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Monarch Restaurant & Lounge

5701 Main St, Hotel ZaZa, Houston, TX 77005-1824
+1 713-527-1800
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good29%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“brunch” (22 reviews)
“crab cakes” (13 reviews)
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5701 Main St, Hotel ZaZa, Houston, TX 77005-1824
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Sunday Brunch is seriously wonderful. My brand new Son in law , ordered the steak and eggs. It was remarkable!!! It was choice. I had the crab cakes which were sinfully delish, My daughter had the Sweet potato hash which I have to say...More

Thank Jez A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

They call appetizers "small plates" which I can only assume is because it's Texas, because we could share one and call it dinner! The house made pimento cheese is excellent as is the white pizza.

Thank RoseBC23
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Perfect full lunch after the museum. We were planning on going lighter, but we couldn’t resist the fish special. It was awesome - delicate and delicious. Good cocktails as well. Hostess extremely helpful also

Thank gdtinnd
Reviewed 14 March 2018

This was my third visit to the Monarch Restaurant and it will always be on my list when I visit Houston in the future.

Thank dcflorida2018
Reviewed 6 March 2018

Went recently for brunch. Had the burger and grouper special. Both were very good. Service was excellent as well with attentive and friendly atmosphere.

Thank EllenOnVacation
Reviewed 4 March 2018

Ate there last week with a business colleague. I am not a big meat eater so I had the salmon. It was terrible! I had high hopes when they asked how I wanted it cooked, since this is not common at most places unless they...More

Thank Mlleron
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Four of us had lunch and all were pleased. The lamb lollipops (small lamp chops) looked terrific and were consumed quickly along with a really large serving of great looking French fries. My husband had Crab Benedict which featured poached eggs with delicious Hollandaise sauce...More

Thank SweetPQ
Reviewed 26 February 2018

On a recent trip to Hotel Zaza I had the pleasure of being served by Martin at the Monarch restaurant. This is not the first time I have been so lucky as to have him as my waiter. Each and everytime I eat at this...More

Thank Douglas H
Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile

I had the crab cake appetizer and cup of potato soup and both were great. The Diet Coke was flat. But, the reason for three stars was the service. The restaurant was nearly empty but I wasn’t the only person there. While I was there,...More

Thank KHernan
Reviewed 18 February 2018

Mediocre at best. Cheese plate and banana cake was delicious. Ernest was amazing and very attentive. Anywhere he goes, we’ll definitely visit. Thank you Ernest!

Thank am1y
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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
6 March 2016|
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Response from Lynn 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.
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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 25 - US$ 35
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
6:30 AM - 12:00 AM
6:30 AM - 12:00 AM
6:30 AM - 12:00 AM
6:30 AM - 12:00 AM
6:30 AM - 12:00 AM
6:30 AM - 2:00 AM
6:30 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5701 Main St, Hotel ZaZa, Houston, TX 77005-1824
    (Main St and Ewing St)
  • Public Transportation: Museum District stop on Houston Metrorail.
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston
  • Phone Number: +1 713-527-1800
  • E-mail
  • This restaurant is at Hotel ZaZa Houston Museum District
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.
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