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The Palm Room Bar and Grill

The Lighthouse Inn at Aransas Bay, 200 S. Fulton Beach Road, Rockport, TX 78382
+1 361-790-8439
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good20%
  • Average22%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“steak” (16 reviews)
“fried shrimp” (11 reviews)
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American, Bar, Steakhouse, Seafood, Pub
$$ - $$$
The Lighthouse Inn at Aransas Bay, 200 S. Fulton Beach Road, Rockport, TX 78382
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The food is OK but it is conveniently located within the hotel we stayed in. Staff is OK. They just to update.

Thank andrea r
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just ate dinner there. Fried shrimp were local and excellent. My wife had fresh grilled redfish. She loved it. Great pina colladas. Prices very good. Fish was local. Prices great and server was efficient. Will return soon.

Thank TexasDealer1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The ambience is happy and comfortable. The staff is attentive and helpful. The food is fresh and cooked perfection. The selection is limited but good quality.

1  Thank Diane M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Food was good and view was wonderful. Run by great people who seem genuinely nice (not fake nice).Prices were 10$ on avg for a child's plate and 20$ on average for adult plate, per meal Will defiantly be back

1  Thank LaNet J
Reviewed 23 March 2017

We recently visited the Rockport, Texas, area, and learned we'd accidentally scheduled our visit to coincide with Spring Break!! (Uh-oh....) Most all of the restaurants here were packed with hordes of teenagers with two-hour wait times just to get a table.... so we were thrilled...More

1  Thank Heanyjw
Reviewed 7 March 2017

Good hotel restaurant and bar for dinner. Not open for lunch except for special functions. Had a nice special Valentine's dinner.

1  Thank djmatt94
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Dated menu, nothing really innovative. Friendly staff. Nice view of the bay from dining room, but bar is indoors facing a wall.

Thank txsingleexplorer
Reviewed 5 January 2017

We decided to try this restaurant as we were given a $40 food voucher as part of our stay at the Lighthouse. The drinks were good, although pretty pricey. We started with the artichoke spinach dip, which was good. I ordered the grilled shrimp, and...More

1  Thank longhornjz
Reviewed 14 December 2016

My fried shrimp dinner was wonderful. I wasn't too impressed, though, with the twice baked potato....it could have been better. But, since the shrimp were superb, I'm giving this an excellent rating!

1  Thank Sandy H
Reviewed 21 November 2016

Walk in for dinner and place was empty. Reminded me more about of a bar than restaurant. The Tv was blasting a football game. Ordered grill chicken and club sandwich. Food was ok but there are better places to try.

Thank Andrew S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 20
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, View
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Lighthouse Inn at Aransas Bay, 200 S. Fulton Beach Road, Rockport, TX 78382 (Formerly The Palm Room)
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Rockport
  • Phone Number: +1 361-790-8439
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  • This restaurant is at Lighthouse Inn at Aransas Bay
The Palm Room Bar and Grill, located inside the Lighthouse Inn at Aransas Bay, provides spectacular views of Aransas Bay and Fulton Harbor. While we lay claim to some of the best fried shrimp in Texas, your best call is the NY Strip with 4 added fried shrimp. Choose from our 10 signature martinis while watching your favorite sporting events on the big screen televisions. Our menu includes salads, chicken, hamburgers, and shrimp. Open 6-9 Monday-Thursday. 6-10 Friday and Saturday. Closed on Sunday.
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