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The Museum District
0.4 km from Houston Museum District
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Like everything at Hotel ZaZa, the dining room and nightlife space are designed to entice your every sense. Hotel Zaza dares you to lose yourself in the intoxicating aromas, layered flavors and unexpected touches of the “see and be scene” Monarch Restaurant & Lounge. So come, play, revel, and experience dining and entertainment in the Houston area that’s a world apart.
PRICE RANGE
$25 - $35
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
CUISINES
American, Bar
FEATURES
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Table Service
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Dimas was incredible! He was attentive, funny and knew the menu like the back of his hand. We will definitely come back, recommend sitting at the bar.

Date of visit: August 2022
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Zaza is close to where I work and we know we can always come to the Monarch for good libations and food after work. Highly recommend!

Date of visit: August 2022
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My CoPilot. And I were looking for a good meal after a long day flying. Staying by the Medical Center in Houston we found the Monarch on a quick map search. It had great ratings and the pics showed an inviting environment. Pulling into valet...me knew we would be in for a special experience. The Hotel Zara is charming and boutique. Making our way to Monarch we were greeted to a quiet and elegant ambiance. Slightly dim and inviting. We were greeted by Juan the bartender. His smile and friendly demeanor made us feel instantly at home. He was attentive and helpful during the entire experience. The cocktails were generous and tasty. We ordered the spicy jalapeño calamari for an appetizer. It was crispy and spicy if you wanted to dip. I ordered the Salmon, medium rare. The large portion was presented perfectly cooked and delicious. Perfect meal. Dessert of brownie and ice cream followed. Can’t say enough about this restaurant. Juan was amazing. We’ll be back. And compliments to chef. We’ll done.More

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Dined there twice during our last stay. Especially enjoyed the NY Strip Maytag Salad and Calamari. Staff is very attentive and the atmosphere is relaxing, love that "outdoor" area. Would love to sit out there on a stormy night! Ordered the Club Sandwich ( room...service ) on a previous visit, also good.More

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My girlfriends and I stopped in for dinner and drinks at the bar and such an amazing time, thanks to Juan, Alex and Dimas!!! They were not only wonderful but kept us laughing and having a great time!! We absolutely will come back!!

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Dimas, Alex and Juan were amazing!!! The drinks and service were great!!! We will definitely come back again.

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I’ve been visiting Zaza for over 15 years, Virginia was the best server I have ever had. She was so friendly, welcoming to my 10 year old son and I…. And honestly just made our day…. She really is special Thanks Virginia!!!!!

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Really nice and unique hotel in the museum district in Houston. Everybody there is so kind specially Kevin and Elimay the front desk, Zane, the bell boy , Gladys at the monarch restaurant, which has delicious food. Also the valets. The rooms are very nice...and comfortable , the food is delicious. Super trendy hotel near the museums, the zoo, the rice university. We enjoyed it a lot and highly recommend it.More

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed 11 June 2022 via mobile

Having a staycation with our work family! Enjoying a sunny day, wonderful accommodations, great pool, lots of good food and drinks. Special thanks to John at the pool bar-he’s taking excellent care of us! Having a wonderful weekend and looking forward to our private dinner...tonight!More

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed 6 June 2022 via mobile

Virginia waited on us in the Monarch lounge. She is a fabulous server and so personable. She was knowledgeable in her recommendations.

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed 5 June 2022 via mobile

Every second and every staff member of the hotel were fantastic! They were accommodating in every way we requested and then some! Even when we had some delays at the pool because the staff was understandably swamped (pool is stunning btw) they were so lovely,...responsive, and then gifted us an additional bottle of champagne for the slight inconvenience. The pool staff were truly fabulous (Virginia, Ahmad, Stephanie, John)! Our room upgrade was to a Magnificent 7 and I gotta say they definitely live up to their name! We were so pampered from beginning to end and we can’t thank Nadine (our personal concierge) along with Melton (who is also concierge and scheduled our dinner reservation AND rescheduled when I told him I was having too much fun at the pool lol We go to Zaza for our anniversary (and our wedding night) for these reasons! No detail and no amount of luxury will escape them during your stay!!! We always feel the Zaza love - so we will always be back!More

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed 30 May 2022 via mobile

Juan Ruiz and his team at the Zaza were outstanding during our wedding at the Hotel Zaza Museum District. It was flawless and we couldn’t have asked for a more perfect wedding thanks to everyone at the Zaza staff! Rida Bouqdir made our full experience...perfect, from when we did food tasting leading up to the week of our wedding! I highly recommend having a wedding at the Zaza Hotel at the museum district, but make sure you ask for Rida and Juan because they were truly amazing!More

Date of visit: May 2022
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Reviewed 29 May 2022 via mobile

Virginia and Keyla thanks for the great service! It was my fisrt time having a pińacolada and I cant stop now!

Date of visit: May 2022
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Reviewed 25 May 2022 via mobile

Our stay has been fantastic! The staff here has went above and beyond!!! We will definitely be returning in the near future. Thank you Kevin and Tra!!!

Date of visit: May 2022
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Reviewed 18 May 2022 via mobile

Been staying here for 4 years at least once per month. Great hotel, great restaurant and the valet attendants are great. Daniel Islas leads the way teaching the staff to do the thing that brings guests back but is the cheapest thing they can do..,learn...customer’s name!More

Date of visit: May 2022
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Rockchak
22 April 2017|
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Response from VictoryMCs | Reviewed this property |
There is a general parking area no charge down the street. Careful because its not paved and bumpy. 5 min walk to monarch
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Marcoman34145
6 March 2016|
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Response from Marcel M | Reviewed this property |
I am sure they serve all day as the restaurant is part of the hotel. When I went we sat outside and had a very, very leisurely lunch that lasted hours.
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Cortez15
30 March 2015|
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Response from Matthew_Nuss | Property representative |
Cortez15! Please email infohouston@hotelzaza. com or call 713-639-4500 for more information about your inquiry.
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Monarch is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 3.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5