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410 Bagby St, Houston, TX 77002-1510
+1 713-223-3474
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:30
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110 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 222 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 June 2014

Amazing, amazing, amazing! The food was amazing, the decor was amazing, the aquarium was amazing! I am so thrilled I got to experience such a unique experience. I have never ate at a restaurant even remotely close to this and wow it was such an awesome experience. We had stumbled across this restaurant by fluke and had no idea what... More 

2 Thank CanadianCritique
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48 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 May 2014 via mobile

Fun place for everyone. Huge aquariums can be viewed from every table. Beautiful under water feeling. A bit pricey for a large family but the food is very good. Amusement rides are excellent, especially the underwater part of the train ride. The views puff downtown Houston from the ferris wheel are lovely at night.

Thank slmandy
New Orleans, Louisiana
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22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 May 2014 via mobile

We went to the restaurant upstairs after viewing the exhibit downstairs. Very cool decor, nice staff. Food was pretty good, but not amazing. Bayou pasta was good, the andoullie in it was low quality. Hot dogish, sauce was good. We got the crab dip as an appetizer. It was like rotelle with crab meat. Ice cream sandwich was really good,... More 

Thank lukesgirl
Nyon, Switzerland
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 April 2014

The restaurant was half full and there were plenty of staff but the service was slow and we had to wait for ages to get the bill. The menu was varied and fresh with plenty of salads even if a little pricey around $17 for a caesar salad with chicken. The air conditioning was also really cold meaning we had... More 

Thank Zoestar10
Houston, Texas
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130 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2014

The great service and the personal attention that Chef paid to our daughter, a celiac, who could not have any foods made with or cross contaminated with wheat. Chef came out to our table and consulted with her about her meal and ensured that the order was written down precisely. This personal service alone would bring us back and recommend... More 

Thank Mark1959
Houston, Texas
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41 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2014

Took the family for a fun day at the Aquarium and had dinner at the restaurant. I have to say this is one of the better places that we have been to. The food is great, the atmosphere is absolutely wonderful with fish tanks all around and Houston downtown in view, and the service is first class. Three reasons why... More 

Thank samjabo
Round Rock, Texas
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44 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2014 via mobile

We ate here on a Saturday at lunch. It wasn't too crowded as we thought it might be. There was a children's birthday party right next to our table, but we asked to move and they where happy to handle our request. The food was great and very classy. The scenery while eating was very neat as there are aqurjums... More 

1 Thank honiebear420
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Reviewed 1 March 2014 via mobile

Really did enjoy the atmosphere and the food was delicious. Kid friendly menu! My 4 4yr old was excited to see the all the fish swimming while eating.

Thank Cherie V
College Station, Texas
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462 reviews
383 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2014

Of course the food is a little expensive - it is a destination, not just a restaurant. It is very similar to Rainforest Café in that respect and in the menu. However, unlike Rainforest's unique experience and décor, Aquarium is like a very classy, upscale restaurant - good lighting, modern décor, nice music, etc. - it just happens to have... More 

Thank JPC451
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2014 via mobile

Coming from Louisiana for a quick mini vacation with an 8 year old and 18 month old. We used City pass and paid the extra discounted cost for the ride bracelet. If you go here you must do the whole experience. Including the train ride though the shark tunnel. We ate dinner upstairs and the kids really enjoyed that. The... More 

1 Thank Kristin C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 20
American, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 410 Bagby St, Houston, TX 77002-1510
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 713-223-3474

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?