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Rainforest Cafe

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5310 Seawall Blvd, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77551-5872
+1 409-744-6000
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11:00 - 21:30
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:30
Fri 11:00 - 22:00
Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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South Houston, Texas
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33 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The Rainforest Cafe never fails me. It's always a winner in every city I've visited. The location in Galveston Island is simply beautiful - well kept and close to other dining if you're in a group and want to split up before going back to the nearby hotel to join your other guest. Along the sea wall across from lots... More 

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Thank niedriak
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406 reviews
298 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We went for resturant week. The salad was large, fresh and well prepared. The chicken stir fry was excellent spicy and well made. The portions were generous. The chocolate indulgence was excellent, rich chocolate well paired with vanilla ice cream. The noise level is somewhat high, you are suppose to be eating in a rainforest. The service was very good.... More 

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Thank roxiekay
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32 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is not just a kid restaurant, though there are plenty of attractions for young children and family worked into this theme restaurant. Adults can choose from a varied and delicious menu that is moderately priced for a Gulf-side eatery. Service outdoors was a bit slow; so, if you are in a hurry, eat indoors or come another time to... More 

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Canada
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96 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great food and great atmosphere. We've been to other Rainforest Cafes but this is a great one. Large and spacious with fish tanks and cosy booths tucked inside. The ride attached to the restaurant is worth the small fee and is a fun way to end the meal. Service was fantastic and all staff were very pleasant.

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Thank iSeeiPlay
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8 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is pretty pricey, but fun for kids. The water ride they have inside is with the extra few bucks. The food was very expensive and the portions were crazy small. $90 for two adults and a one year old was a little extreme, considering we only had entrees.

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Thank spencer m
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34 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went on a slow day, not a lot of people there. I went with my boyfriend and we were seated next to an aquarium near the entrance. I personally like to be more immersed in the atmosphere when I come here and didn't really get that since I was facing right at the host stand. But then again, I didn't... More 

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baton rouge
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Was told this a great place for young children because of the animatronics of the animals and the rainforest atmosphere.Well we got a rainforest atmosphere it had to have been 80 degrees in there and it was terrible.The manager claimed he could not touch the thermostat by company policy. The wait times average 2 hours without reservations and frankly the... More 

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Edinburg, Texas
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had dinner reservations for 7pm and was seated by 7:10pm. More than 1.5 hour wait otherwise. Great environment that is family friendly. My kids love eating here each time we are in Galveston. Great service, fast and always great food!

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Thank fidenciom878
Perth, Australia
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88 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very cool place for kids. The food is pretty good but you are really there for the rainforest, animatronics, aquariums and great kid do atmosphere. If you have small kids, I recommend this place.

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Mayflower, Arkansas, United States
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23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you have never been to a Rainforest Café then you should go. It was my first time and it was neat. I think the food is over priced for what you get and not really that great. But the atmosphere is what it is all about!!!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 30
Cuisine
American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:30
Monday
11:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:30
Thursday
11:00 - 21:30
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5310 Seawall Blvd, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77551-5872
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Galveston Island  >  Galveston
  • Phone Number: +1 409-744-6000

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?