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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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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:30
Fri 11:00 - 22:00
Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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League City, Texas
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107 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2016

We celebrated my grandson's 9th birthday at Galveston's Rainforest Cafe. Eating in the tropical setting with animatronic elephants and gorillas and real aquariums of fish makes for an interesting, if not a bit noisy, dinner. The food is the typical Landry's fare, okay, but a bit pricey. There is a children's menu, but didn't see a seniors' menu. I had... More 

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Thank Linda M
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 29 February 2016 via mobile

We went on February 27th on a Saturday night first they said a hour wait but it was only a 20 minute wait which was a good thing I never been there before but I really wanted to try it out this place was amazing loved their food and they kept her drinks coming and the staff was amazing best... More 

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1 Thank Kathy H
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 February 2016

The reason why I chose this restaurant was only because it is Child friendly. The service was Awesome. You actually have managers and waitress go around and check how everyone is doing. My daughter loved this place. Since i'm not a member there was going to be a 45 minute wait which i didn't want. However, they do offer seats... More 

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Thank Hondureanchic_erika
USA
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1,451 reviews
902 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 774 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2016 via mobile

These place was completely empty on a Sunday evening, it was not a line to wait to be seated it was perfect to go with the family expensive prices but good food specially the desserts highly recommended for families and they have a store inside to be entertained inside the restaurant

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Thank bryanmantezoni
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27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2016 via mobile

We went to the Rainforest Cafe today. Ordered Fish tacos and shrimp tacos. Food was great. Black beans were excellent. Sasha was our server and she was dynamic. Made sure our drinks were flowing and that we were taken care of. Great atmosphere for families. Thunder storm simulation every 30 minutes was fun. Loved this place. Go!!!!

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1 Thank Rosanne T
Lakewood, New York
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83 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2016

The place was busy this Saturday afternoon. The waiting time was 10 minutes. You give your name and you get a text message. Of course Kids have wide open eyes. Food was good and price were fair. And every 15 minutes the elephants and monkeys are moving. We will come back.

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Thank Bruno J
galveston
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2016

It was a pleasant experience again. This is the grandbabies favorite place to eat! They do not get bored waiting for the food to arrive.

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Thank Lotti409
Jonesboro, Arkansas
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242 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2016

I'd never been to a Rainforest Café before. It's a neat place, but the food is nothing to write home about.

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Thank femaleboxer
Vancouver, B.C. Canada
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154 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2016

Stopped in after Saturday night Mardi Gras parade. Had not been to Rainforest case for years and somewhat forgot about the interior details. Brought back a few laughs.. Good food and service.

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Thank VAN-BC-Traveller
texas
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49 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2016 via mobile

They were very overwhelmed by a simple request. I ordered five gift cards for work colleagues. It too five minutes to find a person who could sell them, then my card confused them. It took about thirty minutes to purchase. I give them out and one person is upset that their card was rejected and told zero dollars on it.... More 

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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, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, 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 have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?