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Monarch Restaurant & Lounge

5701 Main St, Hotel ZaZa, Houston, TX 77005-1824
+1 713-527-1800
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good28%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“brunch” (18 reviews)
“tuna tacos” (5 reviews)
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All hours
American, Bar, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
5701 Main St, Hotel ZaZa, Houston, TX 77005-1824
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Reviewed 4 days ago

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 6 days ago 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

Thank Jkwusa
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food is fabulous - no matter what you order. In the past, however, the kitchen was sometimes painfully slow. We've just returned from our most recent stay at ZAZA and want to report that the kitchen has come up to speed, food is brought...More

Thank chitownsue1246
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had 3 meals here during my stay. The Snapper was the best. The lamb chop lollipops were very good. Would order them medium. Caprese salad was very good, but a bid salad. Oyster were fried and pretty good. Favor the lamb chops. The scallop...More

Thank skidocchicago
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stopped in for an early supper before an event that I was hosting in the hotel. I sat at the bar at first but could not get anyone to wait on me or acknowledge me. SO I moved to a table and after a...More

Thank MOTAG87
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I cannot say enough good things about the Hotel, its amenities and the friendly service we received for the most part during our stay. The room was phenomenal! The restaurant, however, was average. And that's letting the hotel pick up most of the slack. An...More

Thank Tim B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had a nice meal with my boss - he had a salmon dish and I had scallops - nicely prepared, tasty. Entrees were about $30. The host went out of his way to talk about the chardonnay specials - 30% discount that took the...More

Thank Henry B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have been here for brunch and lunch. Great atmosphere, well decorated, comfortable inside and outside (covered) seating. Hostess and wait staff are exceptionally professional and attentive to your needs. Great variety on their menu that allows you to eat light, vegetarian, vegan, sandwiches, or...More

Thank Agatha P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were staying at Hotel ZaZa and while we usually like to branch out from hotel restaurants we had traveled most of the day and Monarch was an easy place to meet our friends. We initially went just for drinks but the dinner menu looked...More

Thank simplyelegantsusan
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

We had breakfast and lunch here because we were staying at this lovely hotel. I notice that some of the previous reviews have been extremely critical. I couldn't fault it though. The menus offer interesting selections and everything was delicious, especially the sunny side up...More

Thank Neil R
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Nearby Attractions
The Houston Museum of Natural Science
3,983 reviews
.21 km away
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
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.09 km away
Children's Museum of Houston
1,409 reviews
.50 km away
Houston Museum District
613 reviews
.35 km away
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Questions & Answers
22 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
7 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.
30 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
USD 25 - USD 35
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Romantic, 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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