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11 Kemah Waterfront St, Kemah, TX 77565-7901
+1 281-334-9010
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri 11:00 - 22:00
Sat 11:00 - 22:30
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Houston, Texas
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404 reviews
280 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped here after our cruise on our drive home. Our waiter, Sean, was competent and very nice. Our 2 apps were both g0od - the bacon wrapped shrimp as well as the Bruschetta which came with the toast and a tower of the toppings. The gumbo was excellent as well as the captains platter. Of course we wanted to... More 

Thank Malachy F
Maple, Canada
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's been a while since I have been to the Aquarium, at least a few years. I have noticed quite a few things have changed since I last visited. To start, I noticed the server uniforms have changed from a nice sharp crisp shirt to a black and dirty un-ironed shirt. When approached at the table by the server, no... More 

Thank Thomastgates
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Sub par food, with the attraction of the aquarium being the pull for kids. Dining area was freezing, with temperatures outside in the 70's and the restaurant at about 65. Greasy and fried food, little variety felt like most was taken from frozen packages. Cheese and sauces used to cover the poor tasting food. Won't be back. Avoid.

Thank Monte S
Texarkana, Arkansas
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47 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The host said 30-45 minutes wait. After 90 minutes, we were finally sat at a table. We sat for another 15 minutes waiting for the waitress. We finally got up and left. I recommend you do not go. It was a terrible experience especially with empty tables waiting for reservations that had passed.

Thank Beth M
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76 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

This place's only draws are the views of the marina,and the two story aquarium inside,which is,admittedly impressive. After that,all you get is average tasting expensive food.

Thank crow2001
Wilmington, Illinois
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43 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

We went down to see the Boardwalk and found some great places. We had already eaten when we got to the aquarium, but we decided to go in for a drink and we're pleasantly surprised. The aquariums are very well maintained. Although we didn't eat we saw what other people were having and it looked delicious and we heard no... More 

Thank Joe C
League City
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59 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

I have lived in the Clear Lake area for more than 20 years and watched them build this beautiful restaurant. This used to be a premier destination for date nite and other special occasions. Not any more... Food is just ok, not great. We had (2) shrimp dinners, (1) dinner salad, (2) ice teas and a chocolate wrapped cheese cake... More 

Thank PierceChick
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268 reviews
223 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2017

Kemah Boardwalk in Feb is dead most shops are closed even though it was 87 degrees today. We decided to try this since it was next to the motel and traffic is heavy here. I ordered southern fried fish and chips, and my wife god crispy fish and chips. Good portions and the food was good. But $17.99 each was... More 

Thank Roadsofa
Treasure Island, Florida
1 review
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

Very pricey. Food ok but nothing special. Drinks very high. Not really underwater, but the aquarium wall is nice.

Thank Jennie J
Bogota, Colombia
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28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017

Fish tanks are the main attaction here but the service and the food are good also. Family enjoyed wandering around to see the different fsh tanks.

Thank BogotaJim

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
American, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
View, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 Kemah Waterfront St, Kemah, TX 77565-7901
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Kemah
  • Phone Number: +1 281-334-9010

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?