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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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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:30
Fri 11:00 - 22:00
Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Galveston Island, Texas
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62 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is an awesome place to eat if you have children in your group!! Not so if you are hoping to talk or discuss anything of substance because of the noise! I did enjoy the Cobb salad. They have a varied menu with kids in mind.

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Vancouver, Washington
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209 reviews
148 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 214 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were planning on going somewhere else for dinner but when we walked out of our hotel it was so foggy we decided we really didn't feel like driving. We were staying at the Hilton Galveston Island Resort & the Rainforest Cafe is virtually next door. The place is pretty loud. Many, many families with lots & lots of kids... More 

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Hutto, Texas
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It has a great gift shop. Definetaly kid friendly. Just a little pricey. If you have 3 or younger children beware of the thunderstorms every 30 minutes.

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Houston, Texas
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Rainforest Cafe has good food, nice servers, and a "rainforest" environment that includes Trumpeting Elephants, and other jungle animals that all move during the "tropical storm." It is an exciting place to go at least once! Great for taking kids, a kind of tiny disney world adventure. It is not cheap! We ended up splitting an entre, but it is... More 

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Mount Vernon, Indiana
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231 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

During this trip we ate here twice. The service both time was average. Had the robs for supper and half of them were great the other half was just so so. For lunch I had a bacon cheese burger and it was pretty good. The manager did a great job visiting the table both times.

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Thank Jerry6004
Houston, Texas
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53 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went with our grandchildren, 5 year old boy and 2 year old girl. They love it. So do we. They were there for the first time. And ate everything on the plate without help. My husband loved the fried shrimp and I am satisfied with pasta. It is like when we took our sons to the Houston location many... More 

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Thank kite313
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14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went here with my wife for dinner. It was fun to be in a themed restaurant, the aquariums are really cool. Some of the animals are a little dated and as you would expect the food is a little more than usual, but you go for the experience not the food. I'd recommend for kids or if you just want... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We spent two nights in Galveston before our Disney cruise and we ate at RFC three times! The food was great, service was awesome and we love the atmosphere! We look forward to a return visit!

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Thank timoncass
South Houston, Texas
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34 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Rainforest Cafe never fails me. It's always a winner in every city I've visited. The location in Galveston Island is simply beautiful - well kept and close to other dining if you're in a group and want to split up before going back to the nearby hotel to join your other guest. Along the sea wall across from lots... More 

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299 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We went for resturant week. The salad was large, fresh and well prepared. The chicken stir fry was excellent spicy and well made. The portions were generous. The chocolate indulgence was excellent, rich chocolate well paired with vanilla ice cream. The noise level is somewhat high, you are suppose to be eating in a rainforest. The service was very good.... 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
USD 30
Cuisine
American, 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
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
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?