal. The next day we returned for a light lunch in the late afternoon before boarding our train. The service was quick...More

Thank jmhollen03
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My husband and I enjoyed an early dinner at Ray's after an enjoyable day in Seward. The setting, overlooking the harbor, is spectacular. We made a meal of the salad with the grapes and candied pecans and the crab cakes (which was really an appetizer)....More

Thank mfayrweather
Reviewed 3 days ago

WE chose Rays because we were tired after a day of driving and sightseeing and it was just across the street from our hotel. We were pleased with the choice. The food was prepared well, the service was courteous and efficient and the harbor scenery...More

Thank Grady T
Reviewed 5 days ago

I ordered seafood which was excellent significant other ordered steak mashed potatoes were cold and hot only on 3rd attempt vegetable just warm and steak not great they did reduce the price of the steak by 50% suggest a reservation

Thank molllly
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Questions & Answers
26 May 2017|
Response from Teresa P | Reviewed this property |
Steak is dinner menu item. They start dinner shift at 4:00pm.
Debbie A
15 August 2015|
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Response from Michael S | Reviewed this property |
We had crab legs at another place in Seward, in th emain part of town, Christo's Palace. They have a good deal on a "bucket of crab legs" which also has dungeoness and snow crab legs. The snow crab legs were not worth it... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, View, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 15:30
16:00 - 22:00
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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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