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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Good restaurant
By Manuel P at Insider Pages

We enjoyed a lot in this place. It has a nice atmosphere. The waitress very friendly and polite. Fantastic atmosphere. We eat god seafood dishes, g... Read More


Great food and consistent flavor
By Jennifer K at Insider Pages

This restaurant has been in the area for a very long time, although it had to move from the wonderful location it originally had. You can get inte... Read More


Nice and classy
By Jeanie L at Insider Pages

Rainbow Lodge Catering is a very nice restaurants. The setting is very delightful with all the wood. The wine tastes great, and the dessert is yumm... Read More


Great Place to Eat!!!
By Eric P at Insider Pages

For a special occasion, this is a great place to eat. Interesting and varied menu. Nice setting and the food is consistently excellent. If you a... Read More


best restaurant in houston
By valentin a at Insider Pages

Excellent game, expensive, gorgeous setting; well worth the splurge; purportedly the most romantic restaurant in Houston; go for Sunday brunch and ... Read More