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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 good30%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“brunch” (19 reviews)
“tuna tacos” (5 reviews)
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All hours
American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
5701 Main St, Hotel ZaZa, Houston, TX 77005-1824
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great service- we had top-notch care all evening! Great food- really enjoyed the fish (me) and beef (my spouse) ... Fab cocktails- bartenders are tops! Middling hosting- the greeting was a little un-friendly. Room- rustic- not to my taste. I would have given a 5*...More

Thank Stoaks
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great Christmas brunch here. The setting is very nice, with a comfy main room with bar, and a heated terrace. We chose the latter and were not disappointed. We had a choice between a special holiday menu or the standard brunch one....More

Thank Jays911
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The service here is very good, especially if you are a guest of the hotel. I had a couple of items that were very good including the smoked chicken chilaquiles, however other items, like the Belgian waffle, were just okay. The Asian ribs and lamb...More

Thank Aviva V
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The food at Monarch is 5-star. Pork shank falls off the bone. Crispy Brussels sprouts perfectly seasoned and charred. Wife had red snapper and loved it. No complaints with meal at all. If staying at ZaZa, definitely eat here. Only rate 4-star due to TVs,...More

Thank LufkinSid
Reviewed 24 November 2017 via mobile

Service was excellent, the was presented beautifully but the Crab Cake Benidict was just ok. I found a few shells and crab was shredded and not lump as one would expect. Our Belgian Waffle was sent back as it was undercooked but replaced upon our...More

Thank LynetteMiller
Reviewed 15 November 2017

The Dagwood, a short rib sandwich, was truly mouth watering. The fries were delightfully seasoned and the bread and butter jalapenos were great. The Cobb salad had interesting touches, like the pine nuts. Nice ambiance and there was a good selection of beers. The best...More

Thank footloose42Texas
Reviewed 13 November 2017

Arrived here after 36 hour journey from Africa. Service from Desiree was friendly and efficient and the management gave me a very and unexpected bonus due to my arduous journey. I had the fillet steak which was quite the best cooked steak I have ever...More

Thank William H
Reviewed 3 November 2017

The food here was delish. We were here with a group of people so we each got different items so we could try multiple items.

Thank TravelChickie1234
Reviewed 14 October 2017

During our recent stay at the Hotel ZaZa, we visited the Monarch on two occasions, once in the afternoon for drinks and again in the morning for breakfast. The service was friendly and attentive, the drinks were great, and the breakfast meals were delicious and...More

Thank CJTravelerTexas
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

I stay at this hotel often, and like it as well as the embedded Monarch restaurant. But this trip advisor only works if we call it like we see it. On a recent Thursday night we came in for bite - the restaurant was busy...More

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21 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.
29 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, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Television
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, Bar Scene, Groups
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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