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Rainforest Cafe

5310 Seawall Blvd, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77551-5872
+1 409-744-6000
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good29%
  • Average19%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“volcano dessert” (35 reviews)
“coconut shrimp” (20 reviews)
“burgers” (27 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
5310 Seawall Blvd, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77551-5872
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Like most Rainforest Cafe restaurants, this is a good and safe choice, too! The atmosphere is very pleasant inside, the staff is particularly good and friendly here and the food options are enough to satisfy many tastes! A little disappointed they don't offer that soup...More

Thank Cornell100
Reviewed 6 days ago

Our cruise group of three couples decided to head out (my first time) to the Rainforest Cafe just a short distance from the Hilton. We enjoyed the chicken chimi cha-cha and poke tower appetizers. We also enjoyed the blue coronaritas (drinks) so much that a...More

Thank EdUrias
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went here on a Friday night during Mardi Gras and were seated immediately. We’ve been here several times and have never seen it less crowded. The service was very good and the food was prepared properly. It’s not fine dining but it’s very good...More

Thank latraveler393
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We’ve been to several Rainforest Cafes but this is the first one we’ve seen with a ride inside! My daughter LOVED it!!

Thank musikdoll
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

First beach trip for my daughter and she still talks about eating at the “volcano restaurant “. Was delicious, entertaining, and the ride they have through the volcano is cute too.

Thank tfontenot11
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

In Galveston for a Christmas cruise again and just like the previous year, we ate dinner at RFC. Again, great service, great food, fun atmosphere. We all love it here and we hope to be back again next year for another delicious experience!

Thank timoncass
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My boyfriend and I went here on a spontaneous trip to Galveston and decided to make it a date! This is where we chose since it is one of our favorite places! The wait is always a little long but worth it and usually goes...More

Thank Kaybo09
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Best rainforest cafe Ive been to. Food is good the restaurant is very clean. And it has a ride! The ride is an indoor dark boat ride and it was very well themed I would compare it to a Disney ride.

Thank Anthony T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our multi-generational family was in town for a Disney Cruise and spent the night prior to the cruise. We are Landry members and I wanted to take the group to a Landry property for dinner. We decided on Rainforest Cafe as I remembered it from...More

Thank JoInTexas
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We visited here with my three kids, mostly for their benefit to see the animals. The food is ok and a bit overpriced in my opinion. The atmosphere and ambiance is the reason to visit and more so with little kids. We had lunch not...More

Thank Dan O
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Ruby H
25 October 2017|
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Response from ktyler4972 | Reviewed this property |
The only issue I had at Rainforest Cafe Galveston was with that someone changed the tip amount on my receipt before finalizing my payment. I supposed that someone didn't realize that now days people get phone notifications... More
Gavin K
20 July 2017|
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Response from Bruce K | Reviewed this property |
I don't know if they do. I haven't seen anything on the menu about it but I do not know for sure.
24 September 2016|
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Response from Janeylynn65 |
Where can I see the prices on the food
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, View, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
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: +1 409-744-6000
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