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Rainforest Cafe

5310 Seawall Blvd, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77551-5872
+1 409-744-6000
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good29%
  • Average19%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“volcano dessert” (35 reviews)
“coconut shrimp” (20 reviews)
“burgers” (27 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
5310 Seawall Blvd, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77551-5872
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Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

The coconut shrimp and sautéed shrimp were really good. Would have been great if we had the kids but a little much if you don't have the family with you. For some reason I expected it to be a little less casual.

Thank lyd037
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

The Rainforest Cafe has been a family favorite experience late 1990's. We've eaten at the Rainforest in Disney World (both locations), Disneyland, Nashville, Phoenix & Wash. DC & Norfolk when they were operation. I appreciate the fact you can consistently count on the quality of...More

Thank SpitfireMedia
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Great fun! It was a great experience. Delicious food. I had Coconut Fried Shrimp with Mango BBQ, which was delicious. Mashed potatoes, Spinach Dip were awesome.

Thank jdburton
Reviewed 9 September 2016

We took my nephew here and he loved it. The service is kind of slow, so don't go if you are expecting to eat in a hurry. The food was good and the staff was interactive. They do have a ride in the building for...More

Thank Darcy P
Reviewed 8 September 2016

Service wasn't great, and neither was the food. We waited forever for our server to get us anything, along with our food. When it finally came out it tasted like it had been sitting under the hot lights a while.

Thank jamie H
Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

Highly disappointed on this visit! I have been here several times and liked it, but wow, this visit would have been a TOTAL bust if it weren't for the outside entertainment. Took a long time to get waited on for only a few people there....More

Thank bayougirl68
Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

I was seriously underwhelmed tonight. The food was served almost cold, and the flavor was mediocre at best. It's obvious it was served way after it was prepared. And I was the only person in the bar area. Even the restaurant had very few patrons....More

Thank Kyle S
Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

Good food, drink machine was malfunctioning but other than that a good visit. River ride is a good time for adults and kids.

Thank Carguygto
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed a really good meal, food was hot, timely, and well prepared. Restaurant was clean, and our hostess was friendly, and extremely friendly. I was a little disappointed in the handling of their Laundry's select club members..."next available table for your party size" is certainly...More

Thank hottoddy88
Reviewed 30 August 2016

Everytime we go to Galveston we are sure to stop at the Rainforest for the experience and the ride! The waiter was very understanding when we asked to sit near the elephants due to our three year old needing something to keep him entertained. The...More

Thank CourtneyRussell2014
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Ruby H
24 October 2017|
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Response from ktyler4972 | Reviewed this property |
The only issue I had at Rainforest Cafe Galveston was with that someone changed the tip amount on my receipt before finalizing my payment. I supposed that someone didn't realize that now days people get phone notifications... More
Gavin K
19 July 2017|
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Response from Bruce K | Reviewed this property |
I don't know if they do. I haven't seen anything on the menu about it but I do not know for sure.
23 September 2016|
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Response from Sassykay | Reviewed this property |
You can go online and see the menus
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
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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