Rainbow Lodge
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Rainbow Lodge

"Houston's original lodge restaurant featuring seafood and wild game. Cozy Log Cabin inside the Loop. Call 713.581.8245 for a reservation!"

2011 Ella Blvd, Houston, TX
(713) 861-8666 serving: Greater Heights, Central
open:Mondays we will open for private parties of 100 or more Tue-Fri 11:30am-10:30pm Sat 6pm-10:30pm Sun 10:30am-3pm, 5pm-10:30pm

Sidewalk Score: 9 out of 10

The Low Down

EDITORS TIPS

Look Good: Request a table on the outdoor terrace for Sunday brunch which features the signature duck gumbo and 99-cent mimosas until 3pm.

The Extras: The lush landscaping, citrus grove, kitchen garden and picturesque grounds make Rainbow Lounge a popular spot for weddings receptions and private parties. Call for reservations and catering menu prices.

When to Go: "Supper Sunday," starting at 5pm each week, features casual comfort food specials from $15, plus half-price wines by the glass. Entree options include braised buffalo short ribs, grilled bock brined pork chops, smoked duck hash, steak frites and vegetable lasagna.

Know Before You Go: Regulars will be relieved to know that the famous Tied Fly Bar (a 20-foot wood bar carved into a trout stream) made it over from the original location.

Good for Groups: The restaurant has extended hours during the holiday season, including Monday nights. There are four party rooms available.

Rants, Raves & Reviews


by at Gayot

One of Houston's grand old restaurants, this elegant food temple celebrates all things Texas. The tomato salad is a stack of locally grown tomatoes and fresh basil. Expect regional Prime beef, fresh fish and game. Earthy duck gumbo,…
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By Lauren29 at Citysearch

I’ve dined at Rainbow Lodge for many years and it is by far one of my most favorite restaurants! This place is truly one of a kind with its un... Read More



By sheilas528598541 at Citysearch

Try the tasting menu at dinner if you like a fun variety of flavors. Read More


Excellent service, delicious food, friendly, cozy atmosphere
By Yolanda Gonzales at Citysearch

My grandest and strongest applause to the Rainbow Lodge! We held my daughter's wedding reception here this month and have received so many compli... Read More


Sticker Shock
By yumfun at Citysearch

I went for a business lunch. The atmosphere here was nice although I don't know if it lives up to the hype. I wasn't like WOW but nice. The bar ... Read More


Never Again!
By Sunny10 at Citysearch

NEVER AGAIN!!!! My husband and I decided to celebrate Valentines Day on Saturday since this year it fell on a Monday. This was our first and last t... Read More