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Rainforest Cafe

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5310 Seawall Blvd, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77551-5872
409-744-6000
Website
Today
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Dessert, Lunch, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations

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  • 210
    Excellent
  • 164
    Very good
  • 126
    Average
  • 48
    Poor
  • 30
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Incredible Dining Experience

The atmosphere makes you feel like you are really in the rain forest. It is very fun for kids. They also have a shopping area and a ride for the kids to go on.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 27, 2015
LambsnRoses22
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Cache, Oklahoma
Good for:
  • Scenic view
  • Families with children
  • Large groups
  • Special occasions
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Mesquite, Texas
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 NEW

I love the atmosphere of Rainforest Cafes. Their prices are a bit high but you pay for the surroundings. Love having the international staff and the volcano dessert is a favorite to share!

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willis
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41 reviews 41 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015 NEW via mobile

Really is a great place to take the family. Food was good , drinks were good but both pricey. Kids would love the atmosphere.

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Cache, Oklahoma
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

The atmosphere makes you feel like you are really in the rain forest. It is very fun for kids. They also have a shopping area and a ride for the kids to go on.

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

We have been to other Rainforest Cafes, so the overall experience isn't as exciting as your first visit. The food is typical somewhat overpriced & service is so-so...you go here more for the ambience I feel than food/service. Our waiter was new & seemed a bit confused. The restaurant itself was very clean & has a great front entrance for... More 

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Lafayette, Louisiana
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Everything was nice very friendly and the ride was amazing great family memories and also next to our hotel which was nice we did not have to get valet the whole time there everything was so close

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Temple, Texas
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Unfortunately, I've been to several other Rainforest Cafe's so it's not as amazing as it used to be. Food is decent and the wait staff at this location was really attentive considering we were there New Year's Eve. This location has a ride and an awesome front entrance!! That was the hi-light for me. If you've never been to one... More 

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Tallahassee, Florida
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83 reviews 83 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

But the food is really good, especially the seafood. Now, it is pricey, but portions are big enough you can share. It's just a fun place and kids love it.

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Amarillo, Texas
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30 reviews 30 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Loved the little water ride inside. Food was great, as always. Environment is very entertaining. Staff friendly and attentive. Great place for families with small children to eat.

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Galveston Island, Texas
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

Eat, drink, shop, and ride...yes I said ride because they have one in the restaurant. I'm not a salad eater but the volcanic cobb salad is amazing.

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5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

Fun restaurant but a little chaotic. We went during the week so it wasn't very busy. We were seated quickly but then forgotten. After about 10 minutes I asked someone if they knew who our waiter was. We were promptly greeted by a manager who then took care of us for the rest of the night. Between all the fun... More 

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Restaurant Details

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: 409-744-6000

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30
  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Scenic view, Families with children, Large groups, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?